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14
Sep
Springhill jailor becomes YouTube brawl star

Springhill jailor becomes YouTube brawl star

Ah Pugwash, where the washer toss is a way of life for area residents.

One such resident, Springhill Institute correctional manager Hugh Allan, takes washer toss so seriously that he’s willing to throw a few punches over the game.

A video called Pugwash Washer Toss Brawl was uploaded to YouTube on July 30 and had over 2,600 views as of press time. 

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10
Sep
Happily ever after despite  wedding waterworks

Happily ever after despite wedding waterworks

Newlyweds Ashley MacDonald and Brennan Macdonald were partying down with their wedding reception guests at Liscombe Lodge when the unthinkable happened; no more running water.

Ashley tells me that general manager Karen Wenaus personally arrived at the party to advise she and Brennan that their well had run dry. 

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05
Sep
Arnold's good cause

Arnold's good cause

Recent efforts by Arnold McNamara, a baseball coach in Port Hawkesbury who nominated his town in a contest sponsored by Kraft to win a $25,000 award for a community project, are being viewed by some locals with a jaundiced eye.

The Kraft Celebration Tour nomination submitted by Arnold offers Dan Willie Baseball Field as the deserving recipient of the cash, to be used for lighting.

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05
Sep

House arrest for Amherst parents

The Amherst couple convicted of failing to provide the necessities of life for their young son in December have each been sentenced to one year house arrest. 

Lacy Maloney, 22, will have scheduled access visits with both her children. Her partner, Mitchell Chapman, also 22, will have access visits with the son he has with Lacy.

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05
Sep

Diligent River religious rift

Some parishioners are fretting that St. John the Evangelist, an Anglican godbox in the sleepy village of Diligent River, Cumberland County, may be on its last legs.

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