High school rugby cancelled

NEW GLASGOW – The local rugby community is reacting to a decision to eliminate rugby as a high school sport. Rugby teams heard over noon hour on Thursday that the Nova Scotia School Athletic Federation’s Board of Governors decided at its regular spring meeting to cease rugby play as of noon that day, citing safety […]

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Fraser confirms gas tax funds

PICTOU – Local municipalities will receive nearly $4 million in extra, one-time federal gas tax revenues. Central Nova MP Sean Fraser confirmed the total amount of $3.8 million and what individual municipalities in the riding will receive during an announcement on Friday at the Municipality of Pictou County office. One-time top up in the federal […]

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Pictou Advocate sports

County’s best team dynasties?

The bait was too tantalizing to ignore. Like a mother’s or grandmother’s classic recipe in a time-worn family cookbook, the essential ingredients were there to produce a nourishing topic — a friend’s idea, my own enthusiasm, plus a sports magazine’s inspiration. The friend contacted me after seeing my column noting that I had reached my […]

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