Former area resident continues effort to have son's memorial ...
Nova Scotia unveils higher-than-expected budget surplus
Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star presents $20,800 to Children’s ...
Downshore Market on Saturday mornings in Advocate Harbour
The Elliotts coming back to Oxford’s Capitol Theatre on Aug. 2
It’s summer. Celebrate life and give thanks
Grilled grass? I think I’ll pass
Time to put more teeth into dangerous and unsightly premises rules
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Stronge returns to court Oct. 10 to face firearm charges
Amherst Provincial Court News for Sept. 9
Could be Friday or weekend before power fully restored in Cumberland County
A wedding to remember thanks to Dorian: Newlyweds and families stay at Thinker’s Lodge during hurricane
Cumberland County officials asking province to reconsider highway study decision
Calls are continuing for the provincial Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Department to take the lead in a joint study of the integrity of the Trans-Canada Highway near Oxford. “We want to continue raising the issue,” ...
WW1 newspapers bring Amherst internment camp back to life
In mid-1916, in the midst of the First World War, internees at an Amherst prisoner of war camp began publishing a newspaper about their lives in detention, thousands of miles from the horrors of the trenches of the Western Front. More than a ...
September declared Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in Amherst
AMHERST, N.S. – Mayor David Kogon declared the month of September Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in the Town of Amherst on Sept. 3. “Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian men,” Kogon said as he signed the ...
Amherst’s 39th Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 at Dickey Park
Every single dollar raised by Terry Fox runs across Canada make a difference in the fight against cancer. For the 39th consecutive year Amherst will host its Terry Fox Run on Sunday, Sept. 15 with registration at Dickey Park at 9 a.m. and the ...
Veterans Coalition Party brings Joy to Amherst
AMHERST, N.S. – The Veterans Coalition Party of Canada (VCP) isn’t on the radar of most voters, but Randy Joy hopes to change that before the Oct. 21 election. “We currently have 71 candidates running in ridings across Canada, ...
Son’s overdose death relived by mom in Amherst talk
AMHERST, N.S. – Opioids continue to kill, and Wendy Golden wants it to stop. “There’s so much stigma that goes with opiate use that when something terrible happens people are scared to talk about it.” Golden shined a ...
Blueberry Corner bursts to life in Oxford
OXFORD, N.S. – Oxford has a colourful arts community and those colours popped off the page following the recent unveiling of a 16x12-foot mural in Oxford. “It’s really exciting,” Jada Ripley said. “It’s really ...
Hamel hits target audience at Cumberland County Exhibition
OXFORD, N.S. – Kids lined up for free archery clinics provided by Ashley Hamel during the 2019 Cumberland County Exhibition. “There was a lot of youth, which is nice to see because they’re usually stuck on their video games and ...
Labrador women devastated by theft of family painting in St. John's
When goods are stolen from inside someone’s vehicle, it rarely grabs attention or news headlines usually reserved for more serious crimes. But on Tuesday, items stolen from a vehicle on Canada Drive in St John’s caused heartbreak and ...
Richie Wilcox new interim artistic director at Ship’s Company Theatre
The good ship Kipawo has a new captain. Richie Wilcox, a multi-talented director, writer, creator and dramaturge, has been named the new interim artistic director at Ship’s Company Theatre in Parrsboro. “I have spent a good amount ...