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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Clara’s Corner opened during 50th anniversary celebrations at Glen Haven Manor

NEW GLASGOW — Glen Haven Manor officially opened and named Clara’s Corner, a new gathering spot for residents and residents’ families and visitors, with a ribbon cutting ceremony during its 50th anniversary celebrations held Sunday. Clara’s Corner is named after Clara Teed, ambassador for Glen Haven Manor’s 50th Anniversary Celebrations. She was a personal care...

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Francis Dorrington: Come a long way …

In recognition of the announcement that former New Glasgow town councillor Francis Dorrington will receive the Order of Nova Scotia, we are reposting this article that ran in February 2017 as part of African Heritage Month … Francis Dorrington has come a long way from the days when he was not allowed to sit and...

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Celebrating Ann MacLean

EDITOR’S NOTE: In recognition of the announcement that former New Glasgow mayor Ann MacLean will receive the Order of Nova Scotia, we are reposting this article that ran in March as part of The Advocate’s 125 Stories, 5 stories, 5 generations, 5 amazing women feature … A true visionary leader, Ann MacLean exemplifies what it...

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Francis Dorrington and former mayor Ann MacLean to receive highest honour of the Province of Nova Scotia

A New Glasgow man and a former New Glasgow mayor are among five trailblazing Nova Scotians who will be invested into the Order of Nova Scotia after having made outstanding contributions to their province. Francis Dorrington, a former town councillor, and Ann MacLean, former New Glasgow mayor, joins three others in the honour. Lt.-Gov. Arthur...

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Glen Haven Manor resident publishes poetry book

NEW GLASGOW — A resident of Glen Haven for three years has had two exciting accomplishments recently that have residents, staff and members of the community alike beaming with pride for her. Nancy Marshall recently self-published her book of poetry entitled, Nancy’s Poetry & Songbook, and has also just been informed that one of her...

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PM stops at Coffee Bean

Archimedes Street was a wash of red last Tuesday afternoon as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stopped by a local coffee shop to support Central Nova Liberal candidate Sean Fraser. Although he was running late from earlier visits elsewhere in the province, Trudeau still made a coffee stop at The Coffee Bean to give a nod...

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There’s no shore like the North Shore

It’s easy to get swept up in the streaming craze with all the new shows coming out constantly on Netflix, Crave, Amazon Prime and more, but have you heard of Pictou County’s own streaming show? After much preparation and lots of hard work, Pictou County’s own talk-variety show debuted on Sept. 4 on www.youtube.com/northshorelivestream. The...

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Glen Haven Manor CCAs reflect on career choice

NEW GLASGOW — Continuing care assistant is a career that has become more in demand in recent years. With the population median age and the number of elderly citizens increasing with significance, as well as the needs in long term care changing and evolving, continuing care assistant is a career choice that is both sought...

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Operation Impact starts today

Today (Friday) marks the beginning of Operation Impact 2019, a national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. By promoting safe driving behaviours, police hope to help prevent collisions, save lives and reduce injuries on the roads. The focus will be on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other...

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