Opposing groups picket over abortion issue

NEW GLASGOW — Groups on opposite sides of the abortion issue gathered on each side of East River Road on Sunday. Ray Hodgson was among those picketing in opposition to abortion on behalf of National Life Chain. Life Chain invites churches to pray for 90 minutes and hold posters with approved pro-life messages on the...

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Opportunities created from a gift

Summer Street is putting on the glitz with what the fashion design industry calls a wedding and prom trunk sale on Saturday, Oct. 19. It is a gala event that actually begins Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. with a viewing, fashion show and cocktail hour but no purchases. The sale, with deeply discounted prices...

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Recovery team in East River

An RCMP underwater recovery team is in the East River today assisting the New Glasgow Regional Police. Const. Ken MacDonald said the RCMP are helping out with regard to a stabbing incident in New Glasgow on Sept. 27 that resulted in two victims being stabbed on Viola’s Way in downtown New Glasgow. Jordan McIntyre, 21,...

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Hundreds stirred by climate rally

NEW GLASGOW — Slogans like “The sea levels are rising; so are we!”shared verbally and on posters said it all as more than 200 people gathered for a climate change rally last Friday at Carmichael Park. Northumberland Regional High School student Keeley Shipley emceed the rally at the park’s gazebo and was among the many...

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Twenty-six hours, three stunting charges on Highway 104

Between September 25 and 27, Pictou District RCMP charged three drivers for stunting on Hwy 104 in Pictou County. On September 25 at noon, a 24-year-old man from New Glasgow was charged with stunting after he was seen driving a vehicle at 174 km/hr (64 km/hr above the posted speed limit). Another vehicle was seen travelling 148...

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Rally for climate change rally

Keeley Shipley leads a chant with the help of a megaphone ahead of a parade that followed a climate change rally that attracted more than 200 students and adults on Friday at Carmichael Park in New Glasgow. Read full story and see more coverage in the Oct. 2 edition of The Advocate.(Goodwin photo)...

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New look for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Wednesday was a banner day for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County. The 40-year-old Pictou County organization was celebrating with the other branches from across the country that form the 106-year-old national Big Brothers Big Sisters organization: A new day and a new look – but the same intent. The kickoff was held on...

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International Climate Strike Friday in New Glasgow

Youth, and now people of all ages around the world are striking in order to promote climate change awareness, demand that world leaders make urgent changes, and encourage adults to consider the environment first when voting. Last Friday, Sept. 20, more than 4 million people from countries all around the world were striking. Pictou County...

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New Glasgow first municipality in Atlantic Canada to participate in national railway crossing safety-awareness program

NEW GLASGOW – Every year, dozens of Canadians — especially young Canadians — are killed or injured around railway tracks and trains. In 2018, there were 167 such incidents across Canada which killed 19 people and seriously injured another 42. In conjunction with Rail Safety Week (September 23-29, 2019), Cape Breton & Central Nova Scotia...

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Social seniors share meal

Elizabeth Paris had elders of the community come together to share a meal last week and help boost socialization in seniors as well as giving them a chance to share stories from the past. “Emphasis on it is the seniors coming together and connecting,” said Paris. Although the original plan was to have something for...

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