Profile of Eric Sparling

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  • Couple bids farewell

    AMHERST – Their final year flew by. “It hasn’t sunk in yet…,” said Wayne MacDougall. Wayne and his wife, Dale, have taught in the same school for ...

  • A Canadian’s story

    AMHERST – Holger Renner was enjoying his first day as a Canadian. “I love it here,” said the owner of Old Germany Restaurant in downtown Amherst. ...

  • Fat and sedentary

    AMHERST – Just one hour. That’s how much time some of our youngest kids are spending in physical education classes per week. Statistics pulled ...

  • Cycle safety first

    AMHERST – There weren’t any cowboy hats at this rodeo, but every child on a bike had a helmet. The Amherst Police Department, along with ...

  • Kennel Club hosts canine show

    AMHERST – This won’t be news to many of the area’s dog lovers: the Tantramar Kennel Club’s annual all-breed dog shows are taking place this ...

  • Amherst hospital has new hearing test

    AMHERST – Emma Brown knows her newborn, Maxim, needs to see the audiologist at his office in the next couple of weeks. She knows this because her ...

  • Nature Conservancy purchases more Pugwash land

    PUGWASH – It’s a lot of land. The announcement Tuesday of the purchase of 177 acres by the Nature Conservancy of Canada brings the total ...

  • Station’s only tenant leaves

    AMHERST – The train station is empty. Hairstyles by Ryan closed its location at the heritage building April 26, relocating to the owner’s home on ...

  • Donating saves lives

    AMHERST – Debbie Beal watched a loved one’s health deteriorate. Her brother, Jay Spencer, struggled to breathe. He spent five months in the ...

  • Money for CCTS

    AMHERST – Cash is life for charities. A grant of $20,000 from the provincial government will make a significant difference to one local ...