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Public Hearing Notice - Development Agreement Applications

Public Hearing Notice - Development Agreement Applications at 150 East Victoria Street & 34 Mallard Drive.

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Public Hearing Notice - MPS Amendment

Amherst Town Council is considering an amendment to the Municipal Planning Strategy (MPS) by adding a policy to section 3.1 General Land Use and Development that establishes a Commercial Development District.

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Citizen Appointments

The Town of Amherst is looking for citizens to fill positions on the Amherst Police Board of Commisioners and Cumberland Regional Library Board.

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March is Kidney Health Month

Kidney disease is under-recognized, incurable and undetectable in its early stages. The disease has tripled over the past twenty years.

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Join the Canada 150 Community Celebrations!

Do you have a Canada 150 event/activity to include in the Amherst & Area Canada 150 celebrations? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-667-3352 to help spread the word and get featured on the Canada 150 Calendar!

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Housing Nova Scotia Application

Are you aware that Housing Nova Scotia offers programs throughout Nova Scotia which help keep low and modest income homeowners in their own homes, and in the communities they've helped to build, for as long as they can? 

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Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board Public Hearing Notice

The Town of Amherst, has made Application to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board, on behalf of its Water Utility for approval of Amendments to its Schedule of Rates and Charges for Water and Water Services, Fire Protection and Amendments to its Schedule of Rules and Regulations.

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Winter Parking Notice

The public is advised that Winter Parking Regulations will be in effect in the Town of Amherst from November 15th , 2016 until April 15th, 2017.

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Active Amherst: Outdoor Sport Equipment Rental

Looking to rent out equipment to stay active? You're in luck! Amherst Recreation in partnership with The Library and YMCA loans outdoor sports equipment, i.e snowshoes free of charge as part of Amherst's Physcial Activity Strategy

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