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May 23, 2018 RSS feed / Editorial

Acknowledge Memorial Day’s true purpose

Bee Editorial

Memorial Day is meant to remember those who died while serving in our nation’s military.  Each year, when Memorial Day observances are announced or conducted, well-meaning people will mistakenly say this is also a time to honor our veteran More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago May 25, 1893   Mr. James Chalmers Jr. has laid out the beautiful tract of land, purchased of Mrs. Campbell of Eagle Street, in lots. More...

Town seeks to provide better roads through maintenance

Spring is finally upon us, and many residents have been inquiring about the town’s plans for maintenance of our roads. The Town of Amherst is committed to fulfilling our responsibility to provide the best roads possible.  More...

Spindle items

• REPURPOSING — The Amherst Conservation Advisory Council and the Amherst Recycling and Waste Committee are collecting T-shirts that will be repurposed into reusable shopping bags. More...

Articles of impeachment are not always blockbusters

Firing high-level cabinet members. Circumventing Congress. Making brash public statements about political rivals.  Each of these items could set the stage for impeachment of an American president. Just ask Andrew Johnson.  More...