Free ebook to mark Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Time to ‘raise the bar’ in education
Neighbours helping neighbours
Big honours for Mount Allison professor
Russell Wangersky: This, too, shall pass
What’s the big deal with plastic bags?
Mount Allison’s symphonic band hosting Love in the Time of the Wind ...
Make Way program gaining steam at NSCC Cumberland
Snowshoe program proving popular in Amherst
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Nixon part of Me to We project to Kenya
Celebrating the Handley Page landing
Changes coming to Amherst's Mental Health and Addictions offices
Spring Street Academy students celebrate the Olympic spirit
Trucking company and driver not liable for damage — judge
Smith-McCrossin to announce leadership run on Tuesday?
Girl Guides have an 'Impact' on the world
AMHERST – The Girl Guides of Amherst celebrated World Thinking Day, 2018, at the Heartz Hall, Trinity-St. Stephen United Church Thursday night in Amherst. Close to 60 Girl Guides sang songs and played games during the celebration. This ...
What is wrong with Nova Scotia's school system?
We asked people across Nova Scotia: What is the number one problem with the school system and how should it be fixed? ...
Hines urges patience with Rainbow bridge
HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s transportation minister said the closed Rainbow bridge outside Amherst is a priority for the province, but cautioned there’s a process that has to be followed. “We’re in the stage now where ...
Amherst curling bonspiel to aid burn treatment in the province
There is a lot of cool fun coming to town to fight back the hurt that comes from too much heat. The Burn Unit Bonspiel takes over the ice at the Amherst Curling Club this Friday evening and continues until the last rock is thrown Sunday in ...
Amherst Provincial Court News for the week of Feb. 19, 2018
Burke sentenced to custody Jordan Kenneth Charles Burke, 24, of Amherst, was sentenced to a total of 78 days less time served to be served intermittently, ordered to pay $1,572 in restitution, fined a further $700, and handed a 10-year ...
Cumberland County libraries get a financial reprieve
AMHERST – It appears as though Cumberland County’s library system has dodged another bullet. Days after announcing it would be cutting hours at five of its seven libraries for budgetary reasons, Cumberland Public Libraries chief ...
Springhill residents busted with drugs, handgun during Oxford traffic stop
OXFORD – Two Springhill residents are facing drug and weapons charges following a traffic stop near Oxford on Tuesday. John Alan Russell Warner, 38, and Nicole Doris Gallant, 27, were arrested by the Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime ...
Sanderson announces nomination bid for Cumberland South Liberals
AMHERST – A second candidate has emerged to seek the Liberal nomination for the upcoming byelection in Cumberland South. The 52-year-old Upper Nappan resident Brian Sanderson announced Wednesday that he will be one of two candidates seeking ...
March Drive set to go
AMHERST – Like the coming of spring, canvassers from the Amherst chapter of the Kidney Foundation of Canada will be out for their annual March Drive once February bids its annual farewell. The fundraiser is huge for the chapter, which raises ...
Teachers poised to hit the picket line
AMHERST – Cumberland County’s representative on the Nova Scotia Teachers Union’s provincial executive is not surprised the membership has given the union a strong strike mandate. Wade Van Snick, a guidance counsellor at Amherst ...