Friday, August 18, 2017

Recognition internationally

A local furniture maker has caught the eye of an international awards jury with his latest creation. Jonathan Otter, of Earltown, was one of three winners of the Arts and Crafts Design Awards’ Jury’s Joker...

Telling the story

A splendid interpretation of the nativity (birth of Jesus Christ) occurred recently at the Wentworth Baptist Church. The nativity play was created honestly and sincerely from the Biblical texts of Matthew and Luke in...

Capturing his sound

It was a movie directed by Martin Scorsese in the late 1970s that lead to Jake Duggan picking up the guitar. Now, roughly six years later, Duggan is releasing his debut album under his own...
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Sounds of Christmas in Wentworth

The Cumberland Singers, located at the Wentworth Recreation Centre under the direction of Jocelyn Morris, performed a spirited, compassionate concert of traditional and contemporary Christmas music recently. Proceeds from this concert will go to Hurricane...
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Pioneer Club celebrates Christmas

The Pioneer Club members and friends recently celebrated a Christmas potluck supper located at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. The centre was well decorated for Christmas which added inspiration to the event. Special guests invited to...
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On display

Gary Blackwood and Nicole Uzans discuss Megan Foote’s ‘Raspberry Fingers’ during the opening reception of the Local Artist Show at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre on Dec. 2. The pieces were on display...
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Awards presented

East Cumberland Lodge in Pugwash honoured 10 employees recently for more than 250 total years of service to residents at the facility. Joe Gauthier, facility administrator, said he’s proud to have the employees on staff...
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Wentworth Christmas Craft Fair

The annual Wentworth Christmas Craft Fair brings inclusivity, friendliness, and creativity, all the while supporting buying local for the season. The 26th annual Wentworth Christmas Craft Fair happened recently on Nov. 12. A $3 admission...
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A successful tea and craft sale

Local craft sales are a marvellous approach to ringing in the Christmas season and an economical way to buy locally produced, high quality handmade gifts. Buying locally is also a way of showing that you...
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Planning underway

Exhibition enthusiasts will be happy to know plans are in motion for the annual Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition with the 2017 Planning Committee having met for the first time last week. Leading the charge again...