Filling a need

With newly given nicknames like Pictou County’s hero, you wouldn’t expect John McCue to be known for doing road work. The unemployed county resident was out for a drive one day with his mother when they drove over the potholes on Westville Road near the highway overpass. With holes spanning the width of the road...

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Lodge Road in deplorable condition

To the Editor: “You’re fired” are the words we used to hear from now, President Trump on his celebrity TV show, The Apprentice and they are words that someone here in Pictou County desperately needs to hear. Someone’s head needs to roll for the poor condition of Lodge Road and the way it’s been left...

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REMO warns people to stay off the roads

UPDATE: NEW GLASGOW- Pictou County REMO Coordinator John Davison is reminding residents of Pictou County to only travel if absolutely necessary and to use extreme caution as poor driving conditions continue during today’s blizzard. “Conditions are worse than yesterday, so we want people to continue to be safe and to use good judgment,” says Davison....

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CCRSB piloting Early Dismissal project this winter

There is no doubt: Winter weather is coming. Deciding when to keep schools open, and when to cancel them during the winter can be challenging. Chignecto-Central Regional School Board staff consult with multiple weather forecasts, check on road conditions throughout the school board region via the RCMP and the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation, as...

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