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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Chelsea Pettipas wins autism prize

LINACY — Chelsea Pettipas has been recognized on a national level. Pettipas received the eighth annual International Naturally Autistic People (INAP) special achievement award for community achievement during a ceremony on October 1 in Vancouver. She was among Canadians who were saluted during the ANCA World Autism Festival and was recognized for her contribution to […]

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JUBILEE: Haywire to rock the stage Friday night

Canadian rockers Haywire are excited to be headlining on the Jubilee stage this year. The band, originally from Charlottetown, PEI, will be the featured act on opening night, Friday, 11 p.m. to 12:15 a.m. Formed in 1981 by David Rashed, Paul MacAussland, Marvin Birt, Scott Roberts and Ronnie Switzer, Haywire has had plenty of success […]

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Meet the candidates of Pictou West …

It’s election time in Nova Scotia and The Advocate gave each candidate an opportunity to touch on topics of local interest. Here are the three candidates from Pictou West … Karla MacFarlane| Pictou West Progressive Conservative How will you/your party deal with the lack pf physicians in rural areas of Nova Scotia, like Pictou County? […]

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