DEANS optimistic about tourism

The tourism industry is taking a beating with the COVID-19 pandemic, said Cindy MacKinnon, managing director for Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shores. With events both large and smaller being cancelled across the region, she said she expects it will be a “tough summer.” MacKinnon gave a presentation on tourism in 2019 to Stellarton Council recently....

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County rejected for rural internet funding

The Municipality of the County of Pictou has called upon other local municipalities for letters of support after the county lost funding for its current rural internet project from Develop Nova Scotia. According to Warden Robert Parker and a press release sent out by the county, the MoPC initially had funding for the project awarded...

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MoPC disappointed it was denied gov’t funding for rural internet

The Municipality of Pictou County will not be getting the provincial funding for its high speed internet work it said was promised. MoPC has been developing a high-speed internet network for the past three years that will deliver high quality and affordable internet service to our residents. “It essential for the rural areas of Pictou...

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Sobeys Inc. makes public seating using plastic bags

STELLARTON – Sobeys Inc. today announced plans to donate a collection of public seating made entirely of recycled plastic bags and heavier recycled plastic materials, such as bins, to be installed in family-oriented community spaces across Atlantic Canada. The first piece, the specially designed Ultimate Picnic Table, will be unveiled today on the Halifax Waterfront....

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