Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Time to celebrate Canada

It’s time to celebrate the 150th birthday of the nation. No matter where you live, there are a number of events happening for the special occasion, many of which are of no cost to those...
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Fundraising supper taking year’s break

An annual fundraising supper on Canada Day is taking a break this year, but organizers are still hoping donations will come in. The Balfron Community Association has been hosting the fundraiser since 1992, helping to...

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...

Emergency room in Tatamagouche closed Tuesday

There's another emergency room closure coming up at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre. The ER will be closed from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 27 as no physician is available for...

Flying fore!

A new sport was floating around Tatamagouche over the May long weekend. Ben Smith, with the Maritime Disc Golf Association, was on hand at Nelson Memorial Park for an introduction to and demonstration of disc...

Dinner is served

A taste of Mexico is getting some attention in Tatamagouche. Rich Pridham and his wife, Andrea, have been serving up tacos, nachos, and the infamous gringo sauce since the beginning of May at Taco Gringo...
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A guide to the dark sky

Defending the dark It’s only in true darkness that you can see the light, and that’s what draws people from all over the world to Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site. Dave Chapman, a life...

Field of dreams

The Minney family is celebrating a special anniversary this year. It was 25 years ago John and Margaret Minney planted their first strawberry crop at their Mountain Farm U-pick in River John. The couple immigrated...
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What small businesses need to know about email marketing

Email marketing can make a huge difference for you as a small business owner. Campaign Monitor shares that “email is 40 times more effective at acquiring new customers than Facebook or Twitter.” For every $1...

Art Jam

What happens when you take 12 teens, one author, and one artist, and place them in the beautiful and historic Thinkers Lodge for the weekend? You get Art Jam, a mentoring weekend that occurred May...