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Strawberries ripe for the picking

The telltale sign of summer, sweet, red strawberries are experiencing a good season so far. Now in his 30th season, Kennie Parker says the strawberry...

In the beginning …

(Editor's note: The Advocate is very happy to welcome back Jim Turple and his Pictou Island Memories, a column that ran for many years...
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French Immersion deadline extended

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) has extended the application deadline for the Early French Immersion program at A.G. Baillie Memorial School and the...

Celebrate the season with The Woodhouse at the deCoste

Just like milk and cookies, reindeer and carrots, or rum and eggnog, nothing goes together quite like jazz and Christmas music. The Woodhouse – a...

Mark Brennan art show in Tatamagouche

Contemporary Canadian wilderness artist Mark Brennan’s new exhibit, “Touching The Wild Within” opens on Canada Day at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche. In this...
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Painting for play

THORBURN – Sue Harrington looks on in despair as she drops her child off at Thorburn Elementary School every day. She sees the children just...
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Pop Classics doing sold-out show, again

The Pictou County Pop Classics may be taking a different stage this time around but one thing remains the same: it’s sold out. Taking the...
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Pictou woman charged with theft and breach of trust

A 35-year-old woman from Pictou has been charged with theft and breach of trust following a lengthy investigation. After receiving a complaint on September 16, Pictou District...
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RCMP charges Antigonish man for child pornography offences

ANTIGONISH - Antigonish District RCMP Street Crime Enforcement Unit (SCEU) has charged an Antigonish man with possession of child pornography and accessing child pornography. On...

Two decades of darts

Twenty years of competition between the Tuesday Night Mixed Dart League and the Sydney Mines Fire Department was celebrated over the weekend. The two...