Music Festival results

NEW GLASGOW – There were lots of high notes – and high marks – produced during the 80th annual New Glasgow Music festival. Here are some results: April 17 North Nova Education Centre Class 3055: School Band Workshop New Glasgow Academy Beginner Band, Silver   Class 3030 School Band B100 Grade 6 and under St. […]

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Shining stars

Lucas March was the winner of the Rose Bowl and Leah McPherson was the winner of the Junior Cup, presented during the Stars of the Festival concert at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre on Sunday. The concert highlights excellence in the various disciplines of the annual New Glasgow Music Festival competition and brought to a […]

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Relaxed performances open the doors at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre is opening its doors in a new way with the addition of “Relaxed Performances” to its regular schedule. A Relaxed Performance is one in which the environment is specifically adapted to relax the traditional expectations around silence, darkness, and stillness in the theatre. It is designed to benefit people […]

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Spinning up new business

Pictou County will be getting into the groove this month when what will be the only store dedicated to selling vinyl records in the county makes its debut on Record Store Day. Dennis Balesdent of Trenton has been spending the last few weeks sorting through hundreds of records getting ready for the grand opening of […]

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Glen Haven launches new website

NEW GLASGOW — Glen Haven Manor has launched a new generation website which has been built and designed by a locally owned multi-media company, RavenMedia. RavenMedia, owned by Jon Visser, worked closely with the Glen Haven team led by Donna MacLane, Community, Relationships & Engagement; Kimberly Dickson, Communications & Media Relations; and Janice Jordan, Employee […]

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Memory living on through art

It was just two years ago the former Roseland Cabaret and former movie theatre on Provost Street, New Glasgow, was condemned and nearing demolition. That is when local lawyer and property manager Jamie MacGillivray took ownership of the property with the intent of restoring it to its former glory. Two years later, the roof of […]

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