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Fitness firsts: motivation

Editor’s Note: The Advocate is pleased to welcome a new blogger, Lee Stewart, our new fitness guru. How do you stay motivated? This is a very...

First time for First Take

Editor's Note: The Advocate is pleased to welcome a new blogger, Chris MacPherson, who is our movie reviewer. Logan 8.5/10 While from the same universe as the...
Pictou Advocate Breaking News

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...

Boots & Roots show Friday at Wellness Centre

Country music singers, as the old song goes, have always been a real close family. So while Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Collin Raye...
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Art Zone talent contest 2017

HALIFAX – In honor of Canada’s 150th anniversary, entrepreneur and Art Zone gallery owner Mohamed Ahmed is offering a new program. “Art Zone Talent Contest”...
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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...
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Know a remarkable Nova Scotian?

Local residents are being asked to vote for remarkable Nova Scotians from the last 150 years. The Nova Scotia Museum is holding a competition to...

Who’s hungry?

Have lunch plans? Members of the New Caledonian Curling Club were busy today preparing ham salad lunches they were selling for $10 each to...
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Operation Halfpenny uncovers conspiracy to import and traffic cocaine

DARTMOUTH - Nova Scotia RCMP made several arrests and laid multiple charges in relation to Operation Halfpenny, a 1.5-year international drug trafficking investigation with...

Book Review: Toes in My Noes and Other Poems

Toes in My Noes and Other Poems by Sheree Fitch A classic that lives on, Toes in My Noes is undoubtedly a favourite among many,...