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Westchester United Baptist Church celebrates 189 years
Advocate Remembrance Day service on Nov. 10
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Fraser Newcombe returning to Oxford’s Capitol Theatre on Oct. 20
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Cancer patients find comfort with quilts made in Amherst
Elementary students help nourish Cumberland County
Indigenous children’s rights activist urges voters to make a difference at the polls this election
Cumberland County United Way honours its community partners
Cumberland Heath Care Foundation honours Duguay, Moss with major awards
Parrsboro chiropractor receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Education minister remains committed to opening new Springhill elementary by September 2021
Despite some challenges with the preferred site, Springhill should still have a new elementary school by September 2021. Speaking with the Amherst News on Oct. 7, Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Zach Churchill remains committed ...
Cumberland-Colchester candidates Armstrong, Zann differ on respect given to rural farmers
How farmers are supported, or taxed, could make all the difference in providing food security and eliminating hunger and poverty in Nova Scotia and across Canada. That was the feeling among six of the seven candidates seeking to become the next MP ...
Brighter clothes creating brighter lives in Springhill
SPRINGHILL, N.S. – Loads of laundry are being washed at the GOVRC Adult Service Centre in Springhill. “We have woodworking, which is very successful, but we wanted something else that would bring in more revenue and still offer ...
Healing hands are also ones of creation
Dr. Halina Bienkowski is well known for her healing hands. Those hands, however, do more than heal her patients; they also create magnificent works of art that will be showcased during the 12th Annual Nova Scotia Fibre Arts Festival in Amherst ...
Harrison recognized for 30 years of Service Above Self
“There are a million people out there who are your friends, you just haven’t met them yet.” It’s a quote from a former district governor that drives Pam Harrison’s membership in Rotary and has led the River Hebert, ...
Bacon pays tribute to former premier John Buchanan
Roger Bacon still remembers the day John Buchanan asked him to be premier, or rather told him. It was in early September 1990 when Buchanan called the then Cumberland East MLA and cabinet minister and asked to meet with him that ...
Mount Allison named top undergraduate university in Canada – again
Mount Allison University has once again been named the number one undergraduate university in Canada by Maclean’s magazine. The magazine’s annual university rankings, announced Oct. 3, marked the 21st time Mount Allison has held the ...
Could another Saxby Gale hit the Maritimes?
As much as the Saxby Gale remains a weather wonder 150 years after it occurred, meteorologists and EMO officials say it could happen again. Only this time, we would be better warned and – hopefully – better prepared. The Saxby Gale, ...
National Citizens Alliance leader's tactics upsetting other Cumberland-Colchester candidates
The tactics of a candidate for Cumberland Colchester in the federal election campaign have left several of his adversaries uneasy and expressing concern. Yet, Stephen Garvey, leader of the National Citizens Alliance remains unapologetic, ...
Parrsboro restaurant reopens less than a year after fire
PARRSBORO, N.S. – After the Glooscap restaurant was levelled by fire, it took less than 10 months for it to open its doors again. “We never thought it would happen this quick. We thought it would take at least a year,” Amber ...