Opening day for 4-H Legacy building

The new 4-H Legacy building was packed Sunday afternoon to celebrate its grand opening at the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition Grounds. A number of guest speakers and politicians as well as the community and 4-H members gathered to celebrate the ribbon cutting for the new building, just a week before this year’s exhibition. “It has certainly […]

Continue Reading

River ‘daze’

The East River was bustling with activity Saturday afternoon as nearly 100 people came out to celebrate the centrepiece of the town and highlight the river as a great asset for activity. After a small group of people from New Glasgow got together with the goal to highlight the river, the Ride the River event […]

Continue Reading

Roaring to help

The roar of motorcycles rolled through Linacy last week as dozens of bikes lined up then rolled out to Scotian Glen Camp near Frank H. MacDonald school to bring a smile to the faces of Camp Connect campers, a camp for kids and adults who have burn scars or wounds. The brigade of bikers that […]

Continue Reading

A growing project

Downtown New Glasgow is really blossoming this summer with the new edition of the New Glasgrow Community Garden, right in the heart of downtown. The idea came to local business owner Carey Allan as she looked out the windows of her Provost Street pottery studio, Perfect Diversity. Since the demolition of the Maritime building, the […]

Continue Reading

Putting for pets

If puppy dog eyes melt your heart then it will be impossible to resist the SPCA Pictou County annual golf tournament, now named the Kathy Skoke-Fortin Memorial golf tournament. The tournament has been running for a number of years as a fundraiser for the local animal shelter to help it maintain conditions and care for […]

Continue Reading

A bear(y) big problem

Pictou County is no stranger to wildlife and this year, residents seem to be seeing a bit more of it than usual. The Department of Lands and Forestry in Pictou County has had a very busy season with bears that like to treat themselves to garbage bins and green bins all over the county. “This […]

Continue Reading