Crushers name Mike Danton head coach
"Volatility in the weather is nothing new, but I don’t want to be ...
Westville fire displaces one
Pictou County Helpers holds successful pancake fundraiser
Woman charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault has plea ...
Pictou County road named one of worst in Atlantic Canada: survey
Fishin’ in the rain
Kevin Martin memorialized with bench in Stellarton
School bus, car collide in Stellarton
Two pedestrian deaths over a two-year period prompt public safety concerns on East River Road in New Glasgow
'We were just so deflated': New Glasgow homeless shelter frustrated with red tape around charitable status application
'So much of who I am as a teacher and musician is because of Donna'
PICTOU COUNTY COLD CASE: Who killed Kevin Martin?
Sometimes, Bonnie Thomas watches a court case come to conclusion on television and hears the family of a murder victim testify that they forgive their loved one’s killer. She swears she couldn’t do it. Certainly not for the ...
Three-vehicle collision in Sutherland's River sends one person to hospital
A 17-year-old girl was airlifted to Halifax following an accident in Sutherlands River on Monday, May 13. The collision was reported to police at 5:09 p.m. The collision involved three vehicles at the intersection of Hwy. 4 and Shore Rd. in ...
Pictou County pastor to be North America’s Church Leader representative at funeral for L’Arche founder Jean Vanier
Raphaël Simi and Philippe Seux had no family. Both men lived in a hospital where at the time many people with learning disabilities were housed. It was 1964 – the year that Jean Vanier invited these two to live with him in a small house ...
YMCA considers opening new childcare site on New Glasgow's east side
A prospective new YMCA daycare in New Glasgow could bring positive changes for people who can’t access the services offered at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. Currently, YMCA serves 56 kids, through its Playing To Learn curriculum. Eight ...
‘It amazes me what these women could do’
STELLARTON, N.S. – She moved to Canada from Holland in 1954, but still considers herself a new Canadian. It’s part of what motivated Gerrie Akkermann to take part in a quilting project in honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday in ...
Spring Fling fun in Pictou
A Spring Fling was held in PIctou over the weekend with sidewalk sales, local entertainment a BBQ and fun. The Tatamagouche Road Train was used during the event with rides by donation. Proceeds went to the Lobster ...
Tool collectors congregate in Stellarton
STELLARTON, N.S. – He remembers the day. It was in the early ‘90s. Garry Leliever picked up a worn carpentry level at an auction and decided to buy it. “I cleaned it up and I was addicted,” the Pictou County man said ...
Complete Riverfront Jubilee lineup announced
NEW GLAGSOW The Riverfront Jubilee has announced the complete line up for 2019’s 24th annual festival on Aug. 2-4. Joining the previously announced headliners, Antigonish County’s self-proclaimed “grease-coast rock n’ ...
Man arrested and charged for home invasion in Blue Mountain, Pictou County
On May 7 at 7:09 p.m., Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a break, enter and assault which occurred at a home on Sherbrooke Road in Blue Mountain. The caller reported a man forced his way into a home and assaulted a man and woman ...
'I got there and everything was gone to hell,': Westray worker
NEW GLASGOW, N.S. On a cold and gray afternoon, a man slowly walked up a concrete pathway. As he approached the Westray monument in the area of New Glasgow that locals call Parkdale, where flowers had been placed at the base of the stone, he ...