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Macdonald to launch his 16th book

NEW GLASGOW — A second edition of Clyde Macdonald’s book, Nova Scotians In and Out of Court, has been published and will be officially introduced on August 10. The launching is from 2 to 4 p.m.at the New Glasgow Library and will include light refreshment. Proceeds from the book sales are directed to the Pictou...

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Whistler’s Walk author speaks to hikers

By Eric Wilson A “hiker-active” crowd of about 75 met at Scotsburn Fire Hall on March 2 for the 2019 Cape to Cape Trails membership and public meeting. Brief reports were given on signage and volunteerism (Tom Brennan), Why We Hike (Jim Vance), Historical Perspectives (Ken Fraser of Pictou County Roots Society), Pictou County Trails...

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Lest we forget: Fallen remembered during services

Thousands of Pictou County residents gathered on November 11 at cenotaphs and memorials to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom … In Sunny Brae, three more names were added to the cenotaph list and the unveiling of a new interpretive panel were among highlights of the annual Remembrance Day service. The weather...

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