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Lucie Schmidt “excited” to be NSTT recipient

LAKEVIEW: A Lakeview modern/contemporary dancer is excited and honoured to have been one of three local recipients of scholarships from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). Lucie Schmidt credited the seven years she had at...

On Pointe: Kate McDonald focused on what she wants

NEW YORK, NY: Kate McDonald’s dream of training at the Joffrey Ballet School in New York has been made possible in part thanks to a scholarship from the Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT). McDonald, from...

Writing about Colonial Halifax’s social history

FALL RIVER: When Alex D. Boutilier was asked why he wanted to write a book on the social history of colonial Halifax, he said it’s simply his contribution to the humanities. Boutilier, an author who...

Lola Ladies’ Group wishing all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

FALL RIVER: Lola Ladies’ group is extending a holiday greeting to everyone in the Fall River area. Started more than two years ago, the group began with one simple goal in mind: introduce ladies in...

More than just a “picture book”

FALL RIVER: What started out to be a story book on the stories behind the many lighthouses in Nova Scotia quickly turned into a picture book on them. And author Allan Billard is just...
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Hard work paying off for Emily Turple

FALL RIVER: Emily Turple is showing that hard work pays off. In just two years, the 13-year-old Fall River girl has gone from playing the role of a simple party guest in Nutcracker to the...
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Local artists receive NSTT scholarships

FALL RIVER: Three artists from the Fall River, Windsor Junction, and Lakeview areas were among the 46 from across the province announced as Nova Scotia Talent Trust (NSTT) 2016 recipients. Katherine MacDonald of Windsor Junction...

Taking on a new journey

FALL RIVER: The old adage when one door closes, another opens rings true for Phonse Jessome. The Fall River resident, better known for his tenure as a TV journalist with CBC Nova Scotia, released his...
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Dancing her way to Broadway

BEDFORD: The spark that makes Laura Wadden love dance is glowing bright. Wadden, a dancer with Element Dance Studio in Bedford, had the opportunity to attend a week-long Broadway Bound dance camp in August on...
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Little Fish ready to rock Gold Rush Days

WAVERLEY: Get ready to get your groove on at this year’s Concert on the Green as part of Waverley Gold Rush Days, scheduled for Sept. 7-11. Big Fish—or also known as Little Fish—will be the...