Pictou Garden Club celebrates 80th year

Anne MacIsaac-Gratton says she is amazed at how the Pictou Garden Club has remained the same for 80 years. MacIsaac-Gratton is president of the club which celebrated its 80th anniversary with a garden party on Saturday. “The Pictou Garden Club started circa 1939,” she said. “Its purpose was the same then as it is now.”...

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Lyme group feels let down after Somers’ presentation

PICTOU — Members of a Lyme disease support group say they are not happy with a recent presentation by a medical health officer. Dr. Ryan Sommers, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s medical health officer for Northern Nova Scotia, addressed Pictou County Municipal Council’s recent finance committee meeting. But Lyme advocate Amy Hayne said she questions some...

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County councillors request meeting with province to discuss Northern Pulp’s proposed effluent treatment facility

PICTOU  –  The Municipality of Pictou County has requested a meeting with the province in hopes of learning new information about the pulp mill’s proposed effluent treatment facility. District 3 Coun. Darla MacKeil put a motion forward Monday during the property services meeting to invite ministers from the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure, Department of...

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