GOVRC greenhouse open

GOVRC greenhouse open

Updated on May 25, 2015 - SPRINGHILL – Nothing says ‘spring’ in Springhill like seeing Faye Brookes in the greenhouse at the GOVRC.

Local

Oxford wants to increase water rates

Updated on May 26, 2015 - OXFORD - Oxford town council voted unanimously to apply to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board)to raise its water rates...

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Regional

Unnamed sources spill on Duffy

Updated on May 03, 2015 - There are now conflicting reports coming out of Ottawa about whether suspended Senator Mike Duffy was concerned from the get-go about his eligibility to represent P.E.I..

McDonald’s murderer denied day parole

Updated on April 09, 2015 - SYDNEY — The supposed mastermind behind the Sydney River McDonald’s restaurant triple murder in 1992 has had his application for...

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Regional

Sports

Ramblers put scouting staff in place

Updated on May 26, 2015 - AMHERST – The new coach of the Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers has begun laying the foundation for his hockey team.

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Five on Five Photo

Updated on May 25, 2015 - We asked five track and field athletes five questions after Thursday night’s training session at Amherst Regional High School.

Sports

Community

A picture is worth a thousand words

Updated at 09:11 - Images are very important to assist in telling a story about the past. According to an internet encyclopedia, the old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” is based on fact. The adage refers to the notion that a complex idea can be conveyed with....

Cooking class a huge success

Updated at 09:05 - As of today, it looks as if we might finally receive some seasonable temperatures. The nights have been chilly and we have had...

Busy few months for Sunrise 4-H Club

Updated at 09:07 - For the month of April it wasn’t as busy as March, but we still had meeting and other projects to do. For this month we had a...

Community

Business

Business

Opinion

Time to put the past in the history books

Updated at 09:18 - One of the final chapters in Springhill’s rich history as a town was written on Saturday when voters in the community went to the polls to elect who they want to represent them on Cumberland municipal council..

Beyond embarrassment  

Updated at 09:14 - I realized it in the lobby of the Sheraton Centre hotel in Toronto, a moderately upscale place with many kinds of Scotch: I have...

 Schools and homework

Updated on May 22, 2015 - The topic of homework has received a lot of attention lately. Some schools have actually instituted policies banning homework...

Opinion

Living

Living