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Colchester on a wet Wednesday

Joni - Contributed

The rain’s easing off a bit, but there’s a frost warning.

It was 4C at 6:30 a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 7C, with showers or drizzle, and an overnight low of 1C.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 9C, with periods of rain, going down to 3C during the night.

It’s expected to reach 14C tomorrow with a mix of sun and cloud, and an overnight low of -1C.


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Plenty of Pets

Joni is a one-year-old bundle of sweetness.

The collie-pit bull mix bonds quickly to people and loves being around them. She’s great with other dogs and children. She likes cats but some of them might find her too playful. She’s loves to get outside and play and to snuggle up on the couch with her humans.

She’s not destructive and can be left alone for short periods. She’s house trained and crate trained but might have an occasional accident when she’s alone.

Joni weighs about 60 pounds and is spayed, vaccinated, treated for parasites and microchipped. She comes with 30-days of free pet insurance courtesy of 24PetWatch. Her adoption fee is $400.

If you think this girl should be part of your family, visit Coastal K9 Rescue Society’s website or Facebook page or email



Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 3:51 p.m. today.


Community Calendar


Al Anon Meeting

MAY 22 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre, Truro. For more information please contact Jane 902-890-0197.


MAY 22 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m.; music by Countrified, others; shared lunch.

Butch’s Jam

MAY 22 – Join the fun and music at the Horseman's Club every Wednesday night at 6 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Card Party

MAY 22 – Card Party at Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m.; shared lunch; 50/50; door prize; shared lunch; $3 admission


MAY 22 – Silent/live auction, 4-H Barn Exhibition Grounds, Bible Hill; silent auction open 5 to 6:30 p.m.; live auction viewing until 6:45 p.m., auction 7 p.m.; cash only event; all are welcome.



MAY 23 – Thursdays, 1-3 p.m.; come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Annual Meeting

MAY 23 –Annual General Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Ice-cream social will accompany the event.

Spiritual Group

MAY 23 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursdays, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

MAY 23 – Auction 45 Card party, 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David's United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes and a light snack.

Card Party

MAY 23 – North Shore Seniors euchre card party, 7 p.m. at Roach Hall, Hills of Annand, Tatamagouche; everyone welcome.



MAY 24 – 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.

Indoor Yard Sale

MAY 24 – Fourth Annual Indoor Yard Sale, Truro Curling Club at 56 Young St., 6 to 8 p.m. Lots of great items priced to sell; rain or shine. $1 admission.

Afternoon Tea

MAY 24 – Ladies Afternoon Tea at 2 p.m. at The Salvation Army. Theme: Polka Dot. Come and enjoy great fellowship. All ladies welcome.


Indoor Yard Sale

MAY 25 – Fourth Annual Indoor Yard Sale, Truro Curling Club at 56 Young St., 9 a.m. to noon. Lots of great items priced to sell; rain or shine. $1 admission.

Plant Sale

May 25 – Plant sale sponsored by Great Village Garden Club at GV Elementary school gym. Viewing at 9 a.m. Sale starts at 10 a.m. sharp. Perennials, shrubs, tubers, transplants. Plant Sale

Plant Sale

MAY 25 – Bible Hill Garden Club Annual Plant Sale, Bible Hill Fire Hall, 69 Pictou Rd., 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Perennials, shrubs, trees, garden books, $1 to $5. Driftwood, priced individually.

Cribbage Tournament

MAY 25 – Crib Tournament, 1 to 4:30 p.m., Truro Legion, in the lounge; $22 per team; register on arrival; two 50/50 draws; food/bar service available; everyone welcome.

Cribbage Tournament

MAY 25 – Crib tournament, Tatamagouche Legion $20 per team of two; 1 p.m. start; everyone welcome; wheelchair accessible; canteen services.

Plant/Bake Sale

MAY 25 – Stewiacke Valley Garden Club Plant and Bake Sale, 9 to 11 a.m. Lobster Draw: $100 worth of select lobsters; tickets $2 or 3 for $5; sold only at the sale and drawn that day.

West Branch

May 25 – 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.

Yard Sale

May 25 – Carma Cat Rescue yard sale, Onslow Community Hall, 12391 Highway 2, Lower Onslow, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Funds raised help spay/neuter feral cats.

Market Sale

MAY 25 – Debert & Area Community Association Country Market Sale, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at The Lodge (across from the Debert Elementary). Free admission.

Benefit Concert

MAY 25 – Red Cross Appreciation Night at Great British Grub, 535 Prince St., 6 to 9 p.m. Featuring Gasper Cross and Chad Peck. Suggested donation $5 (voluntary).


Slide Presentation

MAY 26 – Centennial Pageant slide presentation by Richard Gerrior, of canoe trip across Canada, 7 p.m., McCulloch United Church, corner of Harmony/Camden roads. Refreshments by UCW; freewill offering.


MAY 26 – The Cobequid Veterans Memorial Park will host a service to celebrate the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers; 10:30 a.m. motorcycle parade; 11 a.m. full service. Everyone welcome; reception to follow.

Dime Auction

MAY 26 – Dime Auction with Barbecue; cake walk, fish pond, bake table. Noon to 2 p.m., Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Hwy 2. Proceeds for Milford Lantz United Church. All are welcome.

Celebration Service

MAY 26 – Nazarene Church Celebration Service, 6:30 p.m.; Son Rise and Sheila Newman in concert; freewill offering; shared lunch to follow.

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