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First-time author uses incredible experience to write book

First-time author Alex MacInnis will be launching his book on Wednesday, June 22 at the Sister Catherine Steele Centre in Lourdes. Titled Heavenly Eyes: Asking Ourselves the Tough Questions and Finding Hope in the Answers, the book is effectively the story of MacInnis’ life but it’s also the story of something much larger. It is […]

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“Plucky” miner William Davis remembered during celebration

The 91st William Davis Miner’s Memorial Day was observed Saturday in Stellarton. Prayers were offered by Father Angus MacDougall and Rev. Charles McPherson, music was provided by the Pictou County Brass and Reed Band as well as Hannah Fraser. Stellarton town councillor Judith MacLellan conducted the welcome presentation. Rev. Dr. Glen Matheson served as guest […]

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Police tight lipped on early morning search of Gatekeepers club

NEW GLASGOW – Police are remaining tight lipped with information on Sunday’s early morning incident at the Gatekeepers clubhouse. Members of the Pictou County District RCMP with assistance from New Glasgow Regional Police Service conducted a search of the motorcycle group’s clubhouse on MacLean Street. It is part of an ongoing investigation by the Stellarton […]

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Fisheries in the spotlight

The Northumberland Fisheries Museum held its formal grand opening Saturday  with representatives from all levels of government taking time to celebrate the museum’s growth and development. “Today’s grand opening highlights an important legacy that stems from the past, describes the present and continues into the future as well,” said Central Nova MP Sean Fraser in […]

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