Marty Haggard’s tribute to father coming to the deCoste

PICTOU — Marty Haggard brings a Tribute to Merle Haggard – “Songs of My Dad” to the deCoste Centre Wedsnesdayfor a night of great country music. Marty was born and raised in Bakersfield, Calif., son of Merle Haggard. He considers his dad the greatest singer/songwriter ever. Growing up, Marty travelled with his father and had […]

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PULSE PC to host candidates’ forums

Let’s talk pints and politics. PULSE Pictou County is hosting a Pints and Politics candidates’ forum in each community leading up to the municipal elections on October 15. Last year when the federal election took place, PULSE Pictou County hosted a candidates’ forum. “With the federal election there were only five candidates running for the […]

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Public Meeting on state of healthcare system in New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – All Pictou County residents who are affected by the state of healthcare are invited to attend a public meeting on Sunday, September 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Summer Street Industries. The public meeting will be an opportunity for patients to share stories, hear from doctors and have a constructive dialogue […]

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Sobeys offers drinking water for southwestern Nova Scotia

STELLARTON – Sobeys has responded to the need for drinking water due to drought conditions in southwestern Nova Scotia. The company partnered with Connors Transfer Ltd. of Pictou County to deliver five tractor -railer loads of Big 8 bottled water at no cost to the Emergency Measures Organization (EMO) for distribution. The delivery of the […]

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Clairtone’s 50th anniversary marked

STELLARTON – “It was a wonderful place to work.” These were the sentiments shared by all of the former employees of Clairtone at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton last week during the official opening of the Clairtone exhibit: Glamour Plus Labour: Clairtone in Nova Scotia. The exhibit marked the 50th anniversary of Clairtone opening […]

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NSCC Pictou students, staff welcome campus expansion

STELLARTON – The atmosphere was electric before and during the confirmation of an expansion for the Nova Scotia Community College’s Pictou campus. Hundreds of dignitaries, students and staff were among those who filled the campus’s atrium for the $15.2 million in joint federal and provincial funding announced by Central Nova MP Sean Fraser and Labour […]

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