Pictou Advocate Breaking News

Scotians player recovering from major on-ice injuries

TRENTON – A member of the Pictou County Scotians sidelined with serious head and body injuries from an on-ice hit in a game in Trenton last Sunday is resuming his recovery at home. Centre Luke Spicer was released from hospital under conditions that include bed rest at his home in the Halifax Regional Municipality. “He […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate sports

Local players help N.S. to U-18 girls gold medal

Julia Scammell,  Sophie Wornell and Jenna Landry have helped Team Nova Scotia to the gold medal championship in the Under-18 Female Division at the 2016 Atlantic Challenge Cup in Moncton. Scammell assisted on two goals as Nova Scotia went undefeated in its five games and defeated P.E.I. 7-1 on Monday afternoon in the gold medal […]

Continue Reading
Pictou Advocate community news banner

Turple bemoans loss of dispatcher positions

PICTOU – County council has agreed to send a letter opposing the province’s decision to cut staff at its road facility in Lyons Brook. Council responded to the request by outgoing council member Jim Turple, who recited a letter from Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane to Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Geoff MacLellan that decried […]

Continue Reading