Tuesday, December 01, 2020

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Tree lighting and festive fun in New Glasgow

This holiday season is different from past years, as we are in the grip of a worldwide health pandemic. But the Town of New Glasgow is ramping up its holiday initiatives. The town is focusing on the importance of buying local and supporting local businesses. A marketing campaign will run until Dec. 18 on the...

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Sports

MHL announces additional schedule changes

The Maritime Junior Hockey League (MHL) has made five more adjustments to the 2020-21 regular season schedule as a result of new COVID-19 regulations in Nova Scotia. The affected games are as follows: January 16th – Pictou County at Truro to December 18th March 27th – Pictou County at Valley to January 16th March 13th...

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When Charlottetown had our attention

It seems like a generation ago. Perhaps more like two generations, in fact. Ever think of those times? There were no cell phones, no smart phones, no email or Facebook. There were no Tim Hortons or McDonalds on every street corner, no box stores as unbearably huge as Costco and IKEA. There weren’t dozens of...

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Natalie MacMaster named to Order of Nova Scotia

A frequent performer in Pictou County has been nominated to receive the Order of Nova Scotia. Inverness County native Natalie MacMaster is among the six Nova Scotians who will have their contributions honoured. Lieutenant-Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc, Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, made the announcement on Monday. “On behalf of the Queen and...

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