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Colchester: Music, demolition and an end to the heat warning

Do you recognize this cat?
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The heat warning has ended.

It was 20C, with a light rain, at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 26C (Humidex 32C), with showers- at times heavy, and possibly thundershowers- and a low around 19C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be around 24C, with a 30% chance of showers, and an overnight low of 14C.

Today’s stories

Video: Old Bible Hill Esso store demolished

Los Primos bringing Enriquez family together for Truro performance

Colchester County residents are wilting in the heat

Plenty of Pets

Are you missing this cat?

He’s been around Harmony Road, in Salmon River, for a few weeks.

He’s been neutered and he’s very friendly.

He was taken to the vets and treated for fleas. He is thought to be one or two years old.

If you can help this boy get back to his family please call 902-893-9279.

Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 10:49 a.m. and 11:06 p.m. today.

Community Calendar


Crafts Day

AUG. 9 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum is holding crafts Thursdays, 2 p.m. during the summer, at 20 Arthur St.; admission by donation; children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Spiritual Group

AUG. 9 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.


August 9– 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.


AUG 9 – Little Miss and Master Debert, Debert legion, 6:30 p.m.; doors open at 6 p.m.


AUG. 9 – Bingo every Thursday night at 7 p.m., Wentworth Rec Centre; Jackpot; toonie number; specials; and regular games



AUG 10 – Ham, salad and strawberry shortcake supper, 4:30 to 6 p.m.; $10, Debert Legion. Entertainment by Double Pleasure.


AUG. 11 – Fundraising yard sale and barbecue in support of Slate Youth Centre. Louis' Used Clothing parking lot, Robie Street, Truro. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


AUG 11 – Debert Days Dance 9 p.m. -1 a.m. Music by Special ‘O.’ Admission $10, Debert Legion.

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