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Friday Aug 29 | The Chronicle Herald

Convergys looks to hire 250 at Glace Bay call centre

The Convergys call centre in Glace Bay is looking to add 250 more employees to its existing staff of about 700.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Bandshell fire deemed arson

The bandshell at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Glace Bay was damaged as a result of a fire which broke out at about 3:16 a.m. on Thursday A piece of police caution tape remained on the corner of the bandshell at the Queen Elizabeth Park in Glace Bay, which was damaged as a result of a fire on Thursday.

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Cape Breton Post

Seeking material on island's old-style pipers

I am researching a new book on pipers in Cape Breton. The book will hopefully include extensive historical notes, family sketches, photographs and music.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Truro Daily News

Review into stabbing of accused murderer at Burnside jail shows procedure failure

Thomas Ted Barrett of Glace Bay, charged with two counts of second-degree murder in the deaths Laura Catherine Jessome and Brett Elizabeth MacKinnon, arrives at Nova Scotia provincial court in Halifax on Feb. 2, 2013.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Highland Village, YMCA receive ACOA funding

The federal government has provided money to support technological upgrades to the YMCA of Cape Breton, while it also presented the Nova Scotia Highland Village museum with funding to preserve the island's Gaelic past.

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Cape Breton Post

Glace Bay man released on conditions

Walter Joseph Young of Seaview Drive is charged with aggravated assault and assault with a weapon in connection with the stabbing of a 46-year-old man last week on Seaview Drive.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Halifax's Oxford Theatre coaxes sweet movie memories

John DeMont recalls when his allowance was a whopping 50 cents a week, he still had enough money for a small box of popcorn after paying admission.

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Related Topix: Canada, Flash Gordon, Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Co-ordinators gearing up for Terry Fox runs

Organizers of the Terry Fox Runs in Glace Bay and New Waterford are hoping people will run, walk, jog or bike to take part in helping find a cure for cancer.

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Cape Breton Post

The man who inspired the Babe

Twenty-three years earlier, Martin Leo Boutilier was born a couple of miles from Glace Bay in the small coal mining town of Lingan.

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Cape Breton Post

Man facing drug charge

At about 6 p.m., members of the Cape Breton Regional Police service and RCMP joint force drug units executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act search warrant in a home on Official Row in Glace Bay.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Annual Atlantic Burn Camp underway in New Campbellton

From left, Keenan Chandler and Andrew Lawrence from New Brunswick and Boyd Penney from Newfoundland found the coveted carrots during the Atlantic Burn Camp's Easter egg hunt .

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBC News

Cape Breton Miners Museum on the hunt for volunteers

The Cape Breton Miners Museum in Glace Bay, N.S., says it needs more volunteers or risks closing part of the museum for the busy fall tourism season.

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The Chronicle Herald

Preliminary set for man charged with murders

A Glace Bay man accused of second-degree murder in the deaths of two young women has been given a preliminary hearing date in relation to charges of armed robbery and breaching a court order.

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The Chronicle Herald

Glace Bay man, 30, faces assault charges in stabbing

Upon arrival, police learned that a 46-year-old man was sent to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital with stab wounds.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

CBC News

Glace Bay stabbing sends man to hospital

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating after a man was stabbed "a couple of times" in Glace Bay this morning.

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CBC News

Glace Bay stabbing sends man, 44, to hospital

Cape Breton Regional Police are investigating after a man was stabbed "a couple of times" in Glace Bay this morning.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Fifth annual Dan Taylor Memorial SK8 Competition

The fifth annual Dan Taylor Memorial SK8 Competition was held at the skateboard park in Glace Bay on Sunday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Cape Breton Post

Ten-digit dialing comes into effect in Cape Breton Aug. 23 Photo

"I didn't know they were doing this. It sounds like it will be inconvenient, but if they need to do this then I guess it's okay."

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Cape Breton Post

Test drilling for carbon capture, storage may happen this fall

A provincially funded non-profit corporation studying carbon capture and storage is focusing on one community in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality to drill an exploratory well.

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Cape Breton Post

Universal Negro Improvement Association Marcus...

This photo of Marcus Garvey can be found on one of the walls of the Universal Negro Improvement Association hall in Glace Bay.

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