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21 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Kaye Adams, 87

Sister, wife, mother, artist, style icon. Born on Sept. 21, 1926, in Truro, N.S.; died on Feb. 16, 2014, in London, Ont., in her sleep, aged 87. Kaye's lifelong devotion to family was a natural extension of her upbringing in Truro, N.S. Born in 1926 to Gertrude and Joseph Burke, her stories of life at 20 Centre St., growing up with five sisters and ... (more)

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Truro Daily News

Legalities of Amanda Todd's extradition case

Authorities in British Columbia are anxious to bring a Netherlands resident to a Canadian courtroom on cyberbullying charges in a teen suicide case, but legal experts say it's unclear when or even if they might get the chance.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Journal-Pioneer

outstanding farmers

The Atlantic Outstanding Young Farmers for 2014 presentation was made recently in Truro, N.S., by Farm Credit Canada.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

High-tech cure: Go play outside

Angie Kolen, a human kinetics professor at St. Francis Xavier University, will be speaking at Herald University on the effects of mobile technology on youth.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Truro Daily News

Battle of Vimy Ridge remembered in Truro

Essie Teed couldn't help but get teary-eyed as she thought of others during a Battle of Vimy Ridge remembrance ceremony in Truro on Saturday.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Truro Daily News

Native elder, spiritual leader dies following stroke

Noel Knockwood of Hilden was 81. He passed away in the early hours Friday morning with family members present after being hospitalized on Monday following a massive stroke.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Truro Daily News

Immediate sidewalk work debated for Bible Hill streets

A local politician is hoping roadwork in Bible Hill will be made a priority with the help of the village.

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Truro Daily News

Collection of all things - nerd' coming to Truro

People in downtown Truro on Saturday shouldn 't be alarmed to see Klingons wandering along Esplanade Street or an assortment of super heroes.

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CBC News

Acadian school board sees enrolment surge

The province's Acadian and francophone school board is bucking the declining enrolment trend that is plaguing all other school districts in Nova Scotia.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Truro council seeks action on rail service

Mayor Bill Mills says discontinuing passenger rail service to Nova Scotia would be one of the last spikes in the heart of the region's economic viability.

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Truro Daily News

Casey finds a home

The Colchester Weekly News invites children to read Nana Land stories and get creative.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Truro Daily News

New trial date to be set for Truro-area magician facing assault charges

A North River man who is facing a number of charges, including dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, is scheduled to return to court on Monday to set a new trial date.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Truro Daily News

Colchester County residents helping build wells in Africa and Haiti

These two bottles of water represent clear, healthy water that Colchester County residents want to provide people in Africa and Haiti, compared to the dirty water many people overseas often consume.

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Today's Trucking

April's Truck of the Month: Some Trim You Can't Do Without

Carano is younger than his truck by just a few months. "Yeah, I moved it around the yard when I was a kid.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Truro Daily News

Meeting scheduled to explore PROBUS club possibility

An information meeting has been schedule for later this month to look into the possibility of a PROBUS club forming in the area.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Truro Daily News

Seniors games returning to Colchester County for 24th year

The local seniors games, designed for people 55 and older, will take place May 5 to 9, mostly in Truro and Bible Hill.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Truro Daily News

Colchester County activities for the last weekend of March

MARCH 28 - Debert legion. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Supper for $10 includes main meal, dessert, tea or coffee.

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The Globe and Mail

Thousands without power after massive spring storm batters Atlantic Canada

MARITIME STORM: Adam Excel wears ski goggles as he walks down Barrington street in downtown Halifax.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Amherst Daily News

Winter slams into Cumberland County

These businesses on Church Street in Amherst were buried by 40 cm of snow and winds of more than 100 km/h on Wednesday.

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Journal-Pioneer

One of the worst storms of the year shuts down P.E.I.

If you listened hard enough yesterday you could almost hear the muttering of Islanders over the roar of the wind.

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