Rebecca Taylor named Amherst's business development officer
The Town of Amherst has a new business development officer.
Rebecca Taylor, the town’s current co-ordinator of marketing, culture and tourism, will take over the job on Feb. 26. She will be located in the Community Credit Union Business Innovation Centre on Ratchford Street.
Amherst town council helps with bus purchase
Cumberland County Transportation Services Society’s efforts to raise money for a new bus received a boost Jan. 22 when Amherst Mayor David Kogon presented the society’s chairman Bruce Cuco with $5,000 cheque.
Town of Amherst, police union react to police contract arbitration ruling
An arbitrator’s decision to give Amherst’s unionized police officers a 14.52 per cent raise over five years, when compounding is considered, has ended four years of contract negotiations between the town and its unionized police officers.
Mayor David Kogon has signed a proclamation declaring February as African Heritage Month in the Town of Amherst.
“The provincial theme this year is Educate, Unite and Celebrate Community, and that is what we hope Amherst residents will do during February,” Kogon said. “We hope they, through the events organized by CANSA, will educate themselves on the important role African-Nova Scotians have played and are playing in the Town of Amherst.