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27
Jun
Is Pictou County outlaw biker ground zero?

Is Pictou County outlaw biker ground zero?

Police are keeping their lips tightly zipped about the recent raid of an outlaw biker clubhouse in New Glasgow.
But it’s hardly a surprise that the first police action against the Gate Keepers since their arrival in Nova Scotia in 2013 occurred there, considering Pictou County more than punches above its weight in the outlaw biker world.

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27
Jun

Why we’re buying Rick’s weed...

Gentle taxpayer, you may be able to claim that you’ve never inhaled, but you can’t say you’ve never bought pot. Not your own pot, mind you. Oxford-area rezzie Rick Porteus’s pot.
Thanks to the over-excited munchies thirst for justice of the Amherst RCMP, the federal government is now on the hook for at least $9,000 worth of completely legal mary jane.

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30
May
Pregnant pause for Amy Hood sentencing?

Pregnant pause for Amy Hood sentencing?

It looks as if my planned summer day trip to Pictou County in July to attend Amy Hood’s sentencing hearing — perhaps with a stop at Melmerby Beach before returning to Halifax — has been stymied by the naughty former schoolteacher’s legalist, Joel Pink.
No matter. A fall excursion it shall be, with the pretty leaves and whatnot.

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30
May

Prof’s rape case goes on sabbatical

It will be another six months or more before ousted St. FX professor Behrang Foroughi-Mobarakeh’s sexual assault trial goes ahead.
N.S. Public Prosecutions spokesthingy Chris Hansen says the trial, which was originally scheduled to begin on May 16, has been postponed because the Crown had last-minute disclosure for the accused’s Halifax-based lawyer Stan MacDonald.

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30
May

Pictou Co. amalgamation vote by the number$

Whichever box you ticked in Pictou County’s May 28 amalgamation plebiscite, keep in mind the vote is non-binding.
Councillors in New Glasgow, Stellarton, Pictou and the rural municipality are free to vote as they please around their respective council tables when the real amalgamation vote goes down later this month.

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