Wednesday, November 25, 2020
D’ESCOUSSE: Due to COVID-19, the 2019 Atlantic Journalism Awards gala evening in Halifax, Nova Scotia was cancelled this year, but the award winners were still announced on-line on May 8. Among the Gold Medal...
Veronia MacIsaac’s newest line, which she crafted with an injured left hand, continued in the vein of marrying modern styles and cuts with traditional tartan fabrics. Veronica MacIsaac offered...
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...
PETIT DE GRAT: The forgotten history of some Guysborough communities is now being recounted in a new book. On November 6, the official book launch of The Forgotten Acadians… A Story of Discovery, by Jude Avery...
MABOU: On Tuesday of last week, the twenty-second season of Mabou’s Tuesday Ceilidhs began with a tribute to pianist who’s no stranger to performing at local events and, occasionally, with legendary musicians. “We wish to recognize your unwavering humility and...
By Corrine MacLean   PORT HAWKESBURY: The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #43 in Port Hawkesbury, presented their special awards on June 4. The Legion awarded Grade 8 student Sara Pluta, daughter of Dr. Paul Pluta and Karen Pluta, with honors at...
PORT HAWKESBURY: The brand-new Strait Area Theatre Society (SATS) has a special Thanksgiving treat for local audiences craving home-grown community theatre and visitors to Cape Breton seeking a serving of truly authentic music, comedy and storytelling. SATS’...
MULGRAVE: Strait area duo Eastbound will be releasing their self-titled debut CD on August 2 at the Dundee Resort and Golf Club while their self-titled single receives heavy rotation on radio stations around Nova Scotia. Husband and...
SYDNEY: They’ve spent the last four years documenting ghostly happenings on the eastern side of the island, and now Jason Murphy and Doug Mombourquette are anxious to visit Richmond and Inverness counties to shed some light on those things...
ST. PETER’S: A project in Richmond County is connecting the past, present and future in a way that only sharing stories can. “The Villa Vignettes” project brought seniors who live at the Richmond Villa in St....
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