NSCC challenge set for Friday

STELLARTON – More than 400 Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) students will spend 12 consecutive hours starting at 10 a.m. developing solutions to a challenge issued to them by Premier Stephen McNeil. The students at various campuses that include Pictou are participating in NSCC’s fifth Annual Challenge Nova Scotia Competition – a pan-provincial event that […]

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Local agencies get grant to help reduce poverty

Communities throughout Nova Scotia, including Pictou County, will receive funding to support those living in or facing poverty. Pictou County Roots for Youth Society has received $27,746 for the Homeless No More project, from the Building Vibrant Communities grant program that helps community-based organizations develop innovative approaches and build their capacity as government works to reduce […]

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A growing project

Downtown New Glasgow is really blossoming this summer with the new edition of the New Glasgrow Community Garden, right in the heart of downtown. The idea came to local business owner Carey Allan as she looked out the windows of her Provost Street pottery studio, Perfect Diversity. Since the demolition of the Maritime building, the […]

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