Weigh-in complete

Brody Blair made weight on Friday during official weigh-ins at the Holiday Inn Express in Stellarton. His weight was 167.8 pounds. With him are Hubert Earle, left, and Tommy Davis of the Nova Scotia Boxing Authority.  Blair will be featured on a pro-ring boxing card at the Pictou County Wellness Centre on Saturday night. He’s […]

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Atlantic high school students invited by 4-H to explore leadership in communication and community engagement at StFX

Atlantic High School Students invited by 4-H to Explore Leadership in Communication and Community Engagement at StFX   ANTIGONISH – One hundred Atlantic high schools students and 4-H seniors will come to the St. Francis Xavier University From May 11 to 13 to participate in workshops and sessions on communication and community engagement. Jordan MacDonald, […]

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Deadline approaching for Population Health Funding opportunity

NEW GLASGOW — Projects that support early childhood development, address homelessness, improve accessibility to nutritious food and encourage healthy lifestyles are a few examples of the types of projects that could qualify for the Aberdeen Health Foundation’s Population Health funding. Last month, the Aberdeen Health Foundation announced $50,000 in funding to support community-based projects that […]

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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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Collaboration and restoration

WESTVILLE — In terms of restorative justice, Nova Scotia is already ahead of the pack with a province-wide program. Agencies across the province were looking to improve this last week as they came together for a training program. The event was funded by the United Way and hosted by the local John Howard Society. Within […]

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Drugs seized after home searched

NEW GLASGOW – A man was arrested after a quantity of drugs was seized was a local residence. On Wednesday, April 18 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Enforcement Unit, with assistance from the New Glasgow Regional Police, executed a search warrant at a residence on Oak Street. At this time, […]

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County students celebrate We Day X

PICTOU — On Friday, April 27 students from 11 Pictou County schools will tackle the rising world water crisis and take action with a We Day X event and host the community’s first WE Walk For Water. This international fundraiser aims to provide access to clean water for life to 50,000 people in developing communities. […]

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