AMONG FRIENDS: Pictou artist’s creations set in stone
AT THE LIBRARY: Reaping the rewards of summer reading
OUTDOOR WORLD: Colours to attract fish
UPDATE: Funeral begins for slain Fredericton police officers
CINDY DAY: Cleaning the air, one drop at a time
CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Phil McLauglin, Halifax, N.S.
AT THE LIBRARY - The Art of using Your imagination
Lunch at the Bell Lakes
COLUMN: Pictou Rotary celebrates 75 years; member Art MacDonald contributes 50 years
Donation made to Rally Point Retreat that helps those with PTSD
AT THE LIBRARY: Get involved with folk art this week
Team Paul hosting Light the Night fundraiser Thursday
At the Library: Read local – the sequel
The last article I shared the first week of July on the theme of Read Local, was a brief survey highlighting some of our local non-fiction authors. Often their true stories were stranger than fiction. To be fair, we also have some amazing local ...
East River churches hold successful VBS
The Gospel Express rolled into town; well, actually it arrived in Springville. ‘Everything trains’ was the theme this year, which made for a very successful Vacation Bible School for the East River Pastoral Charge Presbyterian Churches ...
FAITH FOR TODAY: Embracing the gift of Sabbath rest
“Come away and rest,” he said to those who had worked with him, teaching and feeding and healing the crowd, so they got into the boat and went to the other side. Even there, a crowd was waiting. July is closing in on us, and I have ...
1950s Twist and Shout Prom Night fills Villa Acadienne seniors residence with nostalgia, friendship, music and memories
METEGHAN, N.S. – As song after song fills the room with music – and with nostalgia – Jean and Emma Cottreau sit at a table holding hands. Their love story is still going strong after 48 years of marriage. Emma and Jean ...
OUR FATHER KNOWS BEST: When we finally get him
As I write this, I am on the eve of returning to work after some vacation time. Each week that I write this column, my intent is to encourage everyone to seek, find, accept and bathe in God’s presence. I cannot help but want to share Him with ...
AT THE LIBRARY: All you need for coding and technology
There are many types of code that come to mind, important in day-to-day life. Some are behind the scenes, creating things we now take for granted. From the code-breaking computer pioneering Alan Turing, to the modern-day genius of Apple co-founder ...
Oliver family honoured, remembered during Journey Back to Birchtown 235th anniversary celebration
BIRCHTOWN, N.S. – People from across Nova Scotia made the Journey Back to Birchtown on July 14 and 15, where the 235th anniversary of the Black Loyalist landing in Shelburne County was celebrated and the late Reverend Dr. William Oliver and his ...
PHOTOS AND VIDEO: Rudders Parade of Lights puts on quite a show in harbour during Yarmouth's Seafest
YARMOUTH, N.S. – The annual Rudders Parade of Lights put on an amazing show in Yarmouth harbour the night of July 14. An event held as part of the Seafest festival, fireworks lit up the sky as decorated boats sailed the habour. See photos ...
Trinity celebrates anniversary with gift
Trinity Energy Group celebrated its 12th anniversary with their annual open house event and presentation of a $1,000 cheque to Corbin MacDonald, 11. In 2012, Corbin was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, a rare genetic disease that affects the ...
AT THE LIBRARY: Treasures await when we decide to read local
Reading local. What exactly does that mean? Is it reading about local events, reading books by local authors, or could it be a bit of both? Thankfully, we are blessed with both – curious local authors, who have amazing stories to tell ...