River John old time fiddling contest results
The 21st River John fiddling contest was held at the fire hall on July 22, with contestants competing in four categories.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Couple delivers their baby en route to the hospital
A local couple and their new baby daughter are back in their home near Sackville after experiencing a birth that was certainly out-of-the-ordinary.
Octoberman coming to Sackville this summer
Canadian indie rock music group Octoberman is touring Eastern Canada this summer, including a date in Sackville, in support of the band's latest album.
Tantramar communities set to celebrate New Brunswick Day
New Brunswick Day will be celebrated with family, fun and free food throughout the Tantramar region this year and everyone is invited to join in the festivities.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Sackville Waterfowl Park hosting artist-in-residence
Art enthusiasts are invited to drop by the Sackville Visitor Information Centre, 34 Mallard Drive or the adjacent Sackville Waterfowl Park on Wednesday and Thursday until Aug. 28, to see local artist Peter Manchester as he continues to work on his beautiful landscape and wildlife water colors.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Amherst Daily News
Olsen Byrd Hill Allen, 80, of Sackville, N.B., was sentenced to a $1,300 fine and a one-year driving prohibition after pleading guilty to operating a motor vehicle while the concentration of alcohol in his blood exceeded .08 per cent.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
New highway signage approved
The town is getting set to install new billboard signs along the highway, replacing the existing signage that has been in place for more than five years, which features a black and white image of the Tantramar marsh by local photographer Thaddeus Holownia.
Legion Youth Leadership Camp winds up in Sackville
A week jam-packed with all kinds of activities, sports, instruction and lots of fun came to a close on Sunday when participants of the annual Royal Canadian Legion Youth Leadership Camp were handed their 'graduation' certificates.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Electric vehicle owners will soon be able to juice up in Sackville
Sackville will soon be home to an electric vehicle charging station, making the town one of many stops across Canada that allows motorists the opportunity to plug in and juice up along their route.
Nova News Now
Book that looks at Kings County's Convenanters wins Canadian Society for the Study of Religion prize
Eldon Hay, professor emeritus at Mount Allison University, has won a Canadian Society for the Study of Religion book prize.
Where have all the swallows gone?
Extinction: the permanent loss of a species. It is deeply troubling - and scientists and birdwatchers are ringing the alarm about a bird species that only a few decades ago was widespread and very common.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Burlington Teen Tour Band coming to the Gold Cup Parade
The Burlington Teen Tour Band is coming to the Gold Cup Parad this year, making its first ever visit to the annual parade.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
'Extremely low' number of people with disabilities in politics, professor says
A New Brunswick university professor is calling attention to the need to overcome barriers people with disabilities face in politics after discovering an "extremely low" number of them enter public life.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Social conservatism's last stronghold: New Brunswick clings to...
Elizabeth Crouchman was born and bred in New Brunswick, and is proud of her province of 800,000 souls: Strong family values.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Spray paint artist wows at sidewalk sale
Everything is one fluid motion as he grabs seemingly random cans of spray paint and waves them over his blank canvas.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Amherst Daily News
Sackville set to host 10th annual Ok.Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival
Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre are getting set to present the 10th annual Ok.Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival from July 28 to Aug. 3. Ok.Quoi?! is a weeklong festival of contemporary art, focused on presenting new and innovative projects from local and regional artists alongside exciting international and national work.
Julie Doiron strikes deal for Apple ad using Life of Dreams song
Sackville singer Julie Doiron's song Life of Dreams is featured in an Apple commercial called Parenthood that began running in a world-wide campaign at the start of July.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Local group planting rain gardens to reduce flooding
As the province continues to clean-up from post-tropical storm Arthur, many are wondering how to deal with increased storms and flooding in the region.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Hurricane Arthur: Maritimers batten down the hatches
Skipper Steve Brown and his crew from the United Kingdom tied up their boat, the Novara, tightly.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
10-year-old Sackville girl heading to World Cup final
Ten-year-old Abbey Morice of Sackville, New Brunswick is going to the World Cup final in Brazil -and she's not just a spectator.