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Posted on: August 15, 2022

NORTHAMPTON RD AND SOUTH PLEASANT ST CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

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NORTHAMPTON RD AND 

SOUTH PLEASANT ST

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

TUESDAY AUGUST 16, 2022

6am -5pm

 

Caracas Construction will be working in the intersection of Northampton Rd and South Pleasant St on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.  Work...

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Posted on: August 15, 2022

Sanitary Sewer Repairs At the intersection of West St and East Hadley Rd

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PRESS RELEASE

Sanitary Sewer Repairs

At the intersection of 

West St and East Hadley Rd

Wednesday, August 17th, 2022

2am -10am 

 

 

Public Works Crews will be making sewer repairs at the intersection of West St and East Hadley ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Annual Street 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 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: August 1, 2022

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 24, 2022

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Amherst’s annual public household hazardous waste collection is scheduled for Saturday, September 24 2022 at Fort River Elementary School (70 South East Street, Amherst). All Amherst, Pelham, Shutesbury and Hadley residents may participate.  Adva...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

CDBG Public Hearing: August 31st for 2022-2023 Grant Priorities

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The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community that is eligible to apply for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  In accordance with DHCD regula...

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Sunderland Road Closure and Detour August 16th & 17th

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PRESS RELEASE

Sunderland Road

Partial Closure and Detour

Tuesday & Wednesday, August 16th -17th, 2022

7am -3pm

 

 

Department of Public Works crews will be installing water and sewer services to the North Amherst Library on Sunderl...

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Important Notice to Registered Voters in the Town of Amherst

Map of Updated Amherst Voting Precincts from 2022

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO REGISTERED VOTERS: CHANGES TO VOTING PRECINCTS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2021

Pursuant to MGL Ch. 54 §6, the Town of Amherst has changed its voting precincts as a result of population changes from the 2020 Federal Census. For all ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Historic West Cemetery Repair Project

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Contractors from Ludlow Memorial Company have been hard at work this summer cleaning, resetting, repairing, and assessing dozens of headstones, obelisks, and monuments at Amherst's historic West Cemetery in downtown Amherst. This project, funded ...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

State Primary on September 6th: Early Voting Dates & Times

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The State Primary is on Tuesday, September 6th 2022. Polls will be open on this day from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. In-person early voting will also be available at Amherst Town Hall. See below for details. 

EARLY VOTING DATES & TIMES

  • Saturday, August ...
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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Resident Aid Assistance Program

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Family Outreach of Amherst, in Collaboration with the Town of Amherst, has been allocated $150,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), to help Amherst residents with overdue rent, mortgage, or utility bills.  These funds will have a direct ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Community Preservation Act Grant Application Available on September 1st

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The Town is excited to announce the application timeline for the upcoming round of Community Preservation Act grants.

The application will be available on the Town website beginning on September 1, 2022 at https://www.amherstma.gov/3511/Propose-a-Project&a...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Checks Issued by Amherst, Which Have Not Been Cashed and are Deemed Abandoned

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Each year the treasurer of the Town of Amherst publishes a listing of unclaimed checks that have been issued by the Town. Please refer to the "List of Names" document linked at the end of this announcement.

MASS GENERAL LAW CHAPTER 200A SECION 5:...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

FY23 Transfer Station & Recycling Center Stickers

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FY23 Transfer Station Stickers

Due to the July 4th holiday, new stickers will not be available online until Wed. July 6th.  They are  available for purchase at the Transfer Station.   Sticker prices are: Residential - $125&nbs...

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

Affordable Housing Lottery: One University Drive South

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SEB Housing is currently working with One University Drive South, DHCD, and the Town of Amherst to provide affordable housing rental units. There will be a lottery coming up for this affordable housing opportunity. Please apply by August 12, 2022.&nbs...

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