Those amazing Canadians
Relay for Life returning to Amherst in June
Trudeau not doing much to help his cause
Homelessness is a reality in Cumberland County
Armchair Olympians Day 13
Free ebook to mark Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Time to ‘raise the bar’ in education
Neighbours helping neighbours
Big honours for Mount Allison professor
Cumberland News Now
Three facing charges following Amherst drug seizure
Trucking company and driver not liable for damage — judge
Amherst Police weekly report for the week of Jan. 29, 2018
Changes coming to Amherst's Mental Health and Addictions offices
Advocate Harbour residents concerned about future of dike protecting community
Burrill visits Cumberland South in preparation for byelection
Amherst, SOAR health board hosting poverty forum
AMHERST – In the months following their election, Mayor David Kogon and members of town council set addressing poverty as one of their priorities moving forward. That commitment will come to fruition on Thursday when the town and the SOAR ...
Smith-McCrossin questions provincial spending spree
AMHERST – Cumberland North MLA and PC leadership candidate Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin is not pleased with how the Liberal government is spending millions without any public consultation. “March Madness is back in Nova Scotia under ...
Drugs, tobacco seized at Springhill Institution
SPRINGHILL – Packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the medium security unit at the Springhill Institution on March 7. The contraband and unauthorized items seized included 42.79 grams of marijuana and 9.41 ...
Lockdown ends at Springhill Institution
SPRINGHILL – The lockdown put in place at Springhill Institution on March 9, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations. Correctional Service Canada is strengthening ...
Mounties win first match in 2018 women’s national basketball championships
SACKVILLE, N.B. – The 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) women’s national basketball championships continued in Sackville Thursday evening with an East-West battle between the Mount Allison Mounties, the top team in the ...
Amherst hires new chief financial officer
AMHERST – Amherst has a new chief financial officer. Shelley Rector, CPA, CMA, was appointed to the position on Wednesday during a special session of Amherst town council. “We are excited to welcome Shelley to Amherst,” CAO ...
Trapped in ice
Editor’s Note: This is part five of a five-part SaltWire series Our Changing Arctic, looking into the ever-changing world of the Canadian North. ST. ANTHONY BIGHT, NL — The memory of 23 long, cold and uncertain days trapped in the ...
Court of Appeal quashes Kelly’s restitution order
AMHERST – Rhonda Kelly will not have to pay the province $97,000 in restitution as a result of her role as the executive director of the former Cumberland Regional Development Authority. In a 15-page decision released Wednesday, the Nova ...
Scouting: it’s not just for boys anymore
Its legacy is over 100-years strong and returning to the former mining community of Springhill. Scouts Canada is making a comeback and when its premiere meet-and-greet takes place at the Springhill Baptist Church on March 22, it will be an ...
All in the family – members of the MacIntyre clan have built a company in Port Hawkesbury, N.S. to chart the Arctic
A few years ago, Grace MacIntyre skipped her graduation ceremony from Dalhousie University to hop on a Finnish icebreaker. An oil and gas company needed to meet a deadline on background environmental baseline data before it could begin exploration ...