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TRURO, N.S. —

It was -9C at 6:30 a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 6C, with sunshine, and an overnight low of -2C.

Tomorrow’s forecast includes a high of 6C, with 2 60% chance of showers, and an overnight low of 1C, with rain.

Rainfall warnings are expected to be issued for Friday and Saturday.

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Today’s stories

Truro firefighter dies from injuries sustained in training accident

Passengers evacuated after VIA Rail train hits debris in Belmont

Truro Music Festival results - Musical Theatre

Brookfield councillor wants bridge replaced, not repaired

Bearcats facing elimination in MHL divisional semifinal series

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Missing Pet

Kinley went missing on Wednesday, when her leash was dropped.

She was just adopted into a home at 100 Hemlock Drive, in Elmsdale, and isn’t familiar with the area. She could be travelling through nearby communities.

She was wearing a turquoise collar and microchip tag and is afraid of men. If you see her, don’t chase her but call Jon at 902-789-2055 or Justine with North East Paws at 306-317-2571.

Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 1:05 p.m. today

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THURSDAY, MARCH 21

Support Group

MARCH 21 – Truro Parkinson's Support group meets the third Thursday of the month, 2 to 4 p.m., Colchester-Easts Hants Regional Library. All are welcome and there is no cost.

Card Party

MARCH 21 – North Shore Seniors invites you play 45’s and crib at Roach Hall, Tatamagouche. First and third Thursday of the month, starting at 7 p.m.; 50/50, prizes and light lunch.

PROBUS Club

MARCH 21 – A club of active retirees who enjoy guest speakers and activity groups, PROBUS Club meets Truro Fire Hall, 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Ken Henderson, of Truro Concert Band. Guests welcome.

Spiritual Group

MARCH 21 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Chase the Ace

March 21 – Chase the Ace Draw, Debert Legion, draw at 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales, $3 each. Available at various venues. No need to be present to win.

Card Party

MARCH 21 – 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.

Bingo

MARCH 21 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

GRANS meeting

MARCH 21 – Grandparents’ Rights for Nova Scotia meeting, Sobeys community room, Robie Street, Truro, noon to 2 p.m. All are welcome.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Chowder Lunch

MARCH 22 - Immaculate Conception Parish, 669 Prince St. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Corn chowder $8; fish chowder $10; includes roll, dessert, tea/coffee. Children under 12 free. Take out available, pick up only.

Dance

MARCH 22 – Seniors Old Time Dance, Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 2 p.m.; door prize, sponsored by Y Seniors Group; age 50 and older welcome; admission $6.

Supper

MARCH 22 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Roast Pork, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Bonspiel

MARCH 22-24 – Annual John K. MacDonald Memorial Curling Bonspiel with 24 teams; buy tickets on prize tables, silent auction items; everyone welcome to attend.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Tax Help

March 23 – Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call 896-4192 for appointment.  Drop-ins welcome.

Auction/Supper

MARCH 23 – Annual Auction and Pot Luck Supper. Supper 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. with auction items on display and silent auction of gift certificates, etc. Live auction starts at 5:45 p.m.

Fish and Chips

March 23 – Fish and Chips Supper (while supplies last), 4 to 6 p.m.; dessert, tea/coffee included. $12 adults; $6 under-12. Five Islands Fire Hall; sponsored by Five Islands Fire Brigade.

Yard Sale

MARCH 23 – Annual Indoor Yard Sale, Valley United Church, 110 Salmon River Rd., 8 a.m. to noon. Information, call 902-897-4117.

Crib

MARCH 23 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Crib

MARCH 23 – Tatamagouche legion. $20 per team (2). 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Canteen services.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

MARCH 24 – Country Gospel with Wayne Elliott and Friends at Londonderry Station Community Church (AKA The Thirsty Church) at 2 p.m. Everyone welcome, enjoy music, visiting friends, snacks. Free will donations.

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