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Posted on: May 25, 2018

CDBG Advisory Committee Public Hearing

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Notice of Public Hearing

Town of Amherst

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) regulations for the Mini-Entitlement Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the Amherst CDBG Advisory Committee w...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Dog Licenses Required by May 31st

Dog License News Item

Licensing your dog is an important public safety requirement. All owners or keepers of a dog 6 months or older are required by state law to license it annually.In the Town of Amherst this license should be obtained by the first day of April. A license wil...

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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY  Monday May 28, 2018.Assembly 9:00-9:30 A.M. (on the Town Common)

Parade: 9:35 from the Common towards War Memorial PoolCeremonies 10:00 A.M. at the War Memorial PoolParade: 09:35amMaster of Ceremonies: Town Manager Paul Bock...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

MIll Street Bridge Replacement Construction to Begin

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Mill Street Bridge Replacement

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MASSDOT) has awarded the contract to replace the Mill Street bridge to E.T. & L. Corp of Stow, MA.  E.T. & L. will begin mobilizing onto the site the week of Ma...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Design Kick-off Meeting: North Common & Main St. Parking Lot Project

Main St. Project News Item

The Amherst Historical Commission & LSSE Commission invite everyone to a design kick-off meeting for the North Common & Main St. Parking Lot Project on Tuesday May 29th at 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Town Room at Town Hall.

Meet the designers ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Capital Investment Plan Public Meeting Schedule

MASS DOT News Item

The Draft MassDOT & MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for fiscal years 2019–2023 is a multi-billiondollar program that makes long-term, multi-modal investments across the Commonwealth. The CIP covers allMassDOT highway and municipal ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Dinner Dance Celebrating Amherst Senior Center 50th Anniversary

Dinner Dance News

Join in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Amherst Senior Center. Enjoy a plated (served) dinner with wine at the Lord Jeffery Inn and an evening of music and dancing to David Neill’s band on Friday, June 8, 2018 5:3...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Youth Adventure Academy 2018 Accepting Applications

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The Amherst Police Department and the University of Massachusetts Police Department seek to provide innovative and effective programs for the young people in our community. The Youth Adventure Academy is such a program!  It is designed to establi...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Amherst Elections for First Town Council Scheduled

Town Council Election News Item

The Town of Amherst will hold its first election for the New Town Council on Tuesday November 6, 2018, the same date as the State election. A preliminary election, if required, will be held on September 4, 2018, the same date as the State primary.

Register...

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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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Philanthropist Harold Grinspoon sponsored a large-scale thermal imaging project called ener-G-save to help homeowners in the Valley learn more about their home’s energy efficiency and ways in which they can save money...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

2018 Sweeping Schedule

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The Town of Amherst Department of Public Works has begun
sweeping the Main routes and hills that receive the most sand during the wintermonths.  After completing these areas the
DPW will begin sweeping the various sections of town, i...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Youth Adventure Academy 2018 Accepting Applications

youth adventure academy 2018 News Item

The Amherst Police Department and the University of Massachusetts Police Department seek to provide innovative and effective programs for the young people in our community. The Youth Adventure Academy is such a program! It is designed to establish a

The Amherst Police Department and the University of Massachusetts Police Department seek to provide innovative and effective programs for the young people in our community. The Youth Adventure Academy is such a program!  It is designed to establi...

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Youth Adventure Academy Website and Applications amherstpd.org - Police News & Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2018

JAMIE REARDON PROMOTED TO SERGEANT

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Jamie Reardon promoted to sergeant.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Detective Jamie P. Reardon of the Amherst Police Department was promoted to the rank of sergeant effective April 23, 2018. Sergeant Reardon was promoted after an extensive selection process which incl...

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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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