Centennial celebrations include commendation to “Mother of Tartan Day”

St. Andrew’s Society of Pictou County is marking its centennial this year and has plans in place to celebrate all year long. One of the ways in which the 100-year-old organization plans to highlight the occasion is with a special presentation to Jean MacKaracher Watson who is referred to by the local group as “the...

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Harvest Time approaching at farmers market

NEW GLASGOW – Traditionally, the Harvest Time event at the New Glasgow Farmer’s Market has marked the end of the season and the harvest, however, thanks to the new year-round building, the event is now a celebration of a successful summer season and the ushering in of the holiday season. “Now we can celebrate all...

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Spirit award presented to New Glasgow

NEW GLASGOW – A lieutenant governor’s visit and presentation of a community spirit award to New Glasgow last Thursday highlighted the town’s annual pre-Canada Day celebrations. Nearly 1,000 people attended the gathering where Mayor Barrie MacMillan and town CAO Lisa MacDonald received the award from Brigadier-General (retired) and Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant. MacMillan also congratulated the...

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