Inaugural Spring Fling a success

PICTOU — Water Street was closed to cars but opened to pedestrians on Saturday afternoon, thanks to Sonja Park and her daughter Rhonda of Water Street Bakery and Kevin Pettipas of Poppy’s. Tired of the dreary weather, Rhonda worked hard to get vibrantly coloured balloons to colour the streets. With 30 vendors, including local businesses,...

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Merchants unite for Spring Fling

PICTOU — Downtown retailers are organizing a Downtown Pictou Spring Fling on Saturday. Water Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Market Street to Coleraine Street for the event that will feature sidewalk sales and local entertainment. The Tatamagouche Road Train is also being brought in for tours...

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Pictou building razed by fire

PICTOU — A downtown storefront lies in ruins after a fire destroyed it on Monday. Rubble was all that remained of Poppy’s variety store on Water Street on Tuesday from the nearly nine hours of battling the blaze while the store’s owner tried to determine what’s next for him and the business. Pictou resident Kevin...

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D’Eons breaking ground at roundabout location

PICTOU — A local fishery supplier has begun breaking ground at its new location. Vernon D’Eon Fishing Supplies Ltd. started ground preparations for its new home on what is called ‘Lot A’ beside the Pictou Rotary. D’Eon’s general manager Lloyd D’Eon said he’s looking forward to moving into the new 50 x 100 retail outlet...

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