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Cumberland YMCA honours the late Amherst physician Dr. Hugh Christie
Powerful storm headed for the Atlantic region
Springhill Lions Club seeking public participation in needs assessment
MLA Smith-McCrossin, health authority differ on status of acute-care beds at Cumberland regional hospital
Former Oxford town clock to be displayed again
Second Future of Forestry meeting planned for Sunday in Amherst
Representatives of the Cumberland County forest industry will gather in Amherst again Sunday to try to continue the momentum from their initial meeting a week ago. “We’re going to continue to follow up on what we did last ...
Enjoy Saturday's warm weather because Sunday's going to be nasty
Most of the snow will melt away as Nova Scotia reaches double-digit temperatures on Saturday, but the spring-like weather won't last for long. "All of us will wake up to above-freezing temperature Saturday," Cindy Day ...
Cumberland County trucker, MLAs vent over broken toll promise
Bill Dowe is tired of broken promises when it comes to removing tolls on the Cobequid Pass. Dowe, who owns a trucking business in Cumberland County, was looking forward to the removal of the tolls from the highway connecting Cumberland and ...
Premier pledges $7 million to keep silviculture sector alive after Northern Pulp mill closure
The province is pumping $7-million into the silviculture sector that is expected to keep up to 300 forestry workers employed when Northern Pulp closes at the end of the month. Premier Stephen McNeil made the announcement Thursday, saying the ...
Suspect sought after Dartmouth man stabbed
Police are looking for a suspect after a man was stabbed in Dartmouth on Wednesday morning. Halifax Regional Police patrol officers with a service dog responded to the 50 block of Roleika Drive at 8:20 a.m. They found a 40-year-old man with a stab ...
Cumberland RCMP investigating pair of suspicious fires
The Cumberland District RCMP is asking for the public’s help in investigating two suspicious fires that occurred overnight between Jan. 3 and 4. The fires were started at unoccupied buildings within 15 minutes of one another. The ...
Cumberland County foresters not going down without a fight
Cumberland County’s forest industry is not going down without a fight. While the sting has yet to dissipate following the province’s decision in December not to extend the deadline for Northern Pulp, industry representatives have come ...
Bringing down the barriers between cultures
Moving to a new country with a different language and culture can be as difficult for children as it is for adults. It’s one of the reasons why the Cumberland Public Libraries and YREACH program at the Cumberland YMCA have come together to ...
Tax bill hike coming for HRM residents
The average residential tax bill in Halifax Regional Municipality is projected to increase by $30 or 1.5 per cent for the 2020-21 fiscal year. That’s the fiscal framework that regional council agreed to work with Tuesday, although numbers ...
Work underway to reinflate sports dome in Lantz
Work has begun to resurrect the downed dome in Lantz. “While 2019 ended on a disappointing note with the collapse of the dome, I’m happy to say that 2020 will see the dome back in operation,” Scott Forward, executive director of ...