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Fire destroys mobile home

NEW GLASGOW – Three people displaced over the Victoria Day long weekend by a fire that destroyed a mobile home are getting some emergency help from the Canadian Red Cross.  The blaze Sunday evening forced out a man and two young children who were assisted today by Red Cross volunteers with emergency lodging, food and...

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Man charged with serious assault

LINACY – On January 28, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious assault which occurred inside a home on Merigomish Road in Linacy. A 17-year old male was found inside the home and had sustained serious head and facial injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance. The suspect was a 23-year-old...

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Roaring to help

The roar of motorcycles rolled through Linacy last week as dozens of bikes lined up then rolled out to Scotian Glen Camp near Frank H. MacDonald school to bring a smile to the faces of Camp Connect campers, a camp for kids and adults who have burn scars or wounds. The brigade of bikers that...

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Chelsea Pettipas wins autism prize

LINACY — Chelsea Pettipas has been recognized on a national level. Pettipas received the eighth annual International Naturally Autistic People (INAP) special achievement award for community achievement during a ceremony on October 1 in Vancouver. She was among Canadians who were saluted during the ANCA World Autism Festival and was recognized for her contribution to...

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TRENTON — Peter Corbin had a banner running day on Monday. The young runner from Linacy, known more for his exploits on the track, won both the one-mile and five-mile races during the Joe Earle Memorial Road Races in Trenton. Corbin won the Baxter MacArthur Memorial one-mile race that opened the program in four minutes,...

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