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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...

JD Fortune spending ‘One Night With You’

The first song JD Fortune remembers ever singing on stage for anyone was Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel.That was many years ago and the popular...

Final lineup for Jubilee 2017 announced

NEW GLASGOW -  The Jubilee is ready to rock the river for 2017, and has just announced its full line-up.Friday night’s lineup has filled...

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...

In the beginning …

(Editor's note: The Advocate is very happy to welcome back Jim Turple and his Pictou Island Memories, a column that ran for many years...

Stepping into the searchlight

After a life surrounded by music and 21 years of playing it himself, Adam MakBain decided it was time to enter his first competition....