Counting sheep

I recall when at least 15 families raised sheep on Pictou Island. Some had as few as six sheep while others had as many as 40 or more. The main requirement of the sheep was for their wool although mutton was also a delicacy. Every islander had their own personal markings on their sheep’s ears. […]

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Rail cars removed after derailment

STELLARTON — Residents along Riverbank Street are getting over another derailment beside their homes. Crews were busy on Thursday with heavy equipment removing rail cars that derailed earlier in the week. Although there were no injuries, residents who live between the street and rail lines owned by the Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia Railway […]

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