Iconic dinosaur statue moved to museum property

Iconic dinosaur statue moved to museum property

Updated on April 28, 2016 - PARRSBORO – It has posed for photographs with generations of tourists in front of Eldon George’s famous Parrsboro Rock and Mineral Shop, and now it has found a new home.

Local

Water main break leads to dirty water

Updated on April 27, 2016 - AMHERST - Amherst residents are being urged to check their water following an event of turbidity brought about by a broken water...

Grass fire on Laplanche Street

Updated on April 27, 2016 - AMHERST – Firefighters with the Amherst Fire Department are currently on the scene of a fire on Laplanche Street, directly across...

Local

Opinion

A gamble on more than one level

Updated on April 22, 2016 - The subject of VLT gambling elicits varying responses from person to person. Some oppose it for religious or moral reasons, some view it as casual entertainment, many Nova Scotians have likely never gone near a video lottery terminal..

Hollywood bids farewell to Nova Scotia

Updated on April 22, 2016 - Nova Scotia was a significant centre of movie-making until our government played risky financial poker with the rich and powerful...

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Cancer in the family

Updated on April 22, 2016 - I am searching for a word to describe my relationship to my husband’s first wife, a word everyone understands like “sister”,...

The seasons of the osprey

Updated on April 20, 2016 - A year after my husband and I married, two ospreys began building a nest on the pole that twenty years earlier he’d set up on his...

Opinion

Regional

Music week impacts economy

Updated on April 14, 2016 - SYDNEY - East Coast Music Week opens today with about 13,000 people expected to attend various events over the next few days.

Regional

Sports

Arm Wrestling comes to Amherst Photo

Updated on April 19, 2016 - AMHERST – The Atlantic Canadian Armwrestling championships were recently held at Amherst Regional High School in the Susan...

Lawrence competing at Atlantics

Updated on April 21, 2016 - AMHERST – Amherst’s Kirsten Lawrence is representing Nova Scotia at the 2016 Atlantic Gymnastics Championships this weekend in St....

Sports

Community

Reading is a competitive sport

Updated on April 22, 2016 - If you are a regular reader to this column you know that Chief Librarian Denise Corey reads a lot. In fact, she read 106 books in...

Community

Business

'People are mostly in shock'

Updated on March 24, 2016 - SYDNEY - The union representing employees at the Saputo Inc. dairy production facility in Sydney said they didn't see a closure...

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Encouraging new investment

Updated on March 11, 2016 - How do we encourage new investment in the Town of Amherst and Municipality of Cumberland?

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Business

Living

Pepsi, how I love thee…

Updated on April 22, 2016 - Like many folks out there I am trying to eat healthier or, as the hipsters are calling it, "healthily." .

Living