Peace, calm … and baby animals

Deep breath in. Deep breath out. Clear your mind and relax your body. When was the last time you took time for yourself to take deep breaths and relax, in every sense of the word? It seems that more and more people are moving toward the calming effect that practising yoga has on the body...

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Groups honoured at wellness celebration

SCOTSBURN – The Kids Cooking Table project in Scotsburn has earned the 10th annual Ed Bowden Community Wellness Award. Alena Martin and Julie Blais accepted the award on behalf of the Scotsburn Recreation Club, which operated the project, during the 2020 wellness fund celebration at the J.P. Gammon Centre. The club engaged children and youth...

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Barbecues, dragon boating and more …

We have been having the best summer ever cruising around Pictou County. It has been so wonderful getting to know many of you at all of the various events we’ve been to so far this summer. We had the chance to mingle with some locals at the Stellarton Homecoming. We started the Homecoming week at...

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Mother-daughter duo conquer pageant world

Scotsburn residents and mother-daughter duo, Sherri Muir and Scotia MacDonald, thought it would be a great bonding experience and ran in the Ms Nova Scotia International 2019 and Miss Teen Nova Scotia International respectively. Muir was delighted to be named Ms Nova Scotia and have her daughter be the Ms Teen Nova Scotia runner-up. “We...

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Cream of the crop

SCOTSBURN — Those who can remember how cream was separated from fresh milk manually are in for a treat on Saturday. Jane Morrigan, curator at the Walk Through Time Museum in Scotsburn will host cream separation demonstrations of a hand-cranked separator at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the museum. The museum is located on...

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Walk for Muscular Dystrophy set for Saturday in Scotsburn

Pictou County will be coming together again to make a difference in the effort to fight against muscular dystrophy. The community will be supporting thousands of people who are living with a neuromuscular disorder in Canada at the annual Pictou County Walk for Muscular Dystrophy. The fun will be taking place on Saturday, June 22...

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Meadowville Station Road ranks 6 on Atlantic Canada worst road list

Potholes around Pictou County may not be a surprise sight in the spring but one local road now has a claim to fame that it is worse than all the others. The Meadowville Station Road has ranked the sixth-worst road in all of Atlantic Canada, after public voting. The road itself acts as a short...

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Museum needs last few dollars to bring Memorial Cross home

The Pictou County Military Museum is working to raise the last few dollars needed to bring home the Memorial Cross of First World War pilot John Kennedy Campbell of Scotsburn. And it needs your help. In total so far, the Museum has managed to raise $300 for the medal which ran up to $450 on...

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Cold night, warm hearts

A very fitting team name was chosen by the Scotsburn/Lyons Brook Faith in Action group of over 20 participants for the Coldest Night of the Year 2019 walk — Cold Night, Warm Hearts. Pat Carrigan, a member of the group, takes pride in participating every year with her large group. This year they came in...

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Lip-smacking delicious

Ruth Dobbin, left, and Darrell Rushton were among the early arrivals enjoying their lip-smackingly delicious meals on Wednesday at the annual pork chop barbecue in Scotsburn.  As usual, the crowd attending the event was enormous.  (Goodwin photo)...

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