Be prepared like no other year

Be prepared like no other year

Updated on March 27, 2015 - UPPER NAPPAN – Mike Johnson is not in the business of scaring people, but Cumberland County’s EMO co-ordinator says people need to understand this is not going to be your average year when it comes to the potential for flooding.

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Changing her look for a good cause

Changing her look for a good cause

Updated on March 27, 2015 - AMHERST – Getting your hair chopped off is a big deal for any girl, but Rebecca LeFurgey did it for a good cause.

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Advocate school roof checked for safety

Updated on March 27, 2015 - ADVOCATE – Chignecto-Central Regional School Board operations staff have checked the roof at Advocate District School and found nothing out of the ordinary..

The whale bone collector

Updated on March 27, 2015 - SANDY COVE – The steady rumble and roar of the waves breaking on the sand, and nothing else but the wind in your ears.

Parrsboro hospital ER closed today

Updated on March 27, 2015 - PARRSBORO – No physician is available today to provide medical coverage at the South Cumberland Collaborative Emergency Centre...

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Sports

Gymnasts traveling to provincials

Updated on March 27, 2015 - AMHERST – In what will be the last competition of the 2015 gymnastics season for many Aerials Gymnastics Club athletes, the girls are off to the provincial championships this weekend..

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Blues hand out hardware

Updated on March 25, 2015 - SPRINGHILL – The Cumberland County Blue recently hosted their annual awards dinner, handing out awards to the following athletes:

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Community

The new Henry Ford: Who is Elon Musk?

Updated on March 27, 2015 - Henry Ford was a genius. A hundred years ago he saw the manufacturing of millions of automobiles as key to a growing U.S. economy, stimulating the building of highways that would benefit the nation, provide a market for petroleum products that were....

Losing a piece of the family

Updated on March 27, 2015 - There is a quote by Sidney Seward that says, "Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog."

Forks in the road

Updated on March 27, 2015 - Here’s something I didn’t expect: I’m feeling sorry for powerful people making bad decisions. As I spent this week considering the...

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Business

Friday: Schools canceled

Updated on February 06, 2015 - AMHERST – All schools are closed today, this includes the counties of Pictou, Cumberland and Colchester, as well as the...

Gas takes jump at the pumps

Updated on February 04, 2015 - HALIFAX - As predicted, there was a big jump at the pumps last night – 48 hours ahead of the scheduled weekly price adjustment by...

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Opinion

Parental encouragement, support are key to student achievement

Updated on March 27, 2015 - Student achievement is one of the easiest ideas to promote but the most elusive to understand.  At the moment it is dominating so many discussions about public education, appearing in everything from storm closures and busing to student....

Empty house

Updated on March 27, 2015 - No cats quest for the opening front door. The real mail diminishes every day, but the ad mail continues, willfully blind. The lid...

Cutting red tape is just the start

Updated on March 27, 2015 - It’s an all too familiar sight in Nova Scotia. The podium, the flags, the politicians and crowd all assembled for an announcement...

Beating winter with a Hawaiian holiday

Updated on March 27, 2015 - In my last editorial, I proclaimed my dislike for winter, and, as with most of us this winter, nature conspired to support that...

Opinion

Living

Was this really Lent?

Updated on March 27, 2015 - Throughout the Christian world, these last five weeks have been celebrated as the Season of Lent. However, there has been one major problem in celebrating the Season here in Nova Scotia: the weather. It seems that the community of the faithful simply....

A dream for equality

Updated on March 27, 2015 - Attacks against the gay community have been escalating in many parts of the world. I am fully aware that my columns contain so many...

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