Monthly Archives: May 2015

Conrad Byers tells stories of the sea

Parrsboro historian Conrad Byers told tales about the legendary Parrsboro sea captains, Randall and Durant during his talk on Wednesday, May 27 at Main & Station. You can hear those sea stories too in this five minute report.  

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Parrsboro council: tax survey; aboiteau patching; King St. water; Fancy farewell

At its meeting tonight, town council discussed the online survey in which Parrsboro ratepayers are being asked if they favour charging a flat rate for fire protection and street lighting rather than financing these services from general property taxes. The … Continue reading

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Jazz singer Jeri Brown tells her story at Parrsboro’s Main & Station

Jazz singer Jeri Brown says her life as an artist has allowed her to do something she loves, travel the world as a performer. Brown lives in Tantallon, N.S. but still spends months every year in Montreal where she’s a … Continue reading

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CICR future uncertain as CRTC calls for public comments

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued a formal notice today raising doubts about the future of Parrsboro’s troubled community radio station. CICR’s seven-year broadcast licence expires on August 31st. The notice says that the Parrsboro Radio Society (PRS), which … Continue reading

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Stan Carew steps away from CBC

Stan Carew marched out of a Q-104 Halifax radio studio in 1995 leaving the roar of dead air behind him. The veteran radio personality was protesting against layoffs at the station as penny-pinching owners replaced live announcers with computers. Carew, … Continue reading

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