Pantry outgrows space

What started out as a single, generous donation has taken flight and turned into a growing movement. Last month, the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association (PiCCoLA) was the beneficiary of a $300 donation from Amanda MacIntosh and her music students, proceeds from their Christmas recital. The money was earmarked for PiCCoLA’s Pantry. Before that donation, […]

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County residents can Discuss Accessibility at Law Amendments Committee

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from the original to include the fact that discussion can also be done via video conference. County residents are encouraged to present their views about the province’s first accessibility legislation, Bill 59, to the Law Amendments Committee. It will be set up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. […]

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Early morning fire damages Water Street business

UPDATED: January 25, 4  p.m. PICTOU – No one was injured in an early-morning fire that destroyed the D’Eon Fishing Supplies store in downtown Pictou. Deputy Chief Blake Sarson of the Pictou Fire Department said the fire started at about 5 a.m. and the building on Water Street was completely destroyed by the time it […]

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