Relay for Life growing

More than $61,000 was raised at the Pictou County Relay for Life over the weekend. Twenty-seven teams signed up for the relay this year, an increase over last, with Jeana’s Girls named the top fundraising team of the event with $17,785. The team received the Marilyn DeCoste award, a newly named award in honour of […]

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Hillsburn bringing new album to Glasgow Square stage

Hillsburn has spent the last few years figuring out their sound, and with their latest album The Wilder Beyond, singer Rosanna Burrill believes they’ve found it. Released earlier this month, the Nova Scotian indie rock band brings the album, produced and recorded by the band in singer and songwriter Paul Aarntzen’s apartment, to Glasgow Square […]

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Final fashion show for Models for Mental Health

It will be a bittersweet farewell to the catwalk on November 5 as the final Models for Mental Health event takes place. Lily DeYoung and Shawna Coleman, creators of the successful mental health fundraiser, are taking a break from the fashion show side of things after this year’s Models for Mental Health Fashion Show on […]

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Pink Floyd tribute band set to rock the Square

Josh Szczepanowski hasn’t always been a fan of Pink Floyd, perhaps unexpected seeing as he’s the lead guitarist and vocalist of a band that calls itself “Canada’s most authentic Pink Floyd tribute band.” His appreciation for the rock group didn’t begin until his early 20s or so, his interest piqued after someone played Atom Heart […]

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Black Cultural Society marks 40th anniversary

NEW GLASGOW — One of many visits took place recently at Second United Baptist Church for the Black Cultural Society of Nova Scotia’s 40th anniversary celebrations. More than 50 people viewed, listened to and exchanged vignettes of the history of African Nova Scotians in Pictou County and elsewhere during the hour-long presentation that featured an […]

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