Ex-cellent Ex

PICTOU — It was a special time for the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. The 2018 edition wrapped up on Sunday with large crowds daily for the event since it opened last Wednesday with 4-H Day. Touring the new 4-H Legends Building, viewing the 4-H exhibits and enjoying the refreshments offered by volunteers in the kitchen was […]

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Highway twinning at last

SUTHERLAND’S RIVER — A long-sought twinning of Highway 104 from Sutherland’s River to Antigonish will become a reality. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Tuesday $90 million in federal funding toward the estimated $195 cost to extend the highway’s four lanes the 38 kilometres between Sutherland’s River and Antigonish. Design work will start next week, […]

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County backs Trenton Park

TRENTON — The Hemlock Group has officially seen five of the six local municipalities pledge money to the group that is working on the restoration of Trenton Park as a regional asset. The Municipality of Pictou County Council announced during its budget to give the $45,000 over three years to help with renovating the park […]

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