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The Canadian Kumite set for deCoste

PICTOU – The fastest growing sport in the world is beginning to find a niche right here in Pictou County. With more and more people gaining interest in Jiu Jitsu, the sport is becoming popular...
Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

Mason, Gerber at Glasgow Square

NEW GLASGOW – If there's anyone who should write a book about life in the music industry it's Alan Gerber. The Chicago-born musician - who will be playing a show with Doris Mason this Saturday,...

Pictou West residents engaged in Pints & Politics session

The Pulse Pictou County Pints & Politics Municipal Election Series wrapped Thursday with a final session held at the Caribou Fire Hall. Although better attended than some of the prior events, several candidates were...

Pints & Politics picks up steam in Pictou and Trenton

By Debbi Harvie and Heather Brimicombe PICTOU – Fat Tony’s was bursting at the seams Wednesday night as Pictou residents came out to listen to candidates running in the October 15 municipal elections. The Pints & Politics...
Pictou Advocate Arts and Entertainment

Lots in store this fall at the deCoste

PICTOU—The deCoste Centre Performing Arts Centre has a fall schedule that is filled to the brim! The season kicked off on September 21 with Marty Haggard ‘Songs of My Father’ featuring the music of Merle...
Pictou Advocate

New nursing staff coming to Pictou County

New Glasgow, Westville and Stellarton are among the areas that will getting new nurse practitioners and family practice nurses. According to the Nova Scotia Health Authority, this means 2,400 more patients combined in these communities...

Second Pints & Politics garners more support in New Glasgow, less in Westville

By Debbi Harvie and Aaron Cameron Shared services, infrastructure, seniors, youth retention, jobs and economic development were key areas candidates in the New Glasgow municipal election spoke about Tuesday night at Glasgow Square. Sixteen individuals running as...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Senior support groups can apply for grants to help seniors stay safe

Local senior support groups can now apply for grants to help seniors stay safe and live independently. The Senior Safety Grant program is funded by the departments of Seniors and Justice. It provides up to...

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