Blue lobster chilling at Sobeys

Fisherman Dave Scanlan caught this four pound blue beauty on Saturday just near Wallace, N.S. Scanland dropped the blue lobster nicknamed “Berry” off at the Pictou Sobeys fish department to be held and will be later donated to the Pictou Fisheries Museum. Pictured beside the blue lobster is a spotted lobster named “Mary” that was...

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MAKE WAY… for students’ future

STELLARTON — Students who attend the Nova Scotia Community College but need help are getting it in a big way, thanks to a massive financial campaign that has raised more than $30 million. About 100 committee members, donors, campus friends, students, alumni and staff gathered on Monday at the NSCC’s Pictou Campus as campaign chairman Rob Sobey announced...

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Soccer registration in progress

STELLARTON – Soccer registration in the Highland Football Club’s fall and winter schedules for boys and girls ages 11-16 is winding up. Players can register at highlandsoccer.ca  but can also refer to the club’s Facebook page (HFC Soccer) for more details. Those interested can also access admin@highlandsoccer.ca with any questions about the club or its...

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Games team visits soccer club

STELLARTON – Another chapter, or at least noteworthy footnote, was added to the annals of Pictou County sports history. The newly formed North American Indigenous Games (NAIG) Team Nova Scotia soccer club — a team made of First Nations youth from across the province — played its first matches against the Northern Nova United Soccer...

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Soccer event supports Bell

STELLARTON — A fundraising soccer tournament for Jeremy Bell was played last Saturday at the William M. Sobey Indoor Soccer Complex in Stellarton. It’s the second year in a row for the particular tournament, and it’s also the second year it was played in support of Bell. Organizer Charles Hill explained that the tournament originally...

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