Mission: Accomplished

It was pure old-fashioned Pictou County generosity that enabled the Pictou County Christmas Fund committee to reach its goal. A couple of last-minute pledges just seconds before the telethon ended on Sunday meant that $80,325 was pledged, slightly more than the group’s $80,000 goal. Monique Sobey, PCCF chair, was elated with the result. “We very...

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Paddles up!

Workers were on deck early this morning (Friday)  in preparation for the annual Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival at Glasgow Square. Set up for the event began today with road closures for the event expected to begin at 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies are today at 6:45 p.m. featuring entertainment by Jakki Rogue, Albert...

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St. Paddy’s Day fun!

Corey Chisholm, Paul Janes and Marc Therien of the Pictou Fire Department show off their St. Paddy’s Day spirit for the department’s St. Paddy’s Day fundraiser celebration.The fundraiser takes place March 17 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the fire hall. There is a $5 cover to get in that will get you free Irish...

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New Glasgow ‘Chilling out’ for third year

NEW GLASGOW — Pull on your hats and mittens and get ready for a day of chilly winter fun and some warm inviting hospitality at the 2017 annual New Glasgow Winter Chill-Out. Currently entering its third year, the relatively new celebration has found its home at the New Glasgow Farmers Market and has even incorporated...

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