Pride flag-raising at Market Square

PICTOU – The Town of Pictou hosted its second annual Pride Flag Raising Ceremony at Market Square on July 9and drew more than 40 people. Mayor Jim Ryan called an “important event supporting equal rights and opportunities for members of the LGBTQ+ community while recognizing the importance of inclusion and peace for everyone in our...

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Market Square going modern

Pictou’s Market Square is in the process of getting a bit of a face lift as the town has partnered with the Pictou Garden Club to spruce up part of downtown. The garden club recently presented the Town of Pictou’s Michelle Young with a cheque for more than $5,000 to help out with the project...

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Pride flag raising

Pictou Mayor Jim Ryan raises the Pride Flag at Market Square during a ceremony earlier today. With him are Gerard Veldhoven, left, representing the Pictou County Rainbow community, and Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane. (Goodwin photo)...

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Pictou Garden Club keeps on growing

The Pictou Garden Club is a growing success, pun intended. The club began in 1939 and next year, will mark 80 years of helping to make the community flourish with flora. “In gardening, your crop varies from good friends, good gardens, good community,” explains garden club member Beth Henderson. The Pictou Garden Club has all...

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