Town crews lay new sod on baseball field at Robb’s Centennial Complex
The baseball field at the Robb’s Centennial Complex, known as Robb 3, is getting a facelift.
Town crews have been working to eliminate a “lip” that caused the dirt infield to be about 2.54 centimetres lower that the grass outfield.
The mayors of Amherst, N.S., and Sackville, N.B., took extraordinary steps on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, to talk about an important issue face to face.
Amherst Mayor David Kogon and Sackville Mayor John Higham met at the closed Nova Scotia-New Brunswick border on the Mount Whatley Road, where they discussed the best way to let their respective provincial governments know it is time to reopen the border.
Separated by a concrete barrier that bars traffic from entering either province and standing more than two metres apart, the two concluded it was time their respective municipalities added their voices to those who are urging the reopening of the border.
Quick action by Amherst firefighters on Saturday, June 13, 2020, saved the Amherst Stadium from suffering severe damage.
“Around 4 p.m., the Amherst Fire Department received a call for a possible structure fire at the stadium,” Fire Chief Greg Jones said. “Driving to the
scene and upon arrival, it did appear to be a structure fire. Heavy black smoke was coming from the scene.”
Darrel Gautreau is looking forward to having more time to go fishing.
“Every day is going to be a Saturday,” Gautreau said on Thursday, June 11, 2020 – 24 hours before his final shift with the Amherst Operations Department.
“I won’t have to wait until the weekend to go fishing. I’ll be able to pick any time during the week to go.”