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Members and volunteers with the Salvation Army hope for a generous response to its annual Red Kettle financial campaign and donation of toys as Christmas approaches.

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A special Yuletide gift arrived at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre on Sunday in the form of more than $62,000 raised by the Pictou County Christmas Fund telethon.

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It was a welcoming atmosphere on Sunday for the first concert in conjunction with the annual Memory Trees event at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre.

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Pictou County’s Regional Emergency Management Organization (REMO) has been responding to reports of flooding in a number of locations.

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New Glasgow Regional Police received two reports of suspicious behavior that occurred on Wednesday at the local Walmart at approximately between the hours of 7:15 and 7:30 p.m. and the Atlantic Superstore in New Glasgow at approximately 7:50 p.m., involving two adult males.

Editor’s note: The following is an account by Joseph Blanchard, who grew up in New Brunswick but lived briefly and spent summers in Pictou County. He was a member of First Special Services Force, otherwise known as the Devil’s Brigade. The Canadians and Americans in the force trained in Hele…

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A large group of Pictou and Area Lions Club members were on hand last Thursday at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre to present their $50,000 donation to the Culture Hub project.

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The Mass Casualty Commission says “no fact is too small” as it delays public hearings on April 2020’s mass shooting and arson rampage to ensure the most accurate information is shared with Nova Scotians.

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Several present and former Pictou County residents were among the more than 30 nursing graduates from the Victoria General Hospital who attended their 45th anniversary reunion recently at the Pictou Lodge Beach Resort.