Amherst Police Chief Ian Naylor was recognized on July 5 for 40 years of exemplary service during a ceremony in Halifax that saw him presented with the second bar to his Police Exemplary Service Medal by Lt.-Gov. Arthur J. LeBlanc.
The medal, established by the federal government and approved by Queen Elizabeth II in 1982, is awarded for 20 years of service that is characterized by good conduct, industry and efficiency that serves as a model to others. Bars are awarded for 10 years additional service.
Wyoming, Michigan –– July 7, 2018 –– Gordon Food Service Ⓡ , North America’s largest privately held and family managed foodservice distribution company, with operations in the U.S. and Canada, announced July 6 plans to expand their distribution centre in Amherst.
In 2003, Gordon Food Service opened the distribution centre in Amherst to serve customers located in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Since establishing operations, their growth has continued to outpace industry growth.
The reconstruction of East Pleasant Street between Church Street and Central Avenue is slated to begin on July 9 at 7 a.m.
The work involves the renewal of the water line, storm water sewer and sanitary sewer as well as the installation of a new sidewalk and repaving of the road surface.
Pedestrian and vehicular access to the street will be limited to local residents. Through traffic will be detoured around the project.