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Mackay family celebrating two centuries of occupying land

LYONS BROOK – Looking back, it seems somewhat amazing to Sandy Mackay that he is living on the land that his great-great-grandfather purchased in 1816. “The farm itself was originally homesteaded in 1810 by David...

Get it while it’s hot!

Members of the New Glasgow Fire Department are busy cooking up some chicken on their brand new locally made ovens for their annual chicken dinner fundraiser taking place today. Drop by the fire station...

Stage is set

Bleachers and tents for this weekend's New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee are being set up in anticipation for the first night of the weekend long celebration of music. (Brimicombe photo)
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Advocate Printing grows, acquires Transcontinental Inc. line of business

PICTOU  - Advocate Printing and Publishing Company Ltd.'s flagship facility in Pictou is expanding its production services after the company announced today that it bought most of Transcontinental's Dartmouth-based printing business. Advocate, Atlantic Canada's largest...

Festival breakfast

Steve Craib, left, and Ronnie Langille got a chance to sample the breakfast they helped prepare today during the 2016 River John Festival Days. (Goodwin photo)

JUBILEE: Dream come true for Jessie Brown

“I've been wanting to play this festival for three years now.” For Jessie Brown, who will be kicking things off Friday evening and taking the late night stage at the Acro later that night, playing...

JUBILEE: Sam Cash making a connection with the East Coast

Sam Cash might be a Toronto-born, Toronto-based singer-song writer, but he has a great affinity for the East Coast. Not only does he praise East Coast crowds but he lists guys like Joel Plaskett,...

JUBILEE: Reeny Smith blurs the lines of her influences

Even so early into her career, there's a lot that's been said about Reeny Smith. At 23, even before releasing music and setting her career in motion, she's had the uncanny ability to seemingly...

JUBILEE: The Motorleague motoring to Jube stage

The Motorleague is heading back on the road supporting their third full-length album Holding Patterns, and is taking their show to the Jube stage Friday night. The band has recently announced the reissue of their...

JUBILEE: Hillsburn opening Sunday night

Summing up the sound of Hillsburn is a difficult task but it's not beyond reason to suggest that, had the members of The Band been born 40—50 years later, Music From Big Pink may...