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Colchester: Trudeau, a ruling and a missing cat

Copper - Contributed

It was 20C, and raining, at 6:30 a.m. and today’s high is expected to be 24C, with possible thundershowers before the rain stops, and a low of 15C tonight.

Tomorrow’s high will be around 24C, with sunshine, and an overnight low of 13C.

Today’s stories

Trudeau announces funding to twin highway from Sutherland's River to Antigonish

Justin Trudeau makes a quick stop in Truro

Provincial court judge rules against dismissing himself from preliminary inquiry in first-degree murder case

Plenty of Pets

Copper is missing from his home on Hampstead Court.

He got out, through ripped screen, Friday evening.

If you see this boy, please help him get home by calling 902-430-6478.

Tidal Bore Times

The tidal bore will be coming in at 5:30 p.m. today.

Community Calendar



JULY 18 –Dance in Salmon River Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m.; shared lunch.

Al-Anon meeting

JULY 18 - Weekly Al-Anon meeting Wednesday evenings, 7-8 p.m. at Douglas St. Rec Centre.

Lunchtime Concert

JULY 18 – Free Summer Wednesday Lunchtime Concerts in Memorial Hall of First United Church, 12:15 p.m.; bring a lunch; Ross Thompson Studio Singers.

Open Mic

JULY 18 – Lead With Your Heart's Open Mic Coffee House, 7 p.m., First United Church’s Memorial Hall. Music, poetry, song, dance, artwork, your story, debuting LWYH's Theatre Group.

Butch’s Jam

JULY 18 – Every Wednesday at the Horseman's Club; a free night of music.

West Branch
JULY 18 – Weekly Music Circle Café Jam, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; players admitted free, listeners free will, $2.50 suggested; light refreshments; proceeds to community hall; shared sweets.


Crafts Day

JULY 19 – Little White Schoolhouse Museum is holding crafts Thursdays, 2 p.m. during the summer, at 20 Arthur St.; admission by donation; children under 12 should be accompanied by an adult.

Spiritual Group

JULY 19 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday at 7 p.m., Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.


JULY19 – Bingo every Thursday night 7 p.m., Wentworth Recreation Centre. Regular games; specials; jackpot.


July 19 – Thursday, 1-3 pm; Come and learn the game. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro. All players welcome.


Pub Night

JULY 20 – Royal Canadian Legion, Brunswick Street, 7-10 p.m.; $5 per person. Everyone welcome.

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