To Boston, with love, from Pictou County

Pictou County is home to this year’s annual Tree for Boston, a gift to the city of Boston to thank them for their efforts following the Halifax Explosion in 1917.  The 60-year-old, 45-foot white spruce, donated by Desmond Waithe and Corina Saunders of Black Point will soon be making its 1,100 kilometre trek to Boston....

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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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French Immersion deadline extended

The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) has extended the application deadline for the Early French Immersion program at A.G. Baillie Memorial School and the Middle French Immersion program Frank H. MacDonald Elementary. The application deadline for both programs is now February 287. Early French Immersion (Grade Primary entry). The information package (including the application form)...

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