Profile of Eric Sparling

All articles of Eric Sparling

  • Six-year old 'fighter' faces cancer

    AMHERST – Darcy Bogdanova’s voice is bright and articulate on the phone. “Well, it’s OK, because cancer never asks you if you want it or not.” ...

  • New Year’s levees centuries-old tradition

    AMHERST – If the Internet is to be trusted, New Year’s levees have been held in Canada since the days of New France. Amherst will be doing its ...

  • Holiday dinner welcomes all

    AMHERST – The Amherst Community Christmas Dinner welcomes everyone. And since the first year it was held – this is year six – the number of ...

  • Amherst's new treatment plant goes online

    AMHERST – People in the Amherst area will benefit from cleaner water in the LaPlanche River thanks to improved management of wastewater ...

  • ‘Prepare to be entertained’

    AMHERST – It’s cats, not Cats. Spring Street Academy’s spring theatre production is a musical featuring felines, but it’s The Aristocats Kids, ...

  • ‘Prepare to be entertained’

    AMHERST – It’s cats, not Cats. Spring Street Academy’s spring theatre production is a musical featuring felines, but it’s The Aristocats Kids, ...

  • At Work: Rise of the Recycler

    The entire warehouse was a mess. A giant heap of trash occupied the centre of the floor, and another sloped up into a corner. It looked ...

  • Hare Krishnas come to town

    AMHERST – Nick, Karuna, Tirtha and Jeff were in Amherst this afternoon. They were speaking with passersby, and distributing literature, about ...

  • Time to face EI reality

    The Stephen Harper government is using its usual tactic: floating vague plans about future changes and waiting to see what they hear back ...

  • Amherst reporter's blog goes live

    AMHERST – The sky may not be falling – yet – but reporter Eric Sparling thought Chicken Little was a good name for his new blog, which went live ...