Council rescinds coal exploration

WESTVILLE — Town council has taken coal exploration off its agenda. Council unanimously passed a motion at its regular meeting last week to rescind its original approval for exploratory drilling on land bordered by an area that includes Cowan Street and a railway. Coun. Lynn MacDonald introduced the motion in what she said was a response...

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National Youth Bowling May 4

NEW GLASGOW – Youth and bowling will be served on May 4 at the Heather Lanes when it hosts the 2019 Atlantic Youth Bowling Council Inc. national championship. Nearly 20 local bowlers could be among more than 150 young bowlers who will be joined by several hundred family members and coaches to celebrate the wonder...

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No change soon to Veterans Drive

PICTOU — Part of Veterans Drive will remain one-way, northbound for the foreseeable future. Town council once again tabled what changes may be made to the road until its next regular council meeting on December 17, but the portion of the road between Dunromin Terrace and the Pictou Legion will be one-way until those changes are...

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Veterans Drive one-way street

PICTOU – Veterans Drive in Pictou’s west end will be a one-way street northbound. Town council passed a motion by a 3-2 margin at its regular meeting on Monday to make the street one-way from Donromin Terrace to the Pictou Legion and strip mall one-way and for the designation to be reviewed after one year....

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New council for Pictou

Unofficial results show a whole new town council for Pictou under new mayor Jim Ryan: Pictou council Dan Currie – 1,023 Nadine LeBlanc – 908 Eric Daley – 817 Malcolm Houser – 829 Alta Munroe – 794 Gary Nowlan – 647 David Porter – 503...

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Boundary changes causing confusion

Election time is upon us, and by now many residents in the county have had visits on their doorstep from prospective candidates hoping to garner votes in the Oct. 15 municipal election. But for some in the municipality, there is confusion as to who is running in which district as the districts were recently realigned....

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Council approves withdrawal of MOU application

PICTOU – An overflow crowd watched Wednesday as Pictou County Municipal Council voted to formally withdraw its application to the Utility and Review Board to amalgamate with three local towns. Council voted unanimously to abandon the plan to amalgamate through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the towns of New Glasgow, Pictou and Stellarton. The...

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