Countdown on to Coldest Night walk

There is still more need for teams and team captains for a fun, accessible fundraiser. Stacey Dlamini, executive director of Pictou County Roots for Youth, says there is plenty of room available for people to participate in the group’s Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser coming up Feb. 23. “Currently there are 25 teams registered. […]

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Come and celebrate with us!

Help The Advocate mark our 125th anniversary and see Aaron Pritchett live at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre on Feb. 23. The Pictou Advocate is turning 125, and you could be coming to the party! Please share with us an evening of celebration and live music as we mark five generations of The Pictou Advocate […]

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STELLARTON – Four adults escaped unharmed but lost most belongings in an overnight fire that caused extensively damage including most of the roof collapsing on an older two-storey duplex here. Disaster volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross have arranged emergency lodging through the weekend plus food, winter clothing purchases and other basics for a woman […]

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Tumbling down…

There is not much left now of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. Demolition of the former rink began last week with the gutting of the inside and the removal of the external steel. The Stadium was once home to the Weeks Crushers before that team’s move to the Pictou County Wellness […]

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BUCHANAN, Maureen K.

Maureen Karen O’Hearn Buchanan – 46, of Toney River, passed Saturday, January 19, 2018, after a long battle with her illness. Born in Pictou on October 7th 1972, she was the daughter of John and the late Sarah “Sadie” (Shaw) O’Hearn. Maureen spent many years working with the Pictou Antigonish Regional Library, until she and Jason purchased […]

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