Dozens help with Life Shelter’s move

NEW GLASGOW – Dozens of volunteers showed how many hands make light work on Saturday as the Life Shelter’s belongings were removed from its former premises. Members of a steering committee seeking a new home for the Life Shelter have also been buoyed by the possibility that it could be resurrected elsewhere. “It’s wonderful,” committee […]

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Coldest Night walk aiding Roots for Youth

NEW GLASGOW – Roots House director Stacey Dlamini is elated to host the Coldest Night of the Year walk. The annual walk in New Glasgow will raise funds for the Pictou County Roots for Youth Society, which operates Roots House in town. “We’re very excited,” she said. “It’s a fundraiser that’s very well supported by […]

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TrentonWorks supporter vexed by slow sale progress

TRENTON – Efforts by a group that includes a former TrentonWorks employee to purchase the idle plant and build railcars and other products remains stalled. Roger Langille of R.G. Langille Holdings Inc. based in Vancouver, says his company and the group he has assembled is ready to buy the facility, just as it was in […]

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Grand opening for First Nation’s building

PICTOU LANDING – A grand opening of the Pictou Landing band administration building officially ended the journey to fulfill a partnership and construct a prototype facility with the potential to apply its features elsewhere. The new 6,000-square-foot energy-efficient, multi-purpose facility was officially opened during a ceremony last Friday at the building. Besides the First Nation, […]

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Academy wins girls Div. 3 high school soccer title

PICTOU – The Pictou Academy Pitbulls are provincial Division 3 high school girls’ soccer champions. The Academy girls under coaches Philip Ruiz and Tara Fanning defeated host Cape Breton Highlands 1-0 on kicks on Saturday during the championship game of the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation in Inverness County. It was the Academy’s sixth year […]

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