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THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR: The Country Harbour Community Centre held its annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, November 20 with approximately 25 children taking part in the festivities including a visit with Santa. Ashley Walsh Photo


New distillery nearing completion


Major attraction for Eastern Shore


By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – There's a flurry of activity taking place at the top of Ferry Lane in Guysborough, and the end result is expected to be a game-changer for the tourism industry along the Eastern Shore. Authentic Seacoast's new craft brewery and distillery is a major, modern attraction being built to blend in seamlessly with Guysborough's historic coastline.


Memories of a fiddler


Fitzgerald made a living filling the dance floor


By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – If you wanted to go to a dance in Guysborough years ago, when Gerald Fitzgerald was playing the fiddle, you had better arrive early. The dance started at nine, but if you arrived after 8:30 p.m., you weren’t likely to get in.


Loss of a legend


Ron Hynes played at most Stanfests


By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – If there was such a thing as a house band at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival over its 19-year history, Ron Hynes was part of it. He performed at more than a dozen Stanfests, joining the likes of Dave Gunning, Bruce Guthro and J.P. Cormier as regulars that festival-goers looked forward to year after year.

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