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Eastern Shore Player in Sledge Hockey Nationals!

By Gina Dunn 

Rick Rector, from Head of Jeddore, was chosen to be on Team Nova Scotia’s FIRST EVER Provincial Sledge Hockey team in this year’s Canadian National Sledge Hockey Championships in Boucherville, Quebec.    

Rick and his girl friend, Vicki Morton – also a member of team NS from Hatchet Lake, traveled by train to the Championships May 12-14. Rick and Vicki were both very excited to play for team Nova Scotia. 

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Speed on Highway

By Gina Dunn 

People are always complaining about drivers going too slow on Highway 107.  

Did you know that from where Highway 107 starts in Musquodoboit Harbour to the East Preston turnoff it is approximately 24.7kms?  Many people complain that some drivers are driving too slow on the highway at only 90km/hour or even say 80km/hr.  What if you drive 110km/hr or 120km/hr?  How much time will you actually save driving from Musquodoboit Harbour to the East Preston turnoff?

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Kinap Canoe and Kayak Club

By Chris Branton 

The Kinap Canoe and Kayak Club is located in West Porters Lake on Greenough Drive. The club was founded in 1982 and is a great community gathering space featuring supervised public beach and Summer Day Camp and Paddling Programs. The club is run by a Board of community based volunteers and is always looking for new members.

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VDay on the Shore

By Don Rieder 

May 17 was VDay on the Shore, the sixth VDay at The Old School in Musquodoboit Harbour. VDay is an art show, a silent auction, a costume party, and an empowering event through dance, stories, and songs. It is also a celebration of women’s bodies, and an acknowledgement of the difficulties women face and have faced in this community and in communities around the world. 

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Who Will Pay for Sheet Harbour Sidewalks?

By Richard Bell 

Who should pay for the snow clearing and general maintenance of the 2.7 km of sidewalks in Sheet Harbour

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Celebrate Water with Global Water Dances

By Karen Bradley 

At 3 PM on June 24, people from all over Halifax will gather on the waterfront at the Tall Ship Quay to take part in Global Water Dances, a worldwide celebration of the importance of water. 

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Ticks and Lyme disease: Bad News, Getting Worse

By Richard Bell 

The bad news about Lyme disease and the black-legged ticks that carry the disease keeps getting worse. Nova Scotians love the great outdoors, but the continuing spread of these tiny ticks across the province makes thorough post-outdoors inspections critical for avoiding potentially life-long pain and suffering.

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Protecting Yourself from Lyme: Inspect, Inspect, Inspect

By Richard Bell 

There are bitter disagreements about the best way to treat Lyme disease. But there is no disagreement among tick fighters about the first line of defense:  

Do a Tick Inspection Whenever You May Have Been Around Ticks

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Andrew Maize: An Artist of Abundance

By Dee Dwyer 

A young artist stands on a tall ladder that he erected in the Minas Basin. High tide swirls all around him as he prepares to jump off the ladder and swim back to shore. This is Andrew Maize, who is finishing up as a visiting artist in Musquodoboit Harbour in residency at the Railway Museum, the Old Schoolthe Library and HRM, care of Visual Arts Nova Scotia(VANS)

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A Bright Beacon for Shore Seniors

By Edyth Shuman 

Few institutions have had a richer involvement in the community life of Musquodoboit Harbour than the Harbour Lites’ Senior’s Club. In conjunction with Canada 150, the club will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of its clubhouse with an Outdoor Concert and Picnic at the Musquodoboit Harbour Train Museum on Sunday Jun 25th, 2017 at 1pm.  There will be upwards of 25 Eastern Shore Musicians. This will be free admission as a THANK-YOU to our community! There will be a 50/50 draw in aid of our local Foodbank and Eastern Shore Mental Health. Our rain destination is PYC.  Please plan to attend, and don’t forget your LAWN CHAIR!!! We’ll be able to supply some seating.

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