New Viola’s Way sign for downtown street

NEW GLASGOW — Tributes were directed last week toward Viola’s Way that now occupies downtown New Glasgow. A Viola’s Way sign replacing the lower part of Forbes Street was unveiled last Friday to honour the memory of businesswoman and civil rights activist Viola Desmond. The new street name and location of the ceremony has a […]

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Building skills

PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATION — Grade five and six students from Pictou Landing First Nation School had the chance to learn new skills and tackle a project most adults can say they have never done during an experiential learning program at the school. Students, accompanied by two professors from Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax […]

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Eyes wide open

A natural disaster that happened almost 13 years ago in New Orleans, U.S., has left an indelible mark on an altruistic young lady. Rikki Stevens of Pictou would have only been a youngster living some 3,500 kilometres away from Katrina, in another country, when the disaster struck on August 29, 2005. She remembered the devastating […]

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Stars shine at East Coast Music Awards

Mo Kenney, Measha Brueggergosman, Rose Cousins, Kevin Davison, and Daniel Ledwell were among the winners at 2018 East Coast Music and Industry Awards celebration handed out Sunday. The list of winners is as follows: MUSIC AWARDS Blues Recording of the Year: Tie! Mike Biggar – Go All In and Matt Minglewood – Fly Like Desperados […]

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