Women Alike shine at race

It was a good day for the Women Alike Abreast A River Dragon Boat Team. Recently back from their trip to Italy where 11 members had joined forces with paddlers from Saint John to form the Maritime Dragons team and participate in four half-kilometre races, Saturday’s Race on the River felt like an easier task....

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Hope and Survival:

STELLARTON — Hope and Survival: The Halifax Explosion Memorial Quilt is now on display at the Museum of Industry. The quilt has been created by award-winning Nova Scotia textile artist Laurie Swim to mark the centenary of the 1917 Halifax Explosion. It recalls those who died in the explosion, the survivors whose lives the disaster...

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Remembering and reconciliation

PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATION — A chill in the air and the scent of sage from a smudging tradition hung about last week as a crowd gathered to mark the unveiling of a new memorial in Pictou Landing First Nation. Near the middle of town, in front of the health centre, the memorial to remember...

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Relay brings in more than $60,000

NEW GLASGOW — The rain cleared just in time for the 12th annual Pictou County Relay for Life participants to enjoy clear skies for the event that took place Saturday from 6 p.m. to midnight. The event saw teams from all over the county come out to raise money for the Canadian Cancer Society. “I’m...

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