Br. 16 president enjoys volunteering for Legion

PICTOU — Ten years of volunteering for Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion has been rewarding for Janice Watters. She was recently elected for her third term as president of Branch 16 and feels she has grown in the role. Watters originally succeeded Violet Arbuckle as president in 2015 and remained president in 2016. […]

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Lodge manager buoyed by community support in wake of cancelled Christmas party

The general manager of Pictou Lodge Resort is comforted with the outpouring of community support he has received after a falling out with Northern Pulp. Wes Surrett said the mill at Abercrombie Point cancelled a staff Christmas party it had booked at the lodge for December 9 after learning Surrett made disparaging remarks about the […]

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Helping ‘spread Christmas cheer’ for fourth year in a row

TRENTON — Christmas will be a little bit brighter for some local residents. Nicole LeBlanc is continuing with the project she spearheaded, Spreading Christmas Cheer in Pictou County. “I started doing this in honour of my grandmother Evelyn, who had been in and out of hospital during Christmas time.” Her grandmother had a bulletin board […]

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