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Advocate Media wants to do more to support local businesses and the communities we serve. Times are unique for us all, and despite our deepest wishes, we may find ourselves in a position where we can’t support local business the way we would like. In this section we’re bringing light to the businesses who are making a difference in our community. Visit tatamagouchelight.com/shine-on to nominate a business you feel deserves recognition.

Breaking the Silence Network cooperants return after being stranded in Guatemala

TATAMAGOUCHE - Two former residents of Inverness County are back in Canada after being stranded in South America in the midst of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. On...

Bringing joy to the Village of Pugwash

PUGWASH – It had been about a month between grocery trips to Amherst for Mary Purdy. On her way back to Pugwash, Purdy got to thinking about the residents in East...

The Crafty Shore back on track after opening in Tatamagouche just before pandemic

TATAMAGOUCHE – It wasn’t exactly how Denyse Stronge imagined the opening of The Crafty Shore. Stronge had originally opened the business on Main Street in Tatamagouche on Feb. 21. A month...

Born out of coronavirus pandemic, Jamieson’s food box delivery service to continue

TATAMAGOUCHE – For the past three months, Jenna Jamieson and her team have put together an average of 120 food boxes for delivery each week. Their highest week saw 155...

Walk-up pharmacy service in Tatamagouche, River John

TATAMAGOUCHE - It’s business as usual for C.G. Fulton Pharmacy in both Tatamagouche and River John during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but with an added twist. Chris MacLean, who...

From pandemic to pandemic (1920-2020): Celebrating Emily Olive Bain’s 100th birthday, April 23, 2020

TATAMAGOUCHE - Born just as the second wave of the Spanish Flu ravaged Nova Scotia, Emily Bain seemed destined to show the world that tragedy is not permanent and how one fills...

Fresh produce, meat, delivered to your door on the North Shore

TATAMAGOUCHE – Learning of the indefinite closure of the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market broke Jenna Jamieson’s heart. But that broken heart soon jumped into action, and Jamieson took it upon herself...

Stationmaster staying positive for summer at the Train Station Inn

TATAMAGOUCHE – Jimmie LeFresne is a positive man, so keeping the Train Station Inn closed this summer during the coronavirus pandemic wasn’t going to be an option. He thought about it,...
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Working remotely

I’ve written a lot of articles about viruses – computer viruses that is - but this is the first one to discuss a real-life virus.   Everybody is talking about the...

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colchester set to launch Senior Connection Program

NORTH RIVER – A local non-profit organization is working to connect seniors and youth in the community. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colchester is about to launch its Senior Connection Program,...


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