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Lunenburg, Yarmouth among rural tranportation groups to be funded

Municipal Affairs Minister Mark Furey announced Friday in a news release funding for nine projects under the Nova Scotia Transit Research Incentive Program today.

The program supports initiatives that will generate new or improved public transit services in rural and underserviced urban areas of the province. In total, $167,625 is being invested under the program this year.

"It is important that we support pilot projects, studies and business planning, where we can, that could result in improved public transit services for Nova Scotians," said Mr. Furey.

Jully Black headlines Harmony Bazaar

R&B star talks about her Harmony Bazaar show

Beautiful history at Founders' Days

For all of enjoyment of fireworks, idol singing, local music, redneck-praising, cotton candy & hot dog eating, the most authentic reckoning of Founders' Days is always the 18th century reenactors who travel from far and wide to bring the essence of our history alive in the most colourful way.

Dinner & music with Chett's House Party Wednesday

Chett Buchanan brings his folksy, bluesy rock and rolly musical antics to a new summer music series, Dinner & Music at the Sea Dog on Wednesdays in July and August.

The next show is on JULY 23 at the Sea Dog at 7:00pm, with a $5 cover.

Shelburne, Birchtown, Yarmouth featured in USA Today travel story

Ferry tale: Savor summer in Nova Scotia

From USA Today: With its disco, spa and casino, this spanking-new 1,215-passenger vessel sports the requisite trappings of many a cruise ship.

Pride flag raised in Shelburne

From CBC: The Pride flag was raised over Shelburne, N.S., Thursday for the first time in the town’s 231-year history.

The town council and MLA Sterling Belliveau were joined by Shelburne native Neville MacKay, the celebrated owner of My Mother’s Bloomers in Halifax. MacKay was born and raised in Middle Ohio, just outside of Shelburne.

Shelburne to celebrate gay pride

First time ever

For the first time in 231 years, the little Town of Shelburne, Nova Scotia will celebrate gay pride in an official capacity.

Founders' Days 2014 is set for a big weekend

July 17 through 20 on Shelburne's waterfront.

Some of the activities include: