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The Hippest summer, tragedies and the gifts that ensue

SCOTSBURN – The Tragically Hip owned the summer of 2016. From the moment the band announced that frontman Gord Downie had an incurable brain...

Corbin gets number one hit for Christmas

To quote the great John Prine: all the snow has turned to water and Christmas Day has come and gone. But while the rest of...

Councils awash in sea of new faces

(STAFF) – Saturday’s municipal election has resulted in a sea of newcomers to local councils. Only one municipal unit in Pictou County remains unchanged following...

Young entrepreneurs give back with pop-up prom dress shop

For anyone who has ever experienced heart palpitations  at the idea of buying a prom dress, a soon-to-be-opened, catch-it-while-you-can pop-up shop may be for...

Rawlins Cross giving free concert in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – East Coast music legends Rawlins Cross will kick off early Canada Day celebrations here with a free, outdoor concert on the...

New Glasgow ready for pre-Canada Day events

NEW GLASGOW – June 30 will mark a special occasion for the Town of New Glasgow:  Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant will be in attendance at...

Locals ‘Dare to be Bare’ in support of Pugwash Communities in Bloom

What do a singer/songwriter, a bee keeper, a church minister and a recycling expert have in common? Where would you find a contractor, a...

Long-time friends launch self-development program

PLYMOUTH – Two Pictou County residents who want to make people’s lives better have combined forces through their long-time friendship to start a youth...

It takes a village…

This story was written 1999 With the many luxuries we have today, one can only imagine what life was like many years ago. No indoor...
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Christmas concert fills void from cancelled school events

The ongoing dispute between the provincial government and the province's teachers has resulted in many Christmas and seasonal activities being cancelled; however, children from...