The people have spoken

Women will be well represented on Pictou County councils for the next four years following Saturday’s municipal election. Females were well represented in the number of candidates this year and each municipal unit in the county has at least one woman on council. Every council in the county has changed in composition with the exception...

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2nd Desmond concert coming up at Glasgow Square

NEW GLASGOW – The African Nova Scotian Music Association (ANSMA) has partnered with the Town of New Glasgow for the 2nd Annual Viola Desmond Heritage Concert. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Glasgow Square Theatre, beginning at 6 p.m. “We couldn’t be happier that this has become an annual event...

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Hockey hero visits Wellness Centre

Pictou County’s Olympic hero Blayre Turnbull delighted the crowd Tuesday night at the Pictou County Wellness Centre where she dropped the puck for the Crushers versus Bearcats Junior A hockey game. Turnbull has just returned to Pictou County after winning a silver medal at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Here, Turnbull...

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Past and future …

We’re now more than a week into 2018 and local political leaders are weighing in on what the past year has brought. They are also sharing their views on what they hope for this year … Sean Fraser Member of Parliament for Central Nova As Canada 150 draws to a close, it is an appropriate...

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Maple Cedar supporting Viola’s Place

One of Pictou’s newest restaurants is supporting Pictou County’s newest homeless shelter. Maple Cedar Restaurant  on East River Road New Glasgow, owned by Fred and Patricia Haddad, have generously offered to donate 15 per cent of their profits from today, Sept. 18 to Saturday Sept. 23, to Viola’s Place Society. Local celebrities/politicians will be showing...

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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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Bowl for Kids kick-off breakfast

It was pancakes and sausage for a full house at the Nova Scotia Community, Pictou Campus, this morning! Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County held their annual free pancake breakfast to kick off the annual Bowl for Kids Sake event, coming up on April 8. Honorary chair, New Glasgow Mayor Nancy Dicks, offered words...

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New Glasgow engaging in the future

NEW GLASGOW – The Town of New Glasgow is putting a call out to all citizens looking to make a difference in their community Wednesday, January 25 marks the first Engage and Empower community engagement session being held at Glasgow Square. The sessions are focused on bringing the community together to talk about issues around...

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New Glasgow Christmas Tree/Holiday Light-up set for Saturday

NEW GLASGOW – It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…. On Saturday, Nov. 19 the annual New Glasgow Christmas Tree Lighting and Downtown Holiday Light-up will be presented by MacLeod-Lorway Insurance Group in partnership with the Town of New Glasgow and will take place from approximately 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Glasgow Square Theatre’s...

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Harvest Time approaching at farmers market

NEW GLASGOW – Traditionally, the Harvest Time event at the New Glasgow Farmer’s Market has marked the end of the season and the harvest, however, thanks to the new year-round building, the event is now a celebration of a successful summer season and the ushering in of the holiday season. “Now we can celebrate all...

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