New Viola’s Way sign for downtown street

NEW GLASGOW — Tributes were directed last week toward Viola’s Way that now occupies downtown New Glasgow. A Viola’s Way sign replacing the lower part of Forbes Street was unveiled last Friday to honour the memory of businesswoman and civil rights activist Viola Desmond. The new street name and location of the ceremony has a […]

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Senator promotes empowerment, inclusion

The Pictou County Women’s Resource and Sexual Assault Centre started International Women’s Day off with some inspiration from Senator Dr. Wanda Thomas Bernard. The senator spoke during the breakfast event that took place at Summer Street last Thursday morning. Bernard took to the podium to talk about the roots of gender-based violence as well as […]

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Memory living on through art

It was just two years ago the former Roseland Cabaret and former movie theatre on Provost Street, New Glasgow, was condemned and nearing demolition. That is when local lawyer and property manager Jamie MacGillivray took ownership of the property with the intent of restoring it to its former glory. Two years later, the roof of […]

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