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Music festival next week

Anticipation is mounting as the 79th annual New Glasgow Music Festival approaches. The event will take place Tuesday, April 18 through to Thursday, April 27,...

Familiar faces in Newton’s Grace

When Newton’s Grace premieres this May, the deCoste Performing Arts Centre audience may see a few familiar faces on screen. One of them belongs...
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Excitement all around

Local author Sheree Fitch is back in the chill of Nova Scotia winter after a recent trip to Cuba for the Havanna International Book...

PICTOU — Pipes of War — Vimy Ridge will be presented at the deCoste Centre on Sunday, April 9, the 100th anniversary of the...
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Alan Doyle, Matt Mays, Matt Andersen and Wintersleep to rock Jubilee

NEW GLASGOW – It’ll be a bit of a homecoming for the 2017 Jubilee when Sunday night co-headliners Alan Doyle & The Beautiful Gypsies...

Derek Edwards bringing comedic force to deCoste

What exactly is the life of a comedian? Well, we’ve all seen at least one episode of Seinfeld, but let’s ask one anyway. “I’ve got...

St. Paddy’s Day fun!

Corey Chisholm, Paul Janes and Marc Therien of the Pictou Fire Department show off their St. Paddy’s Day spirit for the department’s St. Paddy’s...

Pop Classics adds second show

NEW GLASGOW - It took just seven minutes for the May 26 Pictou County Pop Classic show to sell out. Just hours after offering tickets...

Harold and the Boys make a comeback

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been modified from the original which appears in our March 15 newspaper edition to reflect a change in dates...

Pictou featured in Irish newspaper

Prepare for an even bigger influx of tourists this season: Pictou has been featured in the main Irish newspaper, The Irish Times. The travel feature...