Lost Shores Gran Fondo logs a second year of success

By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – After a wet and windy week, a calm day arrived with fog that burned off into a bright blue day as cyclists travelled the roads of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough for the second annual Lost Shores Gran Fondo on Saturday, September 9.



Also in this edition...

Proposed tax changes have many up in arms, and our editorial elaborates on the reasons why. Murphy's Law considers the price and consequences of local fame ... for a pet. We've got lots more photos from this year's Gran Fondo, plus we begin a new semi-regular feature profiling local artists, with this month's focus being on Boston native and Boylston resident Lee Leonard. People of Perseverance is back with another installment. There's also offerings from Born with Sea Legs, From the Crusier and much more!





Supply challenges could be Goldboro LNG’s ‘Achilles heel’
Company has raised $50 million for next phase

By Helen Murphy

GUYSBOROUGH – Pieridae Energy has raised $50 million in support of the next phase of its Goldboro LNG project. In an interview with The Journal Monday, company president and CEO Alfred Sorensen said the funds will pay for work to meet environmental conditions for the development, and to undertake the engineering work needed to determine a final project cost.

Local family ready to help Houston on road to recovery
By Lois Ann Dort

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS – On Sunday morning when The Journal spoke to Lori MacDonald Salsman at her home in The Woodlands, a suburb of Houston, Texas, the rain had finally stopped. But the recovery from Hurricane Harvey was just beginning.

St. Paul’s slated for demolition
By Lois Ann Dort

BOYLSTON – Reduced congregation numbers in rural churches across Nova Scotia have lead many denominations to make hard decisions regarding the future of those small churches. In 2013 the Anglican Diocese decided to deconsecrate St. Paul’s church in Boylston and put the building up for sale.

Celebrating Canada 150 on two wheels
Trans-Canada trek made by Larry’s River residents

By Lois Ann Dort

LARRY’S RIVER – Bob Weber and Mary Delorey of Larry’s River are no strangers to the open road, so it’s not much of a surprise when they spend their summers on two wheels touring distant corners of the continent. It’s a freeing time; no schedules, no deadlines -- just the wind in your hair, so to speak. This year the couple, who have logged more than 300,000 kilometres together on a motorbike, decided to set themselves a schedule and be directed by a theme. In light of Canada’s 150th birthday, they set out to travel across Canada, hitting memorable stops on the road to Confederation and arrive in Victoria, B.C. for a grand Canada Day celebration.

Guysborough Journal gets new home

GUYSBOROUGH – The Guysborough Journal newspaper is moving down the street. Local residents may have noticed work being done at the old bank building at 102 Main St., home to Rose’s Garden of Gifts, in recent weeks. Publisher Allan Murphy said the business wanted to give the historic building a facelift in making the move, painting the previously white building an historic red.


Lost Shores Gran Fondo logs a second year of success

By Lois Ann Dort

GUYSBOROUGH – After a wet and windy week, a calm day arrived with fog that burned off into a bright blue day as cyclists travelled the roads of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough for the second annual Lost Shores Gran Fondo on Saturday, September 9.



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