Colchester: Music, history, celebration & a found cat
Bass River musician Bill Elliott nominated for an ECMA
Truro woman remembers the day Martin Luther King was shot
Truro man remembers being an NYPD officer in the 1960s
Heritage Day being celebrated at the Colchester Historeum
Truro woman ready to help people meet and hook their animal spirit ...
Second Truro 1985 video features Willow St.
Gouda cheese and Portuguese coffee sauce featured in Truro’s Burger ...
Dal AC student’s art is on display at NovelTea
Happy birthday! Yarmouth resident Eva Robicheau turns 108
People encouraged to register for Truro's Coldest Night walk
Colchester Food Bank moves into new Truro quarters
Nova Scotia company encouraging people to share stories of kindness
Life of Lawrencetown’s outdoorsman Roy Beals subject of museum exhibit
The name Roy Beals probably pops up pretty often when local outdoors enthusiasts talk about fishing, or hunting, or getting their camp ready. Black bear, wild boar, antlers, scrimshaw, furniture, giant striped bass – think Roy Beals. The ...
Two Rivers animals don’t need Valentine’s Day to celebrate love
While Cape Bretoners celebrate Valentine’s Day on Thursday, the Two Rivers Wildlife Park doesn’t need a visit from Cupid. Park manager Johnny Huntington said there’s an abundance of love at the facility led by Belgian horses ...
‘I went home and I cried.’ Geraldine Browning talks about the struggles of growing up black in Nova Scotia
Those who told Geraldine Browning she couldn’t do something usually learned different. She wanted to be a social worker but was told she couldn’t be even though her Grade 11 aptitude tests said she would be good at it. She wanted to ...
Inventing the future - Annapolis Royal’s Innovation Lab a high-tech maker space for young and old alike
It’s a different world out there. Young people are learning computer code, building robots, working from laptops, and inventing the future. In Annapolis Royal, Canada’s oldest European community, the future is being designed on a smart ...
Are you registered? - Paradise group urges residents to sign up with 811 if they don’t have a doctor
Two women in Paradise are wondering if life will be as idyllic as the name implies once the only local doctor, in neighbouring Lawrencetown, retires this summer. Barb Bishop and Heather Spurr don’t know exactly what to do, but they’re ...
Big Brothers Big Sisters’ new dairy bar has a name: Fundy Scoops Dairy Bar
As we hope you all know by now, Big Brothers Big Sisters has relocated to North River. We moved into what was previously Molly’s Dairy Bar, and before that, the Fundy Dairy Bar. The Fundy Dairy Bar was built by James Paul Norrie in 1943 and ...
Bag Ban: Group says communities don’t have to wait for governments to do something
While municipal politicians are contemplating what to do about single-use plastic bags, members of a group at a local church are taking matters into their own hands. Communities don’t need to wait for governments to act on the issue, said ...
Paying it Foward: Shelburne County volunteers and students honour girl's memory through donations of finger puppets to hospitals
SHELBURNE COUNTY – Knitting finger puppets for hospitalized children has become a family tradition in the Shelburne area that spans three generations. But it has also become a paying-it-forward gesture in memory of Carmen Faith Huskilson that ...
Man hasn’t missed a day of work at Truro hospital in 35 years
Mike Turner hasn’t missed a day of work in 35 years. In fact, a kidney stone couldn’t even blemish his remarkable record. Turner, team lead for materials management, has been working at Truro’s local hospital since he was ...
Bedford trio’s 30 days of polar dips raise money for Phoenix Youth
More than 50 people stripped down to their bathing suits and ran into the Atlantic Ocean on a cold, wet and windy Wednesday in Halifax. It was the 30th polar dip in as many days for Sid Fraser, Mitch Hippern and Koko McNeill. On Jan. 1, the ...