Saturday, June 06, 2020

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Rolling with the punches

When it comes to fundraising amid a worldwide health pandemic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County decided to just “roll” with it. The agency’s major fundraiser, Bowl for Kids Sake, had been scheduled for early April but had to be cancelled due to COVID-19 and the public health measures that were put in place...

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Sports

Free fishing June 6 and 7

Nova Scotians are encouraged to try sportfishing during the annual Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, June 6 and June 7. Anglers can fish without a general fishing licence on those dates. All bag limits and other regulations still apply. Anglers must also take precautions to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Gatherings of more than 10...

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A popular old Albion passes away in U.S.

Those of us ancient enough to remember the Stellarton Albions and their nine seasons in the Halifax and District Baseball League during the 1950s have been given another reason to mourn. Joe Fulghum, one of the finest talents ever to play baseball for a Pictou County team, passed away last week at his home in...

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Arts & Entertainment

‘A Different Perspective’ art show

TRURO – Visual Voice Fine Art is showcasing A Different Perspective a solo art exhibit with new artworks by Bob Hainstock. Since graduating from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design 24 years ago, the artist has lived and maintained his studio on the southern edge of the province’s unique North Mountain, that 100 kilometre...

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Opinion

Wildlife is moving in

To the Editor: Human activity during the past number of months has drastically changed due to the COVID-19 shut down with many staying home. Wildlife is moving in and are somewhat confused by the change in human activity. I recently spoke with a friend who lives in Mississauga and she told me of a wild...

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