Search
Monday, October 26, 2020

Front Page

Local warnings, cancellations and closures

Follow @SixRiversNews on Twitter for quick updates.

To report cancellations or closures, email news@sixrivers.ca or phone / text 902-614-3000

Listen to Six Rivers Radio HERE for current updates during storm or extreme conditions.

Report power outages to 1-877-428-6004.

/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6021Pontiac-Fire.jpg
Live Fire Training as Dangerous as the Real Thing

Live Fire Training as Dangerous as the...

Live Fire Training as Dangerous as the Real Thing

Live Fire Training as Dangerous as the Real Thing

There were billows of smoke from behind the Pugwash Fire Department today, but it was all under control.
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6020COVID-testing-2.jpg
Nova Scotia COVID Count Doubles to Six

Nova Scotia COVID Count Doubles to Six

Nova Scotia COVID Count Doubles to Six

Nova Scotia COVID Count Doubles to Six

As of today, Nova Scotia has six active cases of COVID-19 doubling the count from Friday. 
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6016Fit-Trail-station.jpg
'Fit Trail' May be Good Fit for Eaton Park

'Fit Trail' May be Good Fit for Eaton...

'Fit Trail' May be Good Fit for Eaton Park

'Fit Trail' May be Good Fit for Eaton Park

The new municipal councillor for Cumberland’s District 3 is not waiting to be sworn in, she’s already active in efforts to add to the community.
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid60156015Oxford-Arena-ice.jpg
Oxford Not Alone with Arena Woes

Oxford Not Alone with Arena Woes

Oxford Not Alone with Arena Woes

Oxford Not Alone with Arena Woes

The fate of community arenas appeared on the agenda of Oxford Town Council last evening. Councillors received a letter from the Municipality of Pictou County—the original was sent to Premier...
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6014Trish-Stewart-600.jpg
Mayor Stewart Bids Goodbye to Oxford Council

Mayor Stewart Bids Goodbye to Oxford...

Mayor Stewart Bids Goodbye to Oxford Council

Mayor Stewart Bids Goodbye to Oxford Council

Outgoing Oxford Mayor Trish Stewart presided over her last Town Council meeting this evening.   
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid60136013Awesome-Night-Tax-Collctor.jpg
One Awesome Night Cancelled for Christmas 2020

One Awesome Night Cancelled for...

One Awesome Night Cancelled for Christmas 2020

One Awesome Night Cancelled for Christmas 2020

“One Awesome Night”, the event that transformed the Pugwash Farmers Market into the Town of Bethlehem, has been cancelled for this year because of COVID-19.
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6012Pugwash-logo.jpg
Swearing in Ceremony Tonight in Pugwash

Swearing in Ceremony Tonight in Pugwash

Swearing in Ceremony Tonight in Pugwash

Swearing in Ceremony Tonight in Pugwash

Three new commissioners will be sworn in tonight at the monthly meeting of the Pugwash Village Commission.
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6011Oxford-Welcome.jpg
Final Meeting for Outgoing Oxford Councillors

Final Meeting for Outgoing Oxford...

Final Meeting for Outgoing Oxford Councillors

Final Meeting for Outgoing Oxford Councillors

Oxford Town Council meets tonight but the new mayor will be sitting in the online gallery.
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6010Murray-Scott-big.jpg
Scott Will Lead a Council of Newbies in Cumberland

Scott Will Lead a Council of Newbies in...

Scott Will Lead a Council of Newbies in Cumberland

Scott Will Lead a Council of Newbies in Cumberland

Murray Scott will go down in history as the first mayor in Cumberland County. Scott defeated Jason Blanch in the county’s first mayoralty election since the former county council opted to do...
/Portals/0/EasyDNNRotator/429/News/aid6009Greg-Henley-600.jpg
E-voting Proves Popular in Oxford

E-voting Proves Popular in Oxford

E-voting Proves Popular in Oxford

E-voting Proves Popular in Oxford

Oxford has a new mayor. Greg Henley has been elected to replace Mayor Trish Stewart who retired after sixteen years on council.

Top Stories

Wallace Museum Remembers Curator
Tammy Allen, Manager Assistant
/ Categories: News

Wallace Museum Remembers Curator

The Wallace and Area Museum unveiled a special memorial plaque in a modest ceremony yesterday. The photo and engraved plate honours David Dewar who served 18 years as the museum’s curator.


Dewar was the curator of the museum from 1998 to 2016. He spent many hours researching, writing articles, preparing for the summer display, and planning events and programs for the museum. 


A history buff, especially that of the local area, Dewar enjoyed telling the stories of the past through his writings, displays, artifacts, events, school programs and to anyone within earshot.


He also helped many visitors who came to the museum looking for information on their Wallace ancestors. More often than not, Dewar had the information they sought, if not, he set them on the right track to find it. 


He was famous for his hour long tours, showcasing all the museum has to offer. David’s passion and dedication to the museum, and the history that it represents, was one of a kind and will never be forgotten.


The photo shows Doris Purdy, President of the Wallace and Area Museum, unveiling the plaque dedicated to the memory of David Dewar.


Photo courtesy of Zella Perry

Print
1283 Rate this article:
4.0

Leave a comment

Name:
Email:
Comment:
Add comment

Name:
Email:
Subject:
Message:
x

Six Rivers Radio

Click HERE to listen.

Tuesday 8:05 Glenn Theriault

Wednesday 8:45 Tory Rushton MLA

Thursday 9:45 Pastor Mark Collins

Events This Week

Monday, October 26, 2020 10:00 AM

Rug Hooking at Northport Community Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:00 AM

Fresh Baked Beef Pies in support of Big Lake Camp. Order by Tuesday, eat on Wednesday. Click HERE for details.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 10:00 AM

Quilting at the Northport Community Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:00 PM

Pugwash Fire Department Toonie Draw, the 50/50 community fundraiser. Click HERE for details.

Thursday, October 29, 2020 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. Limited to the first 50 people. Public health rules in place.

Saturday, October 31, 2020 3:00 PM

Chase the Ace at the Royal Canadian Legion in Pugwash. Click HERE for details. CANCELLED till further notice.

Saturday, October 31, 2020 5:00 PM

Halloween Trunk or Treat at the Oxford Church of the Nazarene. Click HERE for details.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 7:00 PM

Bingo at the Northport Community Centre. CANCELLED till further notice.

News Search

Follow us   

Please note: we still have a modest FaceBook presence but revelations about the way FaceBook conducts its business concern us. We no longer promote participation in any FaceBook community.

Click HERE for our Comment Guidelines

Copyright 2016-2020 by Six Rivers Hope Centre Ministries Terms Of Use Privacy Statement
Back To Top