Friday, February 22, 2019


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Four adults, 26 charges

New Glasgow Regional Police have charged four people with more than 26 charges in relation to a break and enter in New Glasgow. On Feb. 19 at approximately 12:16 p.m. New Glasgow Regional Police responded to a break and enter on Clyde Street  where electronics and four firearms and ammunition were stolen from the residence. […]


Pictou Advocate sports

Murrin was on X’s best teams

Most of our communities, I would suggest, have their fair share of good people who earned the respect and admiration of others. Antigonish is no exception. That’s what came to mind last week when I learned of Ed Murrin’s passing at his home in the cathedral town. To simply say he was a favourite with […]

Scotians focus on playoffs

TRENTON – The Pictou County Scotians have trained their sights on the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League playoffs. Head coach Mike Stewart said the Scotians have moved past trying to climb the standings in the Sid Rowe Division as it became more likely they would finish in fourth place. The Scotians split their games last […]

Arts & Entertainment

Hit Scottish musical Sunshine on Leith coming to Theatre Antigonish

ANTIGONISH – A foot-stomping, award-winning musical from Scotland is coming to Theatre Antigonish. Sunshine on Leith is a vibrant, energetic piece of musical theatre, loved by audiences and critics alike. First produced in 2007 by the Dundee Rep Ensemble in Scotland, the show won the UK Theatre Award for Best Musical that year, and has toured the globe several […]


A show for the ages

Pictou County’s own Eleganza Extravaganza is making its way back on stage with more sass, more laughs and more musical prowess than ever before with the third year of Jake and Shaun’s Big Gay Affair in Pictou County and Beyond. What started humbly has now made its way on tour across the province and further […]

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Vaccinate ourselves against those who want to take our right away

To the Editor: A new group of Canadian doctors backed by the country’s main medical organizations is urging the government to ban and seize guns from federally licensed hunters, farmers, and sport shooters. Its leader compared new restrictions to a “preventive vaccine” against a disease.” Doctors should concern themselves more about how they increase patients’ […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. In Joyful Song

    February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. Community centre meeting

    February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  3. Community Luncheon

    February 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  4. Hedgeville Footpath Hike

    February 26 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  5. RTO meeting

    February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  6. World Day of Prayer

    March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  7. Alpha program

    March 4 - May 6
  8. Aberdeen Hospital Auxiliary

    March 4 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
  9. Banquet and Silent Auction

    March 7 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
  10. Dalhousie Mountain Hike

    March 10 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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