Group seeking mental health change

Residents across the province are calling for a fundamental change in the mental health system with the help of some MLAs and a petition. Locally, Robbie Weatherbee has been fighting for change for a couple of years after losing someone close to her to suicide. “Every time I say it it’s still shocking, I still...

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Finding her ‘Bliss’

Outside, the temperature is freezing cold and the winter wind is whipping through the bare trees, making them sway and dance as if keeping time to an ancient melody. But inside the Hopewell home that Angela Bliss shares with her two daughters, two dogs and two cats, the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. And inside...

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Glen Haven Manor’s Facebook launch attracts viewers

NEW GLASGOW — Glen Haven Manor launched a Facebook page for the long-term care facility earlier this month and since then, it has continued to garner attention and positive comments. The page (www.facebook.com/glenhavenmanorng) will be a complement communications piece to the newly enhanced Glen Haven Website (www.glenhavenmanor.com). In the one week following the launch of...

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Hark! A herald angel brings… presents and other Christmas things

Pictou County has it’s very own Christmas angel to watch over those in need. Quietly doing her part to make sure everyone has a Merry Christmas, Irene Anderson has been giving away presents, dinners and cards for the last few years to those who reach out in need of assistance. Anderson began buying Christmas dinners...

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Westville hitting the hip-hop map

The past week has been a dream come true for Andrew Johnson of Westville — or Westvilladelphia, as he’s been calling it lately. Johnson is the voice behind Anewbis, and creator of the video that recently went viral in Pictou County. The rap video features Johnson in Westville rapping about growing up in his hometown....

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