Merchants unite for Spring Fling

PICTOU — Downtown retailers are organizing a Downtown Pictou Spring Fling on Saturday. Water Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Market Street to Coleraine Street for the event that will feature sidewalk sales and local entertainment. The Tatamagouche Road Train is also being brought in for tours...

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Mayor’s Tea

And so it begins… The Pictou Lobster Carnival is ready to Rock the Lobster. Kicking things off this afternoon was the Mayor’s and Warden’s tea. Lori Caissie, left, and Betty Caissie were among those who enjoyed refreshments during the event which was held at New Horizons in Pictou. Official opening ceremonies for the Lobster Carnival...

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Mentoring matters

NEW GLASGOW — Town of New Glasgow officials have partnered with educators, with input from Pictou County Big Brothers Big Sisters, on a novel life-long learning project to mesh retired men and women with young people’s aptitudes. More than a dozen people met at Glasgow Square on March 2 to continue the initiative called Trained...

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Enjoy Christmas dinner at New Horizons

Fraser Kennedy and Cathy Kennedy are back organizing a Christmas dinner at the New Horizons facility in downtown Pictou. Dinner will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Day. “This is our sixth year,” Cathy Kennedy said. “It’s hard to believe. We don’t have anyone at home and we thought it can...

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