In the news: NS town copes without women

From Melanie Patten of the Canadian Press:

  • ‘Women Went’ comes to Nova Scotia
    “Innkeeper Jimmie LeFresne lost half of his staff when The Week the Women Went came to his small Nova Scotia village last fall. Sure, hiring his buddies to scrub bathtubs and feed guests was nerve-wracking, but the thing that’s really got LeFresne worked up prior to the reality show’s premiere Wednesday is what might have slipped out during filming. ‘Oh, my land! I had a mic on me from eight in the morning till nine at night. What did I say?’ LeFresne, 53, said with a laugh from Tatamagouche, where the show’s second season was shot.” Read more.