Fuel Fund receives 100 Women donation

ABERCROMBIE — The Pictou County Fuel Fund has received the 100 Women Who Care financial award. About 80 people attended the group’s most recent gathering that took place on May 2 at Abercrombie Country Club, where the Fuel Fund received the most votes among the three groups selected. The others were Pictou County Seniors Outreach...

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Man and woman from Riverton charged with fraud

RIVERTON – A man and woman from Riverton have each been charged with multiple counts of fraud over $5,000 and fraud under $5,000. On July 27, 2017, Pictou County District RCMP began an investigation into a fraud complaint against the 58-year-old woman and the 80-year-old man. The frauds targeted one victim multiple times in Pictou...

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Students at Frank H. MacDonald relocating

Chignecto Central Regional Centre for Education will be relocating students planning to attend Frank H. MacDonald Elementary School this September due to a recently discovered structural issue. During recent renovations at Frank H. MacDonald, a structural issue was identified that will need to be repaired while students and staff are not present. The primary to...

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Twelve-year-old injured in pedestrian collision

Riverton— On March 26 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a pedestrian-motor vehicle collision on Stellarton Trafalgar Rd. A 12-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle while he was crossing the road near a school.   The victim was transported to hospital with serious injuries. The involved vehicle stopped at the scene. Neither the driver or the...

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W.A. MacLeod students & Glen Haven Manor residents shine through Socializing with Seniors School Exploratory Program

NEW GLASGOW — Grades seven and eight students from Dr. W.A. MacLeod Consolidated School have visited residents of Glen Haven for three sessions as part of their school’s exploratory program. Teacher Michael McPherson, who co-ordinates the visits for the students, is enthusiastic about the benefits of the Thursday afternoon visits for both the students and...

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Straight from the heart

Helen Cruikshank unpacks one quilt after another from boxes and bags stuffed full. They are piled on her kitchen table in a riot of colours and patterns, some for babies, some for children and some for adults. All were hand made, labours of love. Cruickshank is a member of the Fox Brook Women’s Institute branch...

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