Clipping away at cancer

Clipping away at cancer

Updated on May 23, 2015 - AMHERST – Cancer survivors got a chance to cut away at the disease during a fundraiser at Walmart on Saturday.

Drug bust in Cumberland County

Drug bust in Cumberland County

Updated on May 21, 2015 - AMHERST – Seven people were arrested on Wednesday after the Cumberland Integrated Street Crime Unit seized

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Casey calls on federal investment in Beaubassin historic site

Updated on May 22, 2015 - AMHERST – Cumberland-Colchester Liberal candidate Bill Casey is welcoming the announcement Thursday of $3.2 million in federal funding for upgrades to the National Historic Site of Fort Anne in Annapolis County by Parks Canada. .

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New fossilized tooth greets visitors

Updated on May 21, 2015 - PARRSBORO - Seeing how mammals evolved from reptiles is a little bit easier at Fundy Geological Museum, with help from its newest...

Weekend weather

Updated on May 22, 2015 - Friday, May 22 – Sunday, May 24, 2015

Amherst holding line on taxes

Updated on May 21, 2015 - AMHERST – Amherst is holding the line on taxes, but changing the way they are broken down so people know how their tax dollars are...

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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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Sports

Five on Five Photo

Updated on May 18, 2015 - AMHERST – We asked five track and field athletes five questions during their Thursday afternoon training session at Amherst...

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Community

A wish to build a dream on

Updated on May 22, 2015 - B.B. King is the latest legend to leave us behind. I have to admit, as much as I admire his dedication to his craft, and his...

Dystopian novels come in multiple forms

Updated on May 22, 2015 - I love a good dystopian novel, a post-apocalyptic scene where the characters have to struggle for survival against insurmountable...

Battle of the Atlantic commemoration

Updated on May 22, 2015 - The recent annual commemoration of the Battle of the Atlantic in the Second World War as usual retells the exploits of allied...

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Opinion

Amherst can’t rest on its financial stability

Updated on May 22, 2015 - It should be good news that Amherst is holding the line on tax rates, but alarm bells should be going off in the back of our minds as well dig deeper into the town’s budget and fiscal snapshot for 2015-16..

 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...

Gold-plated justice

Updated on May 22, 2015 - I’ve touched on this before, but it’s not getting any better. At least, not at any great speed.

Democracy in a state of disrepair

Updated on May 22, 2015 - If a chain is only as strong as it's weakest link, there are several weak spots in the chain connecting Canadians and our...

VON has record worth celebrating

Updated on May 20, 2015 - It’s a service many of us take for granted and will sorely miss if it’s ever discontinued – or even moved to another service...

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Living