Holistic homes and essential oils

“Many essential oils are antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, and effective against grease or mold. What’s more, they will not pollute your home, the water supply, or the environment.” Rachel Raba is an aromatherapist, in Washington DC. For years she has been using essential oils to create a healthy-home lifestyle. This includes alternatives for cleaning and personal...

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Cream of the crop

SCOTSBURN — Those who can remember how cream was separated from fresh milk manually are in for a treat on Saturday. Jane Morrigan, curator at the Walk Through Time Museum in Scotsburn will host cream separation demonstrations of a hand-cranked separator at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the museum. The museum is located on...

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Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary Program a positive initiative for the industry: NS Federation of Agriculture

Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture is pleased with the announcement regarding the Agriculture On-Farm Student Bursary Program. This program will provide high school and university students working on farm – family farms included – with funding to put towards their education. While supporting their education, this program promotes students to seek jobs in agriculture. This...

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Riverfront Jubilee keeps the party going with lineup announcement for Blues Matinees late-night stages

NEW GLASGOW – The 24th annual Riverfront Jubilee will once again keep the party going after the main stage closes with two late-night stages and a Blues Matinee on the afternoon of August 4.  Each night after the main stage concerts end, the official after parties will begin at both Wranglers Bar and The Spot in New Glasgow. Kicking...

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Special Olympics athletes join torch run

GRANTON – Warm weather and uplifted spirits graced the 2019 Michelin Special Olympics torch run on Wednesday morning. The run began from the Granton tire plant and proceeded to the Michelin Social Club entrance. Participants were bussed to stops in Westville and Stellarton before the run finished in New Glasgow. It was followed by a...

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Wilbert Henderson …

I spent and hour or so visiting with Wilbert Henderson and his lovely wife Della at their home in Seafoam on January 26th in 2003. That afternoon was spent reflecting back in time to some of Wilbert’s past years and he had my undivided attention. Wilbert reflected back to past years when he and Donnie...

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85th Lobster Carnival wows crowds, organizers

PICTOU – Shawn McNamara was one happy guy on Sunday as the Pictou Lobster Carnival was winding down for another year. “Fantastic!” the Carnival committee chairman exclaimed as he talked about the crowds, the program and the good weather that graced the event. “The only thing we can’t control is the weather, and we got...

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Home owners seek redress after flood

NEW GLASGOW — Residents have been forced to live elsewhere after their home was flooded on Canada Day. Michelle Langille and her husband were in their home on 526 Trenton Road when they discovered the main floor was flooded with water from the long, heavy rain that struck the area. They were awakened at 2...

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WordPlay kicks off 20th Read by the Sea literary festival

RIVER JOHN — With the continuous baa of a lamb in the background, about 100 people were treated to author readings and musical performances as part of WordPlay. WordPlay kicked off the 20th anniversary of Read by the Sea, as well as the opening of the third season of Mabel Murple’s Book Shoppe and Dreamery....

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