River ‘daze’

The East River was bustling with activity Saturday afternoon as nearly 100 people came out to celebrate the centrepiece of the town and highlight the river as a great asset for activity. After a small group of people from New Glasgow got together with the goal to highlight the river, the Ride the River event […]

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Women Alike shine at race

It was a good day for the Women Alike Abreast A River Dragon Boat Team. Recently back from their trip to Italy where 11 members had joined forces with paddlers from Saint John to form the Maritime Dragons team and participate in four half-kilometre races, Saturday’s Race on the River felt like an easier task. […]

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Paddles up for $98,000

Chris Higdon couldn’t thank the community enough on Saturday, after announcing the 17th annual Race on the River had raised $98,000. The president of the New Glasgow Dragon Boat Society raved about the success of the event, which saw more than 35 teams participating. “It’s remarkable the spirit we have. What a great place to […]

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… In they go

The boats being used in this coming weekend’s annual Dragon Boat Festival were lowered into the East River earlier today. More than 35 teams will be racing on July 2 for the Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival.  This year marks the 17th anniversary of Race on the River with in excess of $1.9 […]

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NSLC receives conservation award: Sponsorship of program helps restore Pictou County Rivers

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) was named the recipient of this year’s Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Conservation in recognition of its sponsorship and active promotion of the Nova Scotia Salmon Association’s NSLC Adopt A Stream program. The provincial salmon association manages the NSLC Adopt A Stream program, providing technical advice, training and […]

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