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Businesses benefit from Winter Blast

PICTOU — Local businesses have derived a benefit from the deCoste Performing Arts Centre’s decision to offer shows throughout the winter. Dining establishments are among those businesses that have received a boost from the deCoste’s Winter Blast performances and the assortment of winter bookings they offer. The Winter Blast is sponsored by Advocate Media Inc....

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Pictou County generosity shines through

Fishing rods, solar lights, a carved slate yard marker, framed 30 x 32 inch Josh Donaldson print, handmade wooden table, paintings, prints, golf package, handmade baskets overflowing with goodies and gift certificates for everything from food to fuel… Organizers of an auction planned for tonight are overwhelmed with the generosity of local business and individuals...

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Picture perfect

PICTOU — A fascination with a photo he found on the Pictou Historical Photograph Society website led Andrew Barclay to create an opportunity for five Pictou business women to show that they are the future of Pictou County. In 1915, William Munro took a photo of five business men from Pictou, staged as a shoot...

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