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Ontario racer at Riverside

STELLARTON – A Canadian stock car racer spent time in Stellarton last week before taking part this Saturday in the NASCAR Pinty”s Series (NPS)...

Monroe fan goes to Hollywood, again

PICTOU — A trip to Hollywood was a thrill for Christina Patchett. The Pictou County resident returned recently from a week-long stay in Hollywood to rekindle...

Lorna MacIsaac piping champ

PICTOU — Local piper Lorna MacIsaac has arrived home a champion. MacIsaac is part of the College of Piping from Summerside, P.E.I. that won its category...

The mystery of the red door

Well, it's no detective novel but the Mystery of the Red Door is circulating around Pictou County as a free standing red door appeared...

Rain does not dampen enthusiasm for ‘Ride’

SCOTSBURN — Nearly 100 people pedalling bicycles combined with riders and passengers on motorcycles to help raise awareness and funds on Saturday in support of...

Ride for Reese bikers welcomed home

PICTOU — The Ride for Reese ended in style on Sunday. Lloyd McLean and wife Andrea Haughan completed their 13-day bicycling journey from the Sick Kids...
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Sobey Family protects land on St. Mary’s River

SHERBROOKE – At a special public celebration in Sherbrooke on Saturday, David and Faye Sobey entrusted their 30-acre property on the St. Mary’s River...

Racing into first

It was a mad dash for Pictou County’s Brenda Millar this July as she set off to capture first place in the P.E.I. Credit...

Members of Sobey family among those to receive 2017 Humanitarian Award

(Editor's note: This story has been modified from the original. The press release indicated it was Rob Sobey who chaired the Dalhousie Medical Research...

Pen maker writing his own future

A project in high school has turned into a calling for Dylan Thompson-MacKay. The Pictou County native started making wooden pens as a project in...