Where to get your news in Pictou County

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Here we have a variety of news sources for you to access local, provincial, national and international news. Read more about 'Where to get your news in Pictou County'...

Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling coming to Pictou County!

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Excitement continues to build as Pictou County prepares to welcome the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling, Tour Challenge November 5th - 10th, 2019 at our very own Pictou County Wellness Centre! The Tour... Read more about 'Pinty's Grand Slam of Curling coming to Pictou County! '...

Take a Hike: Explore Pictou County and beyond on our beautiful trails

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Photo courtesy of Tony DeCoste, Carbon Capture Media featuring a trail at Trenton Park Access to year-round trails is plentiful here in Pictou County with a varied of maintained and beloved... Read more about 'Take a Hike: Explore Pictou County and beyond on our beautiful trails'...

Dollars and Cents: Banking in Pictou County

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In Pictou County we have a variety of options when it comes to banking: no need to head into the city for your banking needs! We have a variety of options... Read more about 'Dollars and Cents: Banking in Pictou County'...

Back to school in Pictou County

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Pictured here: Northumberland High School,  grades 9-12, located in Alma offering grades 9-12,  offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program which is a comprehensive two-year program that is delivered using... Read more about 'Back to school in Pictou County '...

Nova Scotia Provincial Parks - Explore your own back yard!

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In Nova Scotia we are fortunate to have a variety of Provincial Parks, which are maintained by the Department of Natural Resources, and show off what outdoor beauty Nova Scotia... Read more about 'Nova Scotia Provincial Parks - Explore your own back yard!'...

I scream, you scream! We all scream for Ice Cream in Pictou County!

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This summer, Destination Eastern and Northumberland Shores Tourism Association (DEANS) summer students Hailey Conley and Kelyn Palmer were on a mission: find out all of the places in Pictou County... Read more about 'I scream, you scream! We all scream for Ice Cream in Pictou County!'...

In our Community: Meet Autism Pictou County

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We are very fortunate in Pictou County to have a chapter of Autism Nova Scotia in our community, serving as a resource centre for individuals with autism, and provide support... Read more about 'In our Community: Meet Autism Pictou County'...

New Glasgow named one of the best places to live in Nova Scotia

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Some good news that has been going around the community: New Glasgow was named one of the top places to live in Nova Scotia!  With a population of just under 10,000,... Read more about 'New Glasgow named one of the best places to live in Nova Scotia'...

Hometown Proud: Westville's Angie Turner's photo featured on the 2020 NS Doers and Dreamers Guide!

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Look familiar? If you've visited Pictou County, then you've likely visited Melmerby Beach - and now, thanks to Westville's Angie Turner, our beautiful part of the world featured on the... Read more about 'Hometown Proud: Westville's Angie Turner's photo featured on the 2020 NS Doers and Dreamers Guide!'...