Through our lens 2013

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Published on December 30, 2013

It was a slippery climb to the peak for firefighters responding to a fire at 6 Pleasant St. on Jan. 25.
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Shortly after the noon buzzer on Mondays at the high school on Forest Street students head up the hill to Wesleyan Church for a free macaroni and cheese dinner.
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Evelyn Hurlbert was enjoying her new greenhouse in January, with much of the produce destined for the Yarmouth Farmers’ Market.
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Meet Ellie – the new trail groomer for the Friends of Ellenwood Park. The group is making great strides in promoting use of the property from October to May.
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David Boudreau works primarily as an animator for the film and TV industry but on some evenings he directs his talent to other outlets – creating caricatures.  
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YCMHS student Tracie Thornington receives guidance from second year welding student Emma Campbell at NSCC Burridge during the annual Young Women’s Conference.
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Seven-week-old Staffordshire/boxer pups available for adoption from the Yarmouth SPCA were taken to PetValu in March to meet the public. The partnership between the shelter and the store is boosting the adoption rate.
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A Yarmouth information session on proposed protected areas had one of the largest turnouts in the province. The open house information session was held at the Rodd Grand Hotel to introduce a proposed plan for existing and new protected areas in the province.
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W.L. Nelson warehouse blaze on Waverly Street.
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W.L. Nelson warehouse blaze on Waverly Street.
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W.L. Nelson warehouse blaze on Waverly Street.
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John Brown holds two pennies he found during cleanup of the Manor Inn. He said that’s about all he had in funding for the transformation of the building into a community theatre.
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Dragons, butterflies, bi-planes and more winged wonders dove and circled above the hillside at Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Écosse (Historical Acadian Village of Nova Scotia) on Earth Day, April 22. The annual kite flying festival brought young and old out to play.
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The final number of the YARC’s ACT awards in June left the audience roaring in laughter. It included a memorable performance by Yarmouth MLA Zach Churchill and his “lovely cohorts.”
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Each Tuesday and Thursday last summer, Dragon boat outings, complete with a life jacket and paddle, were offered at Lake Milo.
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Paramedics from the region held an information picket along Starrs in July. A dispute with their employers went to binding arbitration.
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Mini horses were ready to go for their class at the Ex.
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Ann Harrington, a member of the Yarmouth County Ground Search and Rescue team that assists the Yarmouth Shark Scramble, holds a baby mako that was found inside a blue shark.
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Smiles ruled the day at the Tea for the Southern Princesses organize by Myrna Ritchie.
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Participants had the unique opportunity of walking on water during the Seafest Sea Balloon Challenge in July.
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Participants had the unique opportunity of walking on water during the Seafest Sea Balloon Challenge in July.
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The new Leif Erikson trail hugs the coastline of a craggy peninsula to the south of the lighthouse.
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Organizers estimate close to 5,000 attended the Yarmouth air show in September.
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Sue Hutchins, with a sample of her October exhibit at the Yarmouth County Museum: Faces.
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The annual lighting of Frost Park drew a large crowd in late November.
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Wind turbines provide a constant swoosh in the background for those walking the new trail at Pubnico Point.
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Lakes & District firefighter Corey Burke gets a handle on the use of the Hurst Jaws for Life. He and other department firefighters were instructed in the use of the $16,000 tool in November. Funds were raised by the department’s auxiliary.
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The walls of 1 Willow St. came crashing down in December, as a result of a demolition order from the Town of Yarmouth.
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The -20 wind chill factor, slippery footing and light snowfall didn't deter hard-core runners from participating in the Gingerbread Man Run for the food bank in December.
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Large branches and a snapped tree resulted in downed power lines at Sweeny's Funeral Home in December.
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Pianist Eddie Madden played carols for those who wished to sit in the sanctuary after a tour of Zion Baptist Church. The building was scheduled to close on Dec. 31.
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Reporter Carla Allen shares some of her favourite photos from 2013.

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