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Button-making at Advocate Library on Nov. 21
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De Carolis re-signs with Wanderers
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Cumberland County to set electoral boundaries on Nov. 27
Casey, Haugg honoured for their commitment to peace
Amherst hires new community well-being manager
UPDATE: Four Atlantic Canada MPs included in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new cabinet
Solar panels to be installed throughout Cumberland County
It’s Canada Career Month in Amherst
This is Canada Career Month in Amherst. Obtaining meaningful work is something Canadians from coast, to coast, to coast strive for, Amherst Mayor David Kogon said in a news release. “We must also take the time to recognize all those that ...
Historic Christie Park getting a facelift
Christie Park is undergoing a refurbishment. The park’s brick wall is having its masonry repaired and strengthened. In addition, new stairs and railings are being installed in the park. “Christie Park holds a very important ...
Poll says Canadians think MacKay would be better leader than Scheer
Peter MacKay is still one of Canadians’ top choices to lead the Conservative party, despite saying he’s not seeking the job. In its latest poll, Abacus Data asked Canadians who they would prefer to see as leader of the Conservatives. ...
Ama - The Memory of Time to be screened Wednesday at Mount Allison University
A gripping documentary film based on the life and death of Jose Feliciano Ama will be shown Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Crabtree M10 at Mount Allison University. The screening of Ama – The Memory of Time will be followed by a discussion with ...
Spirit of giving remains strong at Amherst Toyota
Children across Cumberland County will once again benefit from the customers and staff at Amherst Toyota. As owners of Amherst Toyota, Glenn and Traci Roberts have long believed in giving back to the community. They have done that in a variety of ...
Santa Claus rings in the Christmas season with a visit to Amherst
AMHERST, N.S – Hundreds of people lined the streets of Amherst Saturday night to catch a glimpse of Santa. Santa stopped in Amherst while making his way to the North Pole to be with Mrs. Claus and all the elves. Discover ...
Ski Wentworth hosts its annual swap and sale
Camryn Reid is in her best element zooming down a ski slope, feeling at one with nature. But first, she needed to try on her skis, which she did together with her little sister Rhyse on Nov. 16. The two siblings joined hundreds of other ...
Minister Churchill again commits to new elementary for Springhill by 2021
The provincial government remains committed to building and opening a new elementary school in Springhill in 2021. Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Zach Churchill told the Amherst News on Friday 2021 is still the target for the ...
Parrsboro’s Hall set to be powered by solar energy
Johannes Hiesberger has long advocated for the use of solar energy. It’s no surprise he was beaming with a sense of accomplishment as solar panels were being erected and installed on the roof of The Hall, a community performing centre ...
New Springhill elementary school pushed back two years?
Springhill elementary school students may have to wait longer for a new school. While Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Zach Churchill told the Amherst News in October that the school is still expected to be ready for September ...