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
Amherst, SOAR health board hosting poverty forum
AMHERST – In the months following their election, Mayor David Kogon and members of town council set addressing poverty as one of their priorities moving forward. That commitment will come to fruition on Thursday when the town and the SOAR ...
Smith-McCrossin questions provincial spending spree
AMHERST – Cumberland North MLA and PC leadership candidate Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin is not pleased with how the Liberal government is spending millions without any public consultation. “March Madness is back in Nova Scotia under ...
Drugs, tobacco seized at Springhill Institution
SPRINGHILL – Packages containing contraband and unauthorized items were seized in the medium security unit at the Springhill Institution on March 7. The contraband and unauthorized items seized included 42.79 grams of marijuana and 9.41 ...
Lockdown ends at Springhill Institution
SPRINGHILL – The lockdown put in place at Springhill Institution on March 9, 2018 has ended and an exceptional search has been completed. The institution has resumed its normal operations. Correctional Service Canada is strengthening ...
Mounties win first match in 2018 women’s national basketball championships
SACKVILLE, N.B. – The 2018 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) women’s national basketball championships continued in Sackville Thursday evening with an East-West battle between the Mount Allison Mounties, the top team in the ...
Amherst hires new chief financial officer
AMHERST – Amherst has a new chief financial officer. Shelley Rector, CPA, CMA, was appointed to the position on Wednesday during a special session of Amherst town council. “We are excited to welcome Shelley to Amherst,” CAO ...
Research scientist’s maps show how sea level rise will affect Nova Scotia communities
MIDDLETON, NS - A student moves a large three-dimensional map of Nova Scotia from a lab to the boardroom at the NSCC in Middleton. It’s a unique model of a coastal province. Sea level in many communities is scant metres from roads, back ...
Annapolis Royal taking action on sea level rise, other environmental issues
ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, NS - When it comes to rising sea levels, Annapolis Royal has a lot to lose. But the mayor and council aren’t sitting idly by waiting to be rescued. They’re about to establish a committee to tackle environmental issues ...
Trapped in ice
Editor’s Note: This is part five of a five-part SaltWire series Our Changing Arctic, looking into the ever-changing world of the Canadian North. ST. ANTHONY BIGHT, NL — The memory of 23 long, cold and uncertain days trapped in the ...
Court of Appeal quashes Kelly’s restitution order
AMHERST – Rhonda Kelly will not have to pay the province $97,000 in restitution as a result of her role as the executive director of the former Cumberland Regional Development Authority. In a 15-page decision released Wednesday, the Nova ...