Not all Ramblers hearing urgent message

Not all Ramblers hearing urgent message

Updated at 02:27 - AMHERST – Despite sounding like a broken record skipping to the same part of the same song over and over again, Josh Hepditch’s message about getting points in every game isn’t getting through to all his players.


Man in police custody after barricading himself in home

Updated on January 23, 2015 - SACKVILLE, N.B. – A section of the town was put on alert this morning as RCMP responded to a call on Charlotte Street where a man, who was uttering threats, had barricaded himself inside a home on Charlotte Street..



One for the books

Updated on January 21, 2015 - HALIFAX – Print books are still king, in-store mobile payments will rise and millennials – the “generation that won’t spend” - will...

Flavoured products consultation begins

Updated on January 20, 2015 - HALIFAX – Nova Scotians can now give their input on which flavours should be exempt from a ban on flavoured tobacco and...




Colson Doors win two in row

Updated on January 23, 2015 - AMHERST – It’s been a good week for Colson Overhead Doors, as they beat the Elmtree Pub & Grill on Sunday, and then J&K...

Ramblers face three games in three days

Updated on January 22, 2015 - AMHERST – With his club running out of time to make the playoffs, Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers head coach Josh Hepditch is...



“Neanderthal”- a comeback movie role for Arnold?

Updated on January 23, 2015 - It’s about time we showed some respect for our distant cousins the Neanderthals. Unfortunately they have been wrongly portrayed as knuckle dragging, mouth breathing, overly hairy creatures of low intelligence..

Sharing the Viking Vibe

Updated on January 23, 2015 - The column, “The Viking Vibe” is a component of the English 12 academic class, offering students the opportunity to share with...

Evening of Art on Saturday at ARHS

Updated on January 23, 2015 - A very important event on the arts and culture calendar for the whole year takes place this weekend at the Amherst Regional High...

Religion and the global community

Updated on January 23, 2015 - Those who murdered 20 people in Paris recently made reference to Allah as they committed their horrible acts. I am quite certain...



Chalets almost ready

Updated on December 15, 2014 - SCOTSBURN – From high atop Fitzpatrick Mountain, the view from the Smith Rock Chalets is as constant as it ever was.

Year-end tax tips

Updated on December 12, 2014 - As year end approaches, here’s some  year-end tax tips you may wish to keep in mind as we enter the final weeks of 2014 ...



Springhill will always be Springhill

Updated on January 23, 2015 - The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board confirmed the inevitable earlier this week when it formally approved Springhill’s application to dissolve its status as an incorporated town. As divisive as the issue has been within the former mining community....

Aging - you and yours

Updated on January 23, 2015 - We are all aging, but it is in one’s sixties that the topic really hits home. Some of us have seen our hair grey - and have or have...

Your daily dose of freak

Updated on January 23, 2015 - “Hermaphroditic cat to get gender assignment surgery — Newfoundland family got a surprise when they took their new pet Mittens to a...

When premiers meet, things happen — not

Updated on January 23, 2015 - In newsrooms, it’s the kind of event that makes reporters feel they’ve drawn the short straw: the Conference of Atlantic Canadian...



What am I here for?

Updated on January 23, 2015 - I think that most of us, at one point, have questioned our existence and the meaning and purpose in life.  We have all had setbacks.  We have all had discouragements.  We have all had great times of rejoicing too.  I would like to....

Brighten up your plate

Updated on January 23, 2015 - New Year’s has come and gone. If you did not make a new year’s resolution, it’s not too late. Although the start of the new year is...