New temporary clinic opening in New Glasgow

Good news for Pictou County residents who don’t have a family doctor or nurse practitioner: a clinic is opening here for you. The Nova Scotia Health Authority is opening an interim primary care access clinic in New Glasgow, and one in Truro, to provide care for immediate primary health care needs. The clinics will be...

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CEO of seniors care facility urges implementation of safety measures

NEW GLASGOW – The CEO of one of Pictou County’s largest seniors homes, urges people to make a difference and stay home. Glen Haven Manor’s Lisa M. Smith said, “This is our time to make a difference. Not tomorrow. Not next week, but today! The only way to prevent the spread of this virus is...

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New Glasgow police chief retires, new chief appointed

There will be a change of command with the New Glasgow Regional Police Department. After 44 years with the New Glasgow force, Chief Eric MacNeil has announced his retirement.  MacNeil served in the role of chief for the last three years and served the previous 10 years as deputy chief.  “We wish Eric and his...

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Potential exposure to COVID-19 in New Glasgow

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is advising residents of a potential public exposure to COVID-19 in two local places: March 11 – Highland Eye Care at 193 Dalhousie St., New Glasgow March 12 – Charles V. Keating Millenium Centre at 1100 Convocation Blvd., Antigonish (event was Bantam AAA Provincial Hockey Championship) “People who may have...

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COVID-19 assessment centre opens in New Glasgow

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia Health Authority has opened COVID-19 assessment centres across the province, including one in New Glasgow. These assessment centres will further support efforts to identify and contain COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Nova Scotia where, to date, no cases have been confirmed.  The dedicated assessment centres are intended to help lessen current pressures...

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Restaurateur gives back

PICTOU — It was especially chaotic — and enjoyable — in the lunch room on Monday at McCulloch Education Centre. Charles Quintanilla owner/operator of East Avenue restaurant in New Glasgow, brought several staff members with him to serve a special lunch for students and staff. The students dined on spaghetti and meatballs while staff were...

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Comedian Mullinger returning to Glasgow Square for fourth time

NEW GLASGOW — James Mullinger is returning to share the Glasgow Square Theatre stage with Travis Lindsay and Dan Hendricken, completing the Maritime’s Best Comedy Trio. While Mullinger takes his comedic job very seriously, he is looking forward to returning to the county with his The Best of the Maritimes Comedy Tour. Originally from England,...

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Hot chili!

Advocate reporter Heather Brimicombe won first place in the Media category of the chili tasting competition during today’s Chill Out. This family-friendly fun-filled event was held in the Dome at the New Glasgow Farmers Market. Home cooks, local chefs, fire fighters, police officers and more competed in different categories. Pick up next week’s edition of...

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Vocal Chords ready for Valentine’s Day

NEW GLASGOW — It seems like the more, the merrier for the Vocal Chords, who have grown from a quartet to a quintet. And they are ready to serenade in barbershop style at more than 20 engagements for their annual Valentine’s Day musical journey. Lead Brian Bowden of New Glasgow, baritone Bob Morse from Pictou,...

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Domo Arigato, NGA Robotics Club

They may only be in middle school but the boys of the New Glasgow Academy robotics team are out to change their community for the better and have been working hard on the idea to do so. The club ranging in grades five to eight is student-driven and lets members learn how to create robots...

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