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Sand Hill Historic Walking Trail Exhibit to be unveiled Feb. 1
Amherst considers renaming street in honour of Rocky Johnson
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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 ...
To our valued readers
To our valued readers, We have some exciting news to share: we are getting a new website! On Tuesday, Jan. 28, CumberlandNewsNow.com will re-direct you to the new Amherst and Cumberland County location on SaltWire.com. ...
Early indications are of a ‘typical’ flu season in northern Nova Scotia
It’s shaping up to be a typical flu season in northern Nova Scotia. The northern region’s medical officer of health Dr. Ryan Sommers said the respiratory watch in Nova Scotia and the flu watch across the country is indicating that ...
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 ...