Carillon Singers celebrate 25 years of song

The Carillon Singers are delighted to present their annual Old Christmas Concert,  “Snow Angel” on Saturday at 7 p.m. Celebrating 25 years in song in this year, the Carillons have prepared a special evening of solstice serenades to carry you from the Christmas season and into the New Year. Founded in 1993 under the musical...

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Groups prepare to host more Syrian families

NEW GLASGOW — More Syrian families could be coming to Pictou County. Two groups that have sponsored families already living in the county — Pictou County Safe Harbour through Trinity United Church in New Glasgow and Communities Assisting Refugees Now (CAiRN) through Pictou United Church — have an opportunity to welcome more families to the...

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Trinity Embraces the Race

Trinity United Church is cancelling services this Sunday morning so that the congregation can fully get into the spirit of Johnny Miles Running Event by encouraging in person neighbours, friends, families and visitors who are taking part in this great healthy lifestyle event! To be more precise, Trinity will join with their neighbours at St....

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Over the top

NEW GLASGOW — Walkers once again rallied to raise more than $40,000 for Pictou County Roots for Youth. Organizer Stacey Dlamini said she was pleased with the turnout and the proceeds from the walk. The most recent figures indicate 244 walkers took part in the event, while the walk raised $42,826 — more than the...

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JUBILEE: Events galore!

The New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee has a lot to offer music lovers of all ages and includes more than main stage entertainment. This year’s Children’s Jubilee will take place in Carmichael Park in New Glasgow on Saturday. Entertainment for the event is Razzmatazz for Kids. The event will be taking place from 12 to 2...

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More chances to rock the river

NEW GLASGOW – This year the Riverfront Jubilee is offering even more chances to rock the river, off of the main stage. “We’re so proud to offer incredible talent on and off our Jubilee Main Stage,” said 2017 Jubilee Chair Michelle MacLean. “It’s important to us that we offer something for all ages to celebrate...

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Music festival next week

Anticipation is mounting as the 79th annual New Glasgow Music Festival approaches. The event will take place Tuesday, April 18 through to Thursday, April 27, at various venues in New Glasgow including Glasgow Square, North Nova Education Centre, Trinity United Church, First Presbyterian Church, St. George’s Anglican Church and St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. As usual,...

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Warm meals, warm feelings

A lot of people view the holidays as a great time to give back to their community through volunteering, an experience that will give you the warm fuzzies inside. Elaine Russell and the other volunteer members of the Shepherd’s Lunch Room in New Glasgow enjoy those warm fuzzies all year round as they help provide...

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Sounds of Joy concert scheduled for Friday

NEW GLASGOW – Pianist Nicole Green and tenor Marcel d’Entremont will headline the 2016 edition of the Sounds of Joy concert on Friday at Trinity United Church. The concert is produced by Donna Hargreaves and will start at 7 p.m. Proceeds will be dedicated to the Tearmann Society. “It’s thrilling to have Nicole and Marcel...

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Hopes for brighter future

NEW GLASGOW – Excitement and chatter filled Trinity United Church last week as newcomers to Pictou County graduated from an intensive six-week English as an Additional Language course. The students, numbering in close to 30, consisted of three Syrian families as well as two Indian families; ages ranged  from small children to adults. “It’s been...

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