Lighting the Night

Red, gold and white lanterns lit up the night in Pictou on Saturday as Pictou’s first Light The Night Walk raised $37,772. Supporters, people remembering loved ones and survivors of blood cancer gathered to walk along the Jitney Trail and raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. “It’s impressive. When I look […]

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Man injured after early morning accident

PLEASANT VALLEY – Police investigating motor vehicle collision in the early morning hours of today on Highway 104 near Pleasant Valley. At approximately 4:10 a.m. this morning, Pictou County District RCMP were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 104. A vehicle travelling eastbound left the highway and rolled into the centre median. The […]

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Replaying the past

The real-life story of a Nova Scotian icon is making its way to the deCoste Performing Arts Centre this week, telling the unbelievable story of Mona Parsons. The play has been touring Nova Scotia to teach more people about the story that brought Parsons halfway around the world enduring some of the worst of the […]

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Local agencies get grant to help reduce poverty

Communities throughout Nova Scotia, including Pictou County, will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty. Pictou County Roots for Youth Society has received $27,746 for the Homeless No More project, from the Building Vibrant Communities grant program that helps community-based organizations develop innovative approaches and build their capacity as government works to reduce […]

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