Buying local has a lot going for it

Updated on March 27, 2015 - In an area that’s had its share of disappointments on the retail front, Pictou County was eager to welcome a newcomer on Friday....

Another way to do the job

Updated on March 26, 2015 - A glimmer of hope appears on the horizon for Pictou’s visitor information centre – and the idea has plenty of merit.

Some products pose environmental risk

Updated on March 24, 2015 - A growing movement sees people using common ingredients found in most homes for cleaning, rather than relying on the typical...

Something put off for far too long

Updated on March 19, 2015 - We’ll consider ourselves warned. Nova Scotia’s finance minister says to expect some hard decisions in the provincial budget this...

Cutting red tape is just the start

Updated on March 25, 2015 - It’s an all too familiar sight in Nova Scotia. The podium, the flags, the politicians and crowd all assembled for an announcement...

Getting active – the more the merrier

Updated on March 23, 2015 - A couple of generations ago, the idea of needing to tell kids to play more would have been unimaginable. That’s something we tend...

We have met the enemy

Updated on March 18, 2015 - If there is a silver lining, it might be that the schools didn’t need to close for Wednesday’s storm, seeing as how it’s March...

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