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Ask A LaHave River Ferrywoman

Angela Angela has been working the ferry since October 2014. Before that she worked for her aunt’s wholesale clothing design company based out of Riverport and Halifax that sold across Canada. Then she went to industrial diesel mechanic school to get trained up for the river crossing. She loves working with the community and is […]

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Volume 3 Issue 2

Volume 3 Issue 2 Issue Two of Volume Three was released at the West Dublin Market on Saturday, August 8, 2015 Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Ask A LaHave River Ferryman 5

Bruce Ward Bruce has been a Ferryman for one year. He previously spent 33 years as an engineer on oil tankers; 20 years off the coast of Dartmouth and 13 years on the Sarnia lakes. Bruce grew up in Pleasantville, is married and has one son in our area. Bruce invited us up to the […]

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Volume 1 Issue 7

We’re in heaven with Issue Seven West Dublin Monitor · Volume 1 Issue 7 Issue Seven is our final issue of the 2013 season. Look out for us in next year! Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Ask A LaHave River Ferryman 4

Tom Mercer Tom is 53 and has been working the ferry for four years. Prior, he did 12 years as a diesel mechanic and 20 years deep sea fishing before that. Folks told him the job would be boring, but it’s anything but. We try to get gossip out of the ferrymen but they remain […]

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Volume 1 Issue 5

Feeling fine in Issue Five West Dublin Monitor · Volume 1 Issue 5 Submissions for our sixth issue are due August 11. Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Ask A LaHave River Ferryman 3

George Stonier George is a pleasant fellow. He’s worked the ferry for 13 years and a bit and before that was in the navy. His favourite time to work the ferry is on hot days in the summertime when you meet lots of people and make relationships. He’s been married since 1974 with two kids […]

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Volume 1 Issue 4

O galore it’s Issue Four West Dublin Monitor · Volume 1 Issue 4 by West Dublin Monitor Submissions for our fifth issue are due July 7. Reach us at editor@westdublin.ca Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter

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Bird Drawing Contest Prizes

We’re pleased to announce the prizes for our Bird Drawing Contest! 1st Prize for our adult winner is a 10-pack LaHave River ferry pass 1st Prize for our child winner is a Silly Monkey book and card-set by Rebecca Rohe Runner-Up Prize for any all-ages winner is a jar of  delicious garlic and turmeric Rotsztain Bros. Pickles […]

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Ask A LaHave River Ferryman 2

The Hambone The ferrymen of myth were silent guides on spiritual journeys. Our own LaHave River Ferrymen are equally elusive. “The Hambone”, real name withheld, has been crossing the river for 15 or 16 years, he can’t exactly remember. When asked what the craziest thing he’s ever seen on the ferry, his cryptic response goes […]

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