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12 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Thrifty thief in Truro

A pair of new faces in the community received a rude welcoming from one vandal last weekend, despite their goal to help anyone they can.

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17 hrs ago | Where Toronto

Road warriors

Explore Nova Scotia as few do with a helicopter tour from Vision Air Services . Narrated tours will zoom you to the Bay of Fundy, Peggy's Cove or the Eastern Shore.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Truro Daily News

Horse to reunite for class reunion

Horse, a Truro-based jazz-rock group that formed in 1970, is set to reunite and perform at the Cobequid Educational Centre's Class of 1974 reunion next month.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Canada.com

Offender with 'disturbing parallels' to Ashley Smith in prison despite watchdog warnings

The Nova Institution for Women is seen in Truro, N.S. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. The multi-level security facility feature a range from residential-style housing to maximum security.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Shelf Life: Salvador keeps it simple in Fish Shack

Rebecca Taylor, owner of Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company, measures peppermint essential oil as she works in her warehouse in Debert in December 2013.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Truro arts center hosts annual garden tour

The Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill will hold its second annual Truro Organic Garden Tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Seven N.S. hospitals switching to natural gas

Seven more hospitals in Nova Scotia are transitioning to natural gas, a move the health and wellness minister says will realize millions of dollars in savings.

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Truro Daily News

North River man receives jail time for assault with a vehicle

A North River man has been sentenced to nine months in jail after being convicted of assault causing bodily harm by running into another man with his car.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Gloryhound guys revel in rock, sensitively

As a rule, the concepts of sensitivity and rock 'n' roll used to be kept at least an arm's length apart, or even a stadium's length apart in the case of most of Nickelback's catalogue, but do they need to be mutually exclusive? If nice guys finish last, then they probably won't bring the noise either, but Halifax's Gloryhound takes steps to turn ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Brandon Sun

Retrocom real estate trust to pay $179 million for 9 Walmart-anchored properties

The Retrocom REIT is preparing to buy nine Canadian investment properties, most anchored by Walmart stores, for a total of $179 million in two separate deals announced Wednesday.

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CBC News

Dustan Preeper pleads guilty to Ben Hare's 2010 murder

Preeper, 26, killed Hare a year before he killed Melissa Peacock . Hare, 26, was found dead outside a Truro, N.S., apartment July 8, 2010, after a brawl at a party.

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The Chronicle Herald

Preeper brothers enter guilty pleas in murders of Peacock, Hare

Melissa Peacock's grandfather, Rufus Peacock, shown at court Wednesday. Brothers Dustan and Joshua Preeper pleaded guilty in Melissa Peacock's murder.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Truro Daily News

Sidewalk repair list debated in Bible Hill

There are limited funds in the village's budget for sidewalk repair, about $40,000, and some projects would take all of that, and more.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Truro Daily News

Nova Scotia man facing charges after allegedly attacking, killing cat

Police in Nova Scotia say a 29-year-old man has been charged after he allegedly attacked and killed a cat in Truro, N.S. Officers say they were called on Saturday morning after a woman reported seeing a man pick up a cat and slam the animal on the ground.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Tools of the tin trade

Spencer Osborne, 14, shows off one of the one-piece hockey sticks on display at the Tin Smith Museum.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Truro Daily News

Two popular races highlight Truro's summer

Registration is now open for two much-anticipated summer races in the Truro area, the VP Challenge on July 19 and the Cobequid Trail Run on Aug. 24. The VP Challenge is a 5K and 7.5K adventure race in Truro's Victoria Park.

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Truro Daily News

Community Happenings

EDITOR'S NOTE: In addition to having your Colchester Calendar events appear in the Truro Daily News and Colchester Weekly News, you can post your own on our website at www.trurodaily.com.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The News

Diner owner says with 28 staff hired, restaurant will open this month

The smell of a fresh coat of paint hangs in the air as Dave Cohen walks through what will soon be Appleseed Modern Diner.

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The Chronicle Herald

Rats! Numbers on the rise in N.S.

A rough legged hawk devours a rat that it had plucked out of a thicket off Baker Drive in Dartmouth.

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Truro Daily News

Survivors from Home for Colored Children celebrate legal settlement

Former residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children Chris Jacklyn, left, and Truro's Tracey Dorrington-Skinner embrace each other at the Supreme Court in Halifax last year.

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