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Colchester: News, weather and a dog for the weekend


There may be some showers but it's going to be warm.

It was 17 C at 6:30 a.m. and today’s forecast high is 26 C, with a 60% chance of showers and a risk of thundershowers, dropping to 15 C tonight.

Saturday’s forecast includes a high of 22 C and a 30% chance of showers.

Sunday should be around 21 C with a mix of sun and cloud.


Plenty of Pets

When Hendrix arrived in Nova Scotia he was extremely thin and suffering from pneumonia

This six-month-old lab mix, who is from Texas, is now in a foster home and being the lovable, energetic pup he was meant to be.


Hendrix would love to be in a home where someone is with him much of the time. He loves to snuggle up on a couch or in bed with his person, go for walks and drives, and play with toys.

He is good with cats and with other dogs and doesn’t have problems with children, although he might accidentally knock down smaller ones.

Hendrix is neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, and is available for adoption from Save A Life Canada Animal Rescue ($450 adoption fee). For more information visit


Fuel prices:

Fuel prices went up overnight.

Gasoline increased 1.6 cents and is now $1.05.9 per litre.

Diesel is up 1.4 cents to a price of 95.8 cents per litre.


Today’s news includes:

Councillor Taggart calls for frank and open discussion

Truro fighter ready for comeback

Former Truro chainsaw carver second at national competition

Canadian motocross in good hands

Seven-year-old girl dies from injuries in Clementsvale accident

Justin Trudeau coming to Shelburne, Queens counties July 21

Truro women achieve fourth-degree Tae Kwon Do black belt


Tidal bore times:

Friday: 9:51 a.m. and 10:09 p.m.

Saturday: 10:49 a.m. and 11:08 p.m.

Sunday: 11:46 a.m.


Things to do this weekend:


Julie Johnstone and Friends at Riverfront Park – 7-8 p.m.

Movie Night- The Breakfast Club – at the Truro Farmers’ Market – 9 p.m.


Brookfield Homecoming Wing Ding events


Wayward Cats yard sale at Truro Vets – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sunday in the Park  - 2 p.m. – Witchitaw

National motocross in Pleasant Valley

Brookfield Homecoming Wing Ding events

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