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Colchester: Funding, benches and an update

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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 15C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 25C, with a 60% chance of showers – possible thundershowers, going down to 14C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 25C, with sun and cloud and an overnight temperature of 14C.

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In the News

Injured officer, man killed in Truro weekend shooting identified

4-H members build benches for the community

Colchester transportation service receives provincial funding

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Plenty of Pets

Nacho is a talkative cat with a loud voice and a loving attitude.

He’s an eight-month-old neutered male and is available for adoption through the Lillian Allbon Animal Shelter.

If you’re interested in this chatty boy, visit the shelter’s Facebook page or call 902-661-7297

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Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 11:59 a.m. today

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Community Calendar

TUESDAY, AUG. 13

Toddler Tuesday

AUG. 13 – 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.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

Dance

AUG. 14 – Dance at Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Al Anon

AUG. 14 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane, 902-890-0197.

Tea in the Garden

AUG. 14 – Wednesday, 1:30-3 p.m. All are welcome for tea in the garden this summer season. $10 per person. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Card Party

AUG. 14 – Weekly card party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m. $3 admission; shared lunch, prizes for highest score, 50/50. 

Butch’s Jam

AUG. 14 – At the Horseman's Club every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

THURSDAY, AUG. 15

Canasta

AUG. 15 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Chase the Ace

Aug. 15 – Debert Legion Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales. Tickets $3 each available across West Colchester. Not necessary to be present to win.

Spiritual Group

AUG. 15 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

AUG. 15 – 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; cash prizes and a light snack.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17

Blueberry Supper

AUG. 17 – Blueberry Festival Supper, Peniel United Church, Five Islands, 4 to 6 p.m.; adults $12; 12-and-under $6. Salads, baked beans, ham, blueberry desserts. Take-out available. Sponsored by Board of Stewards.

Coffee House

AUG. 17 – An Evening of Country Gospel Music, 7 p.m., Debert Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert; local talent; shared lunch; free will offering.

Pancake Breakfast

AUG. 17 – Blueberry Festival Pancake Breakfast, 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Slate Youth Centre, 883 Prince St. Pancakes with N.S. wild blueberry sauce, sausages, beans and beverage. $8 / $7.

SUNDAY, AUG. 18

Jamboree

AUG. 18 – Jamboree, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Warwick Mountain Rec Club; lunch provided; 50/50, Door prize; $5 admission.

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