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
Motorized mobility scooters FAQs
Barriers on our journey to equality
Amherst needs to increase its tax base, or increase its borders
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Trump shows unprecedented acrimony toward his allies
Paramedics play key, if not overlooked, role in health system
On the backs of other people
Amherst’s built history has so much to offer visitors
We can learn from California’s solar energy strategy
Amherst continuing to be financially responsible with current budget, priorities and tax rates
VIBERT: Uneasy rests the target on front-runner’s back
Tim Houston has a target on his back and from all indications, he doesn’t wear it lightly. The presumed front-runner in Nova Scotia’s Tory leadership contest wouldn’t cede the top spot, but having it means he’ll continue to ...
Russell Wangersky: Suffer the children
If you have kids, there’s a heartbreaking moment you’ll recognize. That moment where you child looks at you with trust, when you take them to day care or perhaps the first day of school, when you put your best face forwards and force ...
Editorial: Tariffs and trade-offs
For a White House that has recently taken to justifying its actions with quotes from the Bible, here’s something to think about: “As ye sow, so shall ye reap.” (It’s Galatians 6:7.) There’s been a lot of focus on the ...
VIBERT: Higher expectations from premier’s tweets
What, if any, are legitimate expectations of honesty and accuracy on what we call social media? Do the old standards of trust apply? For centuries, humans judged the veracity of what they heard or read based on the trust they placed in the source ...
VIBERT: Animosity congealing in PC leadership race
Still waters run deep but don’t be fooled by the apparent calm of the Tory leadership race. That’s surface tension and just beneath torrents are beginning to rage. All war is hell, but civil war is particularly vicious, and Nova ...
Shouldn’t the CBC National run ad-free?
There are many reasons for me to be in a bad mood. For one, that deadly frost Sunday night of last week killed off most of my flowers and half of my garden. I know, I know, I shouldn’t plant so early. In over 50 years of gardening ...
RUSSELL WANGERSKY: Being truthful to constituents should be the law
It was an unusual message. New Brunswick's auditor general was talking about that province's dim financial outlook as it continues down a dismal path: this year marks its 11th straight deficit budget, and any attempt to slow the ...
Editorial: Mending fences
(Open letter to Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture) Dear Sir, A warm welcome to Atlantic Canada. We hope you enjoy your visit today with our federal agriculture minister, Lawrence MacAulay, with whom you have developed a ...
VIBERT: Maritime men among the least healthy
It likely didn’t take a national survey to tell us that more than three-quarters of Maritime men are unhealthy slugs – most any Maritime woman would tell you that – but now that we have data, we’re supposed to do sometime ...
EDITORIAL: Troubled waters
So, World Oceans Day is over, the beach garbage cleanups done for the year, the tours of ocean facilities are over, and we can move on to this week’s causes: World Blood Donor Day (June 14), Global Wind Day (June 15), and the list goes ...