Suspicious fire under investigation

New Glasgow Regional Police are investigating a suspicious fire on MacDonald Street On Thursday, September 10, at approximately 11:10 pm., New Glasgow Fire Department and New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a 9-1-1 call about the house fire. When fire and police arrived on the scene, preliminary investigation of the fire proved to be suspicious....

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Police arrest man for arson following fire that displaced a dozen people

In the wee hours of this morning, April 30, at approximately 12:30 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police arrested a 21-year old local man for arson. The fire involved a 10-unit apartment complex on Forbes Street, New Glasgow. New Glasgow Fire Department and Trenton Fire Department attended and were still on scene at 7:45 a.m. Approximately...

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‘Suspicious’ fire damages Quay building

EDITOR’S NOTE: As of Tuesday afternoon, Pictou RCMP indicated it was investigating this fire as suspicious) Laurie MacDonald’s heart was in his throat Sunday night when he heard about the fire at the Hector Quay. “My first thought was, I hope it’s not as bad as the fire two weeks ago,” he said. The chairman...

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Fire at Quay

A fire last night a building on the Hector Heritage Quay site makes the second fire at a downtown waterfront building in a few weeks. The fire department received the call shortly after 8 p.m. Sunday. Auto aid came from Stations 1, 15 and 23. (Abercrombie, Scotsburn and Caribou) and mutual aid from Station 33...

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Fire at vacant residence draws three departments

New Glasgow Fire Department was assisted by Stellarton and Trenton fire department’s and New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a structure fire on High Street early this morning. No one was injured as no one was in the residence at the time of the fire. Portions of High Street and North Provost Street were closed...

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Fire destroys building on Pictou waterfront

A fire last night that destroyed a building on the waterfront in Pictou that housed a laundromat and an Enviro-Depot recycling business also prompted evacuation of a nearby seniors apartment complex. At least 19 adults were temporarily evacuated from the Coleraine Plaza seniors building over safety concerns including heavy smoke from the nearby blaze and...

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Police investigate bomb threat at Web.com

New Glasgow Regional Police and New Glasgow Fire Department responded to a bomb threat at Web.com’s New Glasgow office, East River Road, on Wednesday. The operation in the Aberdeen Business Centre was evacuated yesterday at approximately 4 p.m. and searched by New Glasgow Regional Police and the New Glasgow Fire Department. The search was completed...

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Driver charged after pedestrian struck

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a driver after a pedestrian was struck in a crosswalk. On Feb. 2  at approximately 10:40 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a 9-1-1 call and attended the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a 2010 Toyota Corolla and...

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Fundraising for a friend

The Abercrombie Fire Department will be a busy spot for a good cause on January 26 as members team up with those from the New Glasgow Fire Department to host a fundraiser for one of their own. Donnie Grant is a 22-year member of the Abercrombie Fire Department who is recipient of a 20-year long...

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No injuries following two-vehicle collision

New Glasgow Regional Police were called to the scene of a two- vehicle collision last night, Nov. 13. At approximately 4:45 p.m., police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services responded to a two motor vehicle collision on East River Road in front of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. The collision...

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