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He’s New Glasgow’s ‘man about town’

One day last week, Facebook alerted me that it was Bill MacCulloch’s birthday. Oh yes, he had another one. Actually, the message said it was William MacCulloch’s big day. But to anybody in New Glasgow — better make that Pictou County — he’s simply Bill. If you don’t know who I mean, you haven’t been...

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MANS marks Westray anniversary

The Mining Association of Nova Scotia is marking the anniversary of the Westray mine disaster by highlighting how the industry has changed in recent decades. “As an industry, we believe the most important thing to come out of a mine is the miner, and our safety record reflects this,” said Sean Kirby, executive director of...

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Golden years

It is a year for celebrating 50th anniversaries and a local couple is marking this milestone with a celebration being held at a facility that is also marking its 50th anniversary. And the two are interwoven and connected in the most special of ways. Cheryl and Robert ‘Red’ MacKean will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary...

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