German delegation scouts Amherst for POW camp’s 100th anniversary
POLL: Canadians asked to vote on new Juicy Fruit jingle
Honour bestowed upon an unnamed hill: Geographical Names Board names ...
SLIDESHOW: North Kentville fire damages homes, RV and car
N.S. wants more information about Northern Pulp wastewater plan
On the Move Partnership explores effects of commuting for work in N.L.
Amherst Police to target illegal parking at Saturday’s Ramblers hockey ...
Oxford sinkhole mystery could soon be solved
Green scores three in Ramblers win over Lumberjacks
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Minor collision near Amherst
Springhill woman pens book about her experiences with Cystic Fibrosis and double lung transplant
Fred Penner helping his four-legged namesake find a new home
Gordon Wilson replaces Margaret Miller as N.S. environment minister
Syrup storm hits Fenwick
Isle Haute to join Canada’s National Wildlife Area list
Singing for the Fling on May 8 at Bordertown Jam
The Bordertown Jam likes to share its wealth. The weekly jam at Heartz Hall at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, and its predecessor Dick’s Jamboree, has poured a lot money into community cause. One cause dear to its members is ...
Restoring a piece of Amherst’s wartime history
Bill Casey calls it the ship that talks. Casey, who will soon retire – again – from politics, remains in awe at the model of a First World War ship, the SS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, that has been in his family for decades and is ...
New Salem on edge after series of suspicious fires
This is a community on edge. A series of fires has left people in this tightly-knit community near Advocate Harbour in Cumberland County sleeping nervously as RCMP try to find who’s responsible. “There have been five structure fires ...
Old science, new technology combine to unlock mysteries of Joggins Fossil Cliffs
JOGGINS, N.S. – For a small group of passionate researchers who have dedicated countless man-hours to unearthing and unravelling the mysteries of the Joggins Fossil Cliffs, one burning question weighs heavily on their minds. What new ...
Isle Haute to receive federal wilderness preserve designation on Tuesday
AMHERST – Bill Casey has always been fascinated by the sheer size of what appears as a tiny speck of land just eight kilometres from Cape Chignecto near Advocate Harbour. The Cumberland-Colchester MP has flown over the island, has taken his ...
Dikes, aboiteaux in Advocate, Nappan, Amherst Point to be upgraded
Fifteen years ago Doug Bacon took Bill Casey out to the visit the dikes protecting his farmland from the rising tides of the Bay of Fundy. That started an effort by the MP and others in the community to have repairs made to the the critical ...
Community Credit Union comes out in support of physician recruitment efforts
The Community Credit Union of Cumberland County has joined the growing grassroots effort to recruit physicians and specialists to the area. Credit union president and CEO Darrell Kuhn and board chairman Howard Welsh committed $5,000 to the ...
Kid with heart closer to having AEDs installed in schools throughout Nova Scotia
OXFORD, N.S. – Spending two weeks away from school can seem like a lifetime for an eight-year-old, especially when it’s the start of the school year. “I was sad I missed the first day because it’s fun,” said Brody ...
Blue brings The Barber Zone to your front step
SPRINGHILL, N.S. – Why go to the barber shop, when the barber shop will come to you? “I can pull up at anybody’s home and they can get a haircut in a barber shop in their own yard,” said Todd Blue. Called ‘The ...
Volunteer from New Delhi making a difference in Amherst
AMHERST, N.S. – Kashika Jaggi is a long way from home, but doesn’t seem to mind. “I don’t like the cold weather in the winter, but I love the people,” said Jaggi. “I’ve found a home away from ...