Monday, June 17, 2019

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...

Skaters host mini competition, carnival to close out year

Local skaters finished another season, honing their skills, earning badges, and in one case, some medals. “We had a really great season,” said Jen Langille, with the Tatamagouce Skating Club. “We had a good group...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wayne Waugh Memorial Minor Hockey Tournament to run over four days

Each year, the Tatamagouche & Area Minor Hockey Association hosts a tournament in memory of Wayne Waugh, an admired husband, father, businessman, founder/owner of Waugh's Backhoe Service, as well as dedicated community volunteer. Waugh was...

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....

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...