Police charge man with pointing replica handgun and uttering threats

A weapons complaint on Saturday, Feb. 20, resulted in several charges being laid. According to a press release from the New Glasgow Regional Police, officers received information in relation to a weapons complaint that took place at a residence on Frederick Street. The press release says police were told that when two females knocked on...

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Police looking for man accused of stealing groceries

New Glasgow Regional Police is asking for public’s help to identify a man who they believe was stealing items from the Atlantic Superstore, New Glasgow. According to a press release from the New Glasgow Regional Police, on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 12:15 p.m., police received a report, that an unknown man left the Atlantic Superstore...

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Police, EMO: Use caution if you have to be on the road

Today’s ongoing weather conditions have prompted police and the EMO to advise travellers and pedestrians to use caution. According to a press release received from New Glasgow Regional Police this morning, strong winds, snow, and blowing snow are expected to persist for eastern mainland Nova Scotia this afternoon. Driving and walking conditions are snow covered...

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Woman charged with impaired driving

A single-vehicle accident Monday night has resulted in charges of impaired driving being laid. According to a press release from the New Glasgow Regional Police, they responded on February 1st at 9 p.m .to a collision on North Provost Street, New Glasgow that involved a black 2017 Dodge Ram truck that struck a power pole....

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Police warning residents about phone scams

Phone scams are making the rounds once again and New Glasgow Regional Police are warning the public about a few different sophisticated ones being reported. According to a press release from police, some scams have involved scammers claiming to be from the Canadian Revenue Agency. These scammers tell the person who answers the phone that...

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Police crack down on distracted driving offenders

Distracted drivers take heed: police are looking for you. A distracted driving initiative by New Glasgow Regional Police resulted in 11 Motor Vehicle Act violations in less than four hours on Thursday, Jan. 28.   Eleven summary offence tickets issued included: seven for cell phone violations one for no insurance one for expired registration two for...

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Distracted driving campaign launched

“Better left unread than dead.” That’s the theme this week as New Glasgow Regional Police launches a distracted driving campaign. According to a press release from New Glasgow Regional Police, driving requires your full attention as distractions can compromise judgment and affect the ability to drive safely, so it is important to stay focused at...

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Living her dream and making history

… and shattering the glass ceiling Claire Corkum-Timmons knew what she wanted to do with her life from a very early age growing up in Chester. But she didn’t know she’d make history doing it. The police woman, who is in her 20th year of policing, has been promoted to sergeant, making her the first...

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Top news stories of 2020

Municipal election and Black Live Matter were big news stories last year. Read on to find the other top stories of September and October … SEPTEMBER Staff Pick: BLM New Glasgow mural The community came together to create a large Black Lives Matter mural on Provost Street in New Glasgow. The mural was the first...

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Woman charged with arson from September fire

A local woman has been charged with arson, among other crimes, from a fire that took place in September. New Glasgow Regional Police have charged a 32-year-old woman with the crime after a lengthy investigation into a suspicious fire on MacDonald Street in late summer. The accused was charged with arson, mischief and uttering threats...

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