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Playful paintings of Eldon and his Rock Shop

Parrsboro’s Eldon George and his much-loved Rock Shop on Whitehall Rd. appear in two new paintings by the celebrated Nova Scotia artist Tom Forrestall. One, depicting a young-looking Eldon George, shows him holding a pewter medallion of the tiny bird-like … Continue reading

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Farewell to Long Island arch, people share stories and photos

  About 50 people gathered at the Fundy Geological Museum today to share stories, memories and photos after the collapse last week of the Long Island arch at Five Islands. Tim Fedak, director/curator at the museum welcomed everyone including Don … Continue reading

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Eldon George sells Rock Shop business; Parrsboro museum plans exhibit to honour him

Eldon George says he’s happy the Cumberland Geological Society has bought his business, the legendary Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop and Museum that he ran for 67 years. “I feel good because I’m getting too old to carry it on,” … Continue reading

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Robin and Main Street in winter

Robin survives Parrsboro blizzard Great news folks. That poor robin being buffeted Sunday by howling winds and driving snow on Upper Main Street seems to have survived winter’s latest blast. The bird took shelter for a few minutes on my … Continue reading

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