Restaurant razed to make room for accessible parking lot for deCoste

The deCoste Performing Arts Centre and the Murray Family are working to make sure the ‘arts are truly for everyone’. Seeing opportunity to help with the deCoste’s bold new plans for redevelopment, the Murray Family negotiated the purchase of the former Chinese food restaurant on Water Street and donated the money to the Town of...

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Council approves capital funding for new Cultural Hub

PICTOU — Town Council has tentatively approved its share of funding for a Cultural Hub at its regular meeting on Monday. The recommendation to approve came at its monthly committee meeting on Sept. 9 after hearing a joint presentation by chief librarian Eric Stackhouse on behalf of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library (PARL) and deCoste Performing...

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Library introduces Adventure day packs

PICTOU — The Pictou Library and the Town of Pictou have partnered on an Adventure Day Pack program for the summer. Pictou Parks and Recreation intern Allison Parker and co-ordinator Michelle Young visited the library recently and unpacked all the items that the library will have available for families and people of all ages. The...

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Locals involved in Indie Author Day

For all the bright lights, shiny things and distractions around it, nothing motivates the creative mind quite like a deadline. And as deadlines go, catching Canada’s 150 is a pretty big one. And yet, with ‘Where Pines and Maples Grow’, a group of eight local authors managed to do just that. Known in group form...

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