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Great tourism season in province could have been so much more

To the Editor: Tourism is up in Nova Scotia:  way up in some areas. A low dollar, cheap fuel and wonderful weather have people on...
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Uncut grass, weeds along highway begs question about gas taxes

To the Editor: As my wife and I drive  around the town of New Glasgow we see all kinds of flower gardens, both in people's...
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Stripped bass rules are ambiguous

To the Editor: Striped bass fishing is on on right now in Pictou County and very popular and the rules are comprehensive and yet very...
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A fourth option exists with proposed school closures

To the Editor: After reading a news article of Aug. 5, it was encouraging to see that Pictou town council will be discussing the school...
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How to twin Highway 104

Two-lane 100-series highways in Nova Scotia have become hazardous to one’s health. That is why there is a growing clamour to twin more of them,...
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Ferry disruption impacting businesses

To the Editor: Tourism plays a large part to the overall economic wellbeing of Pictou County. We are fortunate to have a direct gateway to...
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Ticks are everywhere

To the Editor: The fine weather is finally here and people and their pets are outdoors more. I have contacted several veterinary clinics to find...
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Weekend events fuel economy

Local restaurants and vendors alike must have been revelling in the number of people who were enjoying all that Pictou County had to offer ...
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Northumberland Ferries and Transport Canada need to answer queries

To the Editor: It is increasingly obvious there is mismanagement in both Northumberland Ferries Ltd. (NFL) and at Transport Canada (TC) for the Wood Islands/Caribou...
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Read by the Sea 2016 succeeds in bringing authors to North Shore

To the Editor: To media and other friends: this is a wrap-up of Read by the Sea 2016, held July 9 in River John. It may...