Profile of Eric Sparling

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  • Powerlifters Maine-bound

    AMHERST – A downtown basement. The music is aggressive. The lifters stand in a group, taking turns doing sets of bench press. Just a regular ...

  • Fat Boy Slimmer: Week five - 206.8

    Before you pass judgment, allow me to explain. There’s a reason I gained more than two pounds over the past week. Here it is: I stuffed my ...

  • Injured woman found

    AMHERST – A victim of what may be a physical assault was found Friday afternoon on Clarence Street. Amherst Police confirmed they received a call ...

  • Graduation at ARHS

    AMHERST – Five graduates, five experiences, five plans. Allanah Conrad will be leaving home this fall. “It’s something that needs to be done,” ...

  • Shed fire threatens mementoes

    AMHERST – Doug Gay stood in his yard watching Amherst firefighters hose down the interior of his shed. The Bayview Avenue resident had no idea ...

  • A night to remember

    AMHERST – It rained. Then it faded to drizzle. Umbrellas crowded the view. But inclement weather did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the crowd ...

  • Fat boy slimmer: Week four - 204.6

    I’m halfway to being overweight! Huzzah! With a 4.2-pound loss this week, I broke the 10-pound mark. No, don’t get too excited (monetary gifts ...

  • Preschool reaches 25th

    AMHERST – Twenty-five years and hundreds of students. Wanda Bickle’s preschool has seen a generation pass through its doors. She’s had a former ...

  • Museum’s nature walk a history lesson

    AMHERST – It was a nice day for a walk in the woods. A small cluster of people gathered in the parking lot of the Cumberland County Museum and ...

  • New border race record

    AMHERST – A new course record, by one second, was set Saturday in the Cross Border Challenge, a 10 km foot race from Aulac to the Amherst ...