The Regional Urban Mayors of Nova Scotia applaud the provincial government’s recent announcement regarding the ban of single-use plastic bags as a good first step to reducing plastic pollution in our environment.
On behalf of their constituents, the Regional Urban Mayors recognize there is a lot left to do to ensure a clean environment – working together, all levels of government can ensure we continue to move towards a cleaner future for our children and grandchildren.
For the second year in a row the Town of Amherst has received a 4-bloom rating from Communities in Bloom.
The town also received a special mention for developing positive partnerships between itself and other community groups from the Canadian non-profit organization that is committed to fostering civic pride, environmental responsibility and beautification through community involvement and the challenge of a national program, with focus on the enhancement of green spaces.
The Town of Amherst’s Recreation Department is getting a makeover that town officials believe will continue to bolster the well-being of the community while building on the momentum created by former recreation director Bill Schurman.
The changes come in the wake of Schurman’s departure and the interim changes that were put in place during the summer in his absence, Amherst CAO Greg Herrett said while announcing the changes on Sept. 26, 2019.