This is not a happy commentary on Amherst
Russell Wangersky: Governments should put the money where our mouths are
Let him have it
Nature, nurture and community
Getting to the bottom of the Oxford sinkhole mystery
Trucker show picks up speed in Amherst
Amherst Police stress safety as school resumes
VIDEO: Move over, slow down…or get ticketed
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Winegarden Estates earns medals at national competition
Canadian company luring customers to the bottle cap way of fishing
Sobeys begins rollout of environmentally responsible, Atlantic-produced bag
Clarence Farm Services enjoying its new location
Study to explore options for Chignecto Isthmus to mitigate threats from storm surge, rising sea levels
Amherst clothing store tailors to online world
VIDEO: Windsor mansion catches worldwide attention after property listing goes viral
A historic home on King Street in Windsor is close to being sold, after hundreds of thousands of people have checked out the listing from all over. ...
Cat ferry’s August numbers up 5,051 over July numbers
YARMOUTH, N.S. – The City of Portland has released August numbers for The Cat ferry that show the boat carried 18,366 passengers. This was an increase of 5,051 passengers from the month of July when The Cat carried 13,315 passengers. Bay ...
Is your debt freaking you out?
Whether you approach debt repayment as an avalanche or a snowball depends on the type of personality you have. “Of course, any method of repaying is good,” said Laurie Campbell, CEO of Credit Canada. The non-profit ...
Arrears in your ear
Back in my early 20s, I lived with a couple of friends in a basement apartment. None of us were making much money at the time, but we made enough to keep a roof over our head, food in our bellies and beer in our hands. One of these guys, however, ...
Lawrencetown couple opening axe-throwing bar in Greenwood
GREENWOOD, NS - If you want to learn how to throw an axe, ask Althea Gillespie. She’ll show you. She can do the one-handed throw, the two-handed throw. With the big axe she encourages you to use both hands. It’s not a skill she ever ...
Reality cheques: pay and play
When Jerry Heartz started working at the Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown, he thought he’d only be there for one summer. But like other Islanders who worked at the centre, that one summer turned into a decades-long ...
Competing in a local market
When you are selling the same or similar to others you can still add lots of value. Ask yourself, why should people buy from you? Give that some thought. Perhaps write down some notes. Writing it out can help solidify your thoughts. It also makes ...
Breaking up with your debt good for your relationship
Break up with your debt before your partner breaks up with you over debt or other financial issues. That is the advice in a new report and survey by Credit Canada about the dysfunctional and toxic relationship people can have with their ...
Teaching kids to save, share and spend
The supposedly relaxing summer season is coming to an end and with it is a return to structured routines and school schedules. With that comes change and one of those may include possibly upping the weekly allowance for your ...
Tales of the unexpected - Plan a financial course to deal with injury or illness
Ted Pahl It’s an issue that Ted Pahl is seeing all too often – a client that has sustained a serious injury or health issue and is looking for financial advice. “No one wakes up that morning and says, ...