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SOC in favour of P-12 option for Pictou schools

Nearly 100 people attended the latest School Options Committee meeting in the Pictou Academy gym on December 1. The meeting served as an update on the process of the SOC’s decision with what to...

Quann’s tracks lead to New Hampshire school

PICTOU – Lauren Quann says she’s looking forward to attending the University of New Hampshire next September. The Pictou Academy student-athlete has been offered a scholarship to attend next fall and confirmed at a gathering...

The best way to spread Christmas cheer…

TRENTON – During the holidays we often get tied up making lists, purchasing gifts, hustling and bustling from here to there. We often forget there are people around us in need of a little...
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New round of bidding for idle Trenton facility

TRENTON – Local civic leaders are reacting to the province’s decision to begin a new round of bidding for the former railcar and wind tower manufacturing facility in Trenton. Business Minister Mark Furey met Tuesday...

County hunts Wolfpack in major midget hockey

The Pictou County Major Midgets have the Cole Harbour Wolfpack squarely in their sights. The Major Midgets defeated the Wolfpack 3-1 last Saturday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre for sole possession of fourth place...

Callaghan enjoys golf at prep school

ABERCROMBIE – The persistent fall greenery at Abercrombie Country Club formed an appropriate backdrop for two students who aspire to attend university in the U.S. on golf scholarships. Evan Callaghan, who played golf at Abercrombie...

Crushers face tough Jr. A hockey test

November has been good for the Pictou County Weeks Crushers, but their December games present a strong challenge to their skills and mettle this season in the MHL. The Crushers will play seven games before...

Selects win female Bantam A hockey banner

The Pictou County Subway Selects win the Consolidated Credit Union Bantam A Tournament in Summerside, P.E.I. The Selects went 5-0-1 in the tournament, defeating the East Prince Wildcats 2-0 in the semifinals before defeating the...
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Reading the obits arouses memories

The old saying is true. The older you get, the more you forget. On that theme, however, I consider myself rather fortunate that, though now in my 48th year since my career took me down...

No injuries after pellet gun found on school bus

NEW GLASGOW - No students were injured earlier this week when police received a report about a possible firearm onboard a school bus. On Tuesday at approximately 3:45 p.m., New Glasgow Regional Police received the...