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Heavy Garbage Pickup Starts Today

Heavy garbage pickup begins today in the Regional Municipality.

People were asked to have all their heavy garbage by the side of the road by 6:00, this morning.

The municipality says a maximum of five big appliances will be collected at each civic address.

Empty oil and hot water tanks will be also picked up but must be empty of liquid and residue.

TV’s, computers and microwave ovens fall under the Electronic Recycling Program and will not be collected.

Heavy garbage pickup also begins today in Victoria County after it was postponed last week because of tropical storm Teddy.

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Nova Scotia goes five days without any new cases of COVID-19

For the fifth day in a row, provincial health authorities say there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report today.

There is one active case of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia; that person remains in intensive care.

To date, 1087 Nova Scotians have tested positive for the novel coronavirus; 65 people have died.

1021 people have recovered from COVID-19.

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No new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia for fourth day in a row

For the fourth day in a row, provincial health authorities say there are no new cases of COVID-19 to report today.

There is one active case of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia; that person remains in intensive care.

To date, 1087 Nova Scotians have tested positive for the novel coronavirus; 65 people have died.

1021 people have recovered from COVID-19.

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Sydney-Glace Bay Highway getting much-needed repairs

Expect traffic delays on the Sydney-Glace Bay Highway through Reserve Mines over the next month as workers perform some much-needed repairs to the road.

The section between Old Airport Road and Haulage Road is finally being fixed, along with a stretch of Wilson Road to Dominion Street at the old Glace Bay town line.

Traffic will be down to one lane along both stretches.

Work will take place from 7 in the morning to 5 in the evening.

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal says the work will be complete by Halloween.

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No New COVID Cases Reported

Health officials say there are no new COVID-19 cases to report in the province today.

There’s still one active case in the province.

1, 015 tests were done at health authority labs yesterday.

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