Friday, May 25, 2018



Hundreds fish for a tasty bite

TRENTON — It was a glorious day on Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Pictou County Rivers Association’s annual Fisherama at Steeltown Park. About 200 adults and children took part in the event throughout the morning under mainly clear and calm conditions. Rivers association president Alfred White said it was a good day […]


Large field for Joe Earle road races

TRENTON — More than 300 registered runners were greeted by nearly ideal weather conditions and the usual strong volunteer support by organizers at the Joe Earle Memorial Road Races on Monday in Trenton. Race director Vernon Earle said he was pleased with the number of runners. “Everything went great,” he said. “It was a beautiful […]

Players remember Carlton Munroe

TRENTON – The first pitch of the first game of the year for men’s league lob ball was a special occasion this year. After the passing of one of the league’s members last year, the opening tournament of this year’s season was renamed the Carlton Munroe Memorial Tournament in his memory. Munroe had played lob […]

Arts & Entertainment

Thane Dunn bringing Elvis back

Well, it’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready now go cat go — to Thane Dunn’s latest show at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre this June for a taste of Elvis’s country music side. Known all over as a phenomenal Elvis performer, Dunn has stopped at the deCose a […]


Police work has gone to the dogs

In New Glasgow, there is one member of the police force that is particularly happy to go to work every day and is always more than ready to go. Bandit is a six-year-old German shepherd that works as the police K9 unit for the New Glasgow Regional Police Service. Const. Donnie Wadden is Bandit’s handler […]

Sweet time of the year

STELLARTON — Spring has finally sprung and along with the flowers that are starting to pop up, another sure sign of spring — Girl Guide cookies — is also blossoming. The vanilla and chocolate sandwich cookies are back again this year and the Brownies of Stellarton have been getting ready to sell all their sweet treats. […]

Wishing our Olympian luck

EDIT: extra video added to this post.See below. Stellarton resident Blayre Turnbull is off to the Olympics in South Korea on the women’s hockey team. The Advocate gathered well wishes from the county for our very own Olympian. FEB 8 UPDATE: Oh dear! in the scramble to assemble everything for our big feature it appears that […]


Pilot citizenship education course should be available to Grade 11s

To the Editor: I was very pleased to see that there is a pilot Citizenship Education 9 course being offered at 17 schools throughout Nova Scotia. I am pleased the government is making these adjustments after I introduced a bill in the legislature during the spring session to add a mandatory course on life skills. […]

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