In the News

Posted on: September 12, 2019

Town Council Public Forum Regarding Appropriations Not in the Annual Budget

Per Charter section 5.6(b) the Town Council is holding a public forum to consider appropriations not included in the annual budget on Monday, September 23, 2019 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Public Forum will be held in the Town Room, Town Hall. More than one-half of the meeting time on the agenda will be devoted to public comment.

For more information and to view the full agenda visit https://www.amherstma.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=18210&...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Town Council Seeks Member to Serve on Zoning Board of Appeals

The Town Council is seeking a volunteer to serve as a full or associate member of the Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA).

In response to a vacancy on the ZBA, the Town Council is considering options to appoint a new full or associate member to the ZBA. The Town Council is especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those who have no prior municipal gover...

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In the News

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Fort River Clean-up & Festival

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Join us for an important community clean-up and celebration of Fort River. Participate in the clean up and then stay to celebrate our wonderful river with food, games and displays. 

Ready to get dirty for cleaner rivers? Sign-up here!

Saturday, Sep...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Eversource: Structure Replacement Project In Progress

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Eversource has begun work on their Montague to Fairmont Structure Replacement Project. You may notice active work crews in the project area. More details can be viewed be viewed below and questions on the project can be directed to Eversource by calling 1...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Town Council Seeks Member to Serve on Zoning Board of Appeals

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In response to a vacancy on the ZBA, the Town Council is considering options to appoint a new full or associate member to the ZBA. The Town Council is especially seeking individuals of diverse backgrounds, including those who have no prior municipal gover...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2019

This Week in Amherst...

This Week in Amherst News Square

A look at some of the Town news and happenings in Amherst this week...

Monday, September 16th 

Tuesday, September 17th

  • Nomination papers due at the Town Clerk's Office by 5:00...
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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Public Works New Hours

Public Works

Starting on September 23, 2019, the Public Works will be changing their office hours to 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.



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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Fort River Feasibility Report Presentation

Fort River School

The Fort River Feasibility Report from the Fort River School Building Committee will be presented to the Amherst School Committee and the Amherst Town Council on Tuesday, September 17th during the School Committee meeting. 

The School Committee Me...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Amherst Woods REVISED Construction Update

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Amherst Woods REVISED Construction Update

Structure Crews Starting Monday, September 16th, 2019 (7am - 5pm)

 

Structures crews will be starting work on Wildflower Drive on Monday, September 16th, 2019. The structures subcontractor will be r...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Regional School District Planning Board Submits Final Report

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The Regional School District Planning Board finalized and submitted their report to the Amherst Town Council and Pelham Select Board on Friday, September 6th. The report was approved unanimously by the Board.

Peter Demling, Chair of the Amherst and Pelham ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Prepare Month Check List

Governor Baker proclaims "Emergency Preparedness Month" and encourages individuals and families to prepare. Amherst joins in this effort to bring awareness along with MEMA and the Department of Public Health to better prepare our community in th...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Station Rd CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFIC from Hawthorn Rd to Warren Wright Rd

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PRESS RELEASE

STATION ROAD 

CLOSED

To Through Traffic

From Hawthorn Rd to Warren Wright Rd

On Monday, September 16th, 2019 The Town of Amherst will begin installing low pressure sewer on Station Road from Hawthorn Road to Warren Wright Rd. This portio...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Puerto Rico Day Celebration

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Join us and the Amherst Regional Public Schools for a Puerto Rico Day Celebration on Monday, September 23rd from 12:30-1:30 PM at Town Hall.

There will be performances by Amherst Regional Public Schools staff and students, a reading of the Town pr...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Celebrate Amherst Block Party

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Mark your calendars for this years Celebrate Amherst Block Party on Thursday, September 19th from 5PM-9PM in Downtown Amherst, presented by the Amherst Business Improvement District. The Amherst BID’s Annual Celebrate Amherst Block Party celebra...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Town Council Gives Bockelman New Four-Year Contract

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The Town Council has completed Town Manager Paul Bockelman’s annual performance evaluation, his third since starting in the position in August of 2016. He has received strong ratings across all evaluation categories: Fiscal Management; Long Range Planning...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Town Center Parking Permits Now Available

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Town Center Parking permits are now available. To qualify you must work or live in the zoned business district. Permits are effective September 1, 2019 and run through May 31, 2020 and can be purchased at the Central Services Office on the first floor of ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Competitive Electric Supplier Information Session

Electric Supply Event News Item

The Town of Amherst Community Participation Officers will host a presentation made by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office regarding Competitive Electric Suppliers. The presentation will go over what a competitive supplier is, ti...

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In the News

Posted on: July 23, 2019

Gregory Wise Promoted to Police Sergeant

July 22, 2019

 Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Detective Gregory D. Wise of the Amherst Police Department was promoted to the rank of sergeant effective July 22, 2019. Sergeant Wise was promoted after an extensive selection ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Amherst Police Accreditation Award Ceremony

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On June 4th, members of the Amherst Police Department attended the June Commission meeting of the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission at the Connors Center in Dover, MA.  While at this meeting, the Amherst Police was presented with thei...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Amherst Officer Martins Graduates Police Academy

Martins News

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Tyler L. Martins graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on April 12, 2019.  Mr. Martins has begun his twelve week field...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Brian Daly Promoted to Police Lieutenant

Lt Daly News Item

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Sergeant Brian Daly to the rank of Lieutenant effective March 25, 2019.  Lieutenant Daly was promoted after an extensive selection process which included interviews...

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