JULY 2020

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HOLIDAYS

July Fourth 2020... Virtually

      AMHERST – This year's celebration has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. Whether you choose to stay home this year, take a drive through the Village or beyond, take a moment to reflect on the meaning – celebrate July Fourth your way, this the 244th Birthday of Our Independence. WAIT UNTIL NEXT YEAR! ... 

RECENT UPDATES

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The Amherst Citizen created this video of a young Amherst student reciting the Declaration of Independence

The Amherst Citizen  is sharing the Amherst Board of Selectman meeting held June 29, 2020.

Superintendent of Schools, SAU#39 Adam Steel joins Task Force members to discuss school reopening.

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ALERT!!!

Baboosic Town Beach Remains Closed as of July 1st. Swimming is not Recommended ...

CHARITY

Amherst's Bridge of Flowers

AMHERST – The Amherst Lions Club is selling engraved painted flowers to help beautify the bridge and raise funds for charity ...

ORGANIZATIONS

Regional Gardening Guide

AMHERST – In celebration of the Amherst Garden Club's 50th anniversary, this invaluable "Regional Gardening Throughout the Year" has no expiration date ...

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COMMENT

ASB Returns Portion of Unreserved Funds

AMHERST – The Amherst School Board has demonstrated restraint and good fiscal management, by returning  $1 million to taxpayers reducing the tax rate ... 

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PEOPLE

Sally Long Retires from Police Dept.

AMHERST – After 38 years of service to the town of Amherst, and recognized by students as the school crossing guard in the village Sally Long is retiring this year. ... 

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EVENTS

Old Home Day 2020 is Cancelled

AMHERST – Historical Society of Amherst has cancelled this year's  celebration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. They do hope to hold the Community Dinner ...