Archive: October, 2019

Halloween Fun in Lyons Brook

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The Lyons Brook Women's Institute hosted a Halloween themed Lunch and Learn Wednesday, Oct. 30 in the Lyons Brook Hall. It was a luncheon with Halloween treats and some tricks.

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Free Flu Shots Now Available

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Many Pictou County pharmacies offer flu shots, and there are few clinics taking place as well:

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Province Names Brook in Honour of Billy Boudreau

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The province has proclaimed today, Oct. 23, as HMCS Kootenay Day in remembrance of the worst peacetime accident in the history of the Royal Canadian Navy.

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Chamber Awards Celebrate Local Business Accomplishments

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The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce held its Annual Business Achievement Awards Oct. 17 at the deCoste Performing Arts Centre.

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Pop Up Vote held at River John LIbrary

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Samantha Allan, a branch assistant at the River John Library, is ready to help you (Oct. 16) learn about voting for the upcoming federal election.

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Get Moving: Fall Hiking and Walking Schedules

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Hiking and walking are popular activities in the fall. Whether it's on a trail or on an indoor track, there are plenty of opportunities for people to get some exercise,...

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Thorburn Students get a lesson in Fire Prevention

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School children at Thorburn Consolidated School had a visit Wednesday from members of Thorburn, Linacy, Merigomish and Barney's River Fire Department for Fire Prevention Week.The volunteer firefighters spoke to the...

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