Friday, January 18, 2019

Pugwash teen takes taekwondo titles

Jessica Liebmann added two more taekwondo titles to her name in November, bringing her first place finishes on the national level to six. “Taekwondo… it’s a family,” said Liebmann, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student attending...

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...

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...

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...

On ice with the all-stars

Local youth hitting the ice this season will have a chance to learn from some of the greats. The Slap Shots and Boot Stompin’ Tour is bringing a number of NHL veterans, Hockey Hall of...

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...

Ski race club sees construction of larger facility

With more than 100 members of the Wentworth Ski Racing Club this season, a new clubhouse will accommodate more than ever. The club celebrated the new 72’x16’ modular building with an opening ceremony on Jan....

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...

40 years of the Tatamagouche Skating Club

The Tatamagouche Skating Club is celebrating a milestone this year. Members of the club will showcase their skills in 'Let's Celebrate' in honour of the club's 40th anniversary. The show runs from 6 to 7...

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...
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