Parkinson throws hat into ring in Ward 2

New Glasgow’s Jessie Parkinson is running for town council to represent Ward 2. A graduate of the University of Montreal and Dalhousie Law School, Parkinson practised criminal, personal injury and family law for 28 years in Vancouver before returning home to New Glasgow in 1999. In 2005, Parkinson helped establish an office for Pictou County...

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Hughes-Head adds name to ballot for seat on Trenton Town Council

Long time Trenton resident and avid volunteer Heather Hughes-Head has entered into the running for Trenton Town Council in this year’s municipal election. “This is something I have thought about doing for many years,” Hughes-Head explains. “I just turned 40 and thought, ‘well it’s now or never’; encouragement from my husband helped secure the decision.”...

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Stroud enters mayoral race in Stellarton

Darren Stroud has decided to offer as mayor to the Town of Stellarton. Stroud was born and raised a Stellarton Royal and (SHS) Warrior, grad class of ’92. He began his professional career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Halifax in 1999 where he earned his Chartered Accountant designation and is currently the vice president Finance and Administration...

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“Proud” Westville native running for council

Mitchell MacGregor believes that proven leadership, communication, and accountability are some of the most important competencies of any member of town council. That’s why he’s decided to run for Westville Council. “Growing up on North Main Street I have always been proud to call Westville my home,” said MacGregor. “Like many, I had to leave...

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MacGregor throws hat into political arena

Longtime activist and community volunteer Donna MacGregor is announcing her candidacy in the upcoming municipal election for District 10, Thorburn and area. MacGregor is a single mom and lifelong resident of District 10. She is an administrative assistant with Chignecto-Central Regional Centre for Education who has spent the last 30 years serving the students and...

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Parker re-offering for District 6

Robert Parker is re-offering to represent the residents of District 6, in the Municipality of the County of Pictou, in this fall’s municipal election. Parker has served on County Council since 2008 and was selected by his fellow councillors to serve as county warden for the last four years. The veteran councillor says, “I am...

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MacLaren a new face as council hopeful

Tammy MacLaren is a new face and voice running for New Glasgow town council. The previous small business owner and current property manager in New Glasgow grew up in the small community of East River Saint Mary’s and earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from St. Mary’s University. She moved to New Glasgow more than...

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LeBlanc puts name forward for Trenton Council seat

TRENTON – Well-known community leader Nicole LeBlanc is adding her name to the ballot to be a voice at the Trenton Town Council table. “I’ve spent much of my life listening to and appreciating the wisdom of those generations who built Trenton and our community, and am looking to provide a voice for the young...

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MacGillivray reoffering for mayor

Danny MacGillivray has announced he will re-offer for a second term as mayor of the Town of Stellarton. “There was much accomplished in council’s four years in office,” said MacGillivray. “We always protected the taxpayer, holding the tax rate, while neighbouring municipalities have had to raise their taxes. Stellarton effectively has the lowest tax rate...

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MacGillivray reoffering for mayor

Danny MacGillivray has announced he will re-offer for a second term as mayor of the Town of Stellarton. “There was much accomplished in council’s four years in office,” said MacGillivray. “We always protected the taxpayer, holding the tax rate, while neighbouring municipalities have had to raise their taxes. Stellarton effectively has the lowest tax rate...

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