Teenager, mother create memorial at CEC for slain friend

TRURO – When Courtney Ann Singer went crying to her mother in the middle of the night after learning a friend was killed, Courtney’s mother knew she had to do something. Glenda MacDonald and Courtney decided to head to Cobequid Educational Centre in Truro to create a memorial for Courtney’s friend, Emily Tuck. Emily, 17,...

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New temporary clinic opening in New Glasgow

Good news for Pictou County residents who don’t have a family doctor or nurse practitioner: a clinic is opening here for you. The Nova Scotia Health Authority is opening an interim primary care access clinic in New Glasgow, and one in Truro, to provide care for immediate primary health care needs. The clinics will be...

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Private Spaces art show opening in Truro

Truro, NS. Saturday, Apr 4, 2020  –  Visual Voice Fine Art gallery Visual Voice Fine Art will reopen for 2020 with Private Spaces, a show of new artworks by Rosemary Clarke Young and Kit Clarke. “We hope the virus doesn’t curtain people’s enjoyment of this great exhibit, this is the culmination of a year of...

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Clint Black coming to Rath Eastlink Community Centre

Country music legend Clint Black is coming to the Rath Eastlink Community Centre. The Truro facility is gaining popularity as a multipurpose venue that can host premier sporting events such as the upcoming IIHF Womens World’s Hockey Championships, as well as be a host for world class musical acts. Black will be in concert on...

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Bantam Bombers host Gulls, Cougars

The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers have two home games on their radar this weekend in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League. The Bombers will host the St. Margaret’s Bay Gulls on Saturday and the Cape Breton Joneljim Cougars on Sunday in their next league games after splitting their two games last weekend. The...

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Major Bantam Bombers complete sweep

It’s official. The Pictou County Wear Well Bombers are statistically playingwinning hockey. The Bombers continued their roll in the Nova Scotia Major Bantam Hockey League with two narrow home-ice victories that give them nine wins and six regulation losses to go with one overtime loss after they edged the ACCEL Hawks of Halifax on Saturday...

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Barber takes passion for profession on the road

NEW GLASGOW — After 25 years in one career, most people would be comfortable in their role and their routine. Craig MacEachern is not one of those people. He’s always looking to expand his professional horizons, and to that end has branched out from his barber/hairstylist role and added the skills of an educator. MacEachern,...

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Three local fire fighters off to Scott Firefit competition

Three Pictou County fire fighters are about to compete in what is often called the toughest two minutes in sports. Stellarton fire fighter Lt. Nathan Smith along with Westville fire fighters Lt. Shaun MacLaughlin and Training Officer Bill Chace will be competing in the Scott Firefit Challenge hosted by Cobequid Fire 2019, on Saturday in...

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Men’s teams split rugby games; women win

NEW GLASGOW — Men’s rugby teams from Pictou County will prepare for matches on the road and at home over the next two weekends after splitting games last Saturday in New Glasgow. The Pictou County Senior Rugby Club’s Division I team will visit Dartmouth and its Division II side will visit Eastern Shore in games...

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New family medicine residents begin training

Nova Scotians will have access to more family doctors as new residents begin their training this month. The new North Nova Family Medicine Teaching Site in Truro is welcoming six residents. Two will work in Truro, two in New Glasgow and two in Amherst. “These new residency spaces are an important part of our plan...

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