Went to a garden party …

Alana Rondeau pours a cold beverage for Brenda MacPherson during the annual garden party hosted by Glen Haven Manor this afternoon in conjunction with the 2018 Festival of the Tartans. The Festival of the Tartans continues this weekend at Tartan Field with Highland games, piping and drumming competitions, Highland dancing and Scottish heavy weight events. […]

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FAST going country

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre adds the second show to its repertory season with the opening of Being Hank & Patsy by Path Productions. Being Hank & Patsy, written and directed by Antigonish native Laura Teasdale, is a musical memoire starring Ralph Steiner and Laura Teasdale. In this true story, two actors coincidentally embark […]

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In with the new …

A crew is busy today replacing an ancient water pipe and installing connections beside Pictou’s new water treatment station. The equipment was pressure tested on Wednesday, the hole was dug on Thursday and the new pipe and fittings were expected to be covered through Friday afternoon. (Goodwin photo)

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Mayor’s Tea

Trenton FunFest got into full swing on Thursday in a sweet way – with the Jessie Smith Memorial Mayor’s Tea. The afternoon event was held at the Trenton Station Market on Main Street across from the town hall. Here, Mayor Shannon MacInnis spends some time at the tea chatting with Heather Roussy and Marion Nicholson. […]

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New ortho surgeon to join Aberdeen Hospital

The announcement of a new orthopedic surgeon to join the staff at the Aberdeen Hospital will mean shorter wait times for those waiting for hip or knee replacements. The provincial government has just announced the hiring of fur new surgeons for hospitals across the province, including the local hospital who will begin in September. “Government […]

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INNIS, George Leonard

INNIS, George Leonard  – 75, of the Maritime Oddfellows Home, Pictou and formerly of Welsford, Pictou County, passed away July 2, 2018 in Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.  Born in Hedgeville, he was a son of the late Alexander & Irma (Wilson) Innis.  George was retired from the Department of Transportation, where he worked as a […]

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