Carmichael Stewart House Museum plans for the summer season
Chamber of Commerce presents unique booklet to newcomer centre
Bridge playing events in Pictou County dedicated to Alzheimer’s awareness
Pictou County Vital Signs hosts sounding board meeting
Elmer MacKay joins Cecil Clarke’s leadership campaign
Stellarton piper joins Ottawa’s Ceremonial Guard
Scotsburn Muscular Dystrophy Walk: small but significant
Peter MacKay, Senator McInnis back Tim Houston for PC Leadership
Summer Street Scramble surpasses $3 million mark
Pictou County child with rare brain disease in need of wheelchair
Pictou County Fuel Fund recognizes contributors
Signage confusion for shore road toward Merigomish still unaddressed
Woman’s sentencing delayed pending report
PICTOU The sentencing of Rose Bethany Moore has been postponed until June 25, after a revelation in a pre-sentencing report. At the June 21 sitting of the Pictou provincial court, Judge Del Atwood adjourned the sentencing relating to a number of ...
Scotsburn Rec calls for participation to stay vital
SCOTSBURN Residents of a small Pictou County community are striving to pump more vitality into the area. Scotsburn Recreation Club members emphasized the need to establish financial stability and to get more people helping with events, upkeep ...
Major fire strikes main facility at Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Bible Hill
BIBLE HILL, N.S. A fire that broke out on the roof of the Cox Institute of the Dalhousie Agriculture Faculty in Bible Hill demanded the services of at least nine fire departments Wednesday night. “There are no reported casualties or ...
Pictou County Walking for Muscular Dystrophy on Saturday, June 23
The Pictou County Walk for Muscular Dystrophy will be held at the Scotsburn Fire Hall on June 23 at noon, with registration beginning at 11 a.m. The walk will take place on the Trans Canada Trail through the village in Scotsburn. It will be ...
Firearms charge against man dismissed
PICTOU – A Masstown man who spent seven months in jail waiting for trial walked out of a Pictou courthouse Wednesday of his own free will. James George Peter Falt, 32, was charged in November 2017 with pointing a firearm, assault by ...
Wild blueberries in Pictou County hit hard by late frosts
This year’s frost lasting well into the spring has had a devastating effect on an assortment of crops, including the wild blueberry, which has suffered significant damage. Peter Rideout, general manager of the Wild Blueberry Producers ...
Bookshelf door wrap and spring renos giving Glen Haven residents increased comfort
NEW GLASGOW There is a beautiful new "bookcase" recently installed in the Whispering Tide resident care area at Glen Haven Manor that is having a positive impact for residents with dementia. The book case is not an actual bookcase but ...
Class 1 assessment vs. Class 2 – New Glasgow council consulting Department of Environment about the difference
NEW GLASGOW New Glasgow town councillors had a heated discussion over the future of Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment process, the legacy of Boat Harbour and the future of the Northumberland Strait. Coun. Frank Proudfoot raised a ...
Council wrap up: Local contractor to demolish John Brother MacDonald Stadium
NEW GLASGOW An old community landmark in New Glasgow will soon be coming down. The Town of New Glasgow council voted to demolish the long-empty John Brother MacDonald Stadium. “I was on council when they closed the John Brother MacDonald ...
Fishing supply store moving to location in Pictou
PICTOU A fishing supply store that had planned to set up shop on one side of Pictou’s roundabout is moving to a more visible location. Vernon D’Eon Lobster Plugs has purchased Lot A from the Town of Pictou for the price of ...