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Sheva - Contributed

It was 4C at 6:30 a.m., and the temperature is expected drop to 2C during the day, with a 60% chance of showers or flurries, and an overnight low of 1C, with periods of snow or rain.

Tomorrow’s high is expected to be 2C, with periods of snow, going down to -15C during the night.


Today’s stories

Working behind the scenes with Truro police

Nurses call foul on overtime pay issue during Truro conference


Plenty of Pets

Sheva is a six-year-old Weimaraner mix.

She’s house trained and knows basic commands. She was living with children, dogs and cats and doesn’t show any signs of resource guarding.

She’s a little timid at first but warms up to people quickly.
Sheva is vaccinated, spayed and microchipped
To learn more about this beautiful girl, visit the Good Bones Dog Rescue website or Facebook page or email



Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 10:11 a.m. and 10:43 p.m. today.


Community Calendar


Income Tax Help

April 16 – 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.


APRIL 16 – Goodtime Seniors Dance Club dance every Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Truro Legion, Brunswick Street. $7 admission; shared lunch; 50/50 tickets; all are welcome.


April 16 – 1– 4 p.m.; A great time to share skills, conversation and patterns with other knitters. Beginners welcome. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro.


APRIL 16 – Truro Al-Anon meets every Tuesday 8 p.m., at Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St. For more info call Lois, 902-890-1518.


Income Tax Help

April 17 – Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 1 - 4 p.m. Call 896-4192 for appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Al Anon

APRIL 17 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7 to 8 p.m. at Douglas Street Rec Centre, Truro. For information contact Jane 902-890-0197.

Card Party

April 17 – Warwick Mountain Rec Club Card Party, 7 p.m. $3 entry, 50/50; shared lunch; special prize; highest in ladies and gents.


APRIL 17 – Dance in Salmon River. Music by Countrified and others, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch.

Butch’s Jam

APRIL 17 – Join the fun and music at the Horseman's Club every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Coffee House

APRIL 17 – Coffee House at Zion United Baptist Church, 454 Prince St. will meet from 1 - 3 p.m. There will be fun, good music featuring Bill Hill and the Band and refreshments.



APRIL 18 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

Peace Flame

APRIL 18 – The Guiding Light will be sharing the Peace Flame at Douglas Street School, room 12, 7 p.m. Bring a candle light a candle as we share in the message of world peace.


APRIL 18 – 1-3 p.m.; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

PROBUS Meeting

APRIL 18 – PROBUS Club will meet at the Truro Fire Hall, at 9:30 a.m. Guest speaker is Mr. Kevin Quinlan who will present his trip to Mongolia. Guests welcome.

Card Party

APRIL 18 – North Shore Seniors invites you play 45’s and crib at Roach Hall, Tatamagouche. First and third Thursday of the month, 7 p.m.; 50/50, prizes and light lunch.

Card Party

APRIL 18 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall. The event is sponsored by St David's United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes and a light snack.

GRANS Meeting

APRIL 18 – Grandparents’ Rights for Nova Scotia Assoc. Meeting, noon to 2 p.m., Sobeys Community Room, Robie St., Truro. All are welcome.



APRIL 19 – Immaculate Conception Parish, 669 Prince St. 4:30 - 6 p.m.; $10 meal includes fish pie, salad, roll, dessert, tea/coffee; children under 12 free; takeout available, pick up only.



APRIL 20 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.


APRIL 20 – Dance in Upper Musquodoboit Community Hall. Music by Perfect Time, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch.

Coffee House

APRIL 20 – Gospel Coffee House, 7 p.m., Christian Fellowship Centre, 1533 Plains Rd. Debert; shared lunch; freewill offering.

Guitar Club

April 20 – Fingerpicking guitar club jam/meeting at Douglas Street Rec. Center, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.; info: or Mike, 902-639-9267.

West Branch

APRIL 20 – Old Time Dance, 7:30 p.m. at West Branch Community Hall. Music by The MacKinnons plus Allen Hayman, Alvin and Tracy; Roger Simm calling; lunch served; shared sweets; admission $7.



April 21 – Warwick Mountain Rec Club Jamboree, 6:30 to 9 p.m.; $5 fee; shared lunch; 50/50; door prize; featuring Ron and Dianne O'Brien; Connie and Bucko I Dawson; Jim and Denise Whiten.



APRIL 22 – Truro Overeaters Anonymous group meets at Douglas St. Rec Centre each Monday at 7:30 p.m. For info, phone 902-843-5678.


APRIL 22 – Cards at the Good Neighbours Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

APRIL 22 – Every Monday 6:30-7:30 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. No charge just, recharge!


APRIL 23 – Truro Al-Anon meets every Tuesday 8 p.m., at Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St. For more info call Lois, 902-890-1518.

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