Dist. I on new fitness quest

The 2018-19 Fitness Challenge has set a goal of 40,000 kilometres to get participants to Europe and back to honour the 100th anniversary of the ending of the First World War. Members officially began the trip on Sunday with a walk from Lismore Hall to the beach and back. The challenge will end on February...

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NNU boys reach 15-A soccer final

STELLARTON – The Northern Nova United 15-A boys’ soccer team continued an exceptional season on Monday by securing a place at the 2018 Soccer Nova Scotia provincial championship in Sackville to be played on Saturday and Sunday. NNU advanced to the tournament with a 3-0 victory over Antigonish on Monday at the Sobey soccer complex...

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Residents amass 36,748 kms

LISMORE — More than 100 people combined to complete nearly 37,000 kilometres worth of physical activity during the Lismore Fitness challenge. Some of the participants gathered on Sunday at the Lismore Hall, where organizer Don Butler officially shared the total of 36,748 kilometres. The goal was 40,000, or the equivalent of the return distance from...

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Locals win track, field events

STELLARTON — Local athletes did well last week during the 2017 Pictou and Cumberland district track and field meet at the Pioneer Coal facility. Lauren Quann of Pictou Academy won five senior girls’ events that included the 200-metre dash, 80-metre hurdles, high jump, long jump and javelin. Tatum McLean of Northumberland Regional High was first,...

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Middle school girls’ volleyball league starts

NEW GLASGOW – Volleyball is getting a much-needed lift with the formation of the Pictou County Middle School Girls Volleyball League. Girls in seven middle schools, as well as Grade 9 girls at North Nova Education Centre, are participating in the league that opened on Oct. 13 and will continue through Nov. 24. Dr. W....

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And the candidates are …

Update: Nominations for the 2016 municipal election have officially closed. One candidate has withdrawn from the mayoral race in Trenton, Fergie MacKay. The following is a complete list of all the candidates for in each municipality and the office for which they are running:                     Nominations...

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