Theatre Antigonish to stage production of Late Company
Pictou County connections getting set for world women’s hockey ...
Scotians part ways with coach Mike Stewart
More buildings to be demolished at former DSTN site
Deportation decision for Texas homicide suspect to be made in February
Supporters rally for Cape Breton doctor under fire for inappropriate ...
Tories call on premier to appoint all-party committee for 'mismanaged' Northern Pulp file
Bitterness and despair: The human toll of the Northern Pulp mill closure
Northern Pulp, union file for judicial review
Former Stanfields purchasing officer jailed for fraud
Pictou All Wheels Skatepark goes to the drawing board
AMONG FRIENDS: Program inspires youth to dream big
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County celebrates 40 years of mentorship
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of serving children and youth through mentoring programs. They’ll be kicking off the milestone year with their signature event, Bowl for Kids Sake. “For ...
Twinned highway construction set to begin in 2020
Preliminary work on the twinned highway from Sutherlands River to Antigonish has started. “Clearing of the 104 (project) has already begun,” said Marla MacInnis, a spokesperson with the provincial Department of Transportation and ...
UPDATED: Pink slips begin to be handed out at Northern Pulp
Pink slips are out and the job search is on for many employees of Northern Pulp. In a release issued Jan. 23, the company said it has begun handing out layoff notices to its employees. The action comes a little over a month after Premier ...
Tensions cooling over Boat Harbour
The effluent flowing into Boat Harbour on Wednesday wasn’t entirely clear, but it didn’t smell and foam wasn’t building up in the section known as the activated sludge basin. And the mood was much more conciliatory than it had ...
Possible child porn investigation shocks parent whose child attended Pictou daycare
A mother in Pictou County is in shock after learning that a support staff employee at a daycare her infant child went to has been under investigation for child pornography. “Absolute shock and horror,” said the woman, who did not want ...
Peter MacKay will officially launch Conservative leadership campaign Saturday in Stellarton
Peter MacKay will officially launch his campaign for leader of the Conservative Party of Canada at an event in Pictou County on Saturday. The launch will be held 11 a.m. at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton – the same place where in May ...
Effluent pipe to Boat Harbour will stay on past Jan. 31 deadline
Waste water from Northern Pulp will continue to get dumped in Boat Harbour for three months after Jan. 31. The pipe that carries raw effluent is part of the Boat Harbour treatment facility and is owned by the province. At a news ...
Arrest and charges in Priestville stabbing
A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing in Priestville on Jan 18. James Falt, 33, is charged with aggravated assault and breach of probation. He has been remanded into custody until Jan. 28 when he will ...
Confusion over subsidence issue leaves Westville business owner in limbo
A small business owner says a mistake the town of Westville made, has left the future of her shop on shaky ground. “I’m just tired. I’m not sleeping and I’m not thinking straight,” said a frustrated Jane ...
One seriously injured in Priestville stabbing
A 23-year-old Priestville man was transported to hospital with serious injuries after being stabbed during an altercation on Jan. 18. At approximately 5:45 a.m., officers from Pictou District RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence ...