Masks now mandatory in public places

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today that masks will become mandatory in most indoor public places starting July 31. “As we open our economy, our schools and our communities, we must continue to be vigilant to minimize the impact of a second wave of...

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Halloween hauntings at Lunch and Learn session

LYONS BOOK — Halloween is just around the corner and Halloween Fun is the topic for the Lyons Brook Lunch and Learn session coming up on Oct. 30. Everyone is encouraged to get in the spirit of Halloween and come and hear about Halloween traditions and have some fun. Wear a costume, mask or not....

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Employee robbed at knife point in parking lot

PICTOU – Pictou District RCMP is investigating after a woman was robbed at knife point. At 6:24 p.m. last evening, an employee was leaving a business on Veteran’s Drive with the day’s deposits. She reported that she got into her car and before she closed the door, a man grabbed the door, approached her, pointed...

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