Bos brings walk to Ottawa

Bos brings walk to Ottawa

Updated on July 03, 2015 - This past week I had the honour to visit our nation’s capital for the first time.

Putting out fires

Updated on July 03, 2015 - You follow a narrow thread of road through a canyon of bright green trees.


Clear sailing  

Updated on July 03, 2015 - By Sueann MusickThe News PICTOU – Eleven months ago, the Silver Bullet made its way to its new home on Caladh Avenue..


A ride home from Lobster Carnival

Updated on July 03, 2015 - PICTOU – If getting a drive home from Pictou Lobster Carnival is preventing you from taking in the event, there might be a quick...

A closer look at the school board budget

Updated on July 03, 2015 - While $131,000 was cut from the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board’s 2015-16 budget for major maintenance projects in order to...


Canada - World

Canada - World


Volley Day

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Twila Fraser-Hewlett hits a volley during a tennis lesson Thursday at the west side courts in New Glasgow. Kevin Adshade – The...

Storm surge

Updated on July 03, 2015 - The DQ Blizzards captured the Halifax Mets Invitational last weekend. Pictured in front from left are: Sam Hickey, Cody MacDougall,...

Deadline extended for 55+ Games

Updated on July 03, 2015 - The News NEW GLASGOW – The 2015 Nova Scotia 55+ Games committee has extended the deadline for registration.  



Pardon me? Record suspensions allow for second chances

Updated on July 03, 2015 - Record suspensions, formerly called pardons, are a means where a person who has been criminally convicted of offences can clear their criminal record through periods of good behavior where additional convictions are not incurred..

The Red Cow Fly

Updated on July 03, 2015 - I was in Newfoundland last week to attend the Outdoor Writers of Canada convention. The  association is made up of...

Princess fashion show

Updated on June 28, 2015 - Participating in the Little Misses princess fashion show Sunday in Westville were, from left, front row: Shila Russell, Talia...



Municipal upgrades could help struggling Pictou county business area

Updated on June 30, 2015 - PICTOU COUNTY – In the late 1990s business owners along the Trans-Canada Highway were concerned that potential plans to re-route the highway alongside the Salt Springs business area in Pictou County would result in businesses shutting down or moving....

Longtime bar owner set to retire

Updated on June 30, 2015 - After 38 years as a major player in the bar scene of Pictou County, Tom Brady is selling Wranglers (previously the Colonial Tavern)...

New business park ready for tenants

Updated on June 18, 2015 - NEW GLASGOW – From East River Road, it doesn’t look like much is happening in the new business park being jointly developed by The...

Northern Pulp given go ahead

Updated on June 25, 2015 - The Department of Environment issued a letter of authorization to Northern Pulp today, June 25, after an inspection of the mill's...



Premiers have their work cut out

Updated on June 28, 2015 - The challenges facing Pictou County in coming years mirror the picture across the Atlantic region. It’s about having sufficient jobs for people along with fighting the trend of shrinking population..

Light on how far we’ve come

Updated on June 26, 2015 - Talk about attaining renewable energy goals and they sound daunting – can we ever reach them and get beyond reliance on...

Never dismiss the consequences

Updated on June 25, 2015 - How the mighty have fallen. That’s the way some might view the delivery of a jail sentence to a former member of Parliament. It...


Arts & Life

A mountain of music

Updated on June 26, 2015 - THORBURN – Don Swallow got the idea to build an outdoor concert venue in Thorburn from watching his nephew play the drums..

Arts & Life