Virtual cry wins Stewart first place

Jim Stewart has won another title in an international town crier competition, without even saying a word. Stewart heard about the competition organized by the town of Melksham, UK, a few weeks ago and, after finding out that it would be a virtual competition open to participants internationally, he decided to take part. Stewart noted...

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For crying out loud

Everything was looking good for New Glasgow Town Crier Jim Stewart until he woke up for his third day of an international town crier competition in Bermuda. On the final day of the competition, Stewart woke up with a tickle in his throat — bad news for someone whose job is to be as loud...

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Harvest Time approaching at farmers market

NEW GLASGOW – Traditionally, the Harvest Time event at the New Glasgow Farmer’s Market has marked the end of the season and the harvest, however, thanks to the new year-round building, the event is now a celebration of a successful summer season and the ushering in of the holiday season. “Now we can celebrate all...

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CIBC Run for the Cure surpasses last year’s total

TRENTON – A sea of pink flooded Trenton Park on Sunday for the fourth annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in Pictou County. The event surpassed last year’s total of funds raised by more than $2,000 with a total of $37,029.91 raised by the 285 participants, which were also up from...

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