Public Notices

Line painting on streets underway

LINE PAINTING - With the arrival of nice weather today, May 23, town crews have begun the process of painting the lines on town streets. It takes more than a month to do the work. We ask that motorists and pedestrians use caution whenever they see our paint crew in action.

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Tourism Summer Student sought

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - The Town of Amherst is seeking a student to fill the tourism and events assistant position. Check below for details:

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CN Right-of-way vegetation control

CN VEGETATION CONTROL - CN will be undertaking vegetation control activities for safety purposes in the Amherst area between June 8, 2019, and July 27, 2019.

If not managed properly, trees, brush or other vegetation can severely compromise public safety, including by impeding the view motorists have of incoming trains, increasing the risk of crossing accidents. Moreover, unwanted vegetation can damage the integrity of the railway, increasing the risk of incidents, interfere with signals and switches, contribute to track side fires, compromise employee safety, reduce visibility for train crews at road crossings, of signals and other track side warning devices, to name only a few risks.

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Call for vendors

The Town of Amherst is accepting vendor applications for Summer Night Markets. For information visit