Thursday, June 29, 2017


After raining for what seemed like weeks and having to cover my flowers to protect them from overnight frost, the other day I woke up to beautiful weather. In fact, by the time I pulled into my driveway after work,...
Due to our deadlines, I won’t be able to comment on this week’s provincial election results until the next time I tiptoe into this space. So, for now, I’ll offer a few random thoughts on a more civilized sport: Hockey....
The Strait regional school board (SRSB) was able to deliver some good news for a change when it voted to keep schools open in Inverness and Antigonish counties. During a special board meeting on April 26, an eruption of cheers...
Inverness County Cares (ICC) is blessed to be situated in a community where young people are committed to helping their brothers and sisters who are in great need. These up-and-coming global thinkers are a testament to the example provided...
In 1897 Bertram Bourinot began the Richmond County Record, a periodical that lasted for almost 80 years. Marshall Bourinot worked with his father and continued the paper into the 1970s. The following are excerpts from the November 17, 1951 edition...
My Facebook timeline tells me it is about time for my annual television review, and since I am nothing if not a creature of habit, here we go. Please keep in mind I don’t care what you think about my...
On July 8, 1773, a rickety 20-year-old Dutch ship left Loch Broom on the west coast of Scotland with 189 displaced Highland Scots on board seeking a new life in the wilderness of eastern Canada. Like some of the vessels...
As I am on vacation, it’s time for a vacation column. Usually that means making fun of a movie but I think the revival of Mystery Science Theatre has that covered so I’ll have to go a different route. After...
Four teams comprised the 1961 Richmond County Baseball League (RCBL): Petit de Grat Red Caps, River Bourgeois Tigers, Port Hawkesbury, and L’Ardoise Ramblers. The rivalry between Petit de Grat and River Bourgeois was resumed. In a June 18 contest, the...
It has been a very interesting few weeks in politics, hasn’t it? This being election season, you’re stuck with it, whether or not you follow it. And while the platforms and party politics are interesting, the most fascinating part of...
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