Holiday baking contest

Love to bake treats for the holidays? Cookies, pies, loaves and more? Think your holiday baking stacks up against the best of the best? Want to share your favourite recipes with others? Look no further than here! One of our sister publications, East Coast Living, is running a holiday baking contest and is looking for […]

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Mill taking action against fishermen

Northern Pulp is taking action against the fishermen who prevented the survey of the Northumberland Strait. Kathy Cloutier, director of Corporate Communications for Paper Excellence Canada which owns Northern Pul, has confirmed the move. “Northern Pulp has initiated an action seeking an interim injunction to prevent blockades and/or other obstructions clearing the way for contracted […]

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Fire damages Stellarton home

STELLARTON – A man and his five-year-old daughter have been displaced by a fire early Wednesday afternoon that damaged an older, two-storey house in Stellarton. They are staying with nearby relatives for now and have been helped by Canadian Red Cross volunteers with emergency purchases of clothing, some other basics, and a comfort toy for […]

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Local groups receive gov’t grants to improve accessibility

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County is among several groups across the county and province to receive provincial government grant money to improve accessibility. Community groups and municipalities across the province are investing in capital improvements to improve accessibility at community and municipal facilities. Municipal Affairs Minister Chuck Porter, on behalf of Communities, Culture […]

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Police warn of counterfeit money

Westville Police are warning the public of counterfeit Canadian dollar bills that are showing up. One was found on Spring Garden Road this summer and one recently showed up in circulation within the past two weeks. The bill is printed on plain photocopier paper and has no hologram on the bill. A solid grey blotch […]

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