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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The show must go on!

As the saying says, ‘the show must go on’ and at Pictou Academy, they are sticking to it. Despite the possible impending teachers strike, the school’s annual musical production will go on. Haphazardly Ever After is the musical of choice this year, hitting all the notes of family-friendly, interesting and funny that the cast was […]

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Ship Hector project tracks descendants of passengers

PICTOU — A web site has been officially launched to help people trace their connection to passengers who came to Pictou on the Ship Hector. Nearly 30 people attended the McCulloch House Museum and Genealogy Centre as Brenda Hutchinson shared a video presentation of the Ship Hector Descendant Project on September 15, the 244th anniversary […]

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Academy students to remain in Pictou

PICTOU – High school students will continue to attend school in Pictou. There was wide-ranging reaction during a special meeting on Wednesday in Truro from the delegation of more than 100 local people who witnessed the decision by Chignecto-Central Regional School Board members who voted in favour of converting Pictou Elementary to a Primary to […]

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