National recognition for tireless volunteer

It was a well-earned honour for Vincent Joyce on Saturday afternoon as Westville Mayor Roger MacKay presented the former Pictou County resident and former Pictou Highlander with the National Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. Joyce was the founding and driving force behind the Pictou County Military Museum and volunteered for many years collecting, arranging and curating...

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Changing of the guard

Military museum’s founder, Vincent Joyce, steps down Vincent Joyce is giving up one passion to concentrate on another. The founder, president and stalwart of the Pictou County Military Museum is retiring from that position, effective the end of September. He is moving to the Hammonds Plains area to be closer to family – including his two sons and his...

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Museum gets sharp donation

WESTVILLE — The Pictou County Military Museum has received a donation of an updated model of the Devils Brigade combat knife. Jonathon MacKay, a county resident and frequenter of the museum, made a connection with Case, the maker of the updated knife, to make the donation happen. Exactly 75 years after the original knife had...

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Former Scout leader cited in legislature

WESTVILLE – The founder and president of the Pictou County Military Museum says he’s pleased to be honoured for his work with the former Caribou District Scout Troop. Vincent Joyce was presented recently with a folder by Pictou West MLA Karla MacFarlane containing a copy of the resolution adopted by the Nova Scotia Legislature after...

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