The clock is ticking …

The clock is ticking and there is just one week left to get a photo of your baby to us! In the January 25th edition, The Advocate will publish a special page (or pages) featuring photos of all of the babies born in 2016. Submissions are free! All you have to do is email editor@pictouadvocate.com:...

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Oh, baby!

It’s that time of year again – time for proud parents across Pictou County to have their new baby’s picture appear in a special section of The Advocate! It’s easy and it’s FREE! Just send in a photo of your new bundle of joy – born in 2016 – to editor@pictouadvocate.com along with his/her name,...

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2016 year in review…

A lot of big news stories made headlines this past year – the biggest probably being the United States electing Donald Trump as president. Pictou County had its own share of big stories in 2016: a proposed memorandum of understanding between four of the six municipal units, the welcoming of a number of Syrian refugee...

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Four new mayors, five communities

Five municipal units in Pictou County will be represented by four new mayors. Westville Mayor Roger MacKay held on to his seat in the 2016 municipal election. Stellarton Mayor Joe Gennoe lost to newcomer Danny MacGillivray. The other mayors are Shannon MacInnis, Trenton; Nancy Dicks, New Glasgow and Jim Ryan, Pictou....

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Henderson Paris has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Ken Langille has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Mark Firth has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Nancy Dicks has her say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Jim Ryan has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Shawn McNamara has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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