2005 News Archives
The Town of Pictou Mayor and Council congratulates all of the winners and participants in the "Deck the Town" Contest.
Dec. 15, 2006
Pictou, NS - The list of winners is now available... Deck the Town Winners
deCoste Entertainment Centre introduces "Charlie Sax"
Nov. 22, 2005
Pictou, NS - The deCoste Centre in Pictou, Nova Scotia is pleased to introduce Charlie Sax, the first in an annual series of stylized musicians...more
Curtain Call Players performs "A Christmas Carol"
Nov. 22, 2005
Pictou, NS - Curtain Call Players is once again performing Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol at the DeCoste Centre December 1,2,3 at 8 pm with a matinee on December 3 at 2 pm. Contact the deCoste Centre for ticket information.
Do you care about Nova Scotia's heritage?
Nov. 21, 2005
Halifax, NS - The Voluntary Planning Heritage Strategy Task Force is holding public meetings throughout the province in November...more
The Pictou Lobster Carnival Committee is restructuring and looking for volunteers.
Oct. 4, 2005
The Pictou Lobster Carnival Committee is restructuring and looking for fresh faces and new ideas. Tammy Cook, Vice President of the Pictou Lobster Carnival Committee is calling on...more
Badminton Program begins in Pictou
Sept. 16, 2005
Badminton is held at the Pictou Elementary Gym on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9 pm. Fee $2.50/person - everyone welcome.
Nova Scotia's Scottish History comes to life during New Scotland Days in Pictou.
The New Scotland Days, Living Heritage Festival, scheduled for September 16th-18th in Pictou, commemorates the arrival of the Hector in 1773 and the legacy of Scottish immigration to Nova Scotia...more
Gaelic Day to be held in Pictou during New Scotland Days
Sept.8, 2005 - In celebration of New Scotland Days, a day of Gaelic programming will be held on Saturday, September 17 beginning at 10:00 am...more
Colossal Ceilidh to Close Hector Festival
August 12, 2005 - The final concert of the Hector Festival features a Colossal Ceilidh on Sunday, August 14 at 8:00pm...more
Walking School Bus Program Looking for Volunteers
August 12, 2005 - Staff and volunteers at Pictou Elementary School are dedicated to improving the health of their students...more
"Ye Olde Pictou" Guided Tour Introduces Visitors to Pictou's unique Scottish Architecture
July 26, 2005 - A guided tour of Pictou's unique History and Architecture Presented by J. McDermott
( A stone mason's descendent) Begins July 22...more
New exhibit for Pictou Historic Photograph Society
July 18, 2005 - The Pictou Historical Photograph Society presents called Pictou~Then and Now, a display of about 90 photographs, dating back as far as 1860, matched with photos of 2005... more
Get Ready for the Great Big Sing
July 12, 2005 - Once again plans are underway for this much loved concert during New Scotland Days on Sunday, September 18th at 7:00pm at the Pictou United Church. Be a part of this years event and join the choir...more
Great Weather, Entertainment, and Friendly Competitions enjoyed by all during the annual Pictou Lobster Carnival
July 11, 2005 On the final night of the annual Pictou Lobster Carnival, Susan MacDonald, Entertainment Director for the event, while addressing the crowd at the mainstage, commented that the Pictou Lobster Carnival had enjoyed the best weather weekend in five years...more
Pictou Lobster Carnival Celebrates Nova Scotia's fishing heritage, maritime music and family fun. July 6, 2005 - Continuing the tradition of marking the end of the lobster season, the Pictou Lobster Carnival, which began in 1934, will offer residents and visitors...more
Canada Day Celebrations
June 29, 2005 Pictou Recreation, Tourism & Culture is hosting an afternoon of Canada Day Festivities on Friday, July 1st at Broidy Park from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm...more
Scottish-Mi'kmaq ceremony marks a decade of partnership
May 30, 2005 - On June 4th a unique ceremony between the area Scottish and Mikmaq communities will take place at the Hector Heritage Quay in Pictou...more
Pictou Pool is celebrating 25 years
May 25, 2005 - On Saturday May 28th, the Pictou Fisheries Training Pool will be celebrating its 25th anniversary...more
Canadian Tire Supports Youth Activity
May 5, 2005 The Canadian Tire Foundation for Families created a community based charitable program to get children active called Canadian Tire JumpStart...more
Guys and Dolls Hits The Stage
March 24, 2005 - The Rotary Club of Pictou once again takes to the stage presenting what is considered by many, to be the perfect musical comedy Guys and Dolls...more
Planning Commission Public Notice
March 15, 2005 - A meeting will be held March 22 for public input on a proposed amendment to the Town of Pictous Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use Bylaw...more
Pictou Recreation, Tourism & Culture Summer Jobs
March 14, 2005 -The Town of Pictou is currently accepting applications...more
Carver's Pub Official Opening
March 10, 2005 - Carver's Coffee House & Studio official pub opening is March 19th, starting at 4pm...more
PRTC to Give Thanks to Community Volunteers
February 18, 2005 - In recognition of the valuable work of volunteers, Pictou Recreation Tourism & Culture will be hosting a reception on Tuesday, April 19th...more
Ship Hector Foundation RFQ
January 31, 2005 - The Ship Hector Foundation is seeking quotes for the development of an on-line e-store...more
Town of Pictou looking for Input on Museum
January 28, 2005 - A forum for residents and businesses on the Fisheries Museum project is scheduled for Feb. 9 at 7:00 pm at Pictou Academy....more
Pictou County District Planning Commission is seeking public input
January 20, 2005 - PCDPC is seeking input on a proposed land-use by-law amendment for the Town of Pictou...more
Ski Shuttle to Wentworth
January 14, 2005 - Pictou Recreation, Tourism & Culture, in partnership with local high schools, recreation departments and Ski Wentworth, has organized a shuttle service for youth to get to the popular ski hill...read more