Flame of Hope on the move …

A crowd gathered on the Pictou waterfront at the RCMP detachment this morning to see the Special Olympics Flame of Hope take off on tour to other parts of Pictou County. The Flame will be touring Nova Scotia communities enroute to the Canadian Special Olympics Summer Games in Antigonish, which begins with opening ceremonies today. […]

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Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre opens July 3

ANTIGONISH – Rehearsals are on in full swing for the 31st season of Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre. The season begins July 3 and continues for eight weeks with five different shows in repertory. This year’s company once again brings together top professional artists from across the country, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Montreal, Toronto and […]

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Way up high …

Angela MacKay, one of the supervisors at Staples New Glasgow, spent her afternoon at the mercy of her customers. Their donations to Special Olympics could extend her stay on the lift.  Please pop by and donate this afternoon. (Photo submitted by Brian Cameron)

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Relaxed performances open the doors at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre

ANTIGONISH – Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre is opening its doors in a new way with the addition of “Relaxed Performances” to its regular schedule. A Relaxed Performance is one in which the environment is specifically adapted to relax the traditional expectations around silence, darkness, and stillness in the theatre. It is designed to benefit people […]

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