Cape Breton Post
Baptist church hands out winter coats
What makes a good Christmas tree?
Stellarton looks at potential historical panel
Christopher Garnier diagnosed with PTSD, psychiatrist testifies at trial
New Glasgow $1.75 million lotto winners come forward
Driver arrested after tractor trailer collision along Highway 104 in Alma
SchoolsPlus program helps identify mental health problems, addictions
THE NEWS Another 24,000 students in 63 schools across Nova Scotia including some in Pictou County will have greater access to services, after-school programs and more mental health clinicians due to an expansion of the SchoolsPlus program. ...
Crown focuses on inconsistencies in Garnier’s testimony
HALIFAX A Crown attorney has accused a Halifax man of trying to find a way to blame off-duty police officer Catherine Campbell for her own death. “There was a struggling on the bed, wasn't there?” Christine Driscoll asked as she ...
Break-ins at StanFest grounds
CANSO, N.S. RCMP in Guysborough County are investigating a recent break and enter that occurred at the grounds of the annual Stan Rogers Folk Festival in Canso. Sometime during the overnight hours on Dec. 10, multiple buildings at the festival ...
Northumberland Fishermen’s Association will draft proposal opposing Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment facility
OTTAWA After a trip to Ottawa to consult with the federal Department of Environment and Climate Change, Ron Heighton and other local fishermen are still adamant “there will be no pipeline in the Northumberland Strait.” In the ongoing ...
Pictou County real estate experts offer perspectives on effect of Sobeys layoffs on market
PICTOU COUNTY—People in the local real estate industry have some mixed opinions on the effect on the market in the wake of Sobeys implementing 100 local layoffs. Susan Green, a broker and the owner of M.B. Green Realty, said that if Sobeys ...
Food drive this week at Northern Pulp
Northern Pulp is holding a food drive once again this year for the Pictou County food banks. Employees of the company as well as people in the community are aiming to fill a shipping container with food. Last year the company was just short of 5,000 ...
Union holding information picket at Valley View Villa
STELLARTON – Members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Local 2330 will hold an information picket Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at the Valley View Villa nursing home in Stellarton. CUPE Local 2330 says the workers will be ...
New pets: not stocking stuffers says Pictou County SPCA manager
One of the best gifts is the companionship pets can provide. Unfortunately, notes Agnes Leavitt, people tend to go about giving other people this kind of gift the wrong way – especially during the holidays. Leavitt, the branch manager for ...
Home and School donates popcorn machine to Westside Community Centre
When A.G. Baillie Home & School recently acquired a larger popcorn machine there was discussion about what to do with the old one. They decided to pass it on to the West Side Community Centre. Prior to this the centre had to rent a machine for ...
Man fined for marijuana production, weapons
A River John man has been sentenced to pay more than $2,000 in fines for producing marijuana and other weapon related charges. Kenneth Arnold Langille was sentenced in Pictou provincial court Monday after pleading guilty to one count of production ...