NGA’s Cara MacDonald breaks record at track and field provincials
Scotsburn man offers A Walk Through Time
Shiretown Nursing Home bids farewell to longtime employee
REFOCUS: Commonwealth nations, Trudeau pushes LGBTQ equality
Cynthia Dorrington: a local businesswoman becomes a provincial business leader
Editorial: Tariffs and trade-offs
GREEN FILE: Evergreens are rich in benefits
Lumberjack championships ready to roll June 16 and 17 in Barrington
FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Start your day the right way
'I was a gangster at 18': Former career criminal Michael Bull Roberts shares his story of how he turned his life around in the hope of helping others
Bob Bent’s new book ‘The Last Time I Saw Alice’ a vivid reflection of life in rural Nova Scotia
‘Whistler’s Walk’ author launching uplifting book June 9 in Annapolis Royal
OUTDOOR WORLD: June bugs have arrived
I saw my first June bugs last week. The very warm weather we experienced the first of June must have triggered their emergence from the ground and they seemed to be everywhere. I haven’t seen any since we had those hard frosts this week so they ...
Annapolis Royal’s robotics team takes first and second place trophies at world championships
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS - They’re still in high school but all three are already world champions. They’re members of the senior Royal Robots team from Annapolis West Education Centre and have spent years writing code, building robots, and ...
Malenfant and Campbelljohn at King’s Theatre June 9
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS - The blues will rock the stage at King’s Theatre in Annapolis Royal June 9 at 7:30 p.m. as two Maritime blues legends, Theresa Malenfant and John Campbelljohn, join forces for an unforgettable show. Hailing from Dieppe, ...
Brighten up your barbecue meals this summer
It’s the best time of year – barbecue season! Who doesn’t love a delicious, barbecued meal on a beautiful summer day? People often see the summer months as a time to forgo their healthy eating plans and indulge. But why ...
Middleton Relay for Life raises more than $36,000 for cancer research
MIDDLETON, NS - The woman who came up with the ‘Overcomer’ hats and started the ‘Hats for Courage Campaign’ told a large crowd of cancer survivors about her cancer journey starting when she was first diagnosed with aggressive ...
PAST TIMES: New Glasgow riverbanks covered with heather plants!
Well almost! Our roots with old Scotland run very deep in Pictou County, Nova Scotia and Canada. There are many cultural and customary connections that are still carried out to this day in our region and across this nation: wearing of the kilt, ...
Middleton’s Macdonald Museum Market a big hit on opening day
MIDDLETON, NS - Janice Slauenwhite wanted good weather, lots of vendors, and big crowds for the first day of the new Middleton outdoor market at Macdonald Museum May 31. She got all three and rave reviews for the new museum-hosted venture that ...
‘Rainy days are awesome days’ - Annapolis Royal woman buys 80 umbrellas for visitors caught in the rain
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS - Caught in a downpour? If you’re in Annapolis Royal just grab an umbrella and keep shopping, or sightseeing, or doing whatever you were doing. Eighty of the pink and black umbrellas arrived in town last week and ...
Annamarie Hatcher: Three kinds of ash trees can be found in Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere
In the Mi’kmaw calendar, June is Nipniku’s which translates to ‘Trees Fully Leafed Time.’ Among the species in the biosphere that are leafing out are the ash trees (Mi’kmaw: wisqoq). Ash trees provide the usual tree ...
OUTDOOR WORLD: Time to take kids fishing
This weekend, June 2 and 3, marks the annual Nova Scotia Sport Fishing Weekend. On this weekend residents, and non-residents, may fish without the requirements of a general sport fishing licence. All other regulations such as bag limits, continue ...