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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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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