Profile of Eric Sparling

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  • Weston and workers give big

    AMHERST – How much money would you expect 100 working people to raise for a charitable cause? Ten grand? How about 20? Employees of Weston ...

  • Five Spring Street kids get six-month memberships

    AMHERST – Makayla Cooke has already decided how often she’ll use her new six-month YMCA. “Five hundred times,” said the enthusiastic girl. The ...

  • Eating as one

    BROOKDALE – There’s turkey dinners and then there’s turkey dinners. More than 300 servings of the holiday favourite were enjoyed for lunch Friday ...

  • History of conservative Christian group

    AMHERST – There’s value in variety. “Those who are different…I think we need to pay attention to them,” said author Eldon Hay. The retired ...

  • Halloween’s historical roots

    SACKVILLE, NB – Halloween wasn’t always a horror-fest, according to Mount Allison University’s chaplain. Rev. John Perkin spoke with the Amherst ...

  • Volunteers receive Maritimer of the Week recognition

    AMHERST – Parenting young children brings many joys. But it presents challenges, too, among them isolation. Isolation doesn’t describe the ...

  • Street party draws interest

    AMHERST – A modest crowd gathered in Amherst’s core early in the afternoon Friday, despite overcast skies. “It’s a good idea,” said Melissa ...

  • Downtown Amherst scene of Friday party

    AMHERST – It’s a clear goal. “We are determined to make downtown Amherst a destination,” said Michele LeBlanc. The business owner is the ...

  • Business sets priorities moving forward

    AMHERST – Amherst Mayor Rob Small, came to a lunch meeting here Friday with a question. “Where (do) we want to go?” He posed the question ...

  • A house divided

    MACCAN – A conflict has been brewing in Maccan. Donald White, former secretary-treasurer of the now-defunct Legion branch in the community, just ...