Winter of 1960 …

It was a cold 10 degrees Fahrenheit day on January 8, 1960. On that day, a little bit of scattered ice could be seen in the Northumberland Strait for first time that year. A slight mist of rain and snow fell two days later and the Strait was then white with ice. First snowstorm of...

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Sweetly personal

Local chocolate company personalizing Easter treats Things are just a little sweeter this time of year with Easter just around the corner and Chapel Cove Chocolates is spreading the joy and chocolate around Pictou County and beyond. The small chocolate company from Little Harbour is creating delicious chocolate eggs, personalized with names for this year’s...

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Moved to create cross

WATERSIDE – Easter and a key moment in time have struck Billy Swanton at the right time. A religious man who resides in Waterside, Swanton felt inspired to build a cross and locate it on Wednesday near a dish for his Internet and phone that was placed on a post the previous day. “It can...

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