May has been proclaimed Lyme Disease Awareness Month in the Town of Amherst.
“It’s important to become educated about this disease,” Mayor David Kogon said on April 30, 2021, as he signed the proclamation on behalf of Amherst town council.
A new face will soon be greeting visitors entering Amherst’s town hall.
Michelle Terfry is joining the ‘A’ team as a customer service and accounts payable clerk on May 3. She will be replacing Marie MacDonald, a longtime employee who has greeted folks entering town hall for many years and is set to retire at the end of May.
Effective immediately, the Amherst town hall and Amherst Stadium will be closed to the public until further notice.
The move is in response to rising cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia and the announcement by the provincial government on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, of a provincewide lockdown.
Two development agreements were given second and final readings by Amherst town council when it met on Monday, April 26, 2021.
The first was for the creation of a garden suite in an existing accessory building at 11 Victor Ave. The second was for the conversion of a building at 15 Clinton St. that currently has three dwelling units into one that has four dwelling units.