Find common ground on pipe proposal

To the Editor: Concerning “the mill” and some associated activities and comments, I suggest we do something simple: start with things almost all of us agree on or can agree on. First, I think almost everyone wants the mill to remain open. It provides some 300-plus jobs, which pay for a lot of things: dining […]

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Pictou County could be home, but …

To the Editor: Our cottage sits on a hill overlooking Moodie Cove and the spot where Northern Pulp proposes to discharge 70-90 million litres of treated effluent daily into the Northumberland Strait. Our family has had cottages on Moodie Cove since the early 1900s, before the mill compromised air quality and before its effluent hugged […]

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Celebration for the ages

Anyone who attended the Rotary Club of Pictou’s annual President’s Night would likely feel so glad to have done so that they would not have wanted to be anywhere else. It was a full program last Thursday at the Pictou Lodge Beach Resort for the nearly 80 people who attended. The event doubled as a […]

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