End of an era

This is all that’s left of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. The former rink was torn down this week to make way for adult housing units. As of Friday afternoon, this pile of rubble that was once the Stadium was being cleaned up. (Mike MacKean photo)...

Your first three months are FREE when you sign up for a monthly subscription. Just $4.99 after your free trial!

Want to stay informed daily? Subscribe to the Pictou Advocate Newsletter and receive (up to) one email per day with all news updates, right to your inbox!

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Tumbling down…

There is not much left now of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. Demolition of the former rink began last week with the gutting of the inside and the removal of the external steel. The Stadium was once home to the Weeks Crushers before that team’s move to the Pictou County Wellness...

Your first three months are FREE when you sign up for a monthly subscription. Just $4.99 after your free trial!

Want to stay informed daily? Subscribe to the Pictou Advocate Newsletter and receive (up to) one email per day with all news updates, right to your inbox!

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Stadium coming down piece by piece

Work to tear down the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow is progressing this week. The inside has been gutted and most of the steel siding has been removed from the structure. A gaping hole on one side allows excavating equipment to move in and out. The former stadium was purchased from the...

Your first three months are FREE when you sign up for a monthly subscription. Just $4.99 after your free trial!

Want to stay informed daily? Subscribe to the Pictou Advocate Newsletter and receive (up to) one email per day with all news updates, right to your inbox!

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Residents opposed to new seniors complex

NEW GLASGOW – Not everyone is in favour of a proposed seniors complex at the site of the former rink. A public hearing was held in New Glasgow Council Chambers on Monday evening in regards to the development agreement of the John Brother MacDonald Stadium. A number of residents opposing the development were present to...

Your first three months are FREE when you sign up for a monthly subscription. Just $4.99 after your free trial!

Want to stay informed daily? Subscribe to the Pictou Advocate Newsletter and receive (up to) one email per day with all news updates, right to your inbox!

Log In Register

Continue Reading

Paint the Piano is back!

A partnership between the Town of New Glasgow and Creative Pictou County – Paint the Piano – is back again this year to celebrate music in an artistic way. Paint the Piano was first developed in 2017 by Creative Pictou County executive board member, Jake Chisholm. The piano was painted at the re-launch of Creative...

Your first three months are FREE when you sign up for a monthly subscription. Just $4.99 after your free trial!

Want to stay informed daily? Subscribe to the Pictou Advocate Newsletter and receive (up to) one email per day with all news updates, right to your inbox!

Log In Register

Continue Reading