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Sowing the seeds of growing popularity

NEW GLASGOW — You’re going to reap what you sow, that old saying is true. But for those who sow with a plan, the...
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Marijuana, tobacco seized from Pictou residence

PICTOU - A quantity of marijuana and illegal tobacco was seized Tuesday, March 7, from a local residence. At approximately 4 p.m., the Pictou County...

How does your garden grow?

What started as a hobby has ‘grown’ into something much larger for those involved with the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association. It’s a garden, or...

A new helping hand

(EDITOR'S NOTE: This story has been modified from how it originally appeared due to an error.) Stepping into the shoes of Gerry Farrell, palliative care...

2020 shares vision

The significant power of storytelling was on display last week at Pictou County 2020: Discover. Held at Summer Street, the casual event featured 30 speakers...
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Assault charges dropped against YMCA CEO

PICTOU — Assault charges against the CEO of the Pictou County YMCA have been dropped. The assault causing bodily harm case against Dave MacIntyre was...
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Business society backs Pictou Proud project

PICTOU — The Pictou Business Marketing Society has endorsed funding part of a project presented by Media Ladder Digital Marketing to promote the town. The...

Winner winner, garlic bread dinner

A Facebook message about a national recipe competition led Nova Scotia Community College culinary instructor Gilles Godin to encourage his class to enter. Last week...

One year later

As a thank you to the community that took them in, the Casim family of Pictou held a celebration for residents of the town...
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RCMP arrests man after he attempted to avoid checkpoint

BIBLE HILL - A Valley man was arrested on the weekend after trying to avoid an RCMP checkpoint. Members of RCMP Traffic Services and Colchester...