Friday, April 10, 2020

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Farmers Market steps up

It’s no secret that local vendors and shops are struggling, but just as the COVID-19 virus spreads among the community, The New Glasgow Farmers Market has stepped up to do its part to help local vendors make some money and for customers to get fresh, locally grown and produced goods. Market goods are being offered...

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Sports

Well-known county boxer passes away

Knowing you might be outmatched in a fight is one thing; choosing to step into the ring when you know that is something entirely different. In the heyday of Pictou County boxing with pro fighters from the area hitting double digits and boxing gyms packed, to make it somewhere you had to be good. Although...

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Falconer hockey games draw support

PICTOU — Strong support for the Nick Falconer Memorial Hockey Tournament has encouraged organizers. Michaela Pellerine and Sam Elliott led the group that managed to attract four teams to a three-hour tournament on Saturday afternoon at the Hector Arena. The tournament honours the memory of Nick Falconer, who passed away on Remembrance Day 2019 at...

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Arts & Entertainment

Private Spaces art show opening in Truro

Truro, NS. Saturday, Apr 4, 2020  –  Visual Voice Fine Art gallery Visual Voice Fine Art will reopen for 2020 with Private Spaces, a show of new artworks by Rosemary Clarke Young and Kit Clarke. “We hope the virus doesn’t curtain people’s enjoyment of this great exhibit, this is the culmination of a year of...

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Opinion

The Father and His Son story reminiscent of today

To the Editor: Back in the days of the Great Depression, a Missouri man named John Griffith was the controller of a great railroad drawbridge across the Mississippi River. One day, in the summer of 1837, he decided to take his eight-year-old son, Greg, with him to work. At noon, John Griffith put the bridge...

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