Wellness Centre, Y suspend services

The Pictou County Wellness Centre an the YMCA of Pictou County have suspended services until April 3. As per the directive from the Province of Nova Scotia, the YMCA of Pictou County Child Care operations will remain open for one day, today, March 16, however child care operations will be suspended March 17-April 3. “We...

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Wellness Centre deficit keeps downward track

There is guarded optimism that the Pictou County Wellness Centre will continue to reduce its annual deficit. Mayor Shannon MacInnis, who was re-elected to chair the Wellness Centre Authority board, said eliminating the deficit is unlikely but the board will continue to find ways to close the gap between revenues and expenses. “We see the...

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Pictou signs on to Trenton Park restoration

TRENTON — The Trenton Park restoration project is one step closer to being realized. Last week, the towns of Trenton and Pictou and The Hemlock Group that is organizing the project celebrated Pictou’s signing on to help out with the park redevelopment. After a recent town council meeting, the Town of Pictou has signed on...

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Large park revitalization announced in Trenton

Trenton Park will be getting a facelift over the next few years, with the help of a group of citizens working to improve the green space. The Hemlock Group formed about four years ago with the idea of improving the park that is widely used. Wednesday evening at the Trenton Park pavilion the group, along...

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Shannon MacInnis mayor again in Trenton

Unofficial word is that Shannon MacInnis just won the mayor’s seat in Trenton for the second time. It was a very close race with fewer than 40 votes separating first and second place and fewer than 50 votes separating first and third place. Final results are: Fred Charlton – 306 Shannon MacInnis – 352 Francis...

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Shannon MacInnis has his say…

There are 14 Pictou County residents running for mayor  in the 2016 municipal election: three new faces each in Pictou and Trenton, four new people are offering in New Glasgow, Stellarton’s incumbent mayor is facing off against one  newcomer and in Westville, the incumbent mayor  has two challengers. In the lead up to the election,...

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