Chiasson's photos of 2013

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Published on January 02, 2014

Jim Belushi kept thousands of people entertained with his theatrical moves during the annual Dutch Mason Blues Festival in August.

Published on January 02, 2014

Truro’s Centennial Pool offered its final services in March. The facility opened in 1976 and was a swimming home to a large number of people, including Shawn Davison and his sons, Liam, left, and Parker. The Davisons’ made sure they enjoyed one last family swim together before the community pool closed.

Published on January 02, 2014

The annual Mawi’omi, a celebration of Mi’kmaq culture, was held at the Nova Scotia Community College in Truro in January. Justin Stewart-Meuse, left, and Thomasie Padlayat participated in an activity, balancing a potato between their foreheads, which promoted co-operation and communication. 

Published on January 02, 2014

Lynn Sibley, left, and Heather Johnson, both of Valley, found some pieces of history at the Palliser in Lower Truro. The  business had an asset liquidation event in which hundreds of people attended in April.

Published on January 02, 2014

The Paul Pony Clark Memorial Rink was officially opened in January with about 200 people in attendance. The event was held at the Bible Hill Central Elementary School and part of the celebration included the unveiling of a rink sign with the help of Pony’s mom, Dianne Spears, daughters Molly and Emma and wife Julee MacAfee.

Published on January 02, 2014

About 40 people stood along Pictou Road last winter with signs of support for Scotia Pool. The Bible Hill-based pool has been a topic of conversation in the community throughout the year as supporters fought to keep it open after the Rath Eastlink Community Centre opened.

Published on January 02, 2014

Belmont’s Danielle Sawada won one of the Central Nova Tourist Association awards in March. Sawada is the owner of Thrown Together Pottery in Truro.

Published on January 02, 2014

Joanne Bonin, a 37-year employee at Zellers had an emotional day when the store closed in Truro at the end of March. Hundreds of people picked up final sales, some of them coming from as far away as Cape Breton.

Each year, the reporters with the Truro Daily News take hundreds of photographs at various assignments. Here are Monique Chiasson's favourite photos she snapped for 2013.

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