JORDI MORGAN: Nova Scotia finally making real progress in war on red ...
A little Newfoundland Growlers history was made in Toronto Saturday
St. John's: What a state... of emergency
Mooseheads drop pivotal game against Olympiques
Magic salvage weekend with win over Hurricanes
St. F.X. hold off Acadia in AUS men's hoops
Investigators probe break-in at Halifax restaurant
Police investigate armed robbery at Halifax gas station
One seriously injured in Priestville stabbing
South Shore Breaker
JOHN DeMONT: Being a nervous flyer isn't the only reason to think that flying sucks
JOHN DeMONT: A hymn to the silence
JOHN DeMONT: Holy mackerel, you'd think we'd learn about last-minute shopping
PETER SIMPSON: New president of South Shore Minor Hockey Association committed to growing local interest in hockey
LETTER: Lunenburg hospitality shines
VERNON OICKLE: Help thy neighbour
VERNON OICKLE: This and that
Indeed, there is a great deal happening in the world these days. So much so that it boggles the mind. We face major issues: Global warming, which has spawned massive natural disasters around the world: the threat of possible war in various hot ...
VERNON OICKLE: Lest we forget
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. These lines from the poem For the Fallen, written by Laurence ...
THE VIEW FROM HERE: Ghost tales abound across Nova Scotia
Living in Nova Scotia, you have probably heard tales of haunted houses, ghost stories, reports of forerunners, and legends of ghost ships that appear and then disappear as quickly as they came. Tales of the unexplained and the unexplainable are ...
HERE'S WHAT I"M THINKING: Quirky yard art and other opinions
You’ve got to admire the imaginations and creative handiwork of rural Maritimers, who can turn found objects into eye-catching and quirky works of yard art. A homeowner on the Acadian Coast in New Brunswick crafted a Harley ...
THE VIEW FROM HERE: A thought or two on democracy
I believe that we live in the greatest nation in the world. We are fortunate to live in a country where we have so many rights and freedoms that we take mostly for granted. Case in point, is our right to vote. Every ...
THE VIEW FROM HERE: Who will pick up the slack?
Some of the best memories from my childhood in the town where I grew up were of the years I spent in Cubs and Scouts. Several decades ago, Liverpool had a very active Cub and Scout organization led by two fine gentlemen named Wilf Young and Jim ...
STEPHEN McNEIL: Setting the record straight on Northern Pulp
There is no shortage of opinion and concern about the future of Northern Pulp and the cleanup of Boat Harbour — and with that comes a lot of misinformation. I would like to take this opportunity to set the record straight. Boat Harbour ...
AMONG FRIENDS: New farm owners find satisfaction growing crops
Living in Halifax and working farmland in West Hants, Keltie Butler and Michael Coolican wanted to buy a farm in close proximity to the city but they strayed into Pictou County and are into their third year of a “mostly successful” ...
HERE'S WHAT I'M THINKING: Crimes in the wake of Dorian’s wrath
Nova Scotia might be home to friendly, helpful men and women, but the province also has its share of miscreants who make life miserable for the trusting and vulnerable folks on whom they prey. Take, for example, the thieves who stole a 10,000-watt ...
THE VIEW FROM HERE: A few parting words on hurricane Dorian
Now that hurricane Dorian (technically tropical storm Dorian) is in the history books as one of the worst storms on record to ever hit Nova Scotia, it ...