What's New

2017 Cross Border Challenge

Road closures on the morning of Saturday, June 24, 2017 will be in place to accomodate for the cross border challenge. Six streets are being impacted by the race with streets closing at 8 a.m. and reopening at noon.

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'A' Canada 150 Celebrations - July 1st

Join the Amherst communityon Saturday, July 1st from 11am-3pm for Live Music, Games, Vendors, Wagon Rides, Photo Booth, Bounce Inflatables, Street Chalk and more…

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Neighborhood Spruce Up

The Neighbourhood Improvement Initiative’s overall purpose is to support a community revitalization's effort in a designated area, with the long term outcome of building a foundation for a healthy and vibrant community.

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Low Income Tax Reduction

The Town of Amherst is now offering Low Income Property Tax payers a three-tier tax reduction.

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Property Tax Sale by Tender

Property Tax Sale by Tender

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Tax Exemption Bylaw Amendment

A Bylaw to Amend the Tax Exemption Bylaw will be on Council's agenda for June 26, 2017 for second reading. The amending bylaw removes the land and building located at 189 Church Street, Pythian Castle Ltd., AAN 02209128 from Schedule “C” of the bylaw, as the property was sold and no longer qualifies for this exemption.

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East Victoria Street Infrastructure Renewal

A construction project, by the Town of Amherst, will soon begin in your neighbourhood which involves renewal of water, storm water sewer, sanitary sewer, and repaving the road surface on Victoria Street between Rupert Street and Abbey Road.

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Regular Council Meeting Highlights

The following are the noted highlights of the Town of Amherst Regular Council Meeting held May 23, 2017.

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Camp Tidnish’s 80th Anniversary

In partnership with the Rotary Club of Amherst, Easter Seals Nova Scotia hosts and operates Camp Tidnish, a barrier-free and fully accessible summer camp for children, youth, and adults with physical and/or intellectual disabilities. Celebrate the 80th Anniversary of Camp Tidnish along with Canada’s 150th birthday on July 29th!

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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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