Pictou County RCMP arrest two impaired drivers
With Boat Harbour closure looming, union awaits notice on impact for ...
Dorian expected to bring heavy rain and high winds to Pictou County
HEADLINES & SIDELINES: September's here, and all is well
Sentence in assault on Yarmouth girl to be handed down Sept. 16
CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Shore birds move through Nova Scotia
Trial for man charged in nail-gun shooting at Abercrombie worksite starts Sept. 17
Dave Gunning’s holding CD release in Pictou for latest album “Up Against the Sky”
From Trash to Cash: Archie Kontuk teams up with Peaceful River Campsite to collect more than 55,000 pop can tabs
Third annual Viola Desmond Heritage Concert coming to New Glasgow Sept. 21
Duff Pioneer Cemetery project complete
Pictou District RCMP monthly report for August
Cpl. Ron Bryce During the month of August, the RCMP responded to a total of 679 occurrences. During the month, RCMP also issued 115 violation tickets, 102 written warnings and were involved in 31 community policing ...
More than just an art class : New Glasgow's NSCAD studio instructor completes their residency
An art group which formed last March and has met every week since then has recently said goodbye to its teacher. “It wasn’t just ‘come to my art studio and do something’, her preparation for everything was just ...
School cancelled for second day in Pictou County as Dorian cleanup continues
All public schools in Nova Scotia will be closed on Tuesday, Sept. 10. The Nova Scotai Department of Educatoion made the decision based on the recommendation of the Emergency Management Office. An update on school openings will be issued on ...
Golden opportunity: Dogs from across Canada compete at national event held in Stellarton
There’s something special about golden retrievers. “What I love is their personality, the temperament. It’s a wonderful, wonderful family dog,” says Frank MacArthur who is president of the Pictou County Kennel Club, ...
Hundreds attend Lyme Awareness Event at Pictou County Wellness Centre
Close to 300 people attended an event Sept. 6 at the Pictou County Wellness Centre held to offer a perspective on how Lyme disease is treated by some doctors in the United States. “We knew there would be a big turnout for the public session, ...
Stellarton selects new police chief
Stellarton has picked a new police chief. Mark Hobeck is expected to be formally chosen as the new chief at tonight’s council meeting, Sept. 9. He will be sworn in on Sept. 30. “We’re very happy with the candidate we got,” ...
Pictou County United Way Executive Director Jessica Smith remembered for having passion for community
A celebration of life will be held tonight (Monday, Sept. 9) for Jessica Smith in Antigonish. Smith, the executive director of the Pictou County United Way, passed away Sept. 4 after a battle with cancer. She was 44. The celebration of ...
Dorian aftermath: Hundreds still without power in Pictou County Sept. 9
Hundreds of people in Pictou County are still without power as Nova Scotia Power crews work to repair lines damaged by Dorian, the storm that hit the region on Saturday night into Sunday. According to the Emergency Management Office, there are ...
Tree lands on Westville woman's car, while narrowly missing house
All things considered, Kay Brown of Westville is counting her blessings. A large evergreen tree in her yard fell during Dorian and landed directly on her Mazda car, but she’s thankful that no one was hurt and that it didn’t fall into ...
PHOTO GALLERY: Dorian leaves thousands in Pictou County without power
Downed tree on Maple Street New Glasgow. UPDATE Sunday, Sept. 8: Thousands in Pictou County woke up without power Sunday morning, Sept. 8 after Dorian passed through overnight with strong wind and rain. Police advise ...