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By Jay Rey » Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Town of Amherst is looking for volunteers to help with “spring cleaning” on Saturday at the Amherst Veterans Memorial located on Mill Street in Amherst State Park. Members of the Amherst... Read More

By Jay Rey » Monday, April 27, 2015

A veterans’ property tax exemption is under consideration in the Sweet Home Central School District. The Sweet Home Board of Education will hold a public hearing on the issue at 7 p.m. Tuesday... Read More

By Jay Rey » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The Williamsville Village Board adopted a 2015-16 budget on Monday that will decrease village taxes slightly. The budget of $3,461,556 is actually up by 1.3 percent from this year’s spending,... Read More

By Jay Rey » Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Road work is expected to begin next Monday on John James Audubon Parkway in Amherst. The milling and paving will last about four to six weeks, according to Joseph Speth, the town’s interim... Read More

By Jay Rey » Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Amherst residents have another means for disposing of their scrap metal. The town has placed a 20-cubic yard container at the Amherst Highway Department, 1042 North Forest Road, where residents... Read More

By Jay Rey » Monday, April 13, 2015

A new subdivision proposed for the northwest corner of Amherst is also providing a little history lesson about the town. M.J. Peterson-Airport LLC wants to develop 139 homes on 55 acres of vacant... Read More

By Jay Rey » Thursday, April 9, 2015

The political picture in Amherst is starting to become a little clearer for the upcoming election season. Amherst Councilmember Mark A. Manna, whose term on the Town Board expires at the end of... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Remember last fall, when highway crews were still picking up leaves when the double lake-effect storms hit in November? Last year’s leaf pickup was interrupted by 7 feet of snow in Hamburg, but... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Thursday, April 2, 2015

Openings remain in a spring ecology camp next week at the Taylor Road cabin in Hamburg. Campers will connect with nature through heightened senses, guided explorations and self-discovery on topics... Read More

By Barbara O'Brien » Friday, February 27, 2015

All ideas will be on the table at the next meeting of the community group planning a new playground in Hamburg. Members will discuss the pros and cons of the playground and the site around it, as... Read More

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