Bonnell making deCoste debut with The Once

Upbeat and soulful, Megan Bonnell is bringing her signature sound to the East Coast and for the first time, to Pictou County. Having been to the Maritimes previously, Bonnell is looking forward to branching out to a new part of Nova Scotia and taking in Pictou County as well as performing at the de Coste...

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The Once is ready to shake up the deCoste

Making their way to Pictou from Newfoundland, The Once are thrilled to be able to play the deCoste Performing Arts Centre stage and share some of their indie folk music with Pictou County. After just releasing their fourth studio album in May, the group toured a bit, took some time off and are back on...

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Digging into the environment

A lot has changed in the last 15 to 20 years, and the Pictou County landfill is proof of that. Grade 2s from G. R. Saunders Elementary School in Stellarton recently got a smell of what it is like at the landfill and how all the waste that Pictou County residents produce is managed. As...

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‘Ken Barlow’ coming to town May 30

Coronation Street legend Bill Roache will be on Water Street, Pictou, to chat with fans celebrating 57 years of ‘The Ken Barlow effect.’ To fans of the world’s longest-running television drama, Roache simply is Coronation Street. He has played Ken Barlow ever since the first episode of Corrie premiered in 1960. His portrayal of the...

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Standup comedian Derek Seguin stopping in Pictou on national tour

PICTOU — Comedian Derek Seguin is taking his one-man standup comedy show Derek Seguin 43.0 on the road again for a national tour and will stop in Pictou as part of the tour. The tour runs from March 22 to June 16 and will be at the deCoste Perforing Arts Centre on March 23 before...

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Cruise guests enjoy quiet of county

PICTOU — The first cruise ship of the season made its way into Pictou on Monday and travellers took a tour of what the community has to offer. One of the excursions the cruise guests took part in was a trip to The Museum of Industry in Stellarton. Monday’s guests came from a study travel...

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Corb Lund making solo appearance at deCoste centre

Juno Award winning country star Corb Lund is touring Atlantic Canada and the deCoste Performing Arts Centre is one of his stops. Nine albums into his musical career, it’s the first time Lund has been to Atlantic Canada in more than five years — and it will be his first time performing in some communities,...

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Ahmed Nassrat wins national award for his fight to end MS

A local man has received a national award for his fight to end multiple sclerosis. This past weekend, the MS Society of Canada, Atlantic Division president, Ben Davis, presented the National Award of Merit to Ahmed Nassrat of Pictou County for his outstanding work for people living with MS. The MS Society relies on the...

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