Thursday, April 27, 2017


Home Community

Community

Job hunt goes virtual

For most, having to wake up and shovel out the driveway to get to work is not how they want to start a work...
Pictou Advocate community banner

Driver charged following two-vehicle collision

NEW GLASGOW - A male driver was charged for failing to yield under the Motor Vehicle Act following a two-vehicle collision. On Friday, April 14...

Moved to create cross

WATERSIDE – Easter and a key moment in time have struck Billy Swanton at the right time. A religious man who resides in Waterside, Swanton...

New playground in the future for North End

NEW GLASGOW — Plans are underway to update the playground in the North End. A meeting was held last week at the North End Recreation...

Music festival next week

Anticipation is mounting as the 79th annual New Glasgow Music Festival approaches. The event will take place Tuesday, April 18 through to Thursday, April 27,...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

The Chronicle Herald buys Transcontinental Inc. newspapers

Transcontinental Inc. will cease to have a media presence in Pictou County. The owners of The Chronicle Herald are buying up all of Transcontinental Inc.’s...

Nova Scotia Spirit Co’s gin wins big at international competition

Nova Scotia Spirit Co.’s “Willing to Learn Gin” was awarded top honours in their category at the American Distilling Institute’s (ADI) 2017 judging of...

Bowl for kids a hit again

NEW GLASGOW — A day of fun, laughter and fundraising celebrated Canada during the 37 annual Pictou County Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for...
Pictou Advocate community banner

Redevelopment of North Cumberland Memorial Hospital moves ahead

Government is moving ahead with plans to replace the hospital in Pugwash. "We are investing in infrastructure for a healthier Nova Scotia," said Premier Stephen...
Pictou Advocate community banner

Fundraising campaign launched to help library

ANTIGONISH – Friends of the Antigonish Library launched a 2017 fundraising campaign to offset chronic underfunding. As FoAL launches its 2017 fundraising campaign, Friends of...