Women Alike shine at race

It was a good day for the Women Alike Abreast A River Dragon Boat Team. Recently back from their trip to Italy where 11 members had joined forces with paddlers from Saint John to form the Maritime Dragons team and participate in four half-kilometre races, Saturday’s Race on the River felt like an easier task....

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Paddles up for Italy

The weather on Saturday may not have been the best but the Maritime Dragons were ready to go and out on the East River practising twice that day for their big trip to Italy. A group of breast cancer survivors from Pictou County’s dragon boat team and a team from Saint John, NB, are preparing...

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Paddles up!

Workers were on deck early this morning (Friday)  in preparation for the annual Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival at Glasgow Square. Set up for the event began today with road closures for the event expected to begin at 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies are today at 6:45 p.m. featuring entertainment by Jakki Rogue, Albert...

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Paddles up! It’s Race on the River time

Web.com employees are getting their ‘paddles up’ in preparation for this year’s annual Race on the River. Ryan Northover, director of client services for the New Glasgow company, said his team is excited about participating in the annual event — the first for Web.com. “It was an idea of our social committee,” he said. Some...

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Spirit awakens dragon boat festival

NEW GLASGOW – It was a splendid day and a splendid way to celebrate the Race on the River’s 15th anniversary. Race chairman Bob Rogers announced after the races on Saturday that participants combined their efforts to raise $115,000 from among the 38 teams that paddled on Saturday along the East River. “The support from...

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