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Want to be a winner?

Do you like music and love to dance? Love to have fun? Want to have a real Winter Blast? Then this contest is for you! Win two tickets to Thursday night's Night Fever - Tribute...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Anchor Motors transfers to new ownership

STELLARTON - Anchor Motors is changing hands. Shauna and Marc Comeau, owners of Anchor Motors, announced today that they have entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Pat Morris, owner of the Morris Automotive...
Pictou Advocate

Pictou SOC announces options

The Pictou School Advisory Committee announced last night their final proposal they are planning on bringing forth to the superintendent of Chignecto Central Regional School Board. Although the final presentations were not reviewed in detail,...

New Glasgow ‘Chilling out’ for third year

NEW GLASGOW — Pull on your hats and mittens and get ready for a day of chilly winter fun and some warm inviting hospitality at the 2017 annual New Glasgow Winter Chill-Out. Currently entering its...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Former Canadian Tire exec at helm of Empire

STELLARTON - The former CEO of Canadian Tire is now at the helm of Empire Company Limited. Empire's board of directors has announced the appointment of Michael Medline as president & CEO of Empire Company...
Pictou-Advocate-opinion

Panels to showcase Betsey, area history

To the Editor: June 2017 marks the 250th anniversary of the landing of the Betsey on the North Shore of Nova Scotia. This ship brought the first families of settlers to Pictou County and landed...
Pictou-Advocate-opinion

Find original rudder for Bluenose and use it

To the Editor: As the Province prepares to purchase a new wooden rudder system for the Bluenose, I wonder where the wooden rudder, worm gears and parts from the original Bluenose went? Long before fancy engineers...
Pictou-Advocate-opinion

Meeting to decide fate of HUB money

To the Editor: Hey people of River John - I hope you’re ready for the big meeting at the HUB to decide what to do with the HUB money. Anyone who read the fall Pioneer already...
Pictou-Advocate-opinion

Mud-slinging not productive exercise

To the Editor: Going West? Mr. Griffiths, author of “13 Ways to Kill Your Community”, and paid guest speaker, is upset by Mr. Brian W. White, CPA, CA and chairman of Pictou County ‘Amalgamation No Thank...
Pictou-Advocate-opinion

“Let’s pull our heads out of the sand”

Just because we can’t see an injury or outward signs of an illness doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist. Such is the case with mental health. Last week, Lionel Desmond shot himself, his wife, 10-year-old daughter and...