Profile of Eric Sparling

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  • Right of way

    AMHERST – The sign has been changed with spray paint. It now reads ‘ No Pucking Trespassing’. It was harsher before. The sign – both versions – ...

  • Triumph in Wolfville

    AMHERST – The three athletes had medals around their necks. “Between watching (soccer) and playing it, I like playing it better,” said Jesse ...

  • “Premiere event” starts Friday

    PUGWASH – Lee Fleming thinks there’s something for everyone in Pugwash this weekend. “This is the eighth annual HarbourFest,” said the event ...

  • Youth program at Maggie’s Place

    AMHERST – It was the first day of first day camp being offered this season at Maggie’s Place. “(It’s) fun, learning and adventure all in two to ...

  • Verstraten farm to host antique machinery fair

    LORNEVILLE – It’s part museum, part living culture. “It’s a little bit of both,” said Pauline Verstraten. The Lorneville farm she owns with her ...

  • Amherst Fire Department uses text message system for responding firefighters

    AMHERST – Firefighters in Amherst have another reason to check their phones for text messages. “They can indicate using they’re phone that ...

  • Blue Sea Beach hosting annual Malagash Sand Castle Festival

    MALAGASH – Ever built a castle? Ever built a castle in a few hours and had it judged against others? The Malagash Sand Castle Festival takes ...

  • Defenders ride Saturday

    AMHERST – A horde of bikers will converge Saturday on downtown Amherst, starting point of the Amherst Defenders Chapter 11 poker run to the ...

  • Prison union wants raise

    AMHERST – It’s a different world inside, and corrections officers want higher pay to police it. “We’re in front of the local MP’s office,” said ...

  • Second artisan market planned

    AMHERST – Amherst is an art town, according to one of the organizers of an artisans market being held July 20. “It should be (considered one),” ...