Spotlight

Shifting “Local”

April 19, 2017

It seems we’re seeing a shift in popularity lately to support local and buy local. The Ray Ivany report has tried to promote the idea of supporting our own communities and coming up with our own ideas to make our future brighter. There has been an increasing awareness that when we help each other we…Read more >

200th Anniversary-Packing the Time Capsule

January 13, 2017

New Ross remembers 2016 as a “year long celebration”.  We marked the 200th anniversary with wonderful events, anniversary musings, spectacular enthusiasm, friends old & new, laughter, food! and memories to last a lifetime. We started the year with an opening of the 150th time capsule and book launch, updating our History of New Ross, to…Read more >

New Ross celebrates its 200th birthday

August 22, 2016

For many, marking the 200th anniversary of the founding of New Ross was another reason to return to a place that “will always be home.” Hundreds of people gathered in New Ross on Saturday to officially celebrate the village’s bicentennial. On August 7, 1816, Irish Captain William Ross brought 172 soldiers from the war of…Read more >

New Ross-Recipient of the 2016 Lt. Governor’s Community Spirit Award!

May 19, 2016

That’s the spirit! New Ross 200th Anniversary Committee is pleased to share the news that New Ross is a recipient of the 2016 Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award. The Lieutenant Governor’s Community Spirit Award celebrates the power, strength and diversity of vibrant communities across Nova Scotia. The people of New Ross who dedicate their time…Read more >

CBC Information Morning-Live in New Ross! & Learning Centre grand opening!

April 27, 2016

As part of the opening events for the new Learning Centre, CBC Information Morning is doing a live radio broadcast from the Ross Farm Museum!  On Thursday May 5th, from 6-8PM, the community is invited to a meet and greet with Information Morning host Don Connolley- in the hearth room and on Friday May 6th…Read more >

Secrets Revealed!-New Ross’ 150th Time Capsule & Book Launch

January 15, 2016

  During the 150th anniversary of New Ross a time capsule was packed. It has been in storage ever since. On Sunday, January 24 this capsule will be opened by staff from the Ross Farm Museum. Come and join in the excitement as the capsule’s contents are revealed! At the same time the New Ross…Read more >

Christmas Festival Thank You!

December 13, 2015

The 22nd New Ross Christmas Festival is over with for another year. The weatherman and Mother Nature provided  us with a wonderful weekend, and hundreds of people took advantage. The festival started with the Legion’s potluck supper on Friday evening, and was followed by the lighting of our beautiful tree and a visit from Santa….Read more >

Silent Auction..a HUGE success

November 15, 2015

From the decorations, to the refreshments, to the items themselves, the Social Evening and Silent Auction, held at the Forties Community Centre, on Nov 6th, was considered a huge success by all who attended! Over 240 people attended the annual event which is hosted by the New Ross Regional Development Society in support of projects…Read more >

We Will Remember

November 7, 2015

Remembrance Day occurs in Canada each November 11, which marks the date and time when armies stopped fighting World War I. on November 11th at 11am in 1918 (the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month). It is a day of national commemoration for the more than 100,000 Canadians who have died…Read more >

Social Evening & Silent Auction Invite

November 1, 2015

Come One, Come All-To our fabulous winter wonderland, Social Evening & Silent Auction.  This is your official invite to what will be a guaranteed good time!  We have live & silent auctions, wonderful draws, like a White Point Beach getaway, door prizes, food, drink and so much more!  Visit us at the Hearth Room at…Read more >

New Ross Announces Funding, Introduces 40’ Legacy Project

September 29, 2015

NEW ROSS – $76,000 in funding, and a 40’ mural that celebrates the community’s heritage were the focus of a morning announcement organized by the New Ross 200th Anniversary Committee. A highlight of the announcement that drew 50 people was the revelation that the Committee’s application to Canadian Heritage for funding was successful. “We are…Read more >

Home Support Exercise Program-A Huge Success!

September 3, 2015

A wonderful program that caught the eye of, The New Ross Family Resource Centre (NRFRC), was the Home Support Exercise Program (HSEP) developed by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging (CCAA). The (HSEP) comprises 10 simple yet progressive exercises, performed in the comfort of your own home, designed to enhance and maintain functional fitness,…Read more >

South Canoe Turbines Complete!

May 20, 2015

The South Canoe Wind Project, governed by Oxford Frozen Foods, with operations & maintenance by Acciona Energy, was proposed as an answer to the Province.  The province set a renewable electricity target of 25% of generation from renewable sources by 2015 & 40% by 2020.  The South Canoe Wind Project was awarded a contract to…Read more >