Jim McKenna seeking Liberal nomination in Pictou Centre

Jim McKenna is looking to become the Nova Scotia Liberal Party’s candidate for Pictou Centre in the next provincial election. The New Glasgow resident has a long history of service to the community. He currently serves on the boards of the Pictou County Fuel Fund, the Pictou Academy Educational Foundation, and Pictou County Safe Harbour....

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Celebrating National Kin Week

The week of February 14-20 is National Kin Week when the New Glasgow Kinsmen and Kinette clubs celebrate the impact that they, and their many dedicated members, have had in supporting the community’s greatest needs over the years. The Kinsmen and Kinette clubs have operated for over 75 and 100 years, respectively. Together they have...

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Smile! for local charities

The annual Smile Cookie campaign is underway at Tim Hortons locations in Pictou County until Sept. 22, with proceeds from the sale of the cookies going to the Pictou County Food Banks and the Pictou County Fuel Fund. The food banks provide emergency supplies of food, while the Fuel Fund supplies families in urgent need...

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Fuel Fund receives 100 Women donation

ABERCROMBIE — The Pictou County Fuel Fund has received the 100 Women Who Care financial award. About 80 people attended the group’s most recent gathering that took place on May 2 at Abercrombie Country Club, where the Fuel Fund received the most votes among the three groups selected. The others were Pictou County Seniors Outreach...

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Smile! You’ll be helping others

The annual Smile Cookie campaign is underway at Tim Hortons locations in Pictou County until September 23, with proceeds from the sale of the cookies going to the Pictou County Food Banks and the Pictou County Fuel Fund. The food banks provide emergency supplies of food, helping an average of 625 families each month in...

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Homeless shelter aided by 100 Kids Who Care

The president of the board for Viola’s Place Society said a donation from 100 Kids Who Care helps bring them closer to opening the doors of a homeless shelter in Pictou County. On Friday, Karen MacPhee, along with vice-president Brian Bowden, accepted $350 from the youth fundraising group’s recent first meeting. “For a small person...

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Thanks for support

To the Editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Pictou County Fuel Fund, I would like to express our deepest gratitude for the support we receive from the Pictou County Council of Churches.  Without support of the Council, we would not be able to serve the individuals and families of Pictou County...

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