Saturday, October 21, 2017

The tap is ready

A warm weekend at the end of February was a welcome one for most people, but especially for those in the maple syrup business.Scott Whitelaw and Christopher Howse were busy on a Saturday night...

Spotting avian life

With a strong recommendation by the Royal Canadian Geographical Society to have the gray jay selected as Canada’s official bird, the drive was on to spot one or more of these friendly, intelligent and...

A cultural celebration

It was a day filled with poetry, song, dance, and cheers all in celebration of diversity.The fifth annual Let Me Be Me Rally was held in the gymnasium at North Colchester High School on...

Pugwash ER closures announced

The emergency department in Pugwash will be closed for four days in the coming week.The closures at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Aug. 25,...

Paradise Lost found in Tatamagouche

Have you ever wondered why things go badly?Hideous diseases, old age, death, war, crime, blood-soaked cruelty and rank evil are constants in our world. Or to put it sagely, thus has it always been,...

Annual fabric, yarn sale to raise funds

A giant fabric and yarn sale with quality materials at bargain prices sounds like a dream come true for the many quilters, sewers, knitters, hookers and crafters along the North Shore.The second annual Tatamagouche...

A call for volunteers

Without new life and new ideas, the future of the Malagash Salt Mine Museum is up in the air.Lorraine Blaxland, assistant to the curator at the museum, said they are in dire need of...

Highest honours

Nominations are open for recognizing the contributions and accomplishments of outstanding citizens in the province.The province is accepting nominations, or re-nominations, of people deserving its highest honour – the Order of Nova Scotia. People...

With safety in mind

Recommendations accepted by the province to help improve safety and security at community emergency departments is the step in the right direction, according to the local site manager.Barbie Cook, site manager at both the...
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No delay to school construction after wind damages piece of roof

High winds during a storm in late November saw a bit of damage to the new school currently under construction.Brian Taylor, communications advisor for the province’s Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal, confirmed a...
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