Double Maritime summer treat: Salt Water in Your Socks lobster dinner theatre at deCoste

With summer officially here, it is time to celebrate the season with a true Maritime cultural experience. On Tuesday, July 10, the deCoste will be staging their ever- popular lobster dinner theatre featuring the ‘one-man’ musical theatre presentation “Salt Water in Your Socks”. This well-known and loved production stars Pictou’s own local legend John Spyder […]

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By Pat Healey   ELMSDALE: The first-ever Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging station was officially launched Monday, June 25, next to the Tim Hortons in the Elmsdale Shopping Centre. N.S. Power, Emera, and project partners including Kings-Hants Liberal MP Scott Brison and Hants East MLA Margaret Miller, the Minister of N.S. Natural Resources, gathered to celebrate […]

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Pictou Garden Club keeps on growing

The Pictou Garden Club is a growing success, pun intended. The club began in 1939 and next year, will mark 80 years of helping to make the community flourish with flora. “In gardening, your crop varies from good friends, good gardens, good community,” explains garden club member Beth Henderson. The Pictou Garden Club has all […]

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Eyes wide open

A natural disaster that happened almost 13 years ago in New Orleans, U.S., has left an indelible mark on an altruistic young lady. Rikki Stevens of Pictou would have only been a youngster living some 3,500 kilometres away from Katrina, in another country, when the disaster struck on August 29, 2005. She remembered the devastating […]

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Pet pig has heads turning

Celine Mason turns heads when she takes her pet for a walk. That’s because her pet — or at least one of her pets — is a Juliana micro pig. “Miss Piggy,” as she is affectionately known, lives in Stellarton with Mason and her family and is, for all intents and purposes, just like any […]

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