LINKLETTER, Bonnie Lorraine

LINKLETTER, Bonnie Lorraine –  of Pictou, was born May 17, 1950, and passed away July 19, 2018 in the Palliative Care Unit of Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow, after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.  She is survived by her husband and best friend of 47  years, Borden Douglas; a brother, Paul Wood (Audrey), Havelock, Ontario; […]

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MARSHALL, Leroy Herbert

MARSHALL, Leroy Herbert -78, Pictou.  It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Leroy Marshall on July 16, 2018 in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born in Earltown, he was the son of the late Edna Marshall and Willard MacDonald (The Hermit).  He is survived by his […]

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Caribou Island lighthouse undergoing repairs

CARIBOU ISLAND — Stakeholders who want the Caribou Island lighthouse preserved were encouraged recently to learn that Fisheries and Oceans Canada personnel are repainting it. Laurie Poirier and Scott Fisher arrived on July 9 for a scheduled two-week project to repair and repaint the cement building’s exterior. Darla MacKeil, who represents District 3 that includes […]

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LANGILLE, Mary

It is with broken hearts that we announce the passing of Mary Allena Langille on July 15, 2018, at the age of 89, in the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Tatamagouche, with family by her side. Born in Diamond on August 13, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Alexander and Bessie (Holmes) MacKenzie. She […]

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… In they go

The boats being used in this coming weekend’s annual Dragon Boat Festival were lowered into the East River earlier today. More than 35 teams will be racing on July 2 for the Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival.  This year marks the 17th anniversary of Race on the River with in excess of $1.9 […]

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REID, Everett H.

REID, Everett H. – Age 90, of Welsford, River John, passed away on July 11, 2018, at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital, Tatamagouche, following a lengthy illness.  Everett was the son of the late John Robinson and Maude Ellen (Langille) Reid and was the last surviving member of his immediate family.  In his younger years […]

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