Remembering those Thorburn moments

If you were a total stranger to this part of the world, you might be asking, where and what is Thorburn? Wikipedia, the much-used online information site that bills itself as “the free encyclopedia,” gives us a brief undated explanation of the Pictou County community. “The small rural Nova Scotia town,” it says, “has a...

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East Pictou grads flock to reunion

SUTHERLANDS RIVER — A massive demonstration of affection for a former high school took place last Friday and Saturday at what is now called East Pictou Middle School. Organizing committee chairman Don Butler said he was pleased with the response. Butler was a graduate and educator at the former East Pictou Rural High School that...

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