Monday, December 11, 2017

Making his return

Bruce in the Spruce has made his way back to Tatamagouche from the North Pole. Bruce, the lovable elf who visited area businesses last Christmas, is making his debut on Dec. 1. "It was so relaxing,"...

One step closer

It could be a magical Christmas for an 11-year-old girl well-known to many residents on the North Shore. Annette Tate said a friend and his brother have stepped forward to contribute the remaining money needed...

The love of riding

The engines roared to life, and the riders were off. It was the North Shore ATV Club’s annual open house, in celebration of 150 years of trail riding in Colchester County. “We do this to promote...

Pugwash prepping for Tree Fest II

Because Communities in Bloom, Pugwash, wants to light up the dark nights of December and help create joy, seasonal decorations will appear in the village. They are lighting up the cenotaph, putting Christmas trees on...

Bylaw requested

Residents from West Earltown have requested the county implement a noise bylaw after a motocross track opened in the area. Wayne Edgar and Stephanie Banks made a presentation to the Municipality of Colchester County recently...

Gold in the hills?

Could there be gold in the mountains in the Cobequid Highlands? Geologists with the Department of Natural Resources are enthused by what they’ve found over the past few months, and are optimistic for the future. “Mining...

A huge concern

Almost daily closures to the emergency room in Pugwash is a cause for concern for the facility’s site manager. Barbie Cook, who is also the site manager for the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital in Tatamagouche,...

No horsing around

Who doesn’t remember that special teacher who taught a lesson you will never forget? It could have been the kind, pretty teacher in elementary school who taught you the value of sharing with others, or...
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A blooming village

It was a 5 Bloom – Silver rating for the Village of Pugwash in the national Communities in Bloom competition. The village also received a special mention for its 2017 Pugwash, Our Community in Bloom...

A busy season at The Grace

This year has seen a lot of activity at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre. Tickets on a $3,000 Travel Voucher were sold and in August the winning ticket was pulled – winners were...
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