Countdown’s on to Grand Slam of Curling

Organizers of Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling say they feel the event will help raise the sport’s profile in Pictou County. Jim Nix and Donalda Buckingham co-chair the host committee for the Slam event that will takes place from Nov. 5 to 10 on both ice surfaces at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. The Slam...

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Dream come true

Emerson Dempster visited a lot of cemeteries while on his “dream trip” to France, Belgium and the Netherlands, but only one of them contained a grave he had been looking forward to visiting for more than 10 years. The New Glasgow resident recently returned from an 11-day tour that visited locations related to the first...

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Bluenose II in dock

The majestic Bluenose II sailed into Pictou Harbour earlier today, docking at Pier C around 10 a.m. It is one of five tall ships local residents can visit today through Sunday as part of Rendezvous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta and to help Pictou County celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. There are 40 ships in the regatta...

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Community spirit for Tall Ships

The winds of goodwill blew through Pictou today (Thursday) as some of the tall ships scheduled to arrive for Canada Day came to port earlier than anticipated. Five tall ships will be in port until Sunday, July 2, as part of the Rendez-vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta and to help Pictou County celebrate Canada’s 150th...

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Tall ships sailing into Pictou Harbour

Some new arrivals to Pictou County on Canada Day weekend will be heralded with much fanfare. They will be grand and graceful and are expected to draw a large crowd. Tall ships are sailing into Pictou Harbour to help local residents celebrate Canada’s 150th in style! The deCoste Performing Arts Centre is organizing the Tall...

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Four paws up for effort

GREEN HILL — Sarah LeBlanc says she’s proud of how her border collie, Caper, did during an agility competition in Spain. They represented Canada alongside 20 teammates on the 2017 Agility Association of Canada’s (AAC) team that competed against dogs from other countries at the IFCS World Agility Championships (WAC) in Valencia, Spain. Caper placed...

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