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The Amherst Health Department offers a variety of clinics throughout the year. Immunization clinics are scheduled monthly and accessible by appointment. A Rabies clinic is scheduled annually, as well as Seasonal Flu Clinics.
Stray (impounded) dogs as well as dog licenses can be picked up at the shelter.
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On November 19, 2012 the Town of Amherst Massachusetts passed a bylaw prohibiting food establishments and Town facility users from dispensing prepared foods to customers in disposable food service containers made from expanded polystyrene (EPS commonly referred to as polystyrene foam), effective January 1, 2014.
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Products containing lead, mercury, petroleum products, pesticides, herbicides, and some acids should NOT be poured on the ground, down the drain, or placed in household trash.
Amherst Police personnel do not make inquiries into the immigration status of crime victims, witnesses or others who request our assistance. We do not use the threat of immigration status/deportation as leverage with victims, witnesses or suspects.
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Learn about local health issues Amherst if facing.
Find where you can park in Amherst, parking permits, rates and fees, parking during winter weather and much more.
The Amherst Public Art Commission fosters a greater community awareness of the interaction with public art, and through public art, promotes cultural diversity and an improved quality of life for Amherst's citizens.
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Residents of Amherst who have a temporary or chronic condition which substantially limits their mobility are eligible to apply for a Town of Amherst Handicap Parking Placard.
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Despite the fact that the U.S. constitutes 5% of the world’s population, we generate 30% of its trash. The average American creates a staggering 4.5 pounds of rubbish daily.
Since 1940, the Town of Amherst has maintained significant watershed forest holdings to protect its reservoirs and underground water supplies.
Under Massachusetts General Law the term “wetlands”, is defined as wet meadows, marshes, swamps, bogs, areas where groundwater, flowing or standing surface water or ice provide a significant part of the supporting substrate for a plant community for at least five months of the year; emergent and submergent plant communities in inland waters; that portion of any bank which touches any inland waters.