Organizers pleased with first equestrian show of season in Yarmouth
Hundreds turn out for Nova Scotia Lumberjack championships held on the banks ...
Digby Relay for Life raises $58,800 for cancer research
Check out the Digby Farmers and Artisans Market every Sunday
Digby General Hospital emergency department closures June 19, 21 and 22
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Mariners Ribfest coming back to Yarmouth for the third time July 6-8
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CINDY DAY: Sun, fire and the morning dew - happy summer!
From Barbie Jeep racing to demolition derby Lawrencetown's Redneck Rodeo is back
Kentville park to combat ‘nature deficit disorder’
Yarmouth Pride planning and fundraising for fall parade, other events
YARMOUTH, N.S. – The Yarmouth Pride Parade and Festival events are only happening in September but planning and preparation is underway now, with some new events added to the lineup of activities. Yarmouth Pride Parade – which ...
Lawrencetown brewery gives quiz night profits to local non-profit
LAWRENCETOWN, NS - The local brewery saved all the $5 entry fees from its quiz night over the last five months and handed the money over to a local non-profit that provides jobs and training for disabled adults. Lunn’s Mill Beer Company ...
CINDY DAY: Fodder for Father’s Day shoppers
Sunday is Father’s Day. Cindy Day I love my father. I’ll never forget something I heard when I was very young: “I wish we could choose our parents.” If I could have chosen my dad, I would still be Aurele ...
Digby Scallop Queen will shave her head at Relay for Life
DIGBY, NS- Claudia Crocker, the 2017 Digby Scallop Queen was diagnosed with psoriasis when she was eight years old. Psoriasis is a common skin condition that speeds up the life cycle of skin cells. It causes cells to build up rapidly on the ...
CINDY DAY: Clouds clear for conjunctions
A few days ago, I wrote about the new moon: that time of the month when there is no visible moonlight in our night sky. We are in that phase right now. During this time, the Earth, the moon and the sun line up in an almost straight line. Cindy ...
Iditarod musher shares inspirational experiences with Port Maitland students
PORT MAITLAND - A Nova Scotian adventurer’s true tales of life experiences held a room full of elementary school students spellbound on June 11. The Port Maitland school presentation was one of close to 35 that Bradley Farquhar, a ...
Lumberjack championships ready to roll June 16 and 17 in Barrington
BARRINGTON, N.S. – All systems are a go for the third annual Nova Scotia Lumberjack Championships, being hosted by the North Nova Lumberjacks Society on June 16 and 17 in Barrington at the Wild Axe Park on Petticoat Lane next to the Barrington ...
O2 class tackles Regent Street and Cleveland Road litter
YARMOUTH - Some of the more unpleasant items removed by 16 students from the roadside of Regent Street and the Cleveland Road on May 31 included used diapers, a tossed TV set and large plastic fish crate. Teacher Tarah Thompson-Schwan says ...
'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
YARMOUTH, N.S. – His face his covered with tattoos, but it’s his eyes you’re drawn to. You wouldn’t think it by looking at him, or from knowing his reputation, that Michael Bull Roberts would find it difficult to tell his ...
Bob Bent’s new book ‘The Last Time I Saw Alice’ a vivid reflection of life in rural Nova Scotia
LAWRENCETOWN, NS - Dave Bent has a storyteller’s voice, so when he read Butterflies Don’t Grieve at the launch of his brother’s new book it was pure gold. He had a hitch in his voice as he tried to finish the short piece of ...