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(June 20, 2016) - 
The Council for the Town of Pictou in special session on June 20, 2016 voted not to withdraw from the joint application to amalgamate filed by the Municipality of the County of Pictou and the Towns of New Glasgow, Pictou and Stellarton on August 28, 2015 with the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. <more>

MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS--Agreement Supports New Governance Model in Pictou County
(February 5, 2016) - Municipal Affairs Minister Zach Churchill signed an agreement today, Feb. 5, with four municipalities in Pictou County to support a new governance structure. <more>

Architectural firm selected for the first design phase of the Pictou Public Library Project
(Pictou, N.S.) Monday, August 17, 2015 - The Pictou Public Library Project Committee has awarded the contract for the first design phase for the new library (to be joined with the current deCoste Centre) to Archibald and Fraser Architects Limited. <more>

Cruisin the River to be held August 15 at New Glasgow and Pictou Marinas
New Glasgow, NS - August 8, 2015 
Crabby J’s Marina and the Hector Quay Visitors Marina are teaming up to host a boating event called Cruisin the River on Saturday, August 15 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Boaters are invited to register for a poker run and will pick up cards throughout the day at Crabby J’s Marina, the Hector Quay Visitors Marina and the Pictou Marina. <more>

Government of Canada Supports Improvements to Pictou’s Water Treatment and Distribution System
July 23, 2015 – Town of Pictou, Nova Scotia – Infrastructure Canada
Project made possible thanks to New Building Canada Plan <more>
Mayor Joseph Hawes, Town of Pictou - Remarks <more>

Local Cruise Ship Committee Seeking Entertainers for Cruise Ship Performances
NEW GLASGOW, NS, April 10, 2015
The Pearl Seas Cruise Line is making a number of stops to the Port of Pictou this year, and there are opportunities for local performers to be hired for on board entertainment while each ship is docked during the visit. Ships are scheduled to visit in June, July and October. <more>



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