Bike show casts wide net

PICTOU — The Pictou Motorcycle Show has proven to be a hit. Not even a 24-hour deferral to Sunday due to the pouring rain on Saturday could prevent Caladh Avenue from being a busy place for motorcycle owners, volunteers and visitors to the event organized by the Pictou Motorcycle Show Society to raise funds for […]

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Bluenose II in the sun

New Glasgow native Emily MacDonald was in Pictou with her family to view the Bluenose II that is docked in Pictou Harbour this week. She is standing beside her husband Gordon Szczepski and their daughters Clara in front of Emily and Fiona at the far right. The family lives in Victoria, B.C. and is spending […]

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Slowcoaster to rock The Highlander on Saturday

East Coast reggae rockers and festival mainstays Slowcoaster are shaking up the music industry with a return to form, while ditching traditional mediums. “Track 1” is Slowcoaster’s eighth album and their first since the 2014 release of “The Girls Downtown.” Where most bands get excited about releasing on vinyl and cassettes, Slowcoaster are taking the […]

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Accolades for Dr. Gordon Young

The Young family of Pictou has served the Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital, Pictou and the greater community for more than 100 years. On Friday, Dr. Gordon V. Young was the latest family member to be honoured by the Sutherland-Harris Memorial Hospital Foundation for his many years of dedicated service to the hospital and the community, with […]

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