The sounds of construction are in the air. Saws are buzzing. Hammers are pounding.
Do you know if that building project requires a building or development permit from the Town of Amherst?
You can find out by contacting Marc Buske, the town’s building official co-ordinator at 902-694-2318 or by checking out the town’s website at amherst.ca/building-inspection.html.
June 21 proclaimed National Indigenous Peoples Day in Amherst
June 21 has been proclaimed National Indigenous Peoples Day in the Town of Amherst by Mayor David Kogon.
"The town believes it is beneficial for all Canadians to recognize the contributions of Inuit, First Nations and Metis people in Canada’s development,” Kogon said as he signed the proclamation on June 15.
A large crowd gathered in the small park in front of the Cumberland YMCA on June 11 to participate in the kickoff to Pride Week. Several tributes and speeches were made prior to the raising of the Rainbow flag. For a pictorial essay of the event go to: https://spark.adobe.com/page/HGqpdTiEy2eRP/
June 11-16 was proclaimed Pride Week in the Town of Amherst by Mayor David Kogon on June 8.
"Amherst’s lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning community is a vibrant and proud group within the community at large that has, with its allies, encouraged dialogue as a tool towards an inclusive society that celebrates diversity in the Town of Amherst and surrounding area,” Kogon said after signing the proclamation.
“The LGBTQ community has worked with its allies to make Amherst a safe and positive community for all.