Posted on: January 16, 2018

Capital Requests by Residents

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The public can now submit suggestions for how the Town spends its funds for capital improvements!

The Town has a robust and well-honed system of identifying needs and collecting ideas for capital projects. This process starts with capital requests from mun...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Town Manager Paul Bockelman Reveals FY 19 Budget

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Town Manager Paul Bockelman releases FY 19 Budget

Amherst Town Manager Paul Bockelman released his FY19 municipal budget to the Select Board and Finance Committee at a joint session. The budget describes his plan for the year beginning July 1, 2018.

The $23...

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Valley's Got Talent Audition

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Audition for the Second Annual Valley's Got Talent, an amateur talent competition for all ages to be help on March 25,2018! 

Auditions will be held on Monday February 12, 2018 at the Bangs Community Center from 5:30pm-8:00pm. The Audition Snow Dat...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Major Mixed Use Development in North Amherst Receives State Support

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Major Mixed Use Development in North Amherst Receives State Support

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has awarded Beacon Communities significant incentive tax credits for North Square at the Mill District in the Town of Amherst. Wi...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

2018 CDBG Request for Proposals Now Available

2018 CDBG Requests

The Town of Amherst and CDBG Advisory Committee are pleased to announce that the 2018 Request for Proposals for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) activities are now available. Proposals are due by noon on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 on the 2nd floo...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Amherst Homeowners Encouraged to Utilize Ener-G-Save Home Energy Audit Program

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The customized envelope will include a thermal image of their home accompanied by a report of their home’s energy efficiency with recommended steps for a more in depth home energy audit.  The analysis and report were prepared as part of a grant f...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

BRIAN T. JOHNSON PROMOTED TO LIEUTENANT

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Brian T. Johnson promoted to Lieutenant

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Sergeant Brian T. Johnson to the rank of Lieutenant effective December 27, 2017. Lieutenant Johnson was promoted after an extensive selection process which included intervie...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

LIEUTENANT JERRY MILLAR'S RETIREMENT

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Lieutenant Jerry Millar retires from the Amherst Police Department.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced, today, the retirement of Lieutenant Jerry Millar, effective October 10, 2017, after 34 years of service to the police department and the Town of Amherst.

Jerry Millar, a native of Amherst, joined the Amherst Police Dep...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

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Patrol Officer Lindsay J. Carroll has graduated from the Reading Regional Police Academy.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Lindsay J. Carroll graduated from the Reading Regional Police Academy, in Reading, Massachusetts on August 15, 2017. Patrol Officer Carroll has begun her twelve week field officer train...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

TWO AMHERST OFFICERS GRADUATE FROM WMASS REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY

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Patrol Officers Jose J. Diaz-Gutierrez and Matthew J. Ziomek graduated from the police academy.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officers Jose J. Diaz-Gutierrez and Matthew J. Ziomek graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on May 5, 2017. Patrol Officers Diaz-Gutier...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Police Department Welcomes New Canine

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Police Departments second canine team

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that the
Amherst Police Department now includes a second canine team, Officer MatthewFrydryk and his K9 partner Marvin. 
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The addition of a second canine team to the department has
been made pos...

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