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  • Special Olympians win bronze at Winter Games

    YARMOUTH – The Special Olympics Amherst Coyotes floor hockey team returned from the Provincial Winter Games held over the weekend in Yarmouth. ...

  • Male appears in court to face charges of trafficking, possessing loaded handgun

    AMHERST – A 24-year-old male who was arrested Friday afternoon at the Amherst train station for the alleged possession of 320 grams of crack ...

  • Amherst skaters return from Dartmouth

    AMHERST – Eleven Amherst Skating Club figure skaters recently competed at the 2013 Robert McCall Memorial Competition in Dartmouth. It was the ...

  • Personal bests for all at Pictou meet

    AMHERST – Four young Spartans swimmers swam to success at a recent meet for developing swimmers in Pictou County. “The Nova Tech program is ...

  • Glennie sentenced to 53 months custody

    AMHERST – Christopher Lee Glennie, 36, of Minudie, was sentenced in court on Monday to 53 months federal custody, consecutive to other sentences, ...

  • Temperatures rising

    AMHERST – Yesterday was a good day for tobogganing but not so much today. Yesterday, Lisette Sumbu (right) helped eight-year-old Kaden Cooke ...

  • A helping hand

    AMHERST – With the storm finally passed, Paul Arsenault helped his neigbours, Jan Purdy and daughter Issy, dig out from under the thick blanket ...

  • Catch me if you can

    AMHERST – Evan MacKenzie (left) and Brad Black were playing pick-up hockey Wednesday afternoon on the Cornwall Avenue skating rink. They started ...

  • Judy takes Molly for a walk

    AMHERST – Judy MacGregor took Molly out for her daily walk at noon on Tuesday. MacGregor takes Molly out for an hour-long walk everyday, and said ...

  • Pond hockey in Amherst

    AMHERST – With school cancelled today it was a perfect chance for friends to gather behind the Chitty residence on Norman Street for a game of ...