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Colchester: Food, bikers, a hearing and a dog

Beamer - Contributed

It was 13C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 20C today, with showers, going down to 16C tonight – with possible thundershowers.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 24C, with showers- possibly thundershowers, and an overnight temperature of 16C.

Sunday’s forecast high is 29C, with a 60% chance of showers, and an overnight low of 18C.


In the News

Truro Farmers’ Market helping fight food insecurity

Newly-opened trails give Truro’s mountain bikers a boost

New bail hearing scheduled for Truro man who escaped from courtroom custody


Plenty of Pets

Beamer is a two-year-old beagle who, until recently, was working as a Canadian Border Services Agency sniffer dog. His time as a working dog ended when he began showing signs of pain in his back.

Beamer has now been taken into by Good Bones Rescue and will soon be ready for a new home.

He’s a friendly dog who enjoys meeting people and is a good traveller. He gets along well with other dogs, knows basic commands and doesn’t show any signs of resource guarding. He’ll run after toys if someone throws them but won’t bring them back.
Vet exams and tests show Beamer is probably suffering from an intervertebral mineralization of the lumbar area, which is causing inflammation and pain. He is currently on anti inflammatories and will be placed on a plan for future care.

Beamer is not recommended with kids under 10, just because he would not enjoy being jumped on or grabbed.

To learn more about this adorable little dog, visit Good Bones Dog Rescue on Facebook or on the website or email


Fuel Prices

The cost of filling your tank went up again.

Gasoline increased by 2.4 cents and is now $1.23.7 per litre.

Diesel went up 1.1 cent and is now $1.16 per litre.


Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 9:30 a.m. and 9:51 p.m. today.

Saturday: 10:30 a.m. and 10:46 p.m.

Sunday: 11:24 a.m. and 11:38 p.m.


Community Calendar


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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