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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Women’s Institute stitches finger friends

For about five years, children at hospitals locally and in Halifax have been given a special gift to help them get through difficult or painful procedures. Small, hand knit finger puppets have been keeping the children company, thanks to the dedication and determination of the Womens Institute branches in Pictou County. The Womens Institute in […]

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WI gets involved with Ex displays

PICTOU – New energy has been injected into the task of organizing displays in the Kinsmen Building for the 2016 Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. Members of the Pictou County Women’s Institute (WI) have stepped in to help those who have been involved in the project over the years, including Pat Christensen, who chairs the agriculture committee. […]

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