Sunday, October 21, 2018

Answering the question of where Truro’s name originated

I had often wondered where the name of the town of Truro came from. Eventually, I was fortunate enough to find out. There was a...

Organizers thinking big with Colchester Highland Games

Cèad Mile Fàilte – it’s a phrase many people will hear in the coming months. Translated from Gaelic, it means a hundred thousand welcomes and...

Coasting, sledge hockey and snowshoeing highlight Long John Festival

If you haven’t already, it’s time to dig out your long johns. Truro’s Winter Long John Festival kicks off February 4 and even though it’s...

Gunning returns for Archway Counselling fundraiser

Brian Schrock is hopeful last year’s annual fundraising banquet in support of the Archway Counselling Association is a sign of things to come. Schrock told...

Saint Vincent de Paul has big plans for 100 Women gift

The Society of Saint Vincent de Paul has received the latest donation from the 100-plus Women Who Care organization. The lay Catholic organization operates out...

Residents invited to take part in community flash mob

If you’ve made a New Year’s Resolution that includes stepping outside of your comfort zone, the Central Nova Women’s Resource Centre might be able...

Town in search of skates

Truro – The town of Truro has launched a skate drive. The Civic Square Skate Drive 2017 is designed to collect ice skates for use...

Hospital welcomes New Year baby

TRURO – It took a few days but the first baby born at the Colchester East Hants Health Centre has arrived. Claire Rafuse, weighing eight...

New ‘hot lab’ enhances student curriculum at local high school

Classroom work has become “more interesting” says two Grade 12 students at Cobequid Educational Centre (CEC) thanks to the construction of a  new in-school...

Financial awards help Truro students stay the course

Two local students have received financial awards from Literacy Nova Scotia which will help them further their education and career aspirations. Laken Betts, a student...

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