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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Trucking company and driver not liable for damage — judge
Amherst Police weekly report for the week of Jan. 29, 2018
Changes coming to Amherst's Mental Health and Addictions offices
Advocate Harbour residents concerned about future of dike protecting community
Burrill visits Cumberland South in preparation for byelection
African Heritage Month kicks off in Cumberland County
Charges laid following drug search of Tyndal Road home
Cumberland County Integrated Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Cumberland District RCMP, searched a home on Tyndal Road Feb. 22. Three adults and a child were located inside at the time. The three adults were arrested and a search of ...
Thrift store, laundromat opening in Oxford in March
UPPER NAPPAN – The opening of the Sunset Community Thrift Store and Laundry Service came closer to reality at Wednesday night’s meeting of County Council. “We are here today to ask the council and the municipality to support and ...
Joggins: 300 years and still standing
JOGGINS – Dara Legere doesn’t consider himself a Joggins historian, but it’s hard to deny he has one of the most extensive collections around detailing the former town’s rich history. Legere shared some of that history ...
Immigration pilot bringing new Canadians to Atlantic region
AMHERST – Companies are already seeing the benefits of a program designed to attract immigrants to fill important skilled positions in Atlantic Canada. Speaking during an Amherst and Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast on Thursday, Val ...
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 ...