‘Big’ celebration helps agency mark 40 years

It would have taken a lot more than the summer storm last Tuesday to keep the smiles off the faces of those who braved the elements and attended the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County’s 40th anniversary celebration. The event was held at the Highland Drive-In Theatre and began with entertainment by favourite local...

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Justice is served

New mural titled ‘Justice’ unveiled in New Glasgow Justice can stand for different things and mean different things to people, which is what makes the latest large scale art piece in downtown New Glasgow so captivating to everyone who sees it. A new art installment titled Justice can now been viewed on the north side...

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A window to the past

On a street already named to commemorate an influential figure in our history, another piece of New Glasgow’s history has been brought to life by the paintbrush of local artist Janet Wallace. True to Pictou County and Nova Scotia, directions by referring to where everything once was, the three murals on the side of the...

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Memory living on through art

It was just two years ago the former Roseland Cabaret and former movie theatre on Provost Street, New Glasgow, was condemned and nearing demolition. That is when local lawyer and property manager Jamie MacGillivray took ownership of the property with the intent of restoring it to its former glory. Two years later, the roof of...

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Pantry outgrows space

What started out as a single, generous donation has taken flight and turned into a growing movement. Last month, the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association (PiCCoLA) was the beneficiary of a $300 donation from Amanda MacIntosh and her music students, proceeds from their Christmas recital. The money was earmarked for PiCCoLA’s Pantry. Before that donation,...

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