BAIRD, George Weldon ‘Geordie’

BAIRD, George Weldon ‘Geordie’  – 97, passed away on Sunday, May 6th, 2018 at the Shiretown Nursing Home in Pictou.  He was born in the Cariboo Island Lighthouse on September 23rd, 1920 to Charles Baird & Barbara MacFarlane – the middle child of five sons.  He served as a Petty Officer in the Royal Canadian […]

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Two-car crash in New Glasgow

Police have charged a woman following a two-car crash Tuesday in New Glasgow. At approximately 8:50 a.m., New Glasgow Regional Police, along with the New Glasgow Fire Department and Emergency Health Services, responded to the collision on Temperance Street. The collision involved a 33-year-old woman driving a 2010 Chevrolet Aveo. The second vehicle was a […]

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Finding her ‘Bliss’

Outside, the temperature is freezing cold and the winter wind is whipping through the bare trees, making them sway and dance as if keeping time to an ancient melody. But inside the Hopewell home that Angela Bliss shares with her two daughters, two dogs and two cats, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. And inside […]

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Local Habitat for Humanity group has eye on retaining young families

A new building project is in the works for Stellarton and, while it will be on a smaller scale physically, it will have big effects. It’s a Habitat for Humanity house that will provide affordable housing to a local family. Stellarton Mayor Danny MacGillivray explains, “It was an idea that formulated with me after I […]

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