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  1. Town Meeting Coordinating Committee

    April 23, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Town Hall, First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/18/14 at 2:24 pm. MEETING TIME: 2:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Warrant Review Rebroadcasts; Planning Ahead for Annual Town Meeting Events: Bus Tour, Precinct Meetings, Orientation, TMCC Election; Minutes of 4/16/14; TMCC Website/Listserv Material; Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours before meeting.

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  2. Conservation Commission

    April 23, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 4/17/14 at 3:15 pm. TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Comments from the Chair; Director’s Report; Wetland Administrator’s Report; Review Minutes 3-12-14; 7:30 PM Notice of Intent (cont’d from 2-26-14 mtg) – UMASS and Northeast Utilities Service Company (NUSCO) for construction of a new substation and associated transmission lines within resource areas on Tilson Farm Rd. (Map 8C, Parcels 13C & 13D); 7:45 PM Notice of Intent (cont’d from 2-12-14 mtg) – Peter Heronemus for construction of a single family house and associated driveway within resource areas on West St. (Map 22B, Parcel 1); 8:00 PM Request for Determination – 57 East Pleasant Street LLC for construction of a multi-use building and associated paving and drainage within the buffer zone of an intermittent stream at 57 East Pleasant St. (Map 11C, Parcel 266); Miscellaneous: Meadow St. Enforcement Order – update; Topics not reasonably anticipated 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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  3. Amherst Housing Authority- Resident Advisory Board

    April 24, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM @ 34 Pomeroy Lane, Community Room

    RECEIVED: 4/22/14 at 2:37 pm. MEETING TIME: 4:30 pm. LOCATION: 34 Pomeroy Lane, Community Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Election of officers discussion, 5-Year plan discussion, Capital Fund Program and Final Rule, Communications with participants.

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  4. Community Preservation Act Committee

    April 24, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Room 101 (South Meeting Room), Bangs Community Center

    RECEIVED: 4/22/14 at 1:03 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Bangs Center, Room 101. LIST OF TOPICS: Go into Executive session under G.L.c30A, §21(a)(6) to consider purchase of real property; votes may be taken - Rolling Green Project Update. Reopen regular session: Review Movers and Speakers to Warrant Article(s); Approve any minutes; CPA Plan Public Hearing; Topics the Chair did not reasonably anticipate 48 hours before the meeting. Future meetings: All future meetings will be in the Town Room, at Town Hall from 7 pm to 9 pm unless otherwise indicated below.

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  5. Finance Committee

    April 24, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 4/22/14 at 2:38 pm. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Committee is to discuss Annual Town Meeting zoning articles 26 and 28. Petition articles 37-38; 40-42. Review articles 18,19,20,21,24,and 32. Other matters contained within FY15 budget. New information affecting budget. Members reports- liaisons and committees--Choose BCH members. Minutes of previous meetings. Next Meetings and Agendas. And any topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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  6. Munson Trustees

    April 25, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Munson Library Building

    RECEIVED: 4/22/14 at 8:16 am. MEETING TIME: 12:00 pm. LOCATION: Munson Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Update on Building Maintenance; Meet with Amherst South Congregational Church Trustees -- other topics that may arise.

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  7. Dickinson Local Historic District Commission

    April 28, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 4/9/14 at 3:02 pm. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Notice of Public Hearing to consider the following application for a Certificate of Appropriateness: 38 Gray Street (14B-18): Request to renovate the existing house, including replacement of doors and windows, a new porch roof and structural supports, and other exterior changes. Work also includes new siding, windows, trim, railings and other exterior changes to existing garage. Copies of the application and information about the structure(s) proposed to be modified are available in the Planning Department, Town Hall, Amherst, MA.

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  8. Dickinson Local Historic District Commission

    April 28, 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM @ Town Room, Town Hall

    RECEIVED: 4/22/14 at 2:39 pm. MEETING TIME: 3:00 pm. LOCATION: Town Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Hearing: 38 Gray Street (14B-18) - Request to renovate the existing house, including replacement of doors and windows, a new porch roof and structural supports, and other exterior changes. Work also includes new siding, windows, trim, railings and other exterior changes to existing garage. Public Meeting: Review proposed changes to fence at 229 Main Street.

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  9. The Jones Library, Inc. Investment Committee

    April 29, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Goodwin Room

    RECEIVED: 4/17/14 at 9:34 am. MEETING TIME: 10:30 am. LOCATION: Jones Library, Goodwin Room. LIST OF TOPICS: Public Comment; Minutes; Review of Quarterly Report.

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  10. Joint Amherst, Pelham and Regional School Committees

    April 29, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Library, Amherst Regional High School

    RECEIVED: 4/17/14 at 11:22 am. MEETING TIME: 7:00 pm. LOCATION: Amherst Regional High School, Library. LIST OF TOPICS: Information Systems Update; Facilities Update; MSBA Wildwood Project Update; Other topics not reasonably considered by the Chair 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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  11. Zoning Board of Appeals

    April 30, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ First Floor Meeting Room

    RECEIVED: 4/9/14 at 4:09 pm. MEETING TIME: 6:30 pm. LOCATION: First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall. LIST OF TOPICS:PUBLIC HEARING: ZBA FY2014-00029 – Catherine & Morten Jensen-Hole – to modify condition # 3 and # 4 of ZBA FY1994-44 to formalize a change increasing the number of vehicles on the property from four to six, at 58 North Prospect; ZBA FY2014-00030 – Ping Geng – to modify ZBA FY1987-00037 to formalize a change increasing the number of vehicles on the property from three to six, at 106 Gray Street; ZBA FY2014-00031 – G. Jeffrey Bohne – to modify condition # 2 of ZBA FY1993-58 to allow an existing supplemental apartment to be rented to other than a family member, at 77 Shays Street; ZBA FY2014-00032 – Peter Jacoby – For a Special Permit to utilize the property as an owner-occupied Converted Dwelling, under Section 10.33 and 3.3241 of the Zoning Bylaw, at 98 Spring Street.

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Bangs Center Activities

  1. Alice Dowd Lounge

    April 23, All Day

    Lounge Open 8 AM-4 PM

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  2. Bubble Room

    April 23, All Day

    3:45-4:45 PM Counseling

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  3. Ethel Moore Computer Gallery

    April 23, All Day

    12-4 PM Bridge 5-6:30 PM Microsoft Excel

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  4. Garrabrants Conference Room

    April 23, All Day

    10 AM-3 PM PVTA Paratransit Appointments 6-8 PM Compassionate Communication

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  5. Glass Room

    April 23, All Day

    9 AM-3:30 PM Drivers Education

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  6. Large Activity Room

    April 23, All Day

    9:30 AM Free Bread & Produce 11:45 AM Lunch 1:30-3:30 PM Employee AED Training 6-8 PM Fun CLub

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  7. Lower Meeting Room

    April 23, All Day

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  8. Pole Room

    April 23, All Day

    8:30-10 AM Osteo RT 11-11:30 AM Gentle Fitness 12:30-2 PM Arthritis Exercise 4-5 PM Ping Pong

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  9. South Meeting Room #101

    April 23, All Day

    9:30-11 AM Yoga 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Yoga, Level I 2-4 PM New Options 6:30-8:30 PM Support Network for Families of WM

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Community (Public)

  1. Youth Ecovillage Summit

    April 24, 4:30 PM - April 27, 3:30 PM @ Sirius Community

    The first-ever Youth Ecovillage Summit held in North America will take place this April at an ecovillage called Sirius Community in Massachusetts. All young or aspiring communitarians are invited to gather for several days of intense sustainability learning, deep connection, and powerful inspiration at a thriving decades-old ecovillage. The Summit is hosted by NextGEN, a youth-run organization committed to empowering young people to build the world of our generation and launch the next wave of the ecovillage movement. Registration is now open for the Youth Ecovillage Summit at www.nextgenna.org Scholarships and work-exchange opportunities are available through the website to help negate the costs of registration. Whether you have just heard of the word sustainability or have already founded your own ecovillage - come learn, grow, and connect with us.

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  2. Free Medication Collection/Disposal Event

    April 26, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Parking lot of the Wildwood School, 71 Strong Street, Amherst

    Do you have a cabinet full of old medication? Dispose of it safely and easily at the free drug/medication take back event. Members of the Hampshire County Sheriffs Office and the Amherst Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Council (SALT) will assist in this event. All medications well be accepted for disposal except Liquids, Syringes, IV Equipment or Chemotherapy Drugs.

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  3. Too Human in Concert: The Great American Songbook & Beyond

    April 29, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Jones Library

    Too Human regulars Roger Bruno and Ellen Schwartz will be joined by Dave Zox on upright bass as the band explores a celebration of song with jazzy, bluesy originals and jazz standards. Performed with vocals, guitar, percussion and upright bass with innovation and humor, the songs and arrangements are fresh and touch the spirit of audiences, whatever their age. There will be CDs available for purchase at the event.

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Downtown Amherst Events

  1. Art Museum exhibition “The Attack on Port Arthur in Woodblock Prints”

    February 7 - April 27 @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    In commemoration of the 110th anniversary of Japan’s surprise attack on Russian-held Port Arthur (modern-day Lüshunkou, China) on February 8, 1904, the Mead presents war triptychs and satirical prints from the Russo-Japanese War.

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  2. Mead Art Museum exhibition “New Arrivals: Modern and Contemporary Additions to the Collection”

    February 14 - June 29 @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    Mead Art Museum exhibition “New Arrivals: Modern and Contemporary Additions to the Collection”

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  3. Mead Art Museum exhibition “Kyohei Inukai, Robert Brackman, and Portraits of American Tragedy”

    March 18 - August 24 @ Mead Art Museum at Amherst College

    This special installation brings together the work of New York–based portrait painters Kyohei Inukai (1886–1954) and Robert Brackman (1898–1980), both foreign-born artists who found great success painting high-society men and women before World War II.

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Police

  1. Free Medication Collection/Disposal Event

    April 26, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Parking lot of the Wildwood School, 71 Strong Street, Amherst

    Do you have a cabinet full of old medication? Dispose of it safely and easily at the free drug/medication take back event. Members of the Hampshire County Sheriffs Office and the Amherst Seniors and Law Enforcement Together Council (SALT) will assist in this event. All medications well be accepted for disposal except Liquids, Syringes, IV Equipment or Chemotherapy Drugs.

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Town Common Reservations

  1. Sustainability Festival

    April 25, 8:00 AM - April 26, 8:30 AM

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  2. Amherst International Amnesty Group

    April 26, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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  3. League of Women Voters Book Sale

    April 29, 8:00 AM - May 6, 2:00 PM

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