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Are you a winner?

The Advocate is proud to once again partner with the Weeks Crushers to give away tickets to a home game to a lucky Crushers...

Big Bike Ride benefits SPCA

Cyclist Lloyd McLean spearheaded a multi-fold fundraising campaign that raised more than $1,500 for the Pictou County SPCA last weekend. McLean, who operates the iPedaluPedalToo...

SuperWalk raises $16,000

The 2016 Parkinson SuperWalk marked 10 years of friendship and support within the Parkinson community in Pictou County. This year's walk raised $16,000 and saw...
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RCMP lays additional charges in Pictou property crime investigation

Pictou District RCMP has arrested and charged two youths with Break and Enter to a home in an ongoing investigation. This follows charges laid...

Diggin’ it: Public dig draws crowd

A form of real life time travel took place this past weekend as the Museum of Industry, in partnership with Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia,...

Scholarship helping student fulfil dream

NEW GLASGOW - Music fuels Anna Bond. Singing and studying music is just something she has always wanted to do. Though she grew up in...
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Northern Pulp boosts shutdown budget and workforce

Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation has begun its annual maintenance shutdown to carry out preventative maintenance on non-operating equipment. The shutdown will see the mill’s...

Locals ‘Dare to be Bare’ in support of Pugwash Communities in Bloom

What do a singer/songwriter, a bee keeper, a church minister and a recycling expert have in common? Where would you find a contractor, a...
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Mixed response to tourist season

PICTOU – Some tourist attractions have done well and others have noticed a decline this season. The Hector Heritage Quay has done well, based on...

Pumping up the park

Kids of all ages flocked to Westville last week to take a turn on the pump track that made its way to Westville from...