Saturday, June 24, 2017

A four-legged volunteer

If he’s having a stressful day and Ghost walks into the room, Tony Lovell automatically relaxes. That’s just one of the benefits he has seen since Ghost, a two-and-a-half-year-old shepherd husky mix, started visiting The...

Pugwash market season kicks off this month

The Pugwash Farmers’ Market is gearing up for another successful season with new vendors, new site plans, new special events and new programming. The first demonstration will be “Mulching Debbie’s Way” with local master gardener,...
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Time to say goodbye

*Editor's note: the location of the dance on July 1 was incorrect as printed and has been changed to the correct location, North Colchester High School. A group of local residents want the current elementary...
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Overburdened.

Ever since he was a kid, Josh Lewis dreamed of being a sportswriter. He grew up in Crapaud, a tiny hamlet on the south shore of PEI, between Charlottetown and the Confederation Bridge. Although he decided...

Pugwash ER closed Wednesday

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will be closed for 12 hours on Wednesday. The closure runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 17 because no physician coverage...
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Got bobbled?

The smiles and laughter were constant, even while they were stuck upside down, legs straight up in the air. More than a dozen children, and even some adults, spent some time with Craig Hayman and...

Man dead following ATV crash in Tatamagouche

A 50-year-old man died Saturday night in an all-terrain vehicle crash. At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the Colchester District RCMP responded to a report of an unresponsive man on South Tatamagouche Road. Emergency personnel located the...

Pugwash resident honoured by county for volunteer work

Peter Lewis’s volunteer work has not gone unnoticed. On April 26, at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill, the Pugwash man was one of a number of volunteers recognized by the...

A dream come true

Turning off onto a dirt road, the vibrant colours catch the eye. It’ll soon be even brighter, with the addition of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery. Sheree Fitch is opening the book store in...

Changing times

Isabel Bonnyman looks out her window at Willow Lodge and can see a building where she spent many a day. Behind the North Colchester High School, she can also see the new Tatamagouche Regional Academy...