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Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

Jubilee offers free-to-see daytime events

NEW GLASGOW — Music fans of all ages will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy music throughout the Jubilee weekend, August 3-5, at the free-to-see events, the Carlton Munroe Songwriters Circle, and late night stages. Daytime events on Saturday, Aug. 4 begin with the Carlton Munroe Songwriters Circle at Trinity United Church, 1-3 p.m., featuring […]

Sports

Pictou Advocate sports

County golfers at Future Links event

MOUNT WILLIAM – Five Pictou County golfers are among those taking part in the 2018 Future Links national golf challenge this weekend at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Oakville, Ont. Avery Cohen is in the girls 9-11 group, while Colby Bent in the boys 9-11 category, Jean Craig is in the girls 12-14 division […]

Pictou Advocate sports

Clark’s IWK 250 win nixed

Editor’s note: Results of the post-race inspection were released after the July 18 edition of the Advocate that contained the article indicating that Cassius Clark won the 2018 IWK 250 stock car race had gone to press.   JAMES RIVER – Three cars, including the Pictou-based King Racing entry driven by Cassius Clark of Farmington, […]

Arts & Entertainment

Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

Jubilee offers free-to-see daytime events

NEW GLASGOW — Music fans of all ages will have plenty of opportunities to enjoy music throughout the Jubilee weekend, August 3-5, at the free-to-see events, the Carlton Munroe Songwriters Circle, and late night stages. Daytime events on Saturday, Aug. 4 begin with the Carlton Munroe Songwriters Circle at Trinity United Church, 1-3 p.m., featuring […]

Video

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 […]

Opinion

OP-ED: Protection of environment is paramount

Place: Northumberland Strait Time 2026 This is the tale of J.B. McClick and his desire to purchase fishing gear, boat and licence and become part of a strong fraternity, the lobster fisherman of Northumberland Strait. J.B., now 25 years old, recently married and with a child on the way, was thrilled that he had the […]

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