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Living with vision loss topic of lunch and learn

CARIBOU RIVER — Living with vision loss will be the focus of a lunch and learn session being held in Caribou River. Julie Martin will be speaking on the topic at the session scheduled for May 30 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Caribou River community centre. Martin has been dealing with vision...

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Spotlight on white canes

As the old saying goes, it’s not polite to stare. The group Visually Impaired Pictou County and member Julie Martin is hoping to bring some awareness of those who use canes because of low or total vision loss. The group meets in the New Glasgow Library on the last Friday of every month upstairs, which...

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Pictou County 2020 hosting annual event

Pictou County 2020’s annual event is happening next week! This year’s event is hosted in partnership with the Municipal Economic Development Group, the Pictou County Chamber of Commerce and PULSE Pictou County. The 230 people who attended the first Pictou County 2020 conversation created a vision of a healthy, united, thriving and bold Pictou County....

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Working towards a better Pictou County

To the Editor: Now that the municipal elections are over and the new councils in Pictou County are being sworn in to begin a four-year term it is worthy to note that the end of this term will be in the year 2020. As many will be aware, 2020 was the name chosen by the...

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