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2017 Year in Review: A look at the year gone by in Shelburne County in photos

Fireworks lit up the night sky during Founders’ Days in Shelburne.
Fireworks lit up the night sky during Founders’ Days in Shelburne. - Amy Woolvett

 

2017 dumping day kicks off starts to lobster season. Fishermen load traps on a fishing boat in Clark’s Harbour. KATHY JOHNSON
2017 dumping day kicks off starts to lobster season. Fishermen load traps on a fishing boat in Clark’s Harbour. KATHY JOHNSON

 

A child is held up to watch as fireworks light the night sky during the Lobster Pot Christmas Tree lighting on Nov. 23. KATHY JOHNSON
A child is held up to watch as fireworks light the night sky during the Lobster Pot Christmas Tree lighting on Nov. 23. KATHY JOHNSON

 

There were lots of smiles and fun to be had at the lighting of the Lobster Pot Christmas Tree on Cape Sable Island on Nov. 23. KATHY JOHNSON
There were lots of smiles and fun to be had at the lighting of the Lobster Pot Christmas Tree on Cape Sable Island on Nov. 23. KATHY JOHNSON

 

The fish dragger Carmelle No. 3 is towed back to its home port at the Dennis Point wharf in West Pubnico by the Canadian Coast Guard cutter Clark’s Harbour mid-afternoon on Nov. 8, after losing power and becoming disabled the night before.  KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO
The fish dragger Carmelle No. 3 is towed back to its home port at the Dennis Point wharf in West Pubnico by the Canadian Coast Guard cutter Clark’s Harbour mid-afternoon on Nov. 8, after losing power and becoming disabled the night before. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO

 

Dogs, cats and even birds all came out to parade down Shelburne in their most creative costumes.  Amy Woolvett photo
Dogs, cats and even birds all came out to parade down Shelburne in their most creative costumes. Amy Woolvett photo

 

Teacher’s students and even Shelburne RCMP members shook the gym floor in a music session with the Maritime Centre for African Dance Inc. at Hillcrest Academy in Shelburne.  Amy Woolvett photo
Teacher’s students and even Shelburne RCMP members shook the gym floor in a music session with the Maritime Centre for African Dance Inc. at Hillcrest Academy in Shelburne. Amy Woolvett photo

 

['Re-enactors in all their finery were on hand to welcome the tall ships to Shelburne.']'Re-enactors in all their finery were on hand to welcome the tall ships to Shelburne. KATHY JOHNSON

 

['People board the Europa to have a look during the  Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta stop-over in Shelburne on Aug. 14 and 15.']
['People board the Europa to have a look during the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta stop-over in Shelburne on Aug. 14 and 15.']

 

Loyalist reenactors march past the tall ship Europa during the welcoming ceremonies for the vessels at the Shelburne Marine Terminal on Aug. 14. KATHY JOHNSON
Loyalist reenactors march past the tall ship Europa during the welcoming ceremonies for the vessels at the Shelburne Marine Terminal on Aug. 14. KATHY JOHNSON

 

['Onboard the tall ship Europa. Sailing from Lunenburg to Shelburne, N.S. AMY WOOLVETT
['Onboard the tall ship Europa. Sailing from Lunenburg to Shelburne, N.S. AMY WOOLVETT

 

['Onboard the tall ship Europa. Sailing from Lunenburg to Shelburne, N.S. AMY WOOLVETT
['Onboard the tall ship Europa. Sailing from Lunenburg to Shelburne, N.S. AMY WOOLVETT

 

Onboard the tall ship Europa. Sailing from Lunenburg to Shelburne, N.S. Tri-County Vanguard/Shelburne Coast Guard reporter Amy Woolvett.
Onboard the tall ship Europa. Sailing from Lunenburg to Shelburne, N.S. Tri-County Vanguard/Shelburne Coast Guard reporter Amy Woolvett.

 

Irene Hagar holds up a photo of herself and Eileen Theissen who meet after nearly 70 years of being pen pals.  AMY WOOLVETT
Irene Hagar holds up a photo of herself and Eileen Theissen who meet after nearly 70 years of being pen pals. AMY WOOLVETT

 

Courage (For Gord Downie) beer release party played a tribute to frontman from the Tragically Hip with music by several musicians including Mike, Mathew and Steven Elliot. AMY WOOLVETT
Courage (For Gord Downie) beer release party played a tribute to frontman from the Tragically Hip with music by several musicians including Mike, Mathew and Steven Elliot. AMY WOOLVETT

 

 

Costumed Shag Harbour UFO Incident festival goers disembark from the bus to watch the re-enactment at the impact site involving the Canadian Coast Guard lifeboat Clark’s Harbour and the RCMP during the Shag Harbour UFO Festival. KATHY JOHNSON
Costumed Shag Harbour UFO Incident festival goers disembark from the bus to watch the re-enactment at the impact site involving the Canadian Coast Guard lifeboat Clark’s Harbour and the RCMP during the Shag Harbour UFO Festival. KATHY JOHNSON

 

UFO festival goers line the shoreline at the impact site to watch a re-enactment involving the Canadian Coast Guard lifeboat Clark’s Harbour and the RCMP. KATHY JOHNSON
UFO festival goers line the shoreline at the impact site to watch a re-enactment involving the Canadian Coast Guard lifeboat Clark’s Harbour and the RCMP. KATHY JOHNSON

 

10K runners leave the start line for the 47th annual N.S. Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k run on July 23 in the Municipality of Barrington. Kathy Johnson
10K runners leave the start line for the 47th annual N.S. Marathon, Half Marathon and 10k run on July 23 in the Municipality of Barrington. Kathy Johnson

 

The scene that greeted fire fighters at the Barrington Passage structure fire on Dec. 17.  Julia Murphy Facebook
The scene that greeted fire fighters at the Barrington Passage structure fire on Dec. 17. Julia Murphy Facebook

 

MLA Chris d’Entremont (centre), his wife Anne and Barrington Municipal Councillor Jody Crook stand in the foreground as people watch the lighting of the Seal Island Light Museum on Dec. 5 as part of the Shine A Light on Women Abuse Campaign. KATHY JOHNSON
MLA Chris d’Entremont (centre), his wife Anne and Barrington Municipal Councillor Jody Crook stand in the foreground as people watch the lighting of the Seal Island Light Museum on Dec. 5 as part of the Shine A Light on Women Abuse Campaign. KATHY JOHNSON

 

With the words “Ready, set dip!” 44 people race into the water in the North Each Point for the fourth annual Lobster Dip on Nov. 25. The event is a fundraiser for the Barrington Municipal High School Me To We team, which is heading to South Africa during March Break. A total of $507.50 was raised for the cause. KATHY JOHNSON
With the words “Ready, set dip!” 44 people race into the water in the North Each Point for the fourth annual Lobster Dip on Nov. 25. The event is a fundraiser for the Barrington Municipal High School Me To We team, which is heading to South Africa during March Break. A total of $507.50 was raised for the cause. KATHY JOHNSON

 

 

['Rene Scott does a chainsaw carving as part of Scott Family Timber Show during the Great Canadian Lumberjack Celebration. KATHY JOHNSON
['Rene Scott does a chainsaw carving as part of Scott Family Timber Show during the Great Canadian Lumberjack Celebration. KATHY JOHNSON

 

 

 

 

Twins Valeria (left) and Karla Thibeault have fun logrolling during the junior edition of the Beaver Dam Sports Meet at the Wild Axe Park. KATHY JOHNSON
Twins Valeria (left) and Karla Thibeault have fun logrolling during the junior edition of the Beaver Dam Sports Meet at the Wild Axe Park. KATHY JOHNSON

 

Jean Kerr sits in preparation for an interview at the healthcare rally.

Jean Kerr sits in preparation for an interview at the healthcare rally. AMY WOOLVETT

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