Saturday, June 24, 2017
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Tatamagouche remembers

Nov. 11 is a time when the members of our community join with other Canadians to remember the sacrifice of more than 100,000 Canadians who gave their lives for us. They fought for home, family,...
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Dinner and a show

For the past 12 years, the River John Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary has been hosting a ladies night out with a dinner theatre. It’s been one of the successes the auxiliary has seen in its...
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School board accepting French immersion applications

Applications for French immersion programs with the local school board are being accepted until early February. The Chignecto-Central Regional School Board offers Early French Immersion, with an entry in Grade Primary, at Truro Elementary School,...

A moment to remember

It didn’t take long for Andee Weatherby to realize just what she was doing. The 17-year-old Tatamagouche girl was one of 26 youths from across the country to join more than 100 veterans on a...
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A time to spread the warmth

It was a picture online showing clothing tied to a fence in Boston that sparked Patricia Campbell’s idea. Campbell, the owner and operator of Fiddleheads Salon in Tatamagouche, held the first of what she hopes...

Artist and cultural historian to present Mi’kmaq knowledge on Maritimes

As part of building bridges of understanding, Gerald Gloade, a Mi’kmaq artist and cultural historian from Millbrook, will present “A Mi'kmaq History of the Maritimes.” Gloade will share his knowledge of Mi’kmaq archeology, geographical regions,...
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Wentworth Volunteer Fire Department recognizes members at annual banquet

In 1974, the Wentworth Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) was formed by Roy Patriquin and others. Since then, former fire chiefs include Patriquin, Ivan Crawford, and Vernon Sprague. At present, the executive members are Fire Chief...

Taylor seeking PC nomination for Colchester North

A Colchester County business woman has thrown her name into the ring for the PC party nomination for Colchester North. Rebecca Taylor hopes her experience – in business, community service, and government – will help...

Breakfast contribution

The volunteer-run Breakfast Program at Tatamagouche Elementary School got a boost recently thanks to the local Foodland store. Staff has been raising money at the store through casual Friday and purchased a week’s worth...
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Opening of new school pushed to 2018

The opening of the new Tatamagouche Regional Academy has been pushed back a few months. The school was originally slated to open in September, however Brian Taylor, media relations advisor for the province’s Department of...