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The Ottawa Police Service Pipe Band will make its first appearance at the Antigonish Highland Games, competing in the Grade 1 classification. Antigonish native Andrea Boyd, a world-class piper, is a member of the group. PHOTO: Submitted

The pipes and drums are tuning up for the 152nd Antigonish Highland Games. Fifteen bands will compete during the second weekend of the annual festival (July 11 and 12). “We expect another great competition; people are really going to enjoy it,” Iain Boyd, a Games’ piping and drumming committee member, said. The long-time announcer for the massed band competition – and former band member as a drummer – said the [...]

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