Mission: Accomplished

It was pure old-fashioned Pictou County generosity that enabled the Pictou County Christmas Fund committee to reach its goal. A couple of last-minute pledges just seconds before the telethon ended on Sunday meant that $80,325 was pledged, slightly more than the group’s $80,000 goal. Monique Sobey, PCCF chair, was elated with the result. “We very...

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Relay proves no one faces cancer alone

Pictou County Relay for Life on Saturday brought family and friends together to celebrate loved ones and survivors of cancer. Hundreds gathered to remember and to share memories and struggles, the good times and the not so good times. Each with their own personal story. Some were eager to share, some sat quietly thinking, others...

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Glen Haven Manor to host 48th Annual Garden Party during Festival of the Tartans

NEW GLASGOW –  The music has been booked, the fountain freshly painted, flower baskets hung and a menu of sandwiches, sweets and lemonade is planned as preparations for the 48th annual Glen Haven Manor Festival of the Tartans Garden Party are now in full swing. The special event, which is for the Glen Haven residents...

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Paddles up!

Workers were on deck early this morning (Friday)  in preparation for the annual Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival at Glasgow Square. Set up for the event began today with road closures for the event expected to begin at 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies are today at 6:45 p.m. featuring entertainment by Jakki Rogue, Albert...

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