Profile of Eric Sparling

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  • Prison camp researched

    AMHERST – John Cvitkovich had no idea. When Frank Jankac called the Springhill resident to tell him his great-grandfather had spent time in a ...

  • Luncheon to benefit Autumn House

    AMHERST – What hats do you wear? Many of us wear many hats: colleague, friend, cook, cleaner, parent, disciplinarian. The different hats women ...

  • Strong Kids launches

    AMHERST – It’s a simple but strong sentiment: Every kid deserves a chance. The YMCA’s annual Strong Kids campaign kicked off Feb. 15. It runs ...

  • Price rounding starts today

    AMHERST – Today’s the day. The Mint will stop circulating pennies as of this date, Feb. 4. What will this mean for shoppers? “It is going to be a ...

  • Curlers lie

    COLUMN: Take a Hike By Eric Sparling Hockey refs see it all. Just ask Greg Herrett. Amherst’s chief administrative officer agreed to meet ...

  • A good news story

    AMHERST – When a store in Amherst closes, it makes the news. When a government office downsizes, headlines appear. And there’s a common response ...

  • Wentworth school on chopping block

    WENTWORTH - Frustration is clashing with finances in Wentworth. The Wentworth Elementary School is one of a handful in the Chignecto-Central ...

  • Changes to EI worry local business owner

    AMHERST – It’s a cold day. Bare hands are painful quickly. But Maureen Deegan is willing to stop long enough on Church Street to offer an opinion ...

  • Mail to be sorted in Halifax

    AMHERST – It’s just a matter of time. Canada Post is centralizing its mail sorting. While mail sorting continues to be performed in Amherst, ...

  • Santa season good to stores

    AMHERST – Retailers in Amherst have glad tidings for the Christmas season: some are reporting better sales than last year, while others said ...