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Max - Contributed

It was 16C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 27C, with sunshine, and a low of 19C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high will be around 22C, with showers, and an overnight low of 15C.

Today’s stories

RCMP investigating robbery at Truro Heights business

Brookfield’s Medaglia takes the top podium spot at Gopher Dunes

High-speed chase called off for safety reasons

Colchester County woman dies following rollover in Bayhead

Mary Poppins Jr. being staged in Truro

Plenty of Pets

Max loves to play, but when it’s time to relax he cuddles right in.

Max is 12 weeks old, vaccinated and dewormed.

If you’re interested in adopting Max please contact us at Wayward Cats Society at or 902-957-8677.

Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 4:31 p.m. today.

Community Calendar


Tea and Cheesecake

JULY 17 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum, 20 Arthur St., is serving tea and cheesecake every Tuesday from 2-4 p.m. during the summer. Admission is $5.

Leadership Training

JULY 17 – Youth Leadership Training, July 17 to 19 at First United Church. Programming will be from 9 a.m. to noon each morning; suggested cost is a $10 donation.

Al-Anon Meets

JULY 17 – Truro Al-Anon meets every Tuesday, 8 p.m., at Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St. For more info call Lois at 890-1518.



JULY 18 –Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch.

Al-Anon meeting

JULY 18 - Weekly Al-Anon meeting Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.

Lunchtime Concert

JULY 18 – Free Summer Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts in Memorial Hall of First United Church, 12:15 p.m.; bring a lunch; Ross Thompson Studio Singers.

Open Mic

JULY 18 – Lead With Your Heart's Open Mic Coffee House, 7 p.m., First United Church’s Memorial Hall. Music, poetry, song, dance, artwork, your story, debuting LWYH's Theatre Group.

Butch’s Jam

JULY 18 – Every Wednesday at the Horseman's Club; a free night of music.

West Branch
JULY 18 – Weekly Music Circle Café Jam, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; players admitted free, listeners free will, $2.50 suggested; light refreshments; proceeds to community hall; shared sweets.


Crafts Day

JULY 19 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum is holding crafts Thursdays, 2 p.m. during the summer, at 20 Arthur St.; admission by donation; children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Spiritual Group

JULY 19 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.


JULY19 – Bingo every Thursday night 7 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre. Regular games; specials; jackpot.


July 19 – Thursday, 1-3 pm; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.


Pub Night

JULY 20 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, 7-10 p.m.; $5 per person. Everyone welcome.

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