‘Big’ move planned

This fall will bring a fresh start filled with infinite possibilities for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County. The local non-profit agency will be moving into its new location in about six weeks’ time, after purchasing a house in New Glasgow and turning it into a spectacular two-storey office space. And the agency’s executive […]

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Final fashion show for Models for Mental Health

It will be a bittersweet farewell to the catwalk on November 5 as the final Models for Mental Health event takes place. Lily DeYoung and Shawna Coleman, creators of the successful mental health fundraiser, are taking a break from the fashion show side of things after this year’s Models for Mental Health Fashion Show on […]

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Roots House grows community roots

The doors are officially open to the two new transition houses Pictou County Roots for Youth has opened on Temperance Street in New Glasgow. The houses are designed to help youth transition from Roots House, an emergency shelter, to being independent; they are also welcoming youth who haven’t dealt with Roots House before to seize […]

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Volunteers help spread cheer and warmth

The thought of others’ excitement and thankfulness is what keeps the volunteers for the Share the Warmth project coming back every year. This year marks number 15 for the project that sees handmade quilts make their way to those who are struggling with tough times. “It’s my joy,” said Margaret Greenlaw, who has been participating […]

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