Bikers fly high at Bordertown Biker Bash
Amherst asphalt plant protests gathering steam
Cape d’Or receives $292,000 for upgrades
Pugwash hosting climate change conference
Looking back at Amherst's WW1 internment Camp - Part 2
Live Bait Theatre bringing Esther Cox back to Amherst
Amherst Summer Night Market happening July 18
Warm weather finally arrives in the Malagash area
Firemen’s Bazaar coming up Aug. 10 at Advocate Fire Hall
Cumberland News Now
Celebrating a Happy Amherst Day
Clarity regarding Green Party position on oil and pipelines
Column shows lack of understanding of report on missing and murdered Indigenous women
What’s to be done with Amherst’s peeling, cracking murals?
ANTHONY FUREY: Maybe Canadian politicians should just lay low this summer
Wilson Moore: International figure
Wilson Moore, host of Bluegrass Jam on Amherst’s CFTA 107.9FM on Sundays from 6 to 7 p.m., will be admitted into Nova Scotia’s Country Music Hall of Fame this fall, so he is obviously of provincial-wide stature. But Wilson Moore is yet ...
Awful or awesome?
is either a rookie mistake which shows they are not ready to government or an astute political strategy aimed at forcing an election and achieving a majority. Time will soon tell. When the P.E.I. legislature convened recently after the recent ...
It’s time for a dialog on important social issues
‘It was never my intention to bring harm to any reader of this valued community, particularly those for whom I seek to write and empower.’ This came in a tweet, from January 2019, by Amélie Wen Zhao, a Chinese-American author of ...
Why can't Canada control its own oil
We are in a in a pre-election period, an election everyone expects to be a dirty one with lots of mud being thrown on the leaders of each party. I will try not to comment on the truth of these claims on either leader. I don't want to be ...
Memoirs of military service don’t glorify war
Those who forget history are often bound to repeat it. In 1905, George Santayana, a Spanish born philosopher, essayist and poet, made the comment those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. It was something former British Prime ...
Exploring curiosity with early place names around Amherst
For a long time now, I’ve been curious about the early place names associated with Amherst. If you know me, you know what happens next. I start to read. Now reading history and genealogy is a bit like doing a jigsaw puzzle, a piece here and ...
Don’t hide racism and bigotry from our youngest learners
We worry too much about our children and do not give them the credit they deserve. There is a professor of social psychology who is espousing a view from his position of power that is apparently racist, bigoted and would promote hatred. I do ...
The luck of the draw
Being put on this earth as a white, Christian, heterosexual, physically and mentally capable female has given me a certain amount of privilege. The female part has not always worked in my favour...in fact, there have been times in my life when I have ...
A local tour - Part 1
Many of you will have known or heard of Will R. Bird. He was a prolific local writer and author of many novels with a local historic theme. My favourite - and closely related to the main theme of this article - is The Passionate Pilgrim. He ...
Politics and pollution
It is becoming an ongoing topic of conversation...the fact that we are polluting our world...followed by our apparent inability to do much more than band-aid fixes related to the problem. This past month it was announced that the Philippines would be ...