Backpacks offer helping hand

Backpacks offer helping hand

Updated on April 24, 2015 - AMHERST – A pile of empty new backpacks sits atop a table in a small room tucked into the upper level of Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church.

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Municipalities soul-searching after Supreme Court prayer decision

Updated on April 24, 2015 - SHELBURNE – Some municipal councils across Canada that conduct prayers before meetings are doing some soul-searching after a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada against the practice at city council meetings in Saguenay, Que..

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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 day parole denied..

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Sports

Local fighters need to get a grip

Updated on April 23, 2015 - AMHERST – Local mixed martial artists will grapple their way into deep waters Saturday at the 2015 Abhaya Open Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championships in Windsor..

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Community

Earth Day cleanup reveals some disappointing discoveries

Updated on April 24, 2015 - The snow is melting and exposing a trash infested highway, and Highway 2 Fenwick is no exception, but on April 22, our small but mighty Earth Day walked the walk on this trash talking topic and hit the road and got out of our regular routine and....

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Opinion

Municipal governance study needed in Cumberland County

Updated on April 24, 2015 - As the Municipality of Cumberland prepares its application to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board on the size of council heading into next fall’s municipal election it should provide ample opportunity for a much larger discussion on elected....

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Climate change and cap and trade

Updated on April 24, 2015 - We are finally seeing some leadership from a couple of Canadian politicians on our responsibility as a nation to tackle the issue...

With thanks for the thanks

Updated on April 24, 2015 - Proceeding through the door of the Amherst Fire Hall, I had to give my head a shake. What? The fire hall? Was this nicely decorated...

Ban hands-free calls, too

Updated on April 24, 2015 - Ahead of me, the light turned green, and the white Altima sat with its brake lights still red, its driver unaware of anything...

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