County teen going for the crown

Mckenna Battist took part in this year’s Lobster Carnival for a bit of fun. What started as a fun time has now evolved into a new opportunity for the Pictou native. After being crowned Miss Volunteer and Miss Fitness in the Queen of the Sea pageant, Battist was approached and asked if she would like to...

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Big prize

Jack and Emily White likely found it a little cramped in the back seat on the drive home from Carnival on Saturday night. The Newfoundland kids were in town visiting relatives and hit the stuffy jackpot. (Murray photo)...

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Lobster Carnival begins!

Sharon’s Place Family Restaurant on Front Street has continued its support for the annual Pictou Lobster Carnival by helping to fund the fireworks display that is part of the carnival’s program today. Despite being closed for five months, the restaurant raised $5,000 toward the cost of the fireworks, thanks partly to a ticket draw on...

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Lobster Carnival offering something for everyone

To the Editor: As chair of the 2016 Pictou Lobster Carnival I would like to welcome all visitors and Pictonians to this year’s events. I am excited to say that our event has something for all ages to enjoy. We have great committee members who are working hard at fundraising and organizing this year’s events....

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Lobster Carnival promoting Twitter contest

Lobster Carnival pushing Twitter contest PICTOU – Atlantic Lottery is giving local festivals a chance to win s$2,000 in sponsorship for next year and the Lobster Carnival is already thinking of 2017 year’s event. Atlantic Lottery is encouraging organizers, volunteers and employees of the festival/event who are 19 years or older to tweet about their...

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