Thursday, April 19, 2018

A special honour

Shirley Lorraine pursed her lips into a tight smile, but that didn’t stop her eyes welling with tears. Her late husband, Ed, was just honoured by the province for his contributions, not only to Colchester...
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Writing on Fire’s ARTJAM! set for May

Youth with a love of writing will have an opportunity to be mentored by a local author and artist. Writing on Fire’s ARTJAM! mentoring weekend will be held May 5-7 at the Thinkers Lodge in...
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The Tatamagouche Light Readers’ Choice Winners 2017

Best Breakfast - Whirligigs Café Best Fish and Chips - Chowder House on Main Best Place to Dine - Train Station Inn & Railway Dining Car Best Take Out - Derado's Pizzeria And Donair Best Coffee/Tea - The...

Tatamagouche CEC to see closure Sunday

The emergency department at the Lillian Fraser Memorial Hospital Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) will be closed for six hours Sunday. The CEC will be closed from 2 to 8 p.m., due to a lack of nursing...

Deputy chief calls for assistance

Three pets are breathing much easier thanks to the assistance of local firefighters. Tim Colburn, a deputy chief with the Tatamagouche Fire Department, found two cats and a dog barely responsive upon returning home around...

From tree to bottle

With an abundance of apples leftover at the end of each season, it’s hard to make good use of them all. For Sebastian Margarit and Brenna Koneczny, who own and operate Vista Bella Farm: Orchard...

Call for nominations

Outstanding business leaders in the county will soon be recognized through the local chamber of commerce. The Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce has a call out for nominations for honorees at its annual dinner...

New life

An important new organization in Wentworth is the Learning Centre, once the Wentworth Consolidated Elementary School for grades primary to six. Unfortunately, the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board closed Wentworth Elementary School on July 31,...

Work to do

Community support goes a long way and for a group of about eight to 10 people, they’re hoping that support will help put some extras into the new school under construction. Alison Doyle, the chairperson...

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...
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