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It was -3C (wind chill -10C) at 6:30 a.m. and the temperature will be dropping to around -7C during the day, with a 60% chance of flurries (snow squalls may occur in some areas), and a low around -12C tonight.

The forecast calls for a high of -9C, with flurries, tomorrow, and an overnight low of -16C.

Today’s stories

Lead With Your Heart art going on display in Truro

Free legal clinic initiative expanding to Truro

Lobster fishermen meet in Truro, talk prices, climate change

Benefit planned for Onslow Mountain cancer victim receiving treatment in the U.S.

Plenty of Pets

A long-haired, neutered male tabby cat is missing from Industrial Avenue, in Truro.

If you see him, please call 902-893-7968.

Tidal bore times:

The tidal bore will be coming in at 9:03 a.m. and 9:42 p.m. today

Community Calendar



JAN. 31 – Bingo every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at The Good Neighbors Club, 21 Palmer Street. Everyone welcome.

Spiritual Group

JAN. 31 – The Guiding Light Spiritual Group meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. Douglas Street school room 12, 40 Douglas St., Truro.

Card Party

JAN. 31 – Auction 45 Card party, Thursday afternoons, 1 p.m. at the Bible Hill Fire Hall; sponsored by St David’s United Church. $5 charge, cash prizes, light snack.

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JAN. 31 – Come and learn the game, 1 to 3 p.m. $2 fee, or free to members. Colchester Historeum, 29 Young St., Truro; all players welcome.

Chair Yoga

JAN. 31 – Chair Yoga, Trinity United Church, 415 Onslow Rd., Upper Onslow, 10 to 11 a.m., Church Hall, $5; everyone welcome. Information: 902-897-4553.


Chair Yoga

FEB. 1 – Every Friday at First United Church Memorial Hall; $5, everyone welcome.


FEB. 1– Seniors Old Time Dance, Douglas Street Recreation Centre, 2 p.m.; door prize; sponsored by Y Seniors Group; age 50 and older welcome; admission $6.



FEB. 2 – 14th Annual Milford Meltdown Country & Western Jamboree, 1:30 p.m., Milford Recreation Centre, 2288 Hwy 2; house band Eric Bowers & The Country Folk with guests; admission $7. Info: 883-7189.    


Monthly Jam

FEB. 3 – East Hants Bluegrass and Oldtime Music Association Monthly Jam, Milford Lantz United Church, 2134 Hwy 2, Milford, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m.; members and guests; new members welcome. Info: 902-883-7189.


FEB. 3 – Hike Nova Scotia and the Nine Mile River Trails Association guided hike on the Nine Mile River Trails in Enfield, 10 a.m. Pre-register: Details: .

Open Mic

FEB. 3 – Warwick Mountain Rec Club, 2-5 p.m.; 50/50, door prize; canteen available; freewill donation.

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