Friday, December 04, 2020

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Comfort, joy … and warmth

When Frances Campbell’s church needed help with a fundraiser, she did not hesitate to answer the call. The avid quilter offered comfort and warmth in the form of a lap quilt with a Christmas theme to be raffled off for Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. “I’m a sewer and I’ve made quilts for the better...

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Sports

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A successful search for a baseball name

Using age as an excuse, my most challenging daily physical workouts these days have become leisurely strolls through the internet. You just never know what you might learn. The other morning, for instance, while staying the blazes home, I came across an interesting quotation, though the author wasn’t identified: “Good times come and go, but...

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Fred Page Cup being hosted in Summerside in 2022

Local hockey fans will be able to travel to Summerside, PEI, in 2022 where The Fred Page Cup will be contested. The Summerside Western Capitals have officially been named the host of the Eastern Canadian Junior A Championship for the first time in franchise history. The tournament will feature the hosts from Summerside along with...

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Arts & Entertainment

Natalie MacMaster named to Order of Nova Scotia

A frequent performer in Pictou County has been nominated to receive the Order of Nova Scotia. Inverness County native Natalie MacMaster is among the six Nova Scotians who will have their contributions honoured. Lieutenant-Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc, Chancellor of the Order of Nova Scotia, made the announcement on Monday. “On behalf of the Queen and...

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