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Colchester: Here's what's happening for Friday and the weekend


There’ll be sun and cloud today, and few showers are expected during the weekend.

It was 12 C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s forecast high is 27 C, with a mix of sun and cloud, and a low of 15 C tonight.

Saturday’s forecast includes showers and a high of 25 C, dropping to 1 C, with continued showers, overnight.

Sunday is expected to be 22 C with a 30% chance of showers.



Plenty of Pets

My name is Ripples and I’m a happy, friendly boy looking for a family I can love.

I’m a 10-month-old Shar-Pei-Mastiff mix and I’ve been neutered and vaccinated.

If you adopt me we can go to obedience classes together. That will be fun and will help me be the best canine citizen I can be.

There’s more information on me, and the other dogs waiting for homes, on the Animal Rescue Coalition website at


Fuel prices:

For a change, there’s no change in the price of gasoline this week. The price remains the same as last week, at $1.08.9 per litre.

Diesel went up a fraction of a cent, from $1.00.9 to a new price of $1.01.3 cents per litre.


Today’s news includes:

Truro officers head to L.A. competition

‘You have a drinking problem, sir,’ judge tells Valley man

Truro racer holding onto first heading into the ninth race of the pro stock tour

Ottawa decides treasured artifacts will remain in Nova Scotia

Environmental assessment to proceed on Little Dyke gravel pit


Tidal bore times:

Friday: 3:28 p.m.

Saturday: 3:48 a.m. and 4:11 p.m.

Sunday: 4:34 a.m. and 4:58 p.m.


Things to do this weekend:



9 p.m. Mid-summer movie at Victoria Park- The Little Prince


Debert Days parade at 11:30 a.m. – activities at Colchester Community Park from noon until 4 p.m. – wrestling and a dance during the evening


Sunday in the Park  - 2 p.m. – Jim Aylward

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