Building lots sold in two towns

Good news has come for Stellarton and Pictou with the announcement of the sake of building lots. The largest parcel of commercial property near the new roundabout in Pictou has been sold. Mayor Jim Ryan confirmed that the three-acre piece designated as Lot B has been sold to a commercial developer, Halifax-based Somerled Properties Ltd. […]

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Home invasion in Stellarton

Police are releasing few details, but motorists travelling to work in the MacKay Street area yesterday morning will have noticed a police presence. That’s because there was a home invasion at a residence there which occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Stellarton Police Services say one male victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries as a […]

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Spinning up new business

Pictou County will be getting into the groove this month when what will be the only store dedicated to selling vinyl records in the county makes its debut on Record Store Day. Dennis Balesdent of Trenton has been spending the last few weeks sorting through hundreds of records getting ready for the grand opening of […]

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Sweet time of the year

STELLARTON — Spring has finally sprung and along with the flowers that are starting to pop up, another sure sign of spring — Girl Guide cookies — is also blossoming. The vanilla and chocolate sandwich cookies are back again this year and the Brownies of Stellarton have been getting ready to sell all their sweet treats. […]

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Three times a charm

TONEY RIVER — Jami Fay has lived most of her adult life, thanks to someone else. Or someone else’s kidneys to be exact. Fay, who grew up in Pictou County and has lived the past 24 years in Liverpool, N.S., is gaining back her strength and her life since undergoing her third kidney transplant surgery […]

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Soccer players honoured

STELLARTON — Two local soccer players are being saluted for their achievements. Highland Football Club member Logan Bennett finished the 2017-18 winter soccer season as the top scorer among Under-15 AA boys in Nova Scotia. “Logan is a great example of a player who comes to training and games with a positive attitude,” U-15 boys’ […]

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Blayre Turnbull named Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month for February

HALIFAX – Twenty-four-year-old Blayre Turnbull was named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Female Team Athlete of the Month. The hockey player from Pictou County joined teammate Jill Saulnier as the first Nova Scotians to ever play on the Canadian Olympic women’s hockey team. During the semi-finals against the Olympic Athletes from Russia, Turnbull tallied two […]

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