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A lifetime of care

Not even retirement could keep her away — Vivian Breen has certainly earned the lifetime achievement award for her 52 years as a licensed practical nurse in Pictou County and across Nova Scotia. Breen so enjoyed her work as an LPN that, just two months after retiring from Shiretown Nursing Home in Pictou, she returned […]

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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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Pedestrian struck, hurt

PICTOU – Members of the Pictou County RCMP were at the scene of a car-pedestrian collision on Saturday in Pictou. Police said the driver of the vehicle involved was not hurt, while the pedestrian was being treated in an ambulance at the scene before a possible transfer to hospital. The mishap occurred at about 2:30 […]

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