Rest stop scheduled to open next spring

PICTOU — Work continues at the site of a future rest stop in Pictou. David Wallace, vice-president of development for Somerled Properties Inc., confirmed the rest stop will include a McDonald’s restaurant, as well as an Ultramar gas bar and On the Run convenience store similar to the rest stop that opened recently in Valley,...

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Crushers sold, to stay in Pictou County

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have new owners. The Maritime Hockey League announced in a press release on Saturday that the Weeks Hockey Organization, which has owned the franchise for 16 years, has sold it to new owners Scott Burden of Halifax and Bruce Ryan of Corner Brook, N.L. Crushers’ team president Wade Sullivan said...

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Crushers continue winning streak

The Pictou County Weeks’ troubled MHL season has turned around. Barrett Dachyshyn notched the winning goal as the Crushers won their fifth straight game on Saturday as they pulled out a 6-5 overtime thriller against the visiting South Shore Lumberjacks at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Kevin Mason’s second goal of the game late in...

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Jr. A Crushers keep rolling

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers’ troubled MHL season has turned around. The Crushers won their fourth straight game on Thursday by defeating the Truro Bearcats 8-5 and will host the South Shore Lumberjacks on Saturday at 7 p.m. to complete their December schedule. Crushers have a 6-2 record and are 3-0 in December after losing...

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Jr. A Crushers defeat Bearcats, Wildcats

The Pictou County Weeks Crushers faced this week’s MHL schedule with some momentum from two big wins last week. The Crushers opened this week’s schedule by hosting the Amherst Ramblers in a rare Monday fixture at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. They next host the St. Stephen Aces on Thursday before visiting the Ramblers on...

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Crushers to host MHL Showcase

NEW GLASGOW – The Pictou County Weeks Crushers have been selected as hosts for the third annual Maritime Hokey League Showcase on October 8 and 9 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The showcase is an opportunity for all 12 MHL teams to play in one designated area so that college and professional hockey scouts...

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