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February 28, 2007 RSS feed / Editorial

Bee Editorial

Votes should not be taken at close of public hearings

The Amherst Town Board made a smart decision Monday to table the housing complex proposed for Rensch Road. It's about time members of municipal boards chose to delay their votes, instead of taking action minutes after a public hearing. More...

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+ UNKNOWN HERO - Last week I wrote about acts of kindness in ordinary situations, and a reader recently shared a story with me that falls in the same category. The woman said she was walking on Sheridan Drive around 5 a.m. Feb. More...

Not all comebacks warrant applause

Our region was "treated" to a pair of comebacks recently, one questionable, the other unconscionable. More...

Library has plan to continue service

Thanks to The Amherst Bee on the excellent editorial in support of the Williamsville Library. This newspaper has always been a leader in bringing forth matters of concern to the community. More...

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+ FOOD FOR THOUGHT- Although I usually hit the delete key whenever I get chain letters via e-mail, something told me to read one my aunt sent to me, slugged "tequila and salt. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago March 2, 1882 Bee commentary: "A woman was arrested in New York City recently, charged with the terrible crime of wearing male attire. For over fifteen months, she had been a waiter in a restaurant at nine dollars a week. More...

Review of town's property value, assessment

The Town of Amherst, with a population of 117,272, has real estate worth $9.2 billion; which is comprised of homes ($5.5 billion), businesses ($3.5 billion), and utilities and special districts ($0.19 billion). More...

Correction

The phone number for the Town of Amherst Building Department was incorrectly listed in the Feb. 21 editorial. It is 631-7080. More...