Celebrations, picnics and boat races in 1955 …

During past years, different communities around this area would host grand celebration each year. Some places that I recall these happenings being held were at Pictou Landing, Cape John and yes Pictou Island. These events usually drew thousands of people from various places much like the Pictou Lobster Carnival does today. Locals from such places...

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East Coast Kitchen Party at New Glasgow Academy

NEW GLASGOW — Organizers are getting ready to host the fourth annual East Coast Kitchen Party afternoon pub at the New Glasgow Academy. The pub will run from 4:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday and it is sponsored by Pickles Pools and Spa. Money raised goes toward the school’s music program, art program, Panther Pantry,...

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Over the top — again

They did it again: The 43rd annual Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon went over the top! Volunteers succeeded in raising $85,240 — that’s more than the $80,000 goal — thanks to the generous support of the community. Every year, the funds are raised in the community, for the community — to help provide a Christmas...

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Big show of support

You reap what you sow. If the proverb is true, Carlton Munroe has certainly sowed a lot of good with a lot of people. And for 12 hours on Saturday, his rewards were reaped again and again and again. The Big Bash for Carlton, a marathon fundraiser to help the local music industry professional who...

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