Leaving her legacy

It was an honour fitting the occasion. Debra McNabb was recently presented with the Award of Excellence in Museum Practices, Individual Contribution. She received the Nova Scotia crystal award recently at the annual general meeting of the Association of Nova Scotia Museums, held in a virtual format due to Public Health restrictions for COVID-19. McNabb...

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Walk through time on Heritage Walk

A Heritage Walk offered by the Museum of Industry offers a glimpse into Stellarton’s rich coal mining history. With each stop along the Heritage Walk, museum interpreters provide historical vignettes, explaining the significance of the sites and the history of the area. Summer interpreter Paul LaLande, who comes from a coal mining family, brings the...

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Telling tales on the high seas

Even when they’re on their way to Pictou County on the Northumberland ferry from Wood Islands, P.E.I., visitors are getting a taste of Nova Scotia and what they can look forward to in Pictou County when they dock. Each Monday until the end of the summer, the Museum of Industry will have an interpreter on...

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Taylor reveals tax appeals during Stellarton meeting

STELLARTON – A town council representative on the Stellarton Memorial Rink commission is cautioning against immediate decision on equipment purchases while much of the town’s commercial tax assessments are under appeal. Denise Taylor raised the spectre of $35 million facing appeals that represents nearly half its $89 million total, while recommending that council discuss the...

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