Music Festival results

Classes in the annual New Glasgow Music Festival wind down this week and will culminate in the Stars of the Festival Sunday afternoon at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre in Pictou. Here are results from Band competitions: 3065 School Band Workshop Silver: New Glasgow Academy Concert Band, New Glasgow  3030 School Band Grade 6 & […]

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RCMP police

RCMP officer injured during arrest

ANTIGONISH –An RCMP officer was injured while arresting an intoxicated man in Antigonish. Just before midnight on April 27, an Antigonish RCMP member was getting fuel at a service station on Beech Hill Road when he was approached by a taxi driver about an unruly passenger. The officer proceeded to arrest the passenger, a 25-year-old man, for being […]

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Feds announce funding for the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and Sexual Assault Services Association

ANTIGONISH – Gender-based violence — which is violence against people based on their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender — is a preventable and significant barrier to gender equality, and it persists in Canada. It is increasingly important for our youth to learn about healthy relationships and ways to prevent gender-based violence, which has immediate […]

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Pictou Advocate sports

Murrin was on X’s best teams

Most of our communities, I would suggest, have their fair share of good people who earned the respect and admiration of others. Antigonish is no exception. That’s what came to mind last week when I learned of Ed Murrin’s passing at his home in the cathedral town. To simply say he was a favourite with […]

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