Big Block Dog walk on June 26 in downtown Amherst
Special Olympics Amherst athletes bring back medals from provincial games
NS Highlanders army cadets celebrate 107th review
Amherst Artisan Gallery celebrating fifth anniversary
Amherst Fire Fighters Association moves bingo to Tuesday nights
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More serious consideration by Bay Ferries expected to be given to possibility of Cat ferry returning to Bar Harbor
YARMOUTH, N.S. – Bay Ferries has been saying a return to Bar Harbor for ferry service between Nova Scotia and Maine is something it is has been exploring. A vote in Bar Harbor this past week will likely cause the company to further look ...
Competing in a local market
Retail sales as defined by NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) sectors 44 & 45 (Retail) make up 26.3 per cent of the dollars of the economy of Amherst and 33.6 per cent of the members of the Amherst & Area Chamber of ...
Nova Scotia couple cast off for a life at sea, and they're not the only ones
While their numbers are small, there are several Atlantic Canadians opting to sell their land-locked properties and live full-time aboard their boat Waves lap gently against the hull of the Xcelsior II, a 44-foot sailboat sheltered in ...
Cat ferry service starts its season between Yarmouth and Portland on June 8
YARMOUTH, N.S. – With Bay Ferries’ Cat ferry scheduled to sail out of Yarmouth on June 8 at 8:30 a.m. for its first crossing of the season to Portland, Bay Ferries CEO Mark MacDonald says ticket sales are already up compared to where ...
N.B. tries to revive Energy East pipeline
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau needs to at least try to resurrect the Energy East pipeline project since it could mean thousands of jobs for Atlantic Canada, says the top exec of Saint John’s chamber of commerce. “The market for oil is ...
Agriculture minister, farmers see how greenhouse farming in Holland is changing the industry
Located right off the Harvest Highway, a huge array of greenhouses can be seen near Lawrencetown. It’s a bit of a change of scenery. ...
Cheap Trip - Tips to trekking the country with little money
Two days after their wedding, Emily Tapper and Sidney Coakley packed their gear into their Jeep and set off on a three-week adventure that saw them camp — often for free — throughout Canada. “We probably spent between $200 and ...
Staying local for a cheap vacation
Here’s a term I find annoying – staycation. It’s not a difficult idea to understand. Rather than go away for your vacation, you stay. But it’s also becoming a reality for me and the time I booked off work at the ...
RISDON: Expansion critics – Ottawa has chosen West Coast over East Coast
Ottawa is playing favourites by investing billions of dollars into the Trans Mountain pipeline in Western Canada even though it did nothing to help the now-defunct Energy East project here, says Saint John Mayor Don ...
LFA 33 and 34 lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia coming to a close on May 31
SOUTHWESTERN N.S. – The traps are coming ashore, marking the end of the 2017-18 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia on May 31. The season is being described as not a banner year, but not a bad one either. “Overall ...