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Why the old APC survived so long

There’s a question that keeps being asked in emails from readers or during conversations with acquaintances or total strangers. How do I keep finding new column ideas after writing for so many years? The longevity reference just makes me smile. Sometimes I get a subject in a rather peculiar way. It happened again for this...

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Lighting the Night

Red, gold and white lanterns lit up the night in Pictou on Saturday as Pictou’s first Light The Night Walk raised $37,772. Supporters, people remembering loved ones and survivors of blood cancer gathered to walk along the Jitney Trail and raise funds for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. “It’s impressive. When I look...

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Pictou County generosity shines through

Fishing rods, solar lights, a carved slate yard marker, framed 30 x 32 inch Josh Donaldson print, handmade wooden table, paintings, prints, golf package, handmade baskets overflowing with goodies and gift certificates for everything from food to fuel… Organizers of an auction planned for tonight are overwhelmed with the generosity of local business and individuals...

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