Spinning up new business

Pictou County will be getting into the groove this month when what will be the only store dedicated to selling vinyl records in the county makes its debut on Record Store Day. Dennis Balesdent of Trenton has been spending the last few weeks sorting through hundreds of records getting ready for the grand opening of […]

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Collaboration and restoration

WESTVILLE — In terms of restorative justice, Nova Scotia is already ahead of the pack with a province-wide program. Agencies across the province were looking to improve this last week as they came together for a training program. The event was funded by the United Way and hosted by the local John Howard Society. Within […]

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Giving life, giving hope

Every Relay For Life participant has their own story, their own reason for why they relay. Two Pictou County families have similar reasons for why they relay, and through their journey with the illness, they have found a community to help and support them. For Allan’s Avengers, this will be their fourth year participating in […]

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Sweet time of the year

STELLARTON — Spring has finally sprung and along with the flowers that are starting to pop up, another sure sign of spring — Girl Guide cookies — is also blossoming. The vanilla and chocolate sandwich cookies are back again this year and the Brownies of Stellarton have been getting ready to sell all their sweet treats. […]

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Opportunities for progress

Opportunities came in droves to Pictou Landing First Nations last week as an opportunity and career fair set up in the community gymnasium. The fair featured universities from across the province as well as employers and training programs that will give those in the community an opportunity for employment when the remediation of Boat Harbour […]

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Sweetly personal

Local chocolate company personalizing Easter treats Things are just a little sweeter this time of year with Easter just around the corner and Chapel Cove Chocolates is spreading the joy and chocolate around Pictou County and beyond. The small chocolate company from Little Harbour is creating delicious chocolate eggs, personalized with names for this year’s […]

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