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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Station Rd Bridge Demolition Begins Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

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STATION ROAD BRIDGE DEMOLITION BEGINS TUESDAY, MAY 28th, 2019 7AM -5PM

The temporary bridge has been delivered and off-loaded on Station Rd. Department of Public Works crews will begin demolition and removal of the exist...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

W Bay Road & E Pleasant St DETOUR and PAVING Tuesday, May 28th, 2019

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WEST BAY RD - DETOUR

EAST PLEASANT ST - PAVING

TUESDAY, MAY 28th, 2019

7AM -5PM

 

Palmer Paving will be placing the top coat of asphalt on West Bay Rd on Tuesday morning from 7am to 12pm, and on East Pleasant St from 12pm to 5p...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony, Office Closures

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Be aware that Amherst Town Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day, please plan your visits accordingly. 

We invite you to join us for a Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony on Monday, May 27th beginning at 9:30 a.m. o...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Get Your Dog License Today, Avoid Late Fees

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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 wi...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Retail Establishment Submittals Due May 31st

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Amherst will be accepting submittals for recreational marijuana retail establishments from May 1 - May 31, 2019. Please read the updated Guidance for Recreational Marijuana Retail Establishments in Amherst (April 23, 2019) for details on the submittal pro...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Amherst Police Department Accepting Applications for Patrol Officer

APD Recruitment 2019 News Item

The Amherst, Massachusetts Police Department is accepting applications to fill the position of Police Officer. Successful applicants must be 21 years of age on or before the application closing date of July 1, 2019 and must have successfully completed eit...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Amherst & UMass Police Youth Adventure Academy 2019

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The Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments are pleased to announce the Amherst and UMASS Police Youth Adventure Academy is being held Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Students entering 6th, 7th...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Mural Returning to Amherst

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Originally completed in 2005, the mural created by David Fichter depicted moments of historic significance in the Town of Amherst.  The mural included portraits of Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Mabel Loomis Todd, Noah Webster, and many others. &...

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Posted on: May 8, 2019

Amherst Recognized Nationally for Complete Streets Policy

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The National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America, today released the Best Complete Streets Policies of 2018 which recognized the hard work by the Town of Amherst to draft and institute a new Complete Streets policy, naming it one...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Amherst Community Cleanup: Thank you!

Jen and South Amherst Team for News

We want to thank all of our amazing volunteers, staff and councilors for their time and effort for our community cleanup event on Saturday, May 4th. We had well over 50 volunteers show up and clean up areas all across the our town. Department of Public Wo...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

The Town of Amherst's Fire Department Seeks Part-Time Call Firefighters

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The Town of Amherst seeks part-time Call Firefighters to perform firefighting activities, emergency medical aid, and hazardous material duties.  Call Firefighters have no scheduled shifts, but are on-call for emergency responses.  Requir...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Moving? Donate Unwanted Items from May to August

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Moving? Donate certain types of unwanted items from May to August to support CHD Big Brothers Big sisters of Hampshire County! Look for the purple donations bags and boxes at various apartment building locations. Please see your property manager for speci...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Electrify Amherst! Call to Visual Artists

Public Art Utility Box Artist Kim Carlino for News

Electrify Amherst! The Electrical Box Makeover Project 2019 continues to increase the presence of public art in Amherst and the Amherst Center Cultural District by inviting artists to create unique and imaginative paintings on three designated utility boxe...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Street Sweeping

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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 winter months.  After completing these areas the DPW will begin sweeping the various sections of town, if all goes w...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Applications Still Being Accepted for Town Committees!

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The Town Council and Town Manager are still accepting applications to the:

The Town Council and Town Manager are especially seek...

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Eversource Maintenance Notifications

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Eversource is providing notice of planned and scheduled vegetation maintenance work on the transmission right-of-way (ROW) that is located within Amherst town limits this year. The planned maintenance will involve floor cutting, side pruning and the selec...

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In the News

Posted on: May 15, 2019

Amherst Police Department Accepting Applications for Patrol Officer

APD Recruitment 2019 News Item

The Amherst, Massachusetts Police Department is accepting applications to fill the position of Police Officer. Successful applicants must be 21 years of age on or before the application closing date of July 1, 2019 and must have successfully completed eit...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Amherst & UMass Police Youth Adventure Academy 2019

APD Adventure Academy 2019 child walking on ropes course in trees

The Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments are pleased to announce the Amherst and UMASS Police Youth Adventure Academy is being held Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Students entering 6th, 7th...

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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

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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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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Gabriel Ting Promoted to Police Captain

Ting Promotion

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Lieutenant Gabriel Ting to the rank of captain effective February 8, 2019. 

Lieutenant Ting was appointed as a patrol officer with the Amherst Police Department in A...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

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Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Adam W. Metzger graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on August 3, 2018. Mr. Metzger has begun his twelve week field officer tr...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

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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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