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  • Wallace, Lilly-Ford dominate at strong man, strong woman challenges

    Rain, and lots of it, presented a new element in this year’s competition, prompting organizers to drop one challenge from both the men’s and the ...

  • Optimism present for fall lobster

    “There is really heavy, heavy demand,” Craig Avery noted. Avery, who fishes spring lobster out of Northport, saw prices start off at $5.25 and ...

  • West Point dredging underway

    The equipment arrived on Monday and has been operational since Tuesday. The mouth of the harbour hasn’t been touched yet and the sandbar rises ...

  • Being strong and walking like a duck

    “It’s a little awkward,” admits Mitch Illsley who is helping to organize Thursday’s competitions. Competitors will need to carry a weight by its ...

  • More than 100 signed up for Tyne Valley's Soap Box Derby

    First of all, explains Rod McNeill coordinator of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival’s sixth annual soapbox races, is the weigh-in. Then it is a ...

  • Crystal Woodside chosen P.E.I. potato ambassador

    The 19 year-old daughter of Norman and Donna Woodside of Knutsford, described in her essay the pride she possesses for the potato industry. ...

  • Henry's back

    Many of the skits involving the Skit ‘n Skof comedy crew over the years have revolved around the antics of Henry (Wilbert Doucette) and Josephine ...

  • Running for Gloria

    That’s the day three women, and anyone else who would like to join them, plan to do a run-a-thon from Elmsdale to Tignish in aid of the Gloria ...

  • Potato Blossom Festival holds Memorial Spud Run

    The Winnipeg teen learned about the Potato Blossom Festival’s 5 and 10K Memorial Spud Run while biking through West Prince with his family. As ...

  • Tight finish in Race Four

    All four horses in the race were lined up across the track as they nosed the finish line. All American Wow with David DesRoche in the bike, was ...