NDP’s Betsy MacDonald proud of her campaign

New Democratic Party candidate Betsy MacDonald was “encouraged” by the results of the federal election and by the campaign in general. When contacted by phone on Monday evening, after Liberal incumbent MP Sean Fraser was declared the winner in Central Nova, MacDonald said she was “very proud” of her campaign. “We ran a very strong...

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Run for the Cure raises almost $30,000 locally

Trenton Park was a sea of pink and white on Sunday as a crowd gathered in solidarity. The occasion was the Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure which raises funds to create a future without breast cancer. Dedication, enthusiasm and energy were prevalent as participants walked or ran distances of either one kilometer...

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Straight from the heart

An ex-pat who comes home to visit every summer is drawn to the Ship Hector. Every year, Doris (nee Jessinghouse) Arnold returns “home” from her residence in Owen Sound, Ont., and spends a couple of months at the Ship Hector site in Pictou. She visits almost daily and enjoys spending time with the volunteers and...

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New look for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Wednesday was a banner day for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County. The 40-year-old Pictou County organization was celebrating with the other branches from across the country that form the 106-year-old national Big Brothers Big Sisters organization: A new day and a new look – but the same intent. The kickoff was held on...

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Seeing is believing

Julie Martin sees well beyond her vision loss. One of the things she missed about her former life — when she had her eyesight — was reading all of the local news and events in her community. She wanted know what was going on in her community and, since moving to Pictou County 11 years...

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BRINE, Joseph Floyd

BRINE, JOSEPH FLOYD – 89, died peacefully at home in Pictou on September 24th, 2019 surrounded by family. Born June 3, 1930 in Shemogue, NB, he was a son of the late Hazen and Cora (White) Brine. He is survived by his beloved wife, Claudette (Brun); loving father to Debbie (Gary Nowlan), Sandy (Shane Svendsen)...

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ROBINSON, Eileen F.

ROBINSON, Eileen Florence – Age 88, of Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow and formerly of Harmony Road, Truro and Pictou passed away Sept 14th, 2019 in the Glen Haven Manor, New Glasgow. Born in Stellarton, September 11th, 1931 she was a daughter of the late William Henry and Florence (MacKay) Weeks. She was a former...

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Nova Scotia farmers welcoming guests for 18th Annual Open Farm Day

Farmers across the province will once again be opening their farms to the public for the 18th annual Open Farm Day on Sept. 15th. More than 30 farms are ready to welcome thousands of Nova Scotians to their operations for a day filled with fun, facts and farming. Each farm offers a unique, educational experience...

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Fixed route one step closer to reality

STELLARTON — The proposed fixed route is getting ready to roll, with one route and one bus. A study for a three-year pilot project for a fixed route has been completed by a consultant with a Trenton-New Glasgow-Stellarton fixed route. That study came back in April and it determined that two buses and two routes...

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Highland Homecoming presents all things Scottish

Highland Homecoming will be celebrated Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Hector Heritage Quay in a big way. Various events will be held at the Quay including free admission, a blacksmith demonstration by Nathan Zastrow from the working forge that is on site, tours of the replica Ship Hector, sales in the gift shop, folk art...

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