Ex-cellent Ex

PICTOU — It was a special time for the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. The 2018 edition wrapped up on Sunday with large crowds daily for the event since it opened last Wednesday with 4-H Day. Touring the new 4-H Legends Building, viewing the 4-H exhibits and enjoying the refreshments offered by volunteers in the kitchen was […]

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From Korea to Canada

The world of international cuisine is opening up to Lyons Brook this year as the Pictou Lunch Box opens its doors at the Birchwood Campground and Cabins. The restaurant officially opened in July advertising a niche in the restaurant market in Pictou County: authentic Korean food. After the old office building from the campground had […]

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Lessons in liberation

Hundreds of graves lined neatly in rows, shining and carefully decorated with flowers. It can be hard to describe the impact of some experiences in words but that is what two local teachers will be doing this coming year and likely for quite some time as they relay the powerful experiences they had while guests […]

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Mindful eating

Do you ever find yourself eating for reasons other than hunger? You might eat when you are bored, tired, upset or under stress. Maybe you automatically reach for sweets after supper or snacks while in front of the TV, without ever asking yourself whether you are really hungry. These common eating pitfalls could be sabotaging […]

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Digging into history

You might not be chased by a giant boulder like Indiana Jones, but the Museum of Industry promises an exciting opportunity to work as an archaeologist here in Pictou County during its annual public dig at the iron foundry located beside the museum. This year marks the third year archaeologists and the museum have invited […]

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