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Scottie
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TRURO, N.S. —

It was 2C at 6:30 a.m., and today’s high is expected to be 6C, with showers, and an overnight low of 2C, with showers continuing.

Saturday’s forecast includes showers or flurries, with a high of 3C, and an overnight low of -2C, with showers or flurries.

It’s expected to reach 6C on Sunday, with sun and cloud, dropping to -4C overnight, with flurries.

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Today’s stories

Séan McCann bringing his music and message to Truro

Costandi Designs preparing to move to Willow Street

Central Onslow residents petition for safe access to Tidal Bore Road

Donations being accepted for upcoming Colchester Book Fair

Helpline serving post-secondary students across Nova Scotia

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Plenty of Pets

Scottie
Scottie

 

Scottie is a four-year-old golden retriever-terrier mix who weighs about 60 pounds.

He’s friendly, excitable, smart, and eager to please. He is looking for a calm and assertive leader who will enjoy his upbeat and intelligent nature.

He enjoys snuggling, tug-o-war, getting brushed, and eating peanut butter.

Scottie loves being outside in the woods or at the beach, walking, running and meeting people.  He likes to go to the dog park, mainly to meet more people. He’s good with calm dogs but doesn’t like rough housing.

He’s house trained, crate trained and leash trained, but he sometimes jumps up when he’s excited so a home where children aren’t too small would be best.
Scottie is neutered, vaccinated, and treated for parasites and micro-chipped. He comes with 30-days of free pet insurance courtesy of 24PetWatch. His adoption fee is $350.
If you’re interested in Scottie, visit Coastal K9 Rescue’s website or Facebook page or email info@coastalk9.ca


 

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Fuel Prices

The price of gasoline went up again. It increased 2.4 cents and is now $1.22.3 per litre.

Diesel went down 1.6 cents and now costs $1.22.4 per litre

Tidal Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 1:56 p.m. today

Saturday: 2:20 a.m. and 2:46 p.m.

Sunday: 3:09 a.m. and 3:40 p.m.

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Community Calendar

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Chowder Lunch

MARCH 22 - Immaculate Conception Parish, 669 Prince St. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Corn chowder $8; fish chowder $10; includes roll, dessert, tea/coffee. Children under 12 free. Take out available, pick up only.

Dance

MARCH 22 – 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.

Supper

MARCH 22 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Roast Pork, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Bonspiel

MARCH 22-24 – Annual John K. MacDonald Memorial Curling Bonspiel with 24 teams; buy tickets on prize tables, silent auction items; everyone welcome to attend.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

Tax Help

March 23 – 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.

Auction/Supper

MARCH 23 – Annual Auction and Pot Luck Supper, Upper Stewiacke-Springside United Church, Supper 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. with auction items on display and silent auction of gift certificates, etc. Live auction starts at 5:45 p.m.

Fish and Chips

March 23 – Fish and Chips Supper (while supplies last), 4 to 6 p.m.; dessert, tea/coffee included. $12 adults; $6 under-12. Five Islands Fire Hall; sponsored by Five Islands Fire Brigade.

Yard Sale

MARCH 23 – Annual Indoor Yard Sale, Valley United Church, 110 Salmon River Rd., 8 a.m. to noon. Information, call 902-897-4117.

Crib

MARCH 23 – Crib at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St., at 1:30 p.m.

Crib

MARCH 23 – Tatamagouche legion. $20 per team (2). 1 p.m. Everyone welcome. Wheelchair accessible. Canteen services.

Dance

March 23 – Old Time Dance, West Branch Hall, 7:30 to 11 p.m., $7 per person; shared lunch, 50/50. Music by Tracy Kittleson, Alvin Heighton, Marilyn Tattrie & The Mackinnons; caller Roger Simm.

Crib

MARCH 23 – Crib tournament at Tatamagouche Legion, 1 p.m.; $20 per team; everyone welcome; wheelchair accessible; canteen services.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

MARCH 24 – Country Gospel with Wayne Elliott and Friends at Londonderry Station Community Church (AKA The Thirsty Church) at 2 p.m. Everyone welcome, enjoy music, visiting friends, snacks. Free will donations.

MONDAY, MARCH 25

Overeaters

MARCH 25 – Truro Overeaters Anonymous group meets at Douglas St. Rec Centre each Monday at 7:30 p.m. For info, phone 902-843-5678.

Cards

MARCH 25 – Cards at the Good Neighbours Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

Meditation
MARCH 25 – Every Monday 6:30-7:30 p.m., NSCC Mindfulness Centre, Truro. No charge just, recharge! MeditationConnection@facebook.com

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

Film Group

MARCH 26 – First United Church Memorial Hall, at 10 a.m. – Lawrence of Arabia – short discussion to follow; everyone welcome.

Open Mic

MARCH 26 – Open Mike Jam Session, Tuesday nights at 7 p.m., Upper Stewiacke – Springside United Church Hall, 5511 Highway 289. Everyone welcome to perform or enjoy the music; goodwill donation; shared lunch.

Meeting

MARCH 26 – Debert Legion General Meeting 7:30 p.m. Members are encouraged to attend to provide input.

Dance

MARCH 26 – 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.

Al-Anon

MARCH 26 – 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.

Garden Club

MARCH 26 – Great Village Garden Club meets at Faith Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Speaker: Frank Cochrane of Cochrane Family Farms on organic pest control; everyone welcome.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

Tax Help

March 27 – Community Volunteer Income Tax Program will be completing tax forms for low income persons at the Truro Library from 5 – 7:30 p.m. Call 896-4192 for appointment. Drop-ins welcome.

Al Anon

MARCH 27 – 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

MARCH 27 – Card Party, Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 7 p.m.; $3 admission.

Dance

MARCH 27 – Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Music by Countrified and others; shared lunch.

Butch’s Jam

MARCH 27 – At the Horseman's Club 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday night.

SCANS Session

MARCH 27 – SCANS information session and party; meet this spring’s instructors, three new courses, learn about SCANS – Truro; 10 a.m. to noon; Douglas St. Rec. Centre, 40 Douglas St., Truro. Info: 902-444-7588.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

Spiritual Group

MARCH 28 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Chase the Ace

March 28 – Chase the Ace Draw, Debert Legion, draw at 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales, $3 each. Available at various venues. No need to be present to win.

Card Party

MARCH 28 – Auction 45 Card party every Thursday afternoon at 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St. David’s United Church. $5 charge with cash prizes, light snack.

Bingo

MARCH 28 – Bingo at the Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer St. at 1:30 p.m.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29

Tax Help

March 29 – 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.

Chowder Lunch

MARCH 29 - Immaculate Conception Parish, 669 Prince St. 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Corn chowder $8; fish chowder $10; includes roll, dessert, tea/coffee. Children under 12 free. Take out available, pick up only.

Dance

MARCH 29 – 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.

Supper

March 29 – Debert Legion Friday Night Supper. Roast Beef, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $10; under-12 $5. Take-outs available. Wheelchair assessible.

Luncheon

MARCH 29 – Luncheon, Stewiacke Legion, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Fish or corn chowder, dessert, tea/coffee. $10.

Bingo

MARCH 29 –Bingo, 7 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre; every Thursday; jackpots and toonie jar.
 

SATURDAY, MARCH 30

Indoor Yard Sale

MARCH 30 – Annual Indoor Yard Sale, Upper Stewiacke-Springside United Church, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; free admission; bake table with proceeds for the church. Tables $10 each; call Colleene at 902-671-2820.

Crib Tournament

MARCH 30 – Cribbage Tournament at Royal Canadian Legion, Truro, noon to 5 p.m. in Legion Lounge; $22 per team; register on arrival. Two 50/50 draws; food/drink service available.

Crib

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

Dance

MARCH 30 – Dance to band County Heat, 9 p.m. to midnight, Wentworth Recreation Centre; $12 per person, $20 per couple.

Breakfast

MARCH 30 – Big Breakfast, 8 to 10:30 a.m., RCAF-102 Wing, 22 Cottage St., Truro. $7. Scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, pancakes, hash browns, corned beef hash, etc.

SUNDAY, MARCH 31

Dance

MARCH 31 – Old time musical and dance, 1 to 5:30 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre; shared lunch.

Celebration Service

MARCH 31 – Nazarene Church Celebration Service, 6:30 p.m.; Firebranded in concert; freewill offering; shared lunch to follow.

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