Town of Stellarton offers to sell rink to Stellarton Memorial Community Centre Association for $1

Updated to include comment from SMCCA STELLARTON  – It could be the best bargain ever. After last minute legal negotiations, the Town of Stellarton has agreed to sell the Stellarton Memorial Rink to a non-profit organization, the Stellarton Memorial Community Centre Association (SMCCA), for $1. The rink was built by coal miners and gifted to […]

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The trickledown effect

The cancellation of many summer festivals and events due to the COVID-19 pandemic is having a negative trickledown effect on the local bus service. In addition to regular on-demand door-to-door bus services provided by CHAD Transit, the transportation company also relies on charter services to generate revenue. Events like weddings, bachelor/ette parties and out of […]

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Supporters uphold CHAD’s service

NEW GLASGOW — More people need to understand CHAD Transit’s value, Tim Houston says. The Pictou East MLA and provincial Progressive Conservative leader was guest speaker at its recent annual general meeting at Summer Street Industries. Houston said he envisions CHAD and similar bus companies in Nova Scotia as providing a solution to overstressed Emergency […]

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Local Habitat group to host fund raiser

PICTOU — Habitat for Humanity is gaining a presence in Pictou County. Local residents have responded to the Pictou County chapter’s call for quality used items that can be sold to raise funds for its first house building project, planned for 2019. Kevin Pettipas, a Pictou resident and committee member with the chapter, has gained […]

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