Remembering …

Lynn Gallant Blackburn speaks about her sister Paula Gallant who was murdered by her intimate partner during a day of remembrance ceremony at Pictou Academy. The National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, Friday, Dec. 6, on the 30th anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at L’École Polytechnique...

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Stories with Mrs. Claus

While Santa was busy making toys with the elves in the North Pole, Mrs. Claus took some time to drop by. She spent part of Thursday morning reading stories to children who dropped by Glasgow Square....

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Santa Claus is coming to town

NEW GLASGOW — Santa Claus is coming to town … on Dec. 8. The annual New Glasgow Fire & Rescue Santa Claus Parade will take place beginning at 5:30 p.m. in downtown New Glasgow. The parade will once again begin from Granville Street and follow the same route down East River Road, onto Archimedes Street,...

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Colin Cook art show on Sunday

Be prepared to be wowed. Local artist Colin Cook is emerging as one of Nova Scotia’s most exciting and innovative artists. You have a chance to see and purchase his work – again – on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Shaun’s, 135 Provost Street. This will mark Cook’s second show in...

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End of an era

NEW GLASGOW — A 68-year era has passed for Quality Cleaners Ltd. The dry cleaning outlet is closing the retail section of the business, while its commercial laundry and dry cleaning operations will continue. Owner-operator Bob Wong said several factors have contributed to his decision that includes loss of staff, regulations and rising business costs....

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Academy students discuss 3% Project

PICTOU — Students at Pictou Academy have learned about a project designed to solve current and looming world problems. Steve Lee, 27, a public speaker and executive director of the Foundation for Environmental Stewardship and its 3% Project, visited the school last week to address a class assembly and to conduct a classroom workshop with...

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Man dies in three-vehicle collision in Antigonish

ANTIGONISH – A 41-year-old man from Toronto has died following a collision that involved three vehicles on Hwy. 4 in Antigonish.  At 7:18 a.m., a black car was travelling North on Beech Hill Rd., stopped at the stop sign, then pulled out onto Hwy. 4 in front of an eastbound logging truck. The logging truck struck the black...

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Goods deeds on day off

How to spend a day away from school? Doing nice deeds for others, of course! Some members of Green Hill-Alma United Church – Like Marie McCullough and her grandson, Sam MacDonald, pictures here – spent time earlier today collecting and delivering books and DVDs to be delivered to the Northeast Nova Scotia Correction Facility in...

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Andrea Paul re-elected chief

PICTOU LANDING – Andrea Paul says she’s pleased to have been returned as chief of Pictou Landing First Nation. Paul received 186 of the 294 ballots counted during the election that took place on Thursday to defeat challenger Jonathan Beadle. There were three spoiled ballots. “It feels good,” said Paul, who won her fifth term...

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Coady International Institute celebrating 60th anniversary

December 2, 2019 will be a special day for St. Francis Xavier University and Coady International Institute. The day marks 60 years to the day of the founding of Coady International Institute known for its work with global change leaders skilled in the application of citizen-led, asset-based, and community-driven leadership for economic and social change....

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