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The Great Annual Lion and Skunk Bridge Competition this weekend

The annual rivalry between New Glasgow and Truro bridge clubs is happening Satrday, Oct. 29, in Truro at the Lions Club. Every year the clubs challenge one another to an extra-ordinary nail-biting bridge competition which sees the winner take away the coveted LION, leaving the losers with the stinky little skunk. New Glasgow is revved […]

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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 you. Operated by sisters Ally and Abby MacKenize, the Pictou County Pop Up Prom Shop will be open November 11 and 12 at 200 Provost Street on the premises of Abby’s […]

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Sunrise’s second year bringing Hollywood to Lodge

Take two! The Sunrise Film Festival continues November 11 and 12 where it left off in 2015 – with visitors and big names of the international film industry heading to Pictou County for ‘the friendly, relaxed festival’ on Nova Scotia’s North Shore. One big-name star set to make an appearance is Armand Assante, star of […]

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Stripping down comedy: Comic Strippers bring lighter side of strip show to stage

If you like your improv comedy served with a side order of moobs and dad bods, The Comic Strippers have just what you’re looking for. If you’re looking for fit, greased up Aussie dudes… not so much. A shirtless pack of veterans of the Canadian comedy scene, The Comic Strippers are the brainchild of Roman […]

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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 the election. Westville’s town councillors were all acclaimed and incumbent mayor, Roger MacKay, emerged victorious by a landslide over challengers Pat Ryan and Alvah Mayo. Unofficial results show MacKay secured […]

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