Excitement is building as people in the Amherst area get ready to enjoy some of the best hockey in the world on Dec. 8. Behind the scenes, dozens of people and organizations have spent several weeks preparing to roll out the red carpet for international hockey stars from Team Canada West and Russia, who will face off at the Amherst Stadium as part of the 2017 World Junior A Challenge.
Dual-stream collection of recyclables in the Town of Amherst has been approved in principle by Amherst town council.
The Town of Amherst has entered into a new development agreement with Cumberland Ridge Development Corp.
Robert Angus Drive will be reduced to two lanes on Nov. 29 as workers from Maritech Construction Inc. begin to install a pressure reducing valve chamber that is part of Amherst’s $5.5-million reservoir replacement project.