Amherst pre-school benefits from United Way funding
Halloween saw an increase in visitors
Coats for Cumberland returns
Excellence in recycling
Baillie stepping down as Nova Scotia PC Leader
Visitation up dramatically at Fort Beausejour
Amherst Fire Department remembers fallen first responders
Business Navigators help startups cut red tape
Amherst Legion leading annual Poppy Campaign
Cape Breton Post
Red balloon spreading drug-free awareness message makes two-day flight from Nebraska to Shelburne County
Anne Murray donates personal collection to University of Toronto
Look it up in the ‘Cape Breton dictionary’
Curious by Nature - Order of Nova Scotia recipient Peter Nicholson always in the thick of things
T’is the season
Plans for Bethlehem Market were made at UCW Meeting
Amherst Lionness Club begins a new year of service
The Amherst Lioness Club has met for the beginning of another Lioness Year beginning in September. During our closing meeting in June we had Taylor Ripley speak to our club. She received a donation from our club towards a trip to Arequipa, Peru, ...
Amherst is a noble town
When we moved to Amherst a few years ago, one of the questions I was asked by someone was; “What is Amherst known for?” It is an interesting question. There are varied answers to this question, depending on who you ask. I think a more ...
The scoop on sugar
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Of course, healthy eating is a key part of diabetes management. Sugar is an ingredient that even those without diabetes are watching for in their diet. Sugar is a type of carbohydrate that breaks ...
You Can Be Anything Barbie event a huge success in Yarmouth as spotlight is shined on the trades
YARMOUTH, N.S. – At eight years old, after one of the best days of her life, Xoe Nickerson knows what she wants to be when she grows up. “I want to be a construction worker,” she said, after spending the day on Nov. 9 mentoring ...
How did World War One impact Nova Scotia?
BRIDGEWATER – When Nova Scotians were fighting in France a century ago they were leaving a province that was much different than it is today. But, in some ways it’s very similar. Brian Douglas Tennyson captures a province coming to ...
Yarmouth County 4-year-old raises $3,250 for cancer patients
YARMOUTH, N.S. – Thanks to the generosity and hard work of four-year-old Payton d’Entremont, many who are struggling with the challenges of cancer will receive assistance. Wearing her favourite Wonder Woman outfit, d’Entremont ...
Calendar of N.L. mermen gets international attention
They’re called Merb’ys — as in b’ys that live in the ocean — and if you haven’t seen their glorious, bearded, bare-chested, fin-tailed selves, where have you been? The two dozen or so local men have been getting ...
Melvern Square student Bailey George earns spot at Royal Winter Fair
MELVERN SQUARE - Moving to Truro from separate provinces, Ally McConchie and Bailey George had not anticipated becoming such close friends, let alone having the chance to represent Dal AC at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto ...
Lawrencetown veteran still lives with atrocities he witnessed as peacekeeper
(Graphic Content) LAWRENCETOWN - It hasn’t been a great year for George Grant, but he still calls himself a lucky man. He went down in two boats on Sand Lake in 2017, miraculously surviving both times. He lost steering in his car two ...
I AM WAR: Former Yarmouth resident Capt. Ashley Collette adds her voice and experiences to television documentary
YARMOUTH, N.S. – When Ashley Collette was five years old and lived with her parents near the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, friends of her parents – air force pilots – would often come over and watch movies at ...