By Karen Bradley
In the middle of a small village, in the center of a small province, lies a unique building: The Musquodoboit Valley Bicentennial Theatre. On a walk through the building’s many spaces with Treasurer Helen Jenson and Board Member Barbara Bell, I learned the ways in which a building can bring a community together.
By Susanne Merrett
The days are getting colder, the nights darker, and everyone's thoughts are turning towards Christmas. The holiday season has changed considerably since I was a wee one. It has morphed and expanded from a week to almost two months, with stores and malls decked out and stocked up, and consumers all aglow.
By DJ Shuman
New York Times bestseller and author of The Fault In Our Stars (2012) and Looking for Alaska (2005), John Green has written his first novel in a few years, Turtles All The Way Down. In his latest outing, Green presents his readers with an absorbing mix of mental health, teen romance, greed, crime-solving, and existentialism.
By John Verlinden
December has always been a special time for the Musquodoboit Harbour Railway station. Over the past number of weeks, a crew gathers to get the station ready for winter; cleaning the grounds, putting away the wagons, and carefully storing the artifacts for safe keeping.
By Dee Dwyer
Imagine a stained glass artwork of a Scottish castle, a coat of arms of a stag surrounded by a green and black tartan background, and a blue knotwork border of lions. This is the work of Colin Cameron, musician, woodworker, and stained glass artist, who specializes in Celtic heritage and design.
Gas up the car and get ready to hit the road along the Shore for a weekend packed with Christmas shopping, solar workshops, concerts, and a healing arts fair. Full details on the items with *** below are on the Cooperator’s calendar on the Internet. If you want to add an event, post it as a comment below, and go to the calendar page, click on “Post an Event” and add the details for your event.Read more
By Richard Bell
This year’s edition of the Seaforth Great Potato Weight-off at the Seaforth Community Hall on October 21 was another rollicking, calorie-stuffed night of fun for kids and grown-ups alike. The potato weigh-in itself went quickly, and then most of the evening’s action focused on raising funds for the Community Hall by auctioning off a stunning array of pies: apple crisp, coconut cream, pumpkin, chocolate bourbon pecan, and more. There was even a Piecaken, a pie inside a cake.Read more
Saturday, December 2nd at 6pm is the 5th Annual Musquodoboit Harbour Christmas Parade of Lights! Bundle up the kids and come out for a great community event. There will be activities throughout the community before and after the parade.
By Gina Dunn
“What Historical Figure Would You Like to Meet and Why?”
By Bernice Mason Logan
Stirling Cashman Mason (1921-1944) as one of sixteen children born to James and Myrtle Mason in Tangier, Nova Scotia. Cashman went to a one-room school in Tangier where a single teacher taught 60 students in eleven grades. He did very well academically and when it was time to enter grade eleven, his uncle, Professor Guy Mason, offered to take him to Truro to finish high school, on a path to his goal of becoming an Anglican Clergyman.