Stretching above and beyond

Pictou County Yoga helps quarantined clients with home workouts Lying on the couch and getting to do nothing all day for quarantine might sound ideal to some, but those with a workout routine have been finding ways to keep themselves active in their households. Pictou County Yoga and Fitness has been helping out with the...

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A window to the past

On a street already named to commemorate an influential figure in our history, another piece of New Glasgow’s history has been brought to life by the paintbrush of local artist Janet Wallace. True to Pictou County and Nova Scotia, directions by referring to where everything once was, the three murals on the side of the...

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First responders telling stories

Story time takes different format First responders may be extra busy lately, but they are never too busy to reach out to the community they serve and give back a little cheer. After hearing about a story reading group that her daughter was invited to online, Cpl. Claire Corkum-Timmons decided that as first responders, it...

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Online Art at Night a hit

The annual public art show held in downtown New Glasgow may have taken a bit of a hit not being able to physically host the show that spans several blocks and many venues, but Art at Night organizers managed to put to together a virtual online show for people to browse and even buy from...

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Reconnecting

The community of Springville will be connected again, literally, as work to replace the bridge that has been out of service for a couple of years is currently underway. The bridge connects the community and losing the use of it puts a divider through the rural area, causing some to have to travel an extra...

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Art At Night Hosting online event

As so many events have been cancelled lately art lovers and those isolating inside will have something to look forward to this weekend as Art At Night goes online for the first time ever to help continue to bring local art and performance to the community. A Facebook group has been created for the event...

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County rejected for rural internet funding

The Municipality of the County of Pictou has called upon other local municipalities for letters of support after the county lost funding for its current rural internet project from Develop Nova Scotia. According to Warden Robert Parker and a press release sent out by the county, the MoPC initially had funding for the project awarded...

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Sending ‘snow’ much love

Inspired by other acts of community and positivity, Lacey Morrell-Pierre decided she wanted to share the Nova Scotia spirit with everyone. After the last snow fell on Pictou County, Morrell-Pierre had been out for a walk and realized that the fluffy snow and a large hill on her property were the perfect canvas to say...

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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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Beary good way to pass time

If you have been out for a social distancing approved walk for exercise lately, you may have seen little fuzzy friends popping up in the windows of houses all over the county. Although going on a bear hunt may not be the first activity that comes to mind as a way to self-isolate, the new...

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