Blue Eagles to gather at East Pictou closure

SUTHERLANDS RIVER – Many of the great athletes who wore the East Pictou Blue Eagles’ blue and gold colours will be saluted on Saturday as part of the celebration of East Pictou Rural High School and Middle School. The school is closing as middle school students move into the Frank H. MacDonald school located next...

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MacKenzie Cup undergoes revival

WESTVILLE — It was a magic time on Feb. 24 as 14 women’s teams gathered at the Westville Curling Club to contest the MacKenzie Cup for the first time in more than 40 years. Three teams from the Bluenose Curling Club combined to win the cup, that was first contested 80 years ago in 1939...

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They were both an inspiration

Having been in the newspaper profession longer than I ever anticipated, I’ve met, interviewed and written about thousands of people. A great many of them — I’m always happy to add — were from my “hometown” of Pictou County. So I wasn’t at all surprised that a recent question had come from an elderly Pictonian...

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