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Fatal collision claims life of Antigonish man

ANTIGONISH – A 42-year-old man was fatally injured Thursday following a collision on the TransCanada Highyway 104. At 3:30 p.m., Antigonish RCMP responded to the fatal collision near Exit 32 that occurred when a westbound tractor trailer struck a pedestrian who had just exited his vehicle. The truck driver was not able to avoid the...

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Twenty-six hours, three stunting charges on Highway 104

Between September 25 and 27, Pictou District RCMP charged three drivers for stunting on Hwy 104 in Pictou County. On September 25 at noon, a 24-year-old man from New Glasgow was charged with stunting after he was seen driving a vehicle at 174 km/hr (64 km/hr above the posted speed limit). Another vehicle was seen travelling 148...

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Three partnerships qualify to bid on Highway 104 twinning tender

The prequalification phase for Highway 104 twinning request for proposals is complete. Atlantic Safelink Partners, Dexter Nova Alliance and Osprey Transportation Solutions have qualified to bid on the Highway 104 twinning project. “The 100-series highways are the backbone of our transportation system, carrying people and goods from one end of the province to the other,”...

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Highway twinning open houses

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal is holding two open houses to provide the public with information about the proposed twinning project of Highway 104 between Sutherlands River and Antigonish. An open house will take place today, Nov. 6, between 4 and 7 p.m. at the MacKay Room, Bloomfield Centre, 5555 Union Place, St....

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Woman arrested for driving while drug impaired

PLYMOUTH – Pictou District RCMP arrested a 22-year-old  New Glasgow woman for drug-impaired driving this past weekend. At approximately 11:15 a.m. on October 20, Pictou District RCMP was dispatched to a complaint of a single-vehicle collision on Highway 104 near Exit 25 in Plymouth. Witnesses told police the vehicle had been travelling east when it...

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Fatal collision claims man’s life

TELFORD – One man has died and a woman is injured following a collision that occurred Sunday. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Pictou District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a Dodge Ram truck and a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Highway 104 in Telford. The collision claimed the life of a 52-year-old man from...

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Single-vehicle crash on Highway 104

SALTSPRINGS – Pictou County RCMP officers attended the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred  Monday night. At approximately 8 p.m., Pictou County RCMP officers were called to a single -vehicle crash on Highway 104 in Salt Springs.  The crash involved a vehicle that was travelling eastbound on the 104 and lost control and left the...

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Driver arrested after collision along Highway 104

ALMA – The driver of a tractor trailer was arrested by local RCMP. At approximately 6:30 p.m. on December 12, Pictou District RCMP was called to the scene of an overturned tractor trailer in the median on Highway 104 near Alma. Just prior to the collision, police were responding to a 9-1-1 call of a...

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Dartmouth man charged for stunting in Antigonish

ANTIGONISH – At 3 p.m. on December 9, a member of RCMP Eastern Traffic Services observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Highway 104. The vehicle was clocked at 157 km/h in an 100 km/hr zone, 57 km/hr over the posted speed limit. The driver had two young children in the vehicle and was driving with a revoked license....

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Museum of Industry working to clean artifacts

STELLARTON — First, there was the big dig. Now comes the big cleanup, and the Museum of Industry is offering people the opportunity to clean artifacts made of iron and other materials that were uncovered last year. “We’re cleaning artifacts and inviting the public to our workshop,” said Debra McNabb, the museum’s director. People can...

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