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Canada shines at ’16 Games

Canada’s Olympic success at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro can be measured in many ways. A 10th place total from 22 medals,...
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Let the wild flowers grow

To the Editor: I recently read a letter that someone liked the nicely mowed lawns and wondered why our gas tax dollars weren't going to...
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MOU waste of money

To the Editor: Some of our councillors who started this MOU mess don't give a crap about all the money they wasted at our expense....
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Teach people not to litter

To the Editor: We were travelling in Ireland this spring and after two days and 500 kms of driving, a piece of litter blew across...
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Thanks for all your work, Clean the Mill group

To the Editor: Thanks “Clean The Mill” – in particular Dave Gunning – for your ongoing efforts to address one of Nova Scotia’s most pressing...
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Roadkill, weeds give negative impression

To the Editor: Regarding Loyd Murray’s letter to the editor of August 10: Could not agree more. As a recent "CFA" (my wife is from Truro),...
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Loss to Christian community with passing of Archbishop Hayes

To the Editor: Our Christian community has lost a great church leader this past week with the passing of Archbishop James Hayes in Halifax. My own...
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Firefighters rate salute

We are free to do many things. We are also protected from many things. Among those who protect us are firefighters. They answer fire alarms at...
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Great tourism season in province could have been so much more

To the Editor: Tourism is up in Nova Scotia:  way up in some areas. A low dollar, cheap fuel and wonderful weather have people on...
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Uncut grass, weeds along highway begs question about gas taxes

To the Editor: As my wife and I drive  around the town of New Glasgow we see all kinds of flower gardens, both in people's...