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Committee says thanks for MD Walk support

To the Editor: On behalf of everyone involved in the 10th Annual Pictou County Walk for Muscular Dystrophy, I wish to express our thanks for...
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Be proactive in opposing fracking

To the Editor: “Not in my backyard” is the common response to government and industry announcements of projects with undesirable side effects. This has been true...
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Lyme: The ‘new’ Great Impostor

To the Editor: Ticks are often referred to as the dirty needle as they can carry a multitude of diseases. No tick is a good...
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PA is more than bricks and mortar

To the Editor: Your July 5 edition comes close to insinuating that the CCRSB decided in April to close Pictou Academy. This is incorrect. They...
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No congrats to new council

To the Editor: Congratulations to the new council? I was going to offer my congratulations to the new council for stepping up to the plate, until...
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Not funding CELA hinders those with print disability

To the Editor: Did you know that CNIB has provided funding to an organization formed by public libraries called the Centre for Equitable Library Access...
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Volunteers add to well-being of area

To the Editor: I feel we are truly blessed with some of the most amazing volunteers anywhere. Looking back at the first two weekends of July,...
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JJ Grant left impression

Choices of Canadians to the offices of lieutenant-governor and governor-general have become interesting in recent years. Brigadier General (Ret’d) John James (Jim) Grant was Nova...
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Pugwash on nuclear map

Pugwash, the cherished community along the Northumberland Strait, is well known for its beautiful coast. However, this year, it is being celebrated for another reason:...
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LAWPS welcomes summer student

To the Editor: Let Abilities Work is very pleased that Hannah MacDonald will be employed by our group under a Canada Summer Jobs grant for...