RCMP charges 45-year­-old man for stunting

MOUNT THOM – A tourist was the latest person to be charged with stunting in Pictou County. At 11:35 a.m. on July 26, RCMP Eastern Tr­affic Services obser­ved a car travelli­ng at a high rate of speed in Mount Thom along the 104 highway. The vehicle was clocked at 174 km/h in a 110 km/hr zon­e, 64 km/hr over the posted speed...

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Making history

Pictou County is proud of Betty Lou Scott of WindCrest Farm, Mount Thom, the first recipient of the Atlantic Women of Agriculture Award. It was presented last weekend at the Atlantic Farm Women conference in Halifax. The retired educator is a past recipient of the Rosemary Davis Award for her lifelong involvement and commitment to...

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Impaired driving, speed charges laid

MOUNT THOM – RCMP Eastern Traffic Services stopped a 42-year-old Ontario resident for speeding yesterday morning at 10:30 a.m. The speed limit is 110 km/h and the driver was travelling 170 km/h. Upon further investigation, the police officer noticed that the driver was showing signs of impairment by alcohol. The driver was arrested and taken...

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