Rest stop scheduled to open next spring

PICTOU — Work continues at the site of a future rest stop in Pictou. David Wallace, vice-president of development for Somerled Properties Inc., confirmed the rest stop will include a McDonald’s restaurant, as well as an Ultramar gas bar and On the Run convenience store similar to the rest stop that opened recently in Valley,...

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What’s in a name?

Your average North American can recognize 150 corporate logos without effort or preparation. Our evolutionary gifts for pattern recognition, once wielded by our ancestors to understand and embrace the complexities of nature, are now being clogged by companies from which we purchase the necessities. Most of us are incapable of missing a Tim Hortons on...

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Gold medalists meets Bombers

TRENTON — Members of Atom Division team in the New Glasgow Minor Hockey Association enjoyed a special ball hockey game last week in Trenton. Tessa Bonhomme, a gold medalist while playing with Canada’s Olympic women’s hockey team in 2010, also took part in the game with the Bombers on June 12. It was hosted by...

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