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Colchester: Renovations, sunshine and a missing dog

Gus - Contributed

It was 7C at 6:30 a.m. and it’s expected to reach 22C today, with sunshine, going down to 8C tonight.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 24C, with sunshine, and an overnight temperature of 10C.


In the News

New owners planning renovations to Nova Scotian Emporium building


Plenty of Pets

Gus went missing in Truro on Sunday.

The one-year-old Australian shepherd was at the Giant Tiger parking lot when he took off.

He was wearing a green collar.

If you see Gus, please call Kait at 902-305-0135.


Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 6:37 p.m. today.


Community Calendar



JUNE 24 – 45’s every Monday evening at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 7:30 p.m.


Toddler Tuesday

June 25 – Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-noon. All young families are welcome to the Historeum for a morning of fun and learning. Admission by donation. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro.

Truro Al-Anon

JUNE 25 – Truro Al-Anon meets every Tuesday, 8 p.m., at The Good Neighbor's Club, 21 Palmer St., Truro. For more info call Lois 902-890-1518.

CAPN Meeting

JUNE 25 – Colchester Anti-Poverty Network AGM, noon to 1 p.m. at St. Andrew’s United Church, corner of Duke and King streets. Speaker: Shali Manuel from CAPN’s Housing Committee. Bring lunch; coffee/tea provided.


JUNE 25 – Colchester Community Workshops annual general meeting, 6 p.m. All are welcome.


Card Party

JUNE 26 – At Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m., shared lunch, 50/50; door prize; $3 admission.

Al Anon Meets

JUNE 26 – Cobequid Al Anon meets weekly on Wednesday evenings 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre, Truro. For more information contact Jane 902-890-0197.

Butch’s Jam

JUNE 26 – Join the fun and music every Wednesday at the Horseman's Club at 6:30 p.m.; everyone welcome.

Strawberry Supper

JUNE 26 – Hilden United Church annual Strawberry Supper 4 to 6 p.m. at church hall; ham, potato salad, strawberry shortcake; adults $12; under 12 - $6; preschoolers free; take-out available; wheelchair accessible.


Spiritual Group

JUNE 27 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.


JUNE 27 – Wentworth Recreation Centre 13752 Hwy 4, every Thursday night, 7 p.m.; regular game, jackpot, toonie number.


JUNE 27 – Bingo every Thursday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.


June 27 – 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.

Card Party

JUNE 27 – Auction 45 Card Party, Thursdays at 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.

Rug Hooking

JUNE 27 – Rug Hooking in Victoria Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; 40th Anniversary Rug Hooking Guild of N.S.; display and demonstrations; picnic pavilion; cancelled if raining.


Flea Market

JUNE 28-29 – Annual flea market, Peniel United Church, Five Islands; Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; wide variety of items; refreshments available. Info: Valerie 902-254-2840.



JUNE 29 – Crib every Saturday afternoon at the Good Neighbors Club 21 Palmer St. at 1:20 p.m.

Yard Sale

JUNE 29 – Indoor Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to noon at Brunswick Street United Church in Truro. Lots of variety from multi sellers. Freewill donation to the Breakfast Bar.


JUNE 29 – An evening of decadent desserts, 7 to 9:30 p.m. All-local Charcuterie board. Wine bar, other beverages. Live music. $20 per person. For reservations, call 902-657-3016.


JUNE 29 – Tournament, Truro legion, 1 to 4:30 p.m. $22 per team. Register on arrival.

Tuesday Tea Day

JULY 2 – Little White Schoolhouse, 20 Arthur St., 2 to 4 p.m. Admission $5. Come and explore and learn about the one-room schoolhouse and the history of education in Nova Scotia.

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