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Paying it forward

Kindness can come in unexpected ways. This week, it is coming from two young men and the beneficiary is Summer Street. Last week, Maxime Grandmaison, a Weeks Crushers hockey player, suffered a serious injury in Amherst. He was transported to hospital in Moncton, underwent surgery and is now recovering. This prompted the Whittemore family of […]

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Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston Fund is advancing training of local health care staff

NEW GLASGOW – Each year, the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Dr. Johnnie Miles Williston Fund provides funding to advance training and therapeutic approaches available at the hospital. This year, 12 staff members in a number of departments are receiving funding support, including the Rehabilitation Department. The department’s occupational therapist was able to attend a conference to […]

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No charges against officers justified in Pictou Landing arrest by RCMP

PICTOU LANDING – No charges will be laid against two RCMP officers who arrested a suspect last summer. The Serious Incident Response Team explained the situation in a statement issued today, January 23. They say tarly on the morning of August 26, 2016, members of the RCMP – Pictou received a complaint about a stabbing […]

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UPDATE: Police investigating on-ice incident in Trenton

UPDATE: New Glasgow Regional Police are still investigating an on-ice incident at a hockey game that took place at the Trenton Minor Sports Community Centre Trenton. The incident involving two players, occurred on Sunday, October 9, between the hours of 7 and 9:45 p.m. Police Const. Ken MacDonald would only describe the event as an […]

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