Tuesday, June 27, 2017

From the North Shore to Maudie

No matter where he is working in the world, Guy Godfree always feels an attachment to his home. Godfree, originally from Pugwash, knew as soon as he read the script for the feature film Maudie,...

Full court press

Sam Wade is soon representing his province on almost the opposite side of the country. Wade, a 16-year-old from Wallace, will be playing basketball with Team Nova Scotia at the Canada Summer Games, held July...

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...
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Food film fest returns to Fox Harb’r

The world’s largest culinary film festival is returning to Wallace for the second year in a row. Devour! The Food Film Fest will bring the best of food, film and wine culture to foodies and...

Meet the candidates of Colchester North

Residents in Nova Scotia will hit the polls later this month in a provincial election. Premier Stephen McNeil met with Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant on April 30, asking him to dissolve the government and call a...

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...

A vibrant display

Vibrant colours and sculptures are on display at the Grace Jollymore Joyce Arts Centre’s Ice House Gallery this month. Ian Funke-McKay’s Fate’s Four Favours exhibit will run until May 26. “Most of the work has been...

Message received

A number of residents in Colchester and Cumberland counties continue to push for electoral reform. The North Shore chapter of the Council of Canadians hosted a public discussion meeting last month with Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill...

Election called for end of May

Residents in Nova Scotia are going to the polls on May 30. Premier Stephen McNeil met with Lt.-Gov. J.J. Grant on April 30, asking him to dissolve the government and call a general election. In Colchester...