Y child care centre to open in January

NEW GLASGOW — The Pictou County YMCA’s new child care centre is set to open in January. “It’s coming along really well,” Y child care manager Tara Gallant said. “I’m excited about this. The Y always wanted to open another centre. I get to do that now.” It’s the Y’s second centre and it is...

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Locals among those honoured by school board at 25-Year Service Awards Ceremony

TRURO – Several local individuals were honoured when the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board (CCRSB) paid tribute to its dedicated employeesTuesday at the annual 25-Year Service Awards Ceremony. Gary Adams, CCRSB superintendent and CEO, thanked the employees for their dedicated service and commitment to students. “From their first tentative steps into a classroom, to the confident...

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Ray of ‘Sunshine’

WESTVILLE – Emmett Francis was in tears as his class celebrated his upcoming trip to Disney World. Francis, 9, was diagnosed with spina bifida during his mother Charmaine Smith’s first ultrasound. Two years ago, he made a wish through the Sunshine Foundation of Canada which fulfills custom-made dreams for Canadian children living with severe physical...

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