Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Important recognition

To the editor;   Re: Tell your story, published Feb. 2017   It was in 1966 that I left Tatamagouche Mountain with the intention of building a new life free from my past. Now, 50 years later, I realize...
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Tell your story

To the editor;   I read your article in The Light (December edition) in regards to people living in the area we don’t really know and that reminded me of the time I attended the graduation...

In keeping with tradition

It’s only a few short weeks until Easter and for many, it means egg hunts, family dinner and dyeing eggs. For me, Easter has the same presence in my life, but so much more –...

Karen Casey column: A look at Nova Scotia’s Food Development Agency

Nova Scotia has its own agency focused on developing the province’s food industry, Perennia Food and Agriculture Inc.  Perennia is a not-for-profit agency owned by the province that helps farmers, fishers and food processors...
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Seven red flags you need to fire your client immediately

I thought I’d open this article with a truly scary story: I nearly quit my business because of my first big client. Things were that bad. To make it worse, after our big split, I...
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A warm welcome three decades ago

To the Editor: Re: Tell your story, published February, 2017   My family arrived in Balfron from Holland almost 30 years ago, on Friday, Aug. 10, 1987. Adrian and I had bought the old Lenny Burris farm. At...
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Government can help prepare your home for winter

To The Light, It’s that time of year when many of us are thinking ahead to the winter season and that means, among other things, preparing our homes for the cold weather. One of the...
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View from the mountaintop

We’re halfway through winter, but some may not believe it when looking outside. True, we’ve been lucky so far this winter (sorry, I’m sure I just jinxed it), but that always isn’t the case. And travelling...
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Capturing the spirit of the season

You’d be hard pressed to find someone in the Tatamagouche area who hasn’t heard of Bruce in the Spruce. He may have headed back to the North Pole two days before Christmas, but the impression...

Standing up for libraries

To the Editor:   We talk about education and health care but our libraries are also vital community institutions that are under threat. Together we must stand up for them. During the run up to the provincial...