‘Our family is finally complete,’ says Pictou-born woman reunited with ...
Pictou County RCMP make impaired driving arrests
Boxer Brody Blair wins again in front of Pictou County fans
House fire in Sylvester
Meeka the dog has found her 'forever home'
Fundraiser, blood drive to support Pictou County United Way Executive ...
New Salem on edge after series of suspicious fires
New Glasgow Race on the River founding member named honourary chair for 2019 event
Filling the MD boot
East Pictou Rural High reunion in the works for July 19th weekend
Improvements for busy Trenton Connector intersection
Pictou County residents frustrated with pothole problem on Highway 347
More Barho family members to arrive today, two months after tragic fire
More Barho family members are to arrive in Canada today, two months after the tragic Spryfield fire. The group will be the second set of family members to join Kawthar and Ebraheim Barho in Canada. The first group arrived on Feb. 25. Kawthar ...
Nova Scotia judge ups fishermen's fine by almost $50,000, issues caution to all commercial fishers
A Nova Scotia Supreme Court judge has issued a general caution to all commercial fishers when it comes to properly recording their catches. ...
Houston says adding Exit 28 is a matter of public safety
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. – Pictou East MLA and PC Party Leader Tim Houston expressed concerns about the lack of an exit between Sutherland’s River and Barney’s River on Highway 104 in the legislature. “Highway No. 104 will be ...
AMONG FRIENDS: Westville painters find support through art group
Perfecting a stand of trees, ruffling a rooster’s feathers, sketching a portrait, introducing a sense of mystery to an abandoned house or mind drawing. They do all that and more at the Westville Heritage Art Group. Its numbers fluctuate ...
Pictou County Go Clean Get Green ready for 16th year of litter reduction
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. – With the snow gone, transgressions of trash droppers have been revealed. Whether the littering was willfully breaking the law or accidental, Sasha Barnard, regional educator at Pictou County Solid Waste and a member of ...
'A role model in so many ways’
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. – When Michael Legere first started running into Wayne Vacheresse at the Pictou County Sports Heritage Hall of Fame, Vacheresse was usually somewhere near the ceiling hanging jerseys or arranging some other ...
Nova Scotia suspends street checks across province but stops short of apology
Justice Minister Mark Furey ordered a provincewide moratorium on street checks Wednesday but stopped short of permanently banning the controversial police tool or offering a formal apology to African Nova Scotians. “I can stand here and ...
Roaches identified at Eastern Mainland Housing unit in New Glasgow
The sight of roaches in a property owned by Eastern Mainland Housing in New Glasgow is prompting concerns and frustrations by tenants. Rick Hartling who lives at Autumn Crest in New Glasgow said that he saw the roach crawling out of an apartment ...
‘Train wreck coming’ - Activists push for more media coverage, more action on climate change
A Bridgetown woman who took part in a protest in Halifax ended up in jail Monday. Karen Jones was part of the Extinction Rebellion rally in front of two media outlets and Nova Scotia Power on a rainy day that saw about 150 people carrying placards ...
Fire fighters respond to early morning flare-up at Vale Road structure fire
The New Glasgow Fire Department battled a blaze at a former day-care on Vale Road early Tuesday morning. The call first came in at around 1 a.m. and firefighter were then called again at 9:45 to deal with flare ups. “With such ...