Pictou Advocate sports

Softball events resume after impasse resolved

STELLARTON — Local volunteers are breathing a sigh of relief upon learning a dispute between Softball Nova Scotia field umpires has been resolved. Dan Richards, who is with the Stellarton and Area Girls Minor Softball Association and helped organize the provincial Under-16 girls’ championship scheduled for last weekend at the Dorrington Complex in Stellarton, shared...

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Homecoming coffee party

Christ Anglican Church in Stellarton hosted its annual coffee party on Friday in conjunction with Stellarton Homecoming. Anne Green, left, and Isabel Reid were among those who enjoyed the refreshments. (Goodwin photo)  ...

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MacDonald wins Run for Lobster 10-K race

PICTOU — It was a glorious day on Sunday, and an especially rewarding day for Luke MacDonald The 15-year-old Pictou runner won the 10-K portion of the 2019 Run for the Lobster while posting a time of 36 minutes, 20 seconds. He recorded the time in the morning before his scheduled 3,000-metre race at noon...

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Inaugural Carlton’s Community Bash planned

NEW GLASGOW – Carlton’s Community Bash will be taking place August 3 in Stellarton. The legacy event honouring Carlton Munroe, former promoter and executive director of the Jubilee, who lost his battle with glioblastoma in 2017, will be held at the William M. Sobey Sports Complex. “The 2019 board of directors wanted to find a...

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Stellartonians doing it right

For the past three months, the word “emotion” has been uttered far more often than usual on the streets of Stellarton, in its coffee shops and shopping establishments, at dinner tables across the community. And yes, in town council chambers too. There’s good reason. Back on March 11, town council made what has been referred...

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Davis Day observed

Pictou Centre MLA Pat Dunn addresses those gathered at the miner’s memorial in Stellarton to observe and celebrate Davis Day this morning. Students from GR Saunders Elementary School were among those gathered for the occasion. (Brimicombe photo)...

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School bus incident

Stellarton Police are on the scene of an incident involving a school bus and another vehicle that took place on South Foord Street earlier this afternoon. There appeared to be no children on the bus which was travelling south towards Riverton. The incident happened near the railroad tracks. (Photo courtesy of Mike MacKean)...

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Quilted creations

It was her own journey as an immigrant that motivated Gerrie Akkerman to work on creating a Canada 150 quilt, currently on display at the Museum of Industry. Akkerman came to Canada from Holland in 1954 and jokes, “I’m a new Canadian.” Born and raised in Holland, she and her husband came to Toronto first,...

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In ‘plane’ sight: Atlantic Tool Collectors Association annual exhibit taking place at Museum of Industry

STELLARTON — Asking Scott Ross to identify his favourite piece from his massive tool collection is like asking a parent which of their children is their favourite. “I have too many to pick,” the New Glasgow resident chuckles. “I can’t name a favourite specific piece but I do like my carpentry tools the best.” Makes...

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Montreal second location for Sobeys’ online grocery home delivery service

STELLARTON – Today, Empire Company Limited (“Empire” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMP.A) unveiled Voilà by Sobeys and Voilà par IGA, the name and brand for its online grocery home delivery service for the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”), Ottawa and major cities in the Province of Quebec. Voilà by Sobeys promises to help Canadians stay one...

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