Fraser confirms gas tax funds

PICTOU – Local municipalities will receive nearly $4 million in extra, one-time federal gas tax revenues. Central Nova MP Sean Fraser confirmed the total amount of $3.8 million and what individual municipalities in the riding will receive during an announcement on Friday at the Municipality of Pictou County office. One-time top up in the federal...

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Ann MacLean special guest for second Engage & Empower session

A chance to chip in on what you think the community needs is presenting itself to New Glasgow residents at the second Engage & Empower session to talk about issues in their community. The guest for the May 17 session will be a former mayor of New Glasgow. Ann MacLean will be taking part in...

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Henderson Paris has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Ken Langille has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Mark Firth has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Nancy Dicks has her say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Jim Ryan has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Shawn McNamara has his say …

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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Pints & Politics picks up steam in Pictou and Trenton

By Debbi Harvie and Heather Brimicombe PICTOU – Fat Tony’s was bursting at the seams Wednesday night as Pictou residents came out to listen to candidates running in the October 15 municipal elections. The Pints & Politics event was one of seven conducted in each municipality throughout the county in advance of online voting beginning...

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Second Pints & Politics garners more support in New Glasgow, less in Westville

By Debbi Harvie and Aaron Cameron Shared services, infrastructure, seniors, youth retention, jobs and economic development were key areas candidates in the New Glasgow municipal election spoke about Tuesday night at Glasgow Square. Sixteen individuals running as councillors could have attended, instead, four from Ward 1 attended, three from Ward 2, and all six from...

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