Last Jam at Capitol Theatre until Sept. 13 was a big success
It’s time for a dialog on important social issues
Awful or awesome?
Wilson Moore: International figure
Can we make health care more efficient?
Universal design hits home for all
The art of cherishing the summer road trip
Looking back at Amherst's WW1 internment Camp - Part 2
Dishonouring their sacrifice
Cumberland News Now
A good plan - Planting trees, halting deforestation the best bet for Planet Earth
Funeral this afternoon for drowned Halifax firefighter
Cross-examination leaves alleged victim of ex-Bridgewater police chief in tears
Conditions imposed on release of North Kentville man convicted of sex crimes involving children
Jaycee Tracey Memorial Park damaged by vandals
A memorial park named in memory of Jaycee Tracey, a four-year-old girl who died suddenly after contracting meningococcal septicemia in early May, has been damaged by vandals. The vandalism was reported on Sunday by passersby who saw damaged ...
Residents of rural Kings County lament limited internet options
Kevin Brown runs an internet radio station from his home on Canaan Mountain Road, on a 1.5 megabits-per second connection. That is, to put it succinctly, an exceptional feat. Naturally, this is far from ideal for Brown. He, in fact, expects much ...
CBU instructor fired after demanding sex, moose meat and lobster for better grades
A faculty member at Cape Breton University has been terminated for demanding sex, moose meat and lobster from a student who was struggling in his course in exchange for better grades. In an emailed response, university spokeswoman Lenore Parsley ...
Truro Farmers’ Market helping fight food insecurity
The Nourishing Communities Food Bucks pilot project has just begun, but Margaret Congdon has already seen positive effects. The project provides people experiencing food insecurity with tokens that can be spent at local farmers’ markets. The ...
Amherst hands out close to $100,000 in community support grants
AMHERST, N.S. – Just under $98,000 in Community Support and ‘A’ Fresh Start Initiative grants were handed out by the Town of Amherst on July 10, to 30 organizations. “It is organizations like the ones here tonight that help ...
Berwick carver creates mysterious stone work across the Annapolis Valley
Something totemic sits quietly at intervals, marking the miles along trails in the lush wilderness of the Annapolis Valley. Brent Reeve, an artist who admits he’s a pretty elusive person, has spent the last few years quietly roving about the ...
Amherst asphalt plant protests gathering steam
AMHERST, N.S. – People living near the Dexter Construction asphalt plant have had enough. About 20 protesters gathered across the street from the plant on Anson Avenue in Amherst on July 10. “We can’t open the windows at the ...
Recall warning issued for kale salad kit sold in Atlantic Canada
Health Canada has issued a recall warning on a brand of bagged kale salad sold in Atlantic Canada. The recall of the 794-gram (28 ounce) Eat Smart Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit made by Fresh Taste Produce Ltd. was prompted by a Canadian Food ...
Truro man involved in police standoff bolts from courtroom, briefly escapes custody
A Truro man involved in a police standoff last week bolted from the courtroom Tuesday afternoon during a hearing to revoke his bail from the previous day. He was later arrested on Lavinia Drive, after running from police. Colby Smith, ...
Stress-free Cape Breton lobsters sought
Some Cape Breton fishermen are working hard to make sure your lobster is stress free. Veronika Brzeski, a marine biologist who works for the Cape Breton Fish Harvesters Association, said this helps improve the quality of the lobster ...