As the Hallowe’en clock struck midnight, you could almost hear the starting call: “Gentlemen, put down your razors!” In Movember, the month formerly known as November, men across the Valley are eagerly participating in a ‘stache dash as they stop shaving in a race to grow facial hair — a moustache or “mo”, beard or goatee — to raise donations and awareness for men’s health.
Zoe, from Moncton, catches a fish in the trap with her bare hands. (Heather Desveaux) A fishing weir in the Minas Basin is reeling in visitors, scientists, studies, jobs and nearly $1 million in local economic spinoffs this year.
And the debut of a scientific youth-mentoring program last week helps the muddy basin floor further evolve into a natural office and classroom for all.
His story could be the basis for a Disney movie itself. Nathan Whynot of Wolfville is the new owner of a business in New Minas that’s folding — laundry, that is. Whynot, 26, runs a laundry service called Walt’s Laundry, modelled on his love for Walt Disney.
Presenting to a room full of librarians and community bibliosophs might be a tough audience to some, but award-winning playwright and author Lance Woolaver was like an open book answering all of their questions — including some comparing the recent critically-acclaimed movie Maudie and his work about Nova Scotia’s most celebrated folk artist, Maud Lewis
The Blue Beach Fossil Museum near Hantsport has some special visitors.
Scientists from the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University are on the hunt for some special fossils that haven’t been located anywhere else in the world, other than Scotland.
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