Monday, August 21, 2017

A crafter’s delight

Crafters who make use of yarn and fabric won't want to miss a fundraising sale on Aug. 19. From 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., fabric and yarn will be up for grabs for all those...

An endless love

Bailey Dowding kept her head down while reading from her paper. When she was done, she went to her grandfather who wrapped his arm around her. The 15-year-old had just spoken to a crowd gathered at...

Taking to the stage

Intrigue is the name of the game when local actors and actresses hit the Senator’s Stage for the annual Bard by the Bay performances this month. Gary Blackwood is back producing and directing most of...

Tatamagouche author launching newest book

Tatamagouche's Joan Baxter is launching her latest book, Seven Grains of Paradise: A Culinary Journey in Africa, at Mabel Murple's Book Shoppe and Dreamery in River John. The launch begins at 7 p.m. on Aug....

Murder of Crows on display

The Pugwash Artists’ Collective presents the Art Show and Sale, Murder of Crows, at the Fraser Cultural Centre in Tatamagouche from July 28 to Aug. 16. An opening reception will be held 7-9 p.m. on July...

Jumping onto the page

New books featuring the North Shore are gaining traction this summer. The North Shore Community Development Association has created the books – ‘Hidden Gems’ and ‘It’s A Shore Thing!’ colouring book. Linda Byers, with the association,...

Curtain call

For 35 students, their high school graduation was a special milestone – they were the final students to graduate from North Colchester High School. Or should be as a new school is set to open...

Summer at the Kirk

Live music is back home at the Balmoral Kirk for the summer. Beginning July 14 with a performance by Thom Swift, the former church in The Falls will have at least two other shows. Swift, a...

A successful opening

“I don’t believe it.” Those four little words held high meaning on July 3 as Sheree Fitch looked out at the crowd of about 500 people gathered for the opening of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe...

Six days of ER closures in Pugwash

The emergency department at the North Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre in Pugwash will see six 12-hour closures over the next week. The closures run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily from July 6 to...