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The Town of Amherst requests bids from qualified firms for curbside refuse collection services.  Sealed bids will be received at the Town Hall, 174 S. Main Street; P. O. Box 280; Amherst, VA 24521 until 2:00 p.m. local time, on Thursday, October 30, 2014.  The scope of work for this term contract includes all labor, materials, machinery and services necessary to provide weekly curbside solid waste collection for 1,099 units identified by the Town and disposal at the Amherst County Landfill. The invitation to bid package may be obtained from the Amherst Town Hall or downloaded from All requests for clarification or additional information or data must be made in writing as outlined in the bid package.


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The Town Council of the Town of Amherst invites interested and qualified individuals to apply for appointment to the following committee(s) for the term(s) indicated:  Board of Zoning Appeals (September 1, 2014-August 31, 2019)

Applications should be submitted to the Town Hall via a form available at and in the Town Hall.


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2014 Ray Puckett Amherst County Lions Christmas Parade

Parade Date: Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM


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Ray Puckett Amherst County Lions

Christmas Parade


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