Thompson seeking re-election in District 11

PLYMOUTH — Life-long Plymouth resident and councillor Andy Thompson is seeking another term on County Council as improvements in District 11 continue. “Our communities deserve the investments they’ve received and community volunteers are the key to making our communities better places to live work and play,” Thompson says. He notes that together with volunteers, he...

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Perfect game pitcher Larsen remembered

NEW GLASGOW – It was a not-so-perfect day last week for Clyde Macdonald. The retired judge and author learned that World Series perfect game pitcher Don Larsen died of cancer on New Year’s Day at his home in Idaho. He was 90. Larsen hurled the only perfect game in World Series history for the New...

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Cadets to place flags for veterans

Three local cadets will be placing Canadian flags beside veterans’ head stones at the cemetery in Sunny Brae. Members of Flight 219 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps are taking part in the project to place the flags on November 10, prior to the annual Remembrance Day ceremony at the veterans’ memorial in Sunny Brae. The...

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Macdonald to launch his 16th book

NEW GLASGOW — A second edition of Clyde Macdonald’s book, Nova Scotians In and Out of Court, has been published and will be officially introduced on August 10. The launching is from 2 to 4 p.m.at the New Glasgow Library and will include light refreshment. Proceeds from the book sales are directed to the Pictou...

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Lest we forget: Fallen remembered during services

Thousands of Pictou County residents gathered on November 11 at cenotaphs and memorials to honour those who gave their lives for our freedom … In Sunny Brae, three more names were added to the cenotaph list and the unveiling of a new interpretive panel were among highlights of the annual Remembrance Day service. The weather...

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