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Tragedies mar winter of 1951

October 5th 1951 was a grey, foggy ghostlike day. Pictou Island’s Spike MacDonald had returned from Caribou with his lobster boat and reported that...
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CCRSB Board Meeting for Pictou Schools postponed

The Special Board Meeting of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board scheduled for this evening at Pictou Elementary has been rescheduled to Monday, March 27th...
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PA students partner with local company to create video

Pictou Academy students and local company Media Ladder have officially shared their collaborative video that showcases the students thoughts on the recent review of...
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Site maintenance

The Advocate website is currently undergoing some changes to help speed up our website. This means that there may be a brief disruption or...

These Hands is motivational

These Hands by Dave Gunning My mind was made up when I saw Dave Gunning preform this with Symphony Nova Scotia and was convinced I...

Kong Skull Island fails to deliver

Kong Skull Island 4/10 I went into this movie with the highest of hopes. The all-star cast, the creature effects along with the superb writing...

1959: A year of celebrations

Snow turned the ground white on November 30th 1958 and light snow fell during the month of December. First snowstorm of 1959 occurred January 5th...

Pop Classics adds second show

NEW GLASGOW - It took just seven minutes for the May 26 Pictou County Pop Classic show to sell out. Just hours after offering tickets...
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Nova Scotia Mass Choir presents Towards the Elimination of Racism

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia Mass Choir presents its annual Towards the Elimination of Racism Concert to mark the International Day for the Elimination...
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Pictou RCMP make impaired driving arrests

FOXBROOK - Last night at approximately 11 p.m. Pictou County RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision on Foxbrook Road, Pictou County. Witnesses reported a vehicle...