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
Cumberland County libraries get a financial reprieve
Sanderson announces nomination bid for Cumberland South Liberals
March Drive set to go
: Seniors Academy draws to a close in Oxford, moving to Springhill in March
Teachers poised to hit the picket line
Peaceful playgrounds at Spring Street Academy
Heap releases new book on area’s war heroes
AMHERST – Jamie Heap considers himself a bit of history buff. Over the years, the River Hebert resident has written several books on the history of Cumberland County and some of those who helped build communities and served their country ...
Oxford town council news
Dual-stream recycling The Town of Oxford approved the first reading of an amendment to its solid-waste bylaw at its Mar. 19 regular meeting, making way for dual-stream recycling. Cumberland County communities are being asked by the Cumberland ...
Temporary change to Mental Health and Addictions Services entrance
AMHERST – Clients and visitors to Mental Health and Addictions offices in Amherst are being asked to use the 33 Havelock St. entrance from March 22 to 28. Renovations at the Mental Health and Addictions offices in Amherst are progressing ...
Amherst town council in briefs
Amherst considering new flag protocol A new flag protocol policy is being suggested for the Town of Amherst. Staff, at council’s March 19 committee-of-the-whole session, recommended sending a new flag protocol policy to council’s ...
Amherst to maintain status quo on code of conduct
AMHERST – Darrell Jones wants Amherst council to strengthen its code of conduct to regain the public’s trust and conception that it’s dragging its feet on the matter. The councilor brought forward a motion at council’s ...
Marine animal society examines Harbourville beached whale carcass
The Marine Animal Response Society was in Harbourville this morning to begin their analysis of a beached whale carcass first spotted March 18. ...
Amherst Provincial Court News for the week of March 19
Estabrooks loses license David Allen Estabrooks, 53, of Parrsboro, was fined $1,690 and prohibited from driving for one year after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol concentration in excess of .08 per cent. The ...
Understanding the trauma of sexual assault
AMHERST, N.S. – When it comes to dealing with sexual assault victims, things are not always as they seem. That’s because trauma affects a different part of the brain than the cerebral cortex, where our logical “thinking ...
Oxford Frozen Foods launches national campaign
OXFORD – An advertising campaign by Oxford Frozen Foods is bringing attention to wild blueberries as well as the town that’s known as the wild blueberry capital of North America. The company started the advertising campaign in January ...
Trapped miner remembers Springhill doctor who helped save him
SPRINGHILL – Springhill’s most renowned country doctor has passed. Dr. Arnold Burden, 96, passed away peacefully March 18. Among the family and friends who will mourn the passing of the almost-legendary doctor will be one of the ...