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Colchester: Swimming dogs, performing people & a missing cat

Daisy - Contributed

It was 19C and wet at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 27C, with a chance of showers – possible thundershowers, going down to 17C tonight, with a chance of showers or drizzle.

Tomorrow’s forecast high is 24C, with a chance of showers or drizzle, and an overnight temperature of 11C.


In the News

Rath-Eastlink Community Centre pool is going to the dogs

A Musical Evening coming to Truro and New Glasgow

Video: Demolition delights the crowds in Bible Hill

Jackie Putnam’s one-woman band coming to Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition


Plenty of Pets

Daisy is a declawed cat who is missing from Townsview Estates.

If you see Daisy, please call the Colchester SPCA at 902-893-7968.


Tidal Bore

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:44 p.m. today

Community Calendar


Eat Dessert First

AUG. 22 – Women’s Social Networking Event for women in Colchester County. Hosted by Colchester Historeum, 29 Young Street, Truro, and All for Knot; admission free.


AUG. 22 – Thursday, 1-3 p.m.; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.

Chase the Ace

Aug. 22 – Debert Legion Chase the Ace Draw 8:15 p.m.; doors open 6 p.m. for ticket sales. Tickets $3 each available across West Colchester. Not necessary to be present to win.

Spiritual Group

AUG. 22 – Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street School room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

AUG. 22 – 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; cash prizes and a light snack.


AUG. 23-24 – Ladies clothing sale, Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; St. David’s United Church, Pictou Road, Bible Hill. Brand names. Fundraiser for mission trip to Hope Partners International Center Pavas, Costa Rica.


Church Supper

AUG. 24 – Spaghetti/meat sauce, blueberry desserts, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Economy Recreation Centre; adults $12; children 12-and-under $6. Sponsored by the Board of Stewards, Economy United Church.

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