He’s back: Peter MacKay announces return to politics

STELLARTON — An ebullient overflow crowd roared its approval on Saturday as Peter MacKay made official his bid for the federal Conservative party leadership. A capacity crowd that resulted in standing room only crammed the Museum of Industry’s main lobby, including many long-time supporters who joined current and past provincial Progressive Conservative MLAs, to salute […]

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Stellarton Homecoming has it all

Stellarton Homecoming has so many fabulous activities planned for this year that festival-goers won’t go home hungry or bored! This year’s Homecoming will run July 24-28 and kicks off Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Coffee Party at the Presbyterian Church. The Charity Ice Cream Social, sponsored by Bounce Around Inflatables and Highland District Soccer, […]

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Quilted creations

It was her own journey as an immigrant that motivated Gerrie Akkerman to work on creating a Canada 150 quilt, currently on display at the Museum of Industry. Akkerman came to Canada from Holland in 1954 and jokes, “I’m a new Canadian.” Born and raised in Holland, she and her husband came to Toronto first, […]

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Celebration crew

Tearmann Society board members are busy at the Museum of Industry in Stellarton getting ready for the 25th annual Celebration of Art auction and draw taking place at the museum this evening. This year’s milestone celebration and fundraiser promises more door prizes for attendees and some bigger auction items that board members are excited to […]

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