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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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Help Light the Night on September 15

PICTOU — Organizers hope the Light the Night walk in September will be the first of many in Pictou. Sharon Stewart, who co-owns Sharon’s Place Family Restaurant, and other family members and friends are helping to inaugurate the walk in support of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada (LLSC). The walk is scheduled to...

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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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