WISEMAN, Guy

Salt Springs Allan “Guy” Wiseman was born on July 23rd, 1947 in Twillingate Newfoundland. Guy left us for his journey back to Newfoundland on August 17th, 2019 and was predeceased by his mother, Annie Mae Wiseman; father, Dexter George Wiseman; and grandchild, Evan Battist. Guy will be greatly missed by his wife, Tina Poirier; brother,...

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GRAHAM, M. Phyllis

Scotsburn Mary “Phyllis” Graham – 96, died peacefully August 12, 2019 in the Maritime Oddfellows Home, Pictou, where she was a resident for the past 20 months. Phyllis was predeceased by her husband of 62 years, John William “Bill”; her son, Gordon; sisters, Mae, Gladys; and brothers, Jack, Harry & Tom. Phyllis is survived by...

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Nine locals on Legion track and field team

STELLARTON — Nine local athletes are among those who will represent the Royal Canadian Legion Nova Scotia-Nunavut Command track and field team at the National Legion championships. The list includes Eilidh Cameron, Keighan DeCoff, Cara MacDonald, Matthew MacLeod, Mattea Miller-Evans, John Luke Taylor, Allie Sandluck and Gabrielle Smith. Alex Bates was added to the list...

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McGuire, Catherine Elizabeth

McGuire, Catherine Elizabeth – 44, Three Brooks, passed away Monday, July 1, 2019, in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow. Born in Halifax, she was the daughter of Jim McGuire and D. June MacLean, Three Brooks. She was a graduate of West Pictou District High School and Cape Breton University. After fighting bravely for the past...

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Viveau sparkling beverages to be carried by Sobeys stores

HALIFAX – A new line of sparking beverages will be on Sobeys store shelves this summer. Hanspeter Stutz, the owner of Domaine de Grand Pre winery, has partnered with local food guru Ted Grant to create VIVEAU, a brand-new line of sparkling beverage products in stores across Atlantic Canada early July. VIVEAU comes in three varieties,...

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BATTIST, Dolina C. “Dolly”

Sundridge/Pictou It is with sadness; the family of Dolina Catherine (Munroe) Battist announce her peaceful passing on June 8, 2019 at the age of 101, in the Shiretown Nursing Home, Pictou, NS. She was born on May 21, 1918, the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth (Murray) Munroe and loved growing up in Black...

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Musical theatre comes alive

The Musical Theatre classes of the New Glasgow Music Festival were held last weekend at North Nova Education Centre. There were 110 entrants and the audience was treated to many amazing performances from talented competitors from Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough counties. Here are the results : Thursday, April 4 Class 1110 Vocal Solo 11 and...

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RCMP police

19-year-old male charged with stunting

Travelling 56 km/h over the posted speed limit Driving 56 km/h over the speed limit has resulted in a charge of stunting for a Pictou man. A member of Pictou District RCMP was conducting regular patrols on Three Brooks Road on April 2 near 3 p.m. when he stopped a vehicle travelling at 136 km/h...

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Missing man found deceased

MARSHY HOPE –The RCMP has located the body of a 38-year-old man, who was reported missing from a collision scene on Hwy. 104. on April 7.   RCMP officers did a cursory search of the area when the collision was reported. An RCMP Police Dog Team was called to search the area, but they were not...

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Two-way traffic restored on Veterans Drive

PICTOU — Two-way traffic has returned to all of Veterans Drive. Town council agreed to restore two-way traffic at its regular meeting on Monday. While plans were to remove the barriers at the north end of the road shortly, they were moved to the side of the road on Tuesday to allow new signage to...

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