Lobster Carnival ready with weekend passes

The Pictou Lobster Carnival is rolling up quickly this year. Organizers are celebrating 85 years in 2019 with some changes, the largest one being a change in presenting sponsorship. The new presenting sponsor will be the Fisherman of the Northumberland Strait. Kent Corbett, a long-time Lobster Carnival volunteer, says this change is very fitting. “The...

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Whale of a donation …

Members of the Lobster Fishers of Area 26A presented a major donation to the Pictou Lobster Carnival. Committee chairperson Shawn McNamara, left, and media relations officer Kent Corbett, centre, received cheques totalling more than $6,000 from local fisherman Tracy MacCarthy on behalf of his fellow fishers. The following wharves collected either monetary contributions or a...

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Countdown to Lobster Carnival

PICTOU — A few changes are in store for this year’s Lobster Carnival and organizers are excited about them. Committee chair Shawn McNamara said, “There will be a large tent located on the main stage grounds – 80 x 80 — with seating area around a smaller stage, which will still be a divided family...

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Community comes together for Kent Corbett

Saturday marked the first time that Kent Corbett had been out and about from the hospital in about five weeks. Surrounded by friends and family, he was humbled by the support of the community to which he tirelessly gives his time. With dozens of silent auction items and an entertainment lineup to keep folks dancing,...

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Fundraisers a-plenty for Kent Corbett

Every community needs a Kent Corbett, a professional volunteer who is never afraid to carry the heaviest of loads in the biggest of projects. And for those communities — the ones not only lucky enough to have a Kent Corbett but to know what they have — his trials and tribulations are their moment to...

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