Ian Avery walks out of the vandalized football trailer at Lockview High School in Fall River on Monday. (INGRID BULMER/Staff)
SHERRI BORDEN COLLEY STAFF REPORTER
Disturbing images of swastikas and male genitalia vandals spray painted inside the football team field locker room at Lockview High School in Fall...

Police tape cordons off a house at 488 Harmony Ridge Road near Harmony, Colchester County, on Monday morning. RCMP say the body of a teenage boy was to be removed from the home. (FRANCIS CAMPBELL / Truro Bureau)
FRANCIS CAMPBELL TRURO BUREAU
<QL>HARMONY, Colchester County — The death of a teenage boy early Monday on Harmony Ridge Road remains a mystery. The 16-year-old...

Wendy Snell and her father, Wayne Campbell, protest Monday to stop the impending closure of the mental health unit at New Glasgow’s Aberdeen Hospital. Campbell has used the unit several times during a struggle with bipolar disorder. (AARON BESWICK / Truro Bureau)
AARON BESWICK Truro Bureau
NEW GLASGOW — Wayne Campbell has been struggling with bipolar disorder for over three decades. His family has struggled with him....

A member of an RCMP emergency response team rappels off the side of Canadian Coast Guard ship Pierre Radisson during a exercise in Iqaluit, Nunavut, in 2009. Members of the Joint Task Force Atlantic confirmed that the Coast Guard vessel saved a missing helicopter pilot, Sergey Ananov, from the Davis Strait Monday morning. (CP / File)
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A Russian helicopter pilot who went missing over the weekend has been found “alive and well” in the Davis Strait. Around 7 a.m....

Josh Gad, starring as Ludlow, is chased by Pac-Man in Pixels. (Sony Pictures / AP)
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Four new movies opened this weekend with the Adam Sandler ode to 1980s videogames Pixels, teen date movie Paper Towns, gritty fighter-falls-only-...

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Flora MacDonald’s death on Sunday at age 89 was met with an outpouring of condolences from politicians of all stripes. (THE CANADIAN PRESS / File)
It was Peter Raymont’s big break: the chance to do an all-access documentary capturing Flora MacDonald’s run at becoming the first female...
This photo was taken in June but it pretty much sums up the weather lately as well. (TIM KROCHAK / Staff / File)
Much has been made of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary conducting tongue-in-cheek arrests of two Newfoundland television weather presenters...
Opinions
Flora MacDonald speaks at a celebration of her 80th birthday in Ottawa. The former cabinet minister and international aid advocate died Sunday. (STAFF / File)
Canadians are mourning one of this province’s most illustrious daughters this week following the weekend death of former Tory cabinet minister...

Tree buds are seen before sunset near Sir Sandford Fleming Park in Halifax in April 2. (ADRIEN VECZAN / Staff / File)
Here’s some news — as if more is really needed — that confirms why Halifax is such an enviable place to live. Unexpectedly, it is rooted in Toronto...
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Meghan McLean watches her tee shot earlier this year during a round at Ken-Wo in New Minas. McLean, Allison Chandler and Julia Henderson will represent Nova Scotia at the Canadian women’s amateur in Saskatoon, Sask. (STAFF / File)
It’s a good thing Allison Chandler and Meghan McLean enjoy playing golf together because they will be seeing a lot of each other on the links. The...

Jim Daley, shown in his days as head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, will guide the special teams at St. Francis Xavier when training camp opens next month. (WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)
Jim Daley has spent a quarter of a century in virtually every corner of the Canadian Football League, twice as a head coach. But a twist of fate...
Arts & Life
The annual Quil -Expo in Saulnierville runs through Friday with 200 Acadian quilts for show and sale in Eglise Sacre Coeur, open daily 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. except Friday when the Expo will close at 4 p.m. Admission is $5.
The annual Quilt-Expo-Couvertes, at Eglise Sacre-Coeur in Saulnierville through Friday, has become one of the largest quilt shows in the Maritimes. “...

Ryanne Chisholm, Garry Williams, Francine Deschepper and Ed Thomason appear in the Norm Foster comedy Opening Night, onstage at Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre until Aug. 22.
Yours truly gets ribbed in Opening Night, as do all critics, actors, divas and dreamers. Norm Foster’s comedy about the world of theatre, running at...
Wheels
The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C400 4Matic. (TODD GILLIS PHOTO)
Mercedes-Benz will tell you the entry-level Benz is the B250, at the $31,000 mark. I’m here to suggest you might want to hold off till you...
The 2016 Hyundai Elantra GT Limited. (Justin Pritchard)
The competition is fierce in the affordable five-door marketplace, and a new breed of highly-cultured rides from Mazda, Subaru, Ford, Volkswagen and...

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When I was a teenager, my mum would call me when I got home from school and ask me to do a load of laundry. I’d hang up the phone and...

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This article is going to pick up on the discussion started a few weeks ago about the decision whether to rent or buy. As I’d mentioned, the question...
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