2011 Photo Flashback

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Published on December 29, 2011

Several hundred marched down Main Street to the ferry terminal on April 7 in support of bringing back ferry service to Yarmouth.Carla Allen photo

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David Doucette and Ginnie Gobien played illegal Albanian refugees in the farce Tom, Dick and Harry at Th’YARC in April. Carla Allen photo

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Frances and Michael Morris, owners of At the Sign of the Whale, commissioned a bolt of the Yarmouth tartan in connection with 250th celebrations.Carla Allen photo

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Youngsters flock to experience the thrills at the Western Nova Scotia Exhibition.Carla Allen photo

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Fishermen aboard the James & Wilbert raise their pinkies in a victory salute at the conclusion of their Shark Scramble weigh-in. Pat Hicks caught the heaviest shark, weighing 396-pounds at the August event Sandy Patten, on the same boat, came in third with his 376-pound fish. Carla Allen photo

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Scottish Moppies in Chebogue created by Sherry Goudey took first place in Yarmouth’s widespread Moppie competition.Carla Allen photo

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Natalie-Lynn MacIntosh from Shelburne was one of the many artists who performed during the Coal Shed Music Festival. Carla Allen photo

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The frightful story of the brigantine Baltimore and its lone survivor is delivered to townspeople by Ginnie Gobien, who played Widow Mary in the show. The Baltimore took stage at Th’YARC during August and was a signature Yarmouth 250 event.Carla Allen photo

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Alana Hiscock with Jacob Sheffield during the December presentation of the Nutcracker at the Th’YARC.Carla Allen photo

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Bridget DeMille, who turned five on Christmas Eve, applies icing to her entry in the Yarmouth 250th gingerbread house competition, which was held at Beacon Church hall. She placed first in the youth group. Carla Allen photo

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The Waltz of the Flowers is a colourful scene in the Nutcracker.Carla Allen photo

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Hanna Trefry and Courtney Fitzgerald turned out with hundreds of others for the lighting of Frost Park.Carla Allen photo

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Yarmouth Town Crier Davie Olie holds a lantern to cheer the departure of the Yarmouth Harbour lobster fishing fleet.Carla Allen photo

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Pretzel logs are piled neatly in this gingerbread woodshed.Carla Allen photo

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A 165-ton crane tipped during the construction of the new high school on Forest Street in February. No injuries were reported.Carla Allen photo

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Anne Durkee, Eileen Coady and Shirley Bradshaw admire the work of fellow rug hookers in the Doorways to Yarmouth panels created for Yarmouth’s 250th anniversary. The piece hung for a month each at 12 different locations. Carla Allen photo

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Farmers were hoping that bylaw revisions would not prevent their ability to satisfy an increasing demand for locally grown meat and produce.Carla Allen photo

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Workers with Graham Construction start to work on a wall that collapsed at the rear of Spears & MacLeod Pharmasave. The area was used for storage and does not affect the retail section.Carla Allen photo

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Jeff Clairmont and Nick Dugas were the organizers behind the heavy metal concert, Winter Meltdown, at the Knights of Columbus in mid-February.Carla Allen photo

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Centre manager Denise Brown and interim part-time CEO Margaret Kay-Arora were introduced as the new executives for the Yarmouth YMCA.Carla Allen photo

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Dalhousie students Zoë Wollenberg and Michaela Cochran ran workshops on coastal flooding and erosion in Yarmouth.Carla Allen photo

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Hundreds packed Alma Square to hear spine-tingling stories told by Ken Langille during the Ghost Tour. Carla Allen photo

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Runners start out on the 10K Sheila Poole race during Seafest.Carla Allen photo

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A happy trio poses before entering the Mariners Centre for the Yarmouth Consolidated Memorial High School 2011 graduation ceremonies.Carla Allen photo

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Grace Marginson and her volunteers served high tea at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church hall, along with a tour of the church on Tuesdays during July and August.Carla Allen photo

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Kayla Fells and Kayla LeBlanc teamed up for the lobster eating contest during Seafest.Carla Allen photo

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Sarah Iqbal models an outfit during the Tri-County Multicultural Association’s annual festival.Carla Allen photo

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The Bollywood Bhangra dancers were such a hit they’ve been invited back for next year’s multicultural festival.Carla Allen photo

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Captains Yvon Boudreau and Stewart Sweeney are participating in the ThisFish program. Consumers can enter a tag numbers on the ThisFish website to learn which fisherman caught their fish, along with the area it was caught, and the weather on that day.Carla Allen photo

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Local artist Tim Turpin captures a sunset at Cape Forchu.Carla Allen photo

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The coffee ladies of Sissiboo Coffee Roaster moved into their new digs with other Farmers’ Market vendors this summer at its new location in the large barn on Hawthorn Street opposite the Rodd Colony Inn.Carla Allen photo

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Gerry Pitman, a founding director in the international student program, with program manager John MacKinnon and Nova Scotian and international students.Carla Allen photo

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A reception for Jim Greig was held at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s western branch for his retirement. He served with the Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce in several capacities.

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Nick D'Eon from Eel Lake Oyster Farm Ltd. holds out a sample to try at the Yarmouth Community Farmers’ Market. Carla Allen photo

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Shoppers share a bit of humour at the Yarmouth 250 wine booth.Carla Allen photo

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Allie Pape peeks up from her creation at the Milo Boat house during activities organized by Yarmouth Recreation for March Break. Carla Allen photo

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Murray Lycan from Icom Canada demonstrates a floatable radio at the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition. Carla Allen photo

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Dave Whiting, interim CEO of the Yarmouth Area Industrial Commission, shows visitors renovations that were underway on the ferry terminal property in March.Carla Allen photo

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Sherrie Graham holds a friend’s chicken so her son Phillip can examine it more closely. Graham tried (unsuccessfully) to have a chicken bylaw developed for the Town of Yarmouth. Carla Allen photo

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U.S. Consul General Anton Smith (left) wanted to experience lobster fishing in southwest Nova so Captain Jack Dunn obliged. The Arkansas native, who’s based in Halifax, says what impressed him the most was watching how well orchestrated lobster fishing is. “It was like a dance. Nobody said anything, but they all knew what to do.” Carla Allen Photo

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Campers turned out in droves for the May 17 Planning Advisory Committee meeting at the Municipality of Yarmouth in support of their pastime. Their outcry prevented the revision of a land use bylaw that would restrict a one-acre lot to two trailers.Carla Allen photo

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Sundae Wiser holds another bag of garbage collected from a two-kilometer area that she helped clean two days earlier. Karen Moses, Wendy Majestic, and Stephen Sollows in addition to other residents, took trash in hand this spring.Carla Allen photo

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Marley Muise, Seth Williams-Penney and Grace Cosman were in character during a rehearsal for Teatime Theatre at the Yarmouth County Museum. Carla Allen photo

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Brenda Blades comforts her sister Noella McIntosh after court proceedings. She was attacked by pit bulls and it took close to 1,000 stitches to close the rips on her face and throat.Carla Allen photo

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Architect Catherine McNaughton explains some of the features of the new Villa Saint Joseph du Lac to Stephen Sollows. Tenders will be issued next spring for the construction of the $17.5 million replacement.Carla Allen photo

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Carmen Townsend won Nova Scotia Music Awards for Female Artist Recording, Rock Recording, New Artist Recording and Recording of the Year.Carla Allen photo

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In Flight Safety’s John Mullane.Carla Allen photo

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The Bell Aliant Entertainer of the Year award, voted online by the public went to Three Sheet – the live, beat-boxing hip-hop group that closed out the Nova Scotia Music Week Gala performances. The group also won Digital Artist of the Year.Carla Allen photo

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Paramedics and RCMP assisted with the removal of a taxi driver from Gateway Park after he lost control of the vehicle when he began choking and crashed through the fence by Huskilson’s Funeral Home. There were no serious injuries.Carla Allen photo

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Scientists of Sound pulled the crowd in and up during NSMW with their manipulated tunes and bizarre performance.Carla Allen photo

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Rick Allwright, president of MADD Yarmouth, unveils the first in a series of Campaign 911 signs. The unveiling in South Ohio was combined with the launch of the annual Project Red Ribbon Campaign.Carla Allen photo

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The murder mystery Mousetrap played at Th’YARC in November. Directed by Randy Muise, the play featured a group of strangers stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm, one of whom is a murderer. Carla Allen photo

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A bride prepares to say her vows during the Hal-o-weiner wedding at Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse for the annual Haunted Village.Carla Allen photo

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This Jack-O-Lantern parade participant sported eye-popping shades of green.Carla Allen photo

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An unwilling patient awaits the mad surgeon during the annual Haunted Village event at Le Village historique acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse. Carla Allen photo

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A line of young students set the pace during the first Terry Fox Run at Port Maitland School.Carla Allen photo

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Emily Williams, a Grade 6 student at South Centennial School, fills in a leaf at the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Library.Carla Allen photo

From ghost tours and ballerinas, to sharks and a ferry rally. Here's a collection of some of reporter Carla Allen's favorite photos from 2011

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