Profile of Eric Sparling

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  • Digging in the dirt over

    FORT LAWRENCE – The excavation at Beaubassin is over – for the foreseeable future, at least – and that includes public dig days. “When Parks ...

  • Fat boy slimmer: Week three - 208.8

    “I’m following my diet and I’m doing my exercises, but the scale won’t budge!” That’s usually a lie. Not always, mind you. There are medical ...

  • Autism walk grows

    AMHERST – Maya Burke is the chairperson of the lemonade stand. “Usually I get a lot of customers,” she said. The eight-year old has been running ...

  • Book clubbers hit the stacks

    AMHERST – How many books will you read this summer? The Cumberland Public Libraries are hoping children, teens and adults will read lots between ...

  • Grandparents protest outside MLA office

    AMHERST – Grandparents should have the right to see their grandchildren, and vice-versa. That’s the message Pauline Glenn has vowed to spread ...

  • Downtown business and council committee members picked

    AMHERST – From concept to reality. The downtown business advisory committee – first proposed by town council at a meeting of business owners – ...

  • Walking for the wounded

    FORT LAWRENCE – She’s walked 239 kilometres since she left Fredericton June 4. And now she’s home in Nova Scotia. Cpl. Kate MacEachern is walking ...

  • Fat boy slimmer: Week 2 - 210.6

    Not bad. Not bad at all. Losing 4.8 pounds in a week isn’t that tough at the start of a diet. I could have lost more, of course. You can always ...

  • Bath salts: Rise of a drug

    AMHERST – It ain’t your momma’s spa treatment. Most of us had never heard of “bath salts” a couple of weeks ago. Our introduction to it has been ...

  • And they're off...!

    PARRSBORO – Parrsboro’s Relay for Life is underway at the community’s rink. Sixteen teams are participating, totaling about 130 people, and over ...