25 years ago
The recently-created food processing plant, Harvestcorp Foods, has gone into receivership. The 3,200-square foot plant is located in the Kings Regional Industrial Park.
Kings County council has approved amendments that protect agricultural land and now only houses built as the main residence of the owner are permitted.
Repairs are underway to the tower on the Covenanter Church in Grand Pré, according to Iris Fraser.
An arts council is in the works for Kings County.
A single-issue price of The Advertiser has gone up to 60 cents.
50 years ago
Kentville retailers report Christmas shopping was heavier than last year and many said Christmas Eve was the biggest single day they had ever experienced.
Students and teachers at Cornwallis District High School have raised money to support Won Hong, a five-year-old boy in Korea.
Wayne and Glen Downey of New Minas shot the first wildcat of the season after a three-hour chase near Gaspereau Lake. The big cat weighed 37 pounds.
The vocational education board is looking for 16 teachers for the new vocational school in Kentville. Salary ranges start at $3,440 and end at $5,920 per year.
75 years ago
Having loaded a cargo of 25,000 barrels in the record time of 17 hours, the S.S. Jacob Maersk sailed from Port Williams Tuesday for London.
Atmospheric conditions earlier in the week made the M.V. Kipawo unable to complete her trip form Parrsboro to Wolfville. A heavy mist hung over the narrow channel leading to the wharf in Wolfville, making it impossible to locate.
Reports of the appearance of seals in the Minas Basin during the last few weeks have aroused interest, as the presence of the mammals is unusual.
Cleveland’s in Wolfville has eggs on special for 29 cents a dozen and two pounds of marmalade for 29 cents.