Stellarton fire chief mourned

STELLARTON – The town and wider community are mourning the passing of fire chief Dwight Campbell. Campbell died on Tuesday after serving for more than 10 years as chief and 47 years with the department. “It seemed very sudden for us,” Mayor Danny MacGillivray said. “Dwight was a very passionate person, very diligent in his...

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Lennie White running for mayor of Westville

WESTVILLE – A special election has been scheduled for December 14 to fill two vacancies on town council. Deputy Mayor Lennie White created a second vacancy when he announced at a special council meeting on Tuesday that he would vie to replace former mayor Roger MacKay. He announced his retirement as mayor last month, creating...

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Albion club boxing card Nov. 16

TRENTON — A busy season has begun at the Albion Amateur Boxing Club. The club plans to host a boxing card on Nov. 16 at the Nova Scotia Community College gym in Stellarton. Its main event is expected to feature a return match between Matt Fraser from the Albion club and Matt Doyle of the...

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Pentz lauds X-Women’s milestone

ANTIGONISH — Katie Pentz says she recognizes what a historic event occurred last weekend at St.Francis Xavier University. Pentz, who is from Trenton, plays women’s rugby in the lock position in the second row of the scrum for the St. FX X-Women, who defeated the visiting Acadia Axewomen 58-17. She scored a try during the...

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County outlasts Halifax 7-5

A three-point weekend has lifted Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets’ spirits. Pictou County followed a 4-3 overtime loss to the host Valley Wildcats on Saturday by posting a 7-5 victory over the first-place Halifax McDonalds in Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League action on Sunday at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. “We had games where...

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Peewee AA Selects post wins

PICTOU – The Fundy Highland Peewee AA Selects came out with two wins in exhibition female hockey games last weekend.   They began with a 4-3 win over the Cape Breton Blizzards on Saturday at the Hector Arena in Pictou. Ella Fitt and Avery Henderson started the scoring with unassisted goals.  Reese Murray added the final...

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Giant pumpkins Dudka’s passion

LINACY — Raising pumpkins is a growing pursuit for Tom Dudka. Despite limited land, Dudka has started growing gourds that are hard to ignore. He placed fourth recently at a pumpkin contest in Windsor with his entry that weighed 1,080 pounds. The largest one was from the Windsor area and weighed 1,700 pounds. Dudka was...

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DEBATE NIGHT: Central Nova candidates debate draws hundreds

STELLARTON — More than 400 people attended the Central Nova federal candidates’ debate on Thursday at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Pictou campus. They came to hear the five candidates who attended: incumbent Liberal MP Sean Fraser, as well as challengers George Canyon of the Conservatives, Betsy MacDonald of the New Democratic Party, Green Party...

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Central Nova debate draws hundreds

STELLARTON – More than 400 people attended the Central Nova federal candidates’ debate on Thursday at the Nova Scotia Community College’s Pictou campus. The audience fulfilled a request by moderators to withhold comments or clapping during the debate. However, those attending ended the event with a standing ovation to reflect its approval for the format...

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Opposing groups picket over abortion issue

NEW GLASGOW — Groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue gathered on each side of East River Road on Sunday. Ray Hodgson was among those picketing in opposition to abortion on behalf of National Life Chain. Life Chain invites churches to pray for 90 minutes and hold posters with approved pro-life messages on the...

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