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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Rockin In Heaven draws the rail for The Guardian Gold Cup and Saucer Race
Field announced for The Guardian Gold Cup and Saucer
IWK 250 crown goes to Kenny Wallace
Highland women compete at Gathering of the Clans
PUGWASH – By day, two are nurses and one is a bus driver. On weekends, they toss cabers and hurl heavy weights great distances at highland games competitions throughout the Maritimes. “People don’t mess with us in our towns, ...
Runners cross Nova Scotia/New Brunswick border for 10th straight year
AMHERST – The 10th annual Archway Insurance Cross Border Challenge attracted 205 runners; 30 in the Half Marathon, 94 in the 10K, and 81 in the 5K run. The 10K run started in New Brunswick and finished at Amherst Stadium. The half marathon ...
Kids run for fun at Dickey Park
AMHERST - Kids of all ages were at Dickey Park Saturday morning to take part in the Dickey Park Challenge kids fun run. Kids in different age-groups rand different distances - short distances for the toddlers, and longer distances for the ...
World Champ! - Middleton’s Derek Smith picks up four gold at powerlifting Worlds
CALGARY - Middleton’s Derek Smith is a world champion – not just in one event, but in three at the 2018 International Powerlifting Federation Classic World Championships held this week in Calgary. That makes him the overall winner as ...
LeBlanc keeps competing at the age of 96
AMHERST – Most bowler’s skills begin to fade long before the age of 96, but not always. Just ask Florence LeBlanc. “My bowling average is over 80. It went up this year,” said LeBlanc. “And I bowled a 300 (averaging ...
Long Ride - Cyclists from across the province pedal in Annapolis County Road Race
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS - Veteran cyclist Edward Walsh, with the T-Palm PCW team, picked up top spot in the Annapolis County Road Race June 10, pedaling 93 kilometres from Annapolis Royal to Middleton and back in just 2:19:46.2. But it was a close ...
Basketball for life at Amherst Regional High School
AMHERST – Five basketball teams from throughout the Maritimes raised money for the Relay for Life by playing basketball Friday and Saturday at Amherst Regional High School. “We have two teams from Moncton, one from Truro, one from ...
Hardware handed out at bowling banquet
AMHERST, N.S. – Bowlers were recognized for their bowling skills and sportsmanship during the 2017-2018 Mac Hopkins Men’s Bowling League banquet Saturday night at the Amherst Lions Club. Elton LeBlanc received the top trophy of the ...
Track and field athletes compete at provincials this weekend
AMHERST – The track and field team at Amherst Regional High School have one goal this weekend; to bring the Division 2 provincial championship banner home to ARHS. “We haven’t seen the Division 2 banner in about 10 years, and ...
Amherst Skating Club hands out hardware
AMHERST – The Amherst Skating Club held their 2018 awards banquet at the YMCA of Cumberland in Amherst Tuesday night. The 2018 Amherst Skating Club award recipients are as follows: Individual Awards Skater of the Year – Mia ...