Holton and Friends celebrating Merry Little Christmas show

PICTOU — The season of wonderful music and fellowship is here and Ann Holton and Friends are ready for it. They will present ‘A Merry Little Christmas Show’ at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Pictou on Saturday, Dec. 7 beginning at 7 p.m. Holton is a talented vocalist who released her first Christmas CD last...

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Santa Claus is coming to town

NEW GLASGOW — Santa Claus is coming to town … on Dec. 8. The annual New Glasgow Fire & Rescue Santa Claus Parade will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. in downtown New Glasgow. The parade will once again begin from Granville Street and follow the same route down East River Road, onto Archimedes Street,...

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Colin Cook art show on Sunday

Be prepared to be wowed. Local artist Colin Cook is emerging as one of Nova Scotia’s most exciting and innovative artists. You have a chance to see and purchase his work – again – on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Shaun’s, 135 Provost Street. This will mark Cook’s second show in...

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Man dies in three-vehicle collision in Antigonish

ANTIGONISH – A 41-year-old man from Toronto has died following a collision that involved three vehicles on Hwy. 4 in Antigonish.  At 7:18 a.m., a black car was travelling North on Beech Hill Rd., stopped at the stop sign, then pulled out onto Hwy. 4 in front of an eastbound logging truck. The logging truck struck the black...

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Andrea Paul re-elected chief

PICTOU LANDING – Andrea Paul says she’s pleased to have been returned as chief of Pictou Landing First Nation. Paul received 186 of the 294 ballots counted during the election that took place on Thursday to defeat challenger Jonathan Beadle. There were three spoiled ballots. “It feels good,” said Paul, who won her fifth term...

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Coady International Institute celebrating 60th anniversary

December 2, 2019 will be a special day for St. Francis Xavier University and Coady International Institute. The day marks 60 years to the day of the founding of Coady International Institute known for its work with global change leaders skilled in the application of citizen-led, asset-based, and community-driven leadership for economic and social change....

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