Parkinson throws hat into ring in Ward 2

New Glasgow’s Jessie Parkinson is running for town council to represent Ward 2. A graduate of the University of Montreal and Dalhousie Law School, Parkinson practised criminal, personal injury and family law for 28 years in Vancouver before returning home to New Glasgow in 1999. In 2005, Parkinson helped establish an office for Pictou County...

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Passport to Wellness: Women Alike ABreastARiver, Y join forces

Women Alike ABreastARiver is offering those who had or have breast cancer a passport to wellness, literally. In conjunction with the YMCA of Pictou, the groups are offering a program titled Abreast Afriends, Your Passport to Wellness, for those in recovery and those currently battling breast cancer. “Whether they had breast cancer 50 years ago,...

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Celebrating 20 years on the river

They thought they could. So they did. Twenty years ago, a group of breast cancer survivors set out to prove there was a whole lot more to life after breast cancer. Women Alike ABreastARiver dragon boat team was born. These wives, mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, friends formed the group in New Glasgow after attending a...

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Celebration crew

Tearmann Society board members are busy at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton getting ready for the 25th annual Celebration of Art auction and draw taking place at the museum this evening. This year’s milestone celebration and fundraiser promises more door prizes for attendees and some bigger auction items that board members are excited to...

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