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Colchester: An escapee, funding, deer and a lost dog

Sasha - Contributed

It was 12C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 25C today, with sun and cloud, going down to 12C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 26C, with sunshine, and an overnight temperature of 14C.


In the News

Truro man involved in police standoff bolts from courtroom, escapes custody

Rath Eastlink Community Centre, other Nova Scotia tourism projects get federal funding

Truro watershed to be open to bow hunting again this year


Plenty of Pets

Sasha is a four-year-old husky who went missing on Tuesday, July 9.

She is black and white with a stripe on her nose and was wearing a purple collar.

She belongs at 2304 Riverside Rd. in Green Creek.

If you see her, please contact Erin at 902-349-0876.


Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in today at 7:50 p.m. today.


Community Calendar



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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