What's New

Annual Athletic Achievers Presentations

The Town of Amherst’s Recreation Department seeks the assistance of area organizations and teams to obtain information on individuals and/or teams who have achieved a gold medal performance at a provincial or higher award/recognition.  These individuals/teams will be invited to attend, along with their family members to a formal presentation ceremony in April hosted by Mayor and Council.

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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? Our goal is to help eligible families, seniors and persons with disabilities make their homes safer and more accessible.

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CJSMA Solid Waste - Now a Mobile App & Online Tool!

CJSMA has launched a mobile and online solid waste tool which allows residents to sign up for curbside collection reminders.  Search "Cumberland County Solid Waste" in the App Store and never forget your garbage day again! If you are not a cell phone user visit www.cjsma.ns.ca.

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'A'... Place to Play - Outdoor Skating

The ‘A’ team is excited to announce the opening of “A” Place to Play – Outdoor Skating Surface in Downtown Amherst. The new ice surface is located between Victoria and Electric Street on the Kim Maddison (Atlantic Smile Dentistry) property with parking available off Maple Street. 

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Remembrance Day Ceremony

“Amherst Remembers”

Parade and ceremony on Friday, November 11 at 11am in Victoria Square. Following the service at the cenotaph, this year's wreath laying will be held at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church. Everyone is encouraged to attend - Lest We Forget.

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Battle of the Border Games

A pair of Maritime prep schools will bring their hockey teams to Amherst this weekend to showcase their players for fans and scouts.

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