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Property assessments remain relatively flat across Cumberland County
As has been the case for several years, property assessments in Cumberland County remain "flat." Property owners across the county and the province have been receiving their notice of assessment in the past couple of weeks and with the ...
Tidnish Bridge Fire Department raising money for upgrades to Zodiac rescue boat
The Tidnish Bridge Fire Department is hosting a dance at the community centre on Feb. 8 to help raise money to upgrade its rescue boat. Chief Andy Fullerton said the department’s Zodiac boat needs two new engines at a cost of ...
Cumberland-Colchester MP joins committee overseeing Canada-China relations
Cumberland-Colchester MP Lenore Zann has been named to Parliament’s Special Committee on Canada-China Relations. Zann’s top priority is securing the release of Canadian prisoners Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who have been detained ...
Amherst native creates video tribute to his father
Blake Smith has said good-bye to his father many times over the past decade. The 34-year-old Halifax resident and Amherst native honoured his dad the best way he could, performing Maroon 5’s hit Memories while on a mirror image he held ...
Cumberland YMCA honours the late Amherst physician Dr. Hugh Christie
By Darrell Cole Amherst News AMHERST, N.S. – Throughout his life Dr. Hugh Christie was a huge supporter of his community and the Cumberland YMCA. That legacy has continued since his death in 2010 with the Dr. and Mrs. H.E. Christie ...
Powerful storm headed for the Atlantic region
It’s still developing in the upper levels of the atmosphere, but the Atlantic region can expect a powerful storm beginning Thursday and continuing into Friday, Saltwire Network meteorologist Cindy Day says. “The first snow we’re ...
Springhill Lions Club seeking public participation in needs assessment
The Springhill Lions Club wants to hear what the community thinks it needs most. The club is wrapping up an online survey on Jan. 26 and is urging the public to participate. “We’ve been asking the people of Springhill to participate ...
MLA Smith-McCrossin, health authority differ on status of acute-care beds at Cumberland regional hospital
Cumberland North MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin is calling on the Nova Scotia Health Authority to reopen closed acute care beds at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, but the NSHA is saying the beds haven’t been closed. The MLA told ...
Former Oxford town clock to be displayed again
Long before cell phones and tablets, clocks attached to buildings were how many kept time. Now, through the efforts of the Oxford Historical Society, the clock that adorned the former post office building and town hall is being brought out of ...
Cumberland County wants to be a leader in response to forestry crisis
While the weather outside was frightful, forest industry and community representatives in Cumberland County are continue to find alternatives following the closure later this month of the Northern Pulp mill in Pictou. The second Future of Forestry ...