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County man accused in 2017 robbery found

PICTOU — A 36-year-old county resident was arrested and brought into the custody of Provincial Court on Tuesday morning from Halifax where he was found. Shawn Daniel Bonvie is the accused in a robbery that took place October 12, 2017, at approximately 1 p.m. at a tavern on Stewart Street in New Glasgow where a...

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Silent Witness makes history

TRENTON – The first ever Pictou County Remember Me Walk was held Sunday at Trenton Park. Since 1990 51 women in Nova Scotia lost their lives to domestic violence. Donna MacGregor, of the Pictou County Chapter of Silent Witness Nova Scotia, said  as that figure is limited to confirmed murder-suicides and murders that ended in...

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100 women lend helping hand

The Pictou County chapter of 100 Women Who Care made some dreams come true last week. Now 138 members strong, they held the last of this year’s quarterly meetings, giving away $13,800 to The Pictou County Women’s Resource and Sexual Assault Centre. Shelley Curtis-Thompson, executive director of the centre, was thrilled and a bit in...

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