The Town of Amherst will implement a two-week, post-holiday “circuit-breaker” in the new year in an effort to help protect the health of town employees while maintaining municipal services.
During this two-week period, running from Jan. 4, 2021, to Jan. 15, 2021, designated staff members will be working remotely from home and there is a possibility the hours of operation at Amherst town hall will be reduced.
Santa Claus is coming to town.
The jolly elf will be visiting Amherst on Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, and Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, starting at noon on each day.
Amherst town council approved the appointment of its members to various committees when it met via an online meeting on Nov. 23, 2020.
All council members were appointed to the community of the whole and audit committees.
The Town of Amherst is showing its support for the elimination of violence against women by bathing Victoria Square in orange light.
In doing so, the town is joining a worldwide effort led by the United Nations to light the world in orange as a reminder that in the year 2020 gender-based violence against women is on the rise.