Dishonouring their sacrifice
Plenty of bears in the Malagash area – are there more than usual?
Jan. 5, 1950: Town employees and officials feted by mayor
A glimpse into the past of the Handley Page ‘Atlantic’ aircraft – Part ...
The luck of the draw
Enemy aliens - Part 2
Water, water everywhere
Heading to a point of no return
Changing times drive leadership change
Cumberland News Now
Walking the walk for Autism in Amherst
Pugwash’s multi-purpose centre moving closer to reality
After the School Bell Food Program ends successful first year
Tidnish Bridge Art Gallery celebrating 10 years
Moment of truth drawing near for proposed Cliffs of Fundy Aspiring Geopark
Cumberland Car Club Show and Shine on Sunday
Demolition of 126-year-old Springhill church has begun
The demolition of historic All Saints Anglican Church in Springhill has begun. Crews from Baxter Trucking and Excavation were in Springhill on Tuesday removing the steeple from the historic church that was slated for demolition last ...
Vandals strike at Amherst Lions Park - again
It’s becoming an all too familiar problem, and frustration, for members of the Amherst Lions Club. Vandals have again struck at the Lions Park on Hickman Street, causing several thousand dollars in damage, and the chairman of the ...
MacLean nearing end of 400-km bicycle trek for Duart Castle
A nearly 400-kilometre bike ride is not something most 73-year-olds do. Ian MacLean, who describes himself as a “portly” man, left Tidnish Bridge on June 12 and is expected to arrive in Washabuck and Iona in Cape Breton on Wednesday as ...
‘It was just horrific’: Parasite fatal to birds believed to be behind weekend sightings in Nova Scotia
The Nova Scotia Bird Society is once again reminding people to take down any bird feeders during the spring and summer months. At least eight sightings of parasite-infected birds have been reported in Nova Scotia since June 14, bringing renewed ...
Autism chapter ranks Number 1 for ‘A’ Fresh Community Initiative support grant
The Autism Nova Scotia Cumberland Chapter took the No.1 ranking following presentations by five community groups seeking an ‘A’ Fresh Community Initiative support grant, but all five organizations came out winners. “The ...
Despite cramped quarters and a little rain, Graham spends 50 hours above Walmart parking lot
The hardest part about spending 50 hours 70 feet above the ground is sleeping. Eric Graham, a member with the Amherst Fire Department, came down from his perch above the Walmart parking lot on June 15 after being lifted atop the department’s ...
Amherst shows its pride
Amherst showed its pride on June 15 – big time! Several hundred people took part in Amherst’s third Pride Parade and participated in an afternoon of events in Victoria Square to help celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. For Mason Carter, ...
Springhill scouts hit top awards trifecta
SPRINGHILL, N.S. – Members of the 2nd Springhill Scouts have become beacons in the Scouts Canada program. Three members of the 2nd Springhill Scouts have received the top award in Beavers, Cubs, and Scouts. The latest local scout to ...
Amherst Provincial Court News for June 10
AMHERST, N.S. – Five people were sentenced in court on June 10 after pleading guilty to various crimes Alderson sentenced for stealing from Walmart Joseph Keith Alderson, 33, of Prince Arthur Street, Amherst, was sentenced in court on ...
Coal miners daughters story told at Davis Day ceremony in Springhill
SPRINGHILL, N.S. – Springhill mining history came to life at the 2019 Davis Day service June 11 at the St. Andrews-Wesley United Church in Springhill. “As was the practice in those days, the eldest son, Donald, my grandfather, went to ...