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Colchester: A fundraiser, a release, sunshine and kittens

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It was 10C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 27C today, with sunshine, going down to 11C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 27C, with sunshine, and an overnight temperature of 7C.


In the News

Nova Scotia animal rescue fundraising to cover bills

Truro man involved in standoff released on bail


Plenty of Pets

Caroline, Carl, Rosa and Amelia recently visited the vet for a checkup and vaccinations. These little ones are doing well and will be available for adoption through the Colchester chapter of Carma Cat Rescue Maritimes in the near future.

For more information, visit Carma on Facebook, email

 or call 902-957-8677.


Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in today at 6:47 p.m. today.


Community Calendar


Toddler Tuesday

JULY 9 – Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon. All young families are welcome to the Historeum for a morning of fun and learning. Admission by donation. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.



JULY 10 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al Anon

JULY 10 – Cobequid Al Anon meets Wednesday evenings, 7 to 8 p.m. at Douglas Street Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane 902-890-0197.


JULY 10 – Ham, salad, strawberry shortcake supper, Middle Stewiacke United Church, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Adults – $12; under-12 – $6; pre-school – free.

Butch’s Jam

JULY 10 – Every Wednesday, at the Horseman's Club; fun and music at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Card Party

JULY 10 – Card Party-Warwick Mtn. Rec. Club, 7 p.m., 50/50, travelling prize, highest for women and men; shared lunch; $3 admission.

Fidle Fest

JULY 10 – Fiddle Fest, 356 Young St. Truro 1:30-3:30 p.m.; an afternoon full of great fiddle music and lots more entertainment.


Spiritual Group

JULY 11 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St. Truro.

Strawberry Supper

JULY 11 – St. David’s United Church Hall, Pictou Road, Bible Hill; 4-6 p.m. Hamburgers, hotdogs, Oktoberfestsausage, potato salad, cold plates, strawberry shortcake, beverages. No tickets required, just walk in.


JULY 11 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Card Party

JULY 11 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David’s United Church; $5 charge with cash prizes, light snack.


JULY 11 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.


PRIDE: Open House

JULY 13 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; open house in celebration of the Pride Parade in Truro. Admission by donation. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Summer Supper

JULY 13 – Summer supper, Wallace Community Centre 4 - 6 p.m.; ham, baked beans, salad, strawberry shortcake; $12 adults and $6 children under 12; wheelchair accessible and take-out available.


JULY 13 – Buffet salad and strawberry shortcake supper at Riverside United Church, Bass River, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Adults $12; under 12 $6; sponsored by the UCW. All are welcome.


JULY 13 – Play Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m. Prizes and 50/50.

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