Mill Pond tour highlights local flora

By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – The Mill Pond, located just outside of the village of Guysborough on Hwy. 16, is a local landmark frequented by anglers and enjoyed by recreational users of the TransCanada Trail, which skirts the property. In recent years changes have been afoot, changes that have left many locals curious. Last Saturday the proprietor of Fern Ridge Landscaping, Sean James, led a public tour of the property detailing the landscaping philosophy used to develop the site. The group was accompanied by property owner Robert Mayfield, who is pleased with the results.



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Bluenose, great weather make for memorable Regatta
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CANSO – A spirited parade, fabulous fireworks and special visit by the Bluenose II made Canso Regatta 2016 one to remember. The annual summer festival has been run by the Eastern Communities Youth Association (ECYA) for the past 15 years. General Manager Marie Lumsden has held the reins for the past seven years. In an interview with The Journal on Tuesday, she said the Bluenose reported more than 1000 visitors in eight hours, for a very successful day at the dock.

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Mill Pond tour highlights local flora

By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – The Mill Pond, located just outside of the village of Guysborough on Hwy. 16, is a local landmark frequented by anglers and enjoyed by recreational users of the TransCanada Trail, which skirts the property. In recent years changes have been afoot, changes that have left many locals curious. Last Saturday the proprietor of Fern Ridge Landscaping, Sean James, led a public tour of the property detailing the landscaping philosophy used to develop the site. The group was accompanied by property owner Robert Mayfield, who is pleased with the results.



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