Open fires – that’s any outdoor fire with the exception of a barbecue – have been illegal within the town's boundaries since 2002 when the Fires and Burning of Materials Bylaw was passed. Yet, they are still happening with regularity, most recently at construction sites.
Gordon Smith, the Town of Amherst’s operations manager, is hanging up his hard hat. After 14 years on the job, the 62-year-old is retiring. His last day on the job was Nov. 3.
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Amherst firefighters were praised for their commitment to the community during their annual banquet on Nov. 4.