New face at helm of Fisheries Museum

PICTOU — Victoria Thompson says she’s looking forward to the opportunity to raise the profile of the Northumberland Fisheries Museum. Thompson began her duties on Feb. 4 as the museum’s curator. Her resume includes a decade of work in tourism, the arts, and fisheries research. It’s the first stint as a curator for Thompson, who […]

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Mayor’s Tea

And so it begins… The Pictou Lobster Carnival is ready to Rock the Lobster. Kicking things off this afternoon was the Mayor’s and Warden’s tea. Lori Caissie, left, and Betty Caissie were among those who enjoyed refreshments during the event which was held at New Horizons in Pictou. Official opening ceremonies for the Lobster Carnival […]

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Double Maritime summer treat: Salt Water in Your Socks lobster dinner theatre at deCoste

With summer officially here, it is time to celebrate the season with a true Maritime cultural experience. On Tuesday, July 10, the deCoste will be staging their ever- popular lobster dinner theatre featuring the ‘one-man’ musical theatre presentation “Salt Water in Your Socks”. This well-known and loved production stars Pictou’s own local legend John Spyder […]

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‘No Pipe’ rally Friday

PICTOU — Anticipation is mounting for a ‘No Pipe’ rally set for Friday in Pictou. What is being billed as a rally by sea and a rally by land will be followed by the land and sea rally from noon to 2 p.m. along Pictou Harbour and waterfront. The land component is a march from […]

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Whale of a donation …

Members of the Lobster Fishers of Area 26A presented a major donation to the Pictou Lobster Carnival. Committee chairperson Shawn McNamara, left, and media relations officer Kent Corbett, centre, received cheques totalling more than $6,000 from local fisherman Tracy MacCarthy on behalf of his fellow fishers. The following wharves collected either monetary contributions or a […]

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