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ST. PETER’S: It began as a family project, but interest quickly grew in the life story of one of Richmond County’s most avid volunteers and well-known educators. Eva Landry celebrated the release of her autobiography, Just a Farm Girl, with...
PORT HOOD: This summer, Port Hood will offer new opportunities to get out and enjoy live music by local artists. The Port Hood Area Development Society (PHADS) will host the first annual Murphy’s Pond Music Festival on July 14. The...
PORT HAWKESBURY: Celebrating its 25th year, the Granville Green Concert Series presented by NuStar and Bear Head LNG, will feature six free outdoor concerts on Sundays from July 7 to August 11 on Granville Street. The Granville Green Concert Series...
By: Marjorie Simmins JANVRIN’S ISLAND: High atop a hillside on Janvrin’s Island, in the archipelago that surrounds Isle Madame, is a place of artistry and magic. Welcome to White Turtle Pottery, a business created by Gina Cloud, on a 23-acre property...
ANTIGONISH: In another seven months, the lights will be on. During the launch of Nova Scotia’s newest music festival on January 23 in Antigonish, organizer Ray Mattie unveiled the platform behind the festival and the inaugural line-up for the Nova...
ST. PETER’S: Prompted by the lack of a permanent venue for artists in the area, four local women recently opened the doors to the Kiss Me Arts pop-up gallery. “This is all about showcasing our local talent and we want...
HALIFAX: A community on Isle Madame is in a new documentary examining the effects of climate change. Centering on efforts by the community of Gabarus to lobby the provincial and federal governments to replace an aging seawall, the documentary ONLY...
ARICHAT: For years, the people of Arichat delighted in the twice-daily chimes that peeled out from the carillon at St. John’s Anglican Church. Save for a few short bursts last Christmas, however, the chimes have been silent since the church...
TORONTO: A local actress is celebrating a major accomplishment this week. Allie MacDonald of Port Hawkesbury is the winner of a 2018 Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama for her work on CTV detective series Cardinal. “I’m super...
ST. PETER’S: It may be a common way of life for local people but three days of lobster fishing tours was a huge hit recently among tourists in St. Peter’s. Scott Touesnard and George Mombourquette volunteered to become fisherman-turned-tour guides...
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