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Traffic disruptions in downtown New Glasgow this weekend

Anyone in the downtown area of New Glasgow this weekend will notice traffic disruptions. The Town of New Glasgow advises the traveling public that there will be several upcoming road closures to accommodate preparations and events associated with The Riverfront Jubilee. • The Glasgow Square Theatre parking lot will be closed as of 6 a.m....

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Pedal pushing

Bike Week begins this weekend and there are many events planned to celebrate. JUNE 8 Official Bike Week opening will be held at New Glasgow Farmers Market, 216 Glasgow Street: 9:30 am – Official Bike Week Proclamation with New Glasgow Town Crier. Sponsor:  Town of New Glasgow Official Bike Week Opening Ride (34kms) 10:00 am...

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Local musician wins prestigious award before returning home for concert

MERIGOMISH  –   Merigomish tenor Marcel d’Entremont is the recent recipient of prestigious award from McGill University. On Nov. 25, the tenor won the 2018-2019 Wirth Vocal Prize at McGill University in front of an enthusiastic audience and a four-person jury. Alongside collaborative pianist Dakota Scott-Digout, from Barrington, NS, d’Entremont’s program included works by Verdi, Duparc,...

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New Glasgow tree lighting on Friday

The Christmas season is quickly approaching and the Town of New Glasgow has an exciting list of events to celebrate this holiday season. It all starts with the New Glasgow Christmas Tree/Holiday Light Up taking place at Glasgow Square Theatre on Friday  at 6:30 p.m. The evening will feature live entertainment by the Pictou County...

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Cannabis info session Monday night

The Pictou County Policing Agencies and the Aberdeen Hospital Liaison Committee will be sponsoring an information session on cannabis on Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. The session will focus on cannabis involving youth, laws and you from various community speaking representatives. Guests speakers will include : · Doctor Ryan Sommers, medical officer of health for […]

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Paint the Piano is back!

A partnership between the Town of New Glasgow and Creative Pictou County – Paint the Piano – is back again this year to celebrate music in an artistic way. Paint the Piano was first developed in 2017 by Creative Pictou County executive board member, Jake Chisholm. The piano was painted at the re-launch of Creative...

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