Stellarton to cease rink operations

Stellarton will cease operations at the town’s memorial rink, but is giving a citizens group until February 2020 to come up with a plan to continue the rink’s functioning. The decision was made at Monday’s town council meeting, following a presentation by Darren Stroud speaking on behalf of The Stellarton Memorial Rink Citizens Group. An...

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End of an era

This is all that’s left of the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow. The former rink was torn down this week to make way for adult housing units. As of Friday afternoon, this pile of rubble that was once the Stadium was being cleaned up. (Mike MacKean photo)...

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Stadium coming down piece by piece

Work to tear down the former John Brother MacDonald Stadium in New Glasgow is progressing this week. The inside has been gutted and most of the steel siding has been removed from the structure. A gaping hole on one side allows excavating equipment to move in and out. The former stadium was purchased from the...

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Only four county teams in the hall

It doesn’t matter when or where the subject comes up. It can be during a morning discussion with friends at Tim Hortons. It can be while sitting in a local rink watching a minor hockey game. It can be when meeting up with someone during a walk in the neighbourhood. Anywhere, anytime, it’s a topic...

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Major Midgets hosting Pink in the Rink game

The Pictou County Weeks Major Midgets are hosting a Pink in the Rink game on Saturday during their scheduled game with the Kensington Wild at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The game will start at 8 p.m. and will be televised on Eastlink. The Pink in the Rink designation confided with donations in support of...

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