Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Bike ride more than doubles in size from previous year

What started as an idea for a small group bike ride in Tatamagouche has turned into one with close to 150 riders this year. Jim Vance said the idea for the Hippie Dippie Fall Colours...

Field upkeep

Some recent fundraising has made a large difference at the John K. MacDonald Memorial Sports Park in Tatamagouche. In a few short months, $25,000 was raised to purchase a 2300HP Kubota tractor for maintenance of...

Time to hit the trail… the Butter Trail

Enjoy the stunning beauty of the changing colours of the leaves on the beautiful Butter Trail during the ninth annual fun run set for Sept. 30. The Butter Trail Run includes a 5K, 10K and...

First Shift hockey program returns to village

Two years after first hosting the Canadian Tire First Shift program, it’s making its return to Tatamagouche for the 2017/18 season. The program is open to players between the ages of 6 and 10, and...

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...

From private to public

After a 16-year development period, Ron and Al Weeks have opened a nine-hole golf course to the public. The course in Wallace River started out as a family project, as a few golf holes that...

Ah, the good ole days

  Burton Langille wishes he was young enough to play hockey once again. But instead, the 90-year-old watches as much of it as he can on television. Langille was one of the first people in Tatamagouche to...

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...

Calling all players

Want to try something new, or take part in some of the old favourites? The Local Senior Games, 55 or better, is running in Colchester County from May 8 to 12. The cooperative effort by...

Taking top honours

The John K. MacDonald Memorial Bonspiel was held March 17 and 18, with 16 teams participating. This year, a donation will be made to the John K. MacDonald Memorial Sports Park to maintain the soccer and...
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