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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Business leader lashes out at Northern Pulp for stinking up town

Paul Sobey feels the Northern Pulp Mill has a duty to figure out and fix what is causing the mill's emissions to smell and release particulate matter into the air.

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6 hrs ago | The News

`Life on the Homefront ` multimedia project brings century-old history back to life

Lest we forget. Those three words mean a great deal in the minds and hearts of those who have been touched by war, in particular the Great War from 1914-1918.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The News

Concerns about chimney swift future with closing of Temperance school

The birds that spend their entire day flying flit around the school and then finally swoop into the chimney, sometimes hundreds within the span of just a few minutes.

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Truro Daily News

Former Stellarton mayor Clarence Porter passes away

Current mayor Joe Gennoe never served on council at the same time as Porter, but knew him most of his life as his parents were friends with the Porters.

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Canada.com

Peter McKenna: From consultation to consent

Chief Roger William, right, of the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation, is flanked by chiefs and other officials as he pauses while speaking during a news conference in Vancouver, B.C., after the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of the Tsilhqot'in First Nation, granting it land title to 438,000-hectares of land on Thursday June 26, 2014.

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The News

Amy Hood case adjourned until Sept. 29

The case of a Pictou County teacher charged with sexual offenses has been postponed.

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The News

Lock it or lose it, RCMP warn

Pictou District RCMP are reminding residents of the Town of Pictou and Municipality of Pictou County to lock their vehicles following a number of recent thefts.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The News

Melmerby Triathlon 2014

New Glasgow's Ryan MacDonald nears the finish line at the Melmerby Triathlon. MacDonald won the Olympic event with a time of 2:09:27.

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The News

Sea monsters of the Strait

Myth, legend or reality, strange sea beast sightings and stories have been reported around the Nova Scotia's waters since humans have paddled or sailed in and about our coastline.

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The News

Learning at the library

This summer, the Nova Scotia Community Access Program will be holding workshops at various C@P sites throughout the county - including libraries.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The News

Study related to Falconer trial released

People who depended on Twitter the most to follow the first-degree murder trial of Christopher Falconer say they aren't confident they could have reached a guilty verdict.

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The News

New programs aim to provide job opportunities

Last month, I was joined by Nova Scotia's labour minister at the NSCC Pictou Campus to sign three significant agreements between the federal and provincial governments to help better connect Nova Scotians with available jobs.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The News

Custom-made initiative for area

Most will agree that Pictou County is a beautiful little corner of Canada. But how do you convince people to make it their home? That's a dilemma that's often been posed as we, like other places in Nova Scotia, witness a slowly ebbing population and less than robust commercial growth.

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The News

Stellarton youth wins highland piping trophy

Scott MacIntosh, 15, of Stellarton plays a solo at Tartan Field on Saturday. MacIntosh, an air cadet, was awarded the Sandy MacLean Memorial Trophy, given annually to a Pictou County piper exemplifying the pride, spirit and dedication of the Highland piping tradition.

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The News

Canada's trials by fire remembered

Museum of Industry Curator of Collections Erika Smith, left, and Director Debra McNabb hold a study of celebrated Pictou County aviation pioneer Everett Baudoux on loan from the Canadian War Museum.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The News

Parking lot, streets closing for Dragon Boat Fest

The Glasgow Square Parking lot will be closed all day on Friday beginning at 6 a.m. for site set up and preparations for the Race on the River Pictou County Dragon Boat Festival, the Town of New Glasgow has said.

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The Chronicle Herald

Heritage Gas to begin New Glasgow, Stellarton expansion next month

Heritage Gas Ltd. will begin construction early next month of a $10-million expansion of its natural gas network to New Glasgow and Stellarton.

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CBC News

Wildfire risk high to extreme across most of Nova Scotia

There is a downside to the hot, sunny weather we've been seeing lately in Nova Scotia - and we're not talking about sunburns- t "Because we've had such a nice stretch of beautiful, nice, warm, sunny weather - when the weather is warm, and we don't get any rain, and the wind is nice and pleasant, and we have low humidity - it dries up the indexes," ... (more)

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Cape Breton Post

Philip MacKenzie raises over $1,000 for Atlantic Burn Camp in Cape Breton

Philip MacKenzie sits with signed photos of Frank and Peter Mahovlich, a dozen bicycle helmets and over $1,000, all of which will be going to the Atlantic Burn Camp in Cape Breton.

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The News

Man gets seven months' jail for theft, breaching orders

A Union Centre man has been sentenced to seven months in jail after pleading guilty to breaching court orders and thefts.

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