Inaugural Spring Fling a success

PICTOU — Water Street was closed to cars but opened to pedestrians on Saturday afternoon, thanks to Sonja Park and her daughter Rhonda of Water Street Bakery and Kevin Pettipas of Poppy’s. Tired of the dreary weather, Rhonda worked hard to get vibrantly coloured balloons to colour the streets. With 30 vendors, including local businesses, […]

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Viola’s place hosts first AGM

Since opening its doors officially on October 26, 2018, Viola’s Place Society has had only two nights without occupants and those were the first two nights. Since then, volunteers have offered shelter, warmth, food and companionship to 38 different guests. Bednights, referring to one guest who spends the night, have totaled 596 since opening until March 29, […]

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Walk With a Doc draws crowd

CORRECTION:  This article originally listed the event as running every second Friday when, in fact, it will take place every second Saturday. It was standing room only as Sally O’Neill from Active Pictou County and Dr Brad MacDougall, from the Westville Clinic, addressed the 50 participants of the Walk With a Doc Pictou County kick-off. […]

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