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Regular Council Meeting Highlights

The following are the noted highlights of the Town of Amherst Regular Council Meeting held April 24, 2017.

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Address on Economic Readiness by Mayor Kogon & Warden Gillis

Mayor Kogon and Warden Gillis presented together on Cumberland County's Economic Readiness at the 2017 Amherst & Area Chamber's Annual General Meeting.

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Ice Pilot Survey

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In an effort to increase use of the Amherst Stadium and to support the Town of Amherst's Physical Activity Strategy, on August 9, 2016, the Town of Amherst announced a pilot initiative to eliminate the ice-time fees for youth and youth serving organizations who wish to use the Amherst Stadium.

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Rotary members bring two families from war-torn Syria to their country

Rotary members in Amherst, Nova Scotia, took action to bring two families from war-torn Syria to their country, where the refugees are starting a new life.

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211

Finding help when you need it can be a challenge. If you need information on services in your community but don’t know where to turn,  211 can help.

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Nova Scotia 55+ Games 2017

The 2017 Nova Scotia 55+ games are scheduled for September 13-16 in Lunenburg County.

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Tax Sale Notice

Town of Amherst Tax Sale - Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

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Town of Amherst Strategic Priorities

Amherst Town Council has developed a new Strategic Plan that will guide Council and Staff for the next year towards an aligned strategic vision and goal to make Amherst a more prosperous town to live, work and play. Amherst’s new Strategic Plan was formally approved at Monday night’s Regular Council Meeting.

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Amherst Volunteer of the Year

From April 23-29, communities across Canada will celebrate National Volunteer Week
as a way to recognize and thank individuals and organizations who give of their time to
help others by supporting the causes in which they believe in.

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Canada 150 Community Celebrations

Do you have a Canada 150 event/activity to include in the Amherst & Area Canada 150 celebrations? Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-667-3352 to help spread the word and get featured on the Canada 150 Calendar!

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