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Colchester: Friendship, firefighting, an injury and sunshine

Ezra
Ezra - Contributed
TRURO, N.S. —

It was 3C at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature is expected to reach 21C, with sun and cloud, today and an overnight low of 13C.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 21C, with sunshine, dropping to 6C during the night.

It’s expected to reach 25C on Sunday, with sunshine, going down to 16C overnight.

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In the News

Truro woman reveals life with her “fire family”

Truro’s Friendship Club so popular it has a waiting list

NCA member injured during campaign altercation in Truro

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Plenty of Pets

Ezra is an older cat who still has lots of love to give.

He’s about 12 years old and is vet checked, vaccinated and neutered.

You can meet Ezra at the SPCA shelter, 408 Industrial Ave, or call 902-893-7968 or email colchester@spcans.ca for more information.

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:05 pm today

Saturday: 5:37 a.m. and 5:55 p.m.

Sunday: 6:33 a.m. and 6:53 p.m.

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Fuel Prices

Fuel prices went up overnight.

Gasoline increased by 2.5 cents and is now $1.15.6 per litre.

Diesel increased 3.2 cents and is now $1.19.5 per litre.

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Community Calendar

FRIDAY, SEPT. 20

Supper

SEPT. 20 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Pan-fried haddock, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-10 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Cancer Retreat

SEPT. 20-22 – Annual Nova Scotia Breast Cancer Retreat in Debert. All breast cancer survivors are welcome for a weekend of inspirational speakers, fun, relaxation and connecting with other survivors. To pre-register: Nova Scotia Breast Cancer Retreat Facebook page.

Quilt Show

SEPT. 20-21 – Sunrise Quilt Guild Show and Sale, noon to 6 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 21, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at The Fraser, 362 Main Street, Tatamagouche; demonstration, door prizes;

$5 admission.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 21

Guitar Society

SEPT. 21 – Guitar fingerpicking meeting at Douglas Street Recreation Centre, Truro, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.; Info: Mike 902-639-9267, PIMA Guitar Society.

Coffee House

SEPT. 21 – Gospel Coffee House, Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd., Debert, 7 p.m.; local talent; shared lunch; freewill offering.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 22

Fundraiser

Sept. 22 – Fundraiser for the Kemptown United Church Cemetery at the Kemptown Recreation Centre, 1-4 p.m. Live music, barbecue, 50/50. Admission by donation. For information call Juanita at 902-895-4797.

Gospel Music

SEPT. 22 – Gospel music with Wayne Elliott and Friends, 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Upper Onslow; refreshments to follow; sponsored by Lower Onslow UCW. Info: 902-893-2132. Chairlift accessible.

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