You may have heard of Pictou rezzie Mitchell Scott Walsh’s $13 tab for an attempted robbery charge, but the hapless heister’s caper was pretty ridiculous in other ways, too.
It all began early in the evening of July 9, when Walsh wandered into the Foord Street Tobacco Shop and demanded the store clerk open the register.
“I can’t open it,” replied the clerk.
No, good townsfolk of Brookfield, that’s not the rank stench of a few hundred thousand tires going up in smoke. It’s actually the sweet fragrance of environmental progress.
Fine cement purveyor LaFarge Canada Inc. is taking a second crack at switching the kiln at their Colchester County facility from good ol’ fashioned, dirty-burnin’ coal to torched tires.
Tom Cook dropped off his son Troy by his apartment building, at the corner of Victoria and Willow in Truro.
Before he wished his oldest son a good day, he asked him if he had enough money for smokes. After watching him round the corner to the building’s entrance, Troy’s father pulled a U-turn in the vacant lot across the street, and drove away. Tom never saw his son again.
It’s been a rough few months for Kimberley Pitts, the sole proprietor of Craved By You Boutique, the downtown New Glasgow sex shoppe that opened for business last April in the old Ross Furs space on Provost Street.
Further to my dispatch last time out regarding noted Pictou County hose-slinger Dave Murray, I understand the 45ish lothario has doused his last fire in Westville. His last actual fire, that is.
As for whether he will continue to cool fiery feminine loins from River John to Merigomish and all points in between, I cannot say.
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