Posted on: April 28, 2017

Paving Activities the Week of May 1st, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE

Paving ActivitiesStarting Monday, May 1st, 20176:00 am to 4:00 pm

Monday, May 1st: Warner Brothers will be paving driveway aprons on Fisher and Harris Streets.Tuesday, May 2ndCompletion of driveways, loam and seed on Shumway St.Wednesda...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Amherst is 280th Community in Massachusetts to Join the Community Compact Cabinet

CCC Polito News Item

Lt. Governor Karyn Polito was in Town Hall to sign Amherst's entry into the Community Compact Cabinet on Thursday afternoon. Signing on behalf of Amherst was Select Board Chair Alisa Brewer. This makes Amherst the 280th community in Massachusetts...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

New Way to Contact Your Town Meeting Members Online

Contact your town meeting members online

The Town of Amherst IT Staff and the Town Meeting Coordinating Committee have revised a popular new portal that the public can now use to contact Town Meeting Members via email. This new email portal will enable the public to communicate easily with Town ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Select Board Recommends First 2 Thursdays in Order to Complete ATM in 11 Nights before Memorial Day

Annual Town Meeting

See http://amherstma.gov/790/Town-Meeting and http://amherstma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/38876 for more information

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

CDBG Advisory Committee Public Hearing for Current Activities

The CDBG Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on May 2, 2017 at 7 PM in the First Floor Meeting Room, Town Hall to hear presentations and receive comments from current activities of the 2015 and 2016 grants.

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Posted on: April 23, 2017

LSSE's Youth on Broadway Presents Musical Theater

Youth on Broadway 2017

Tickets on sale now, available by calling 413-259-3065. Ticket prices in advance are $13 for adults, $7 for children/students/seniors.  Tickets at the door are available for $15 for adults and $9 for children/students/seniors. View the flyer here.

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Human Rights Youth Heroism Awards Nominations

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The Amherst Human Rights Commission has as its prime purpose to promote a community of mutual respect and to honor our diversity. For the twelfth year, we offer the Human Rights Youth Heroism Awards, an annual celebration of Amherst-area youth. These awar...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Active Shooter Response Training Hosted by Amherst Police Dept.

Active Shooter Training

Amherst Police Dept. will again host the ALICE Training Institute for a 2 day training on active shooter response skills and strategies on 6/26-6/27 from 8am-4pm at Amherst Regional Middle School. Cost is $595 per person.

ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Co...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

April declared Arbor Month in Amherst

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PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS,
in 1872, J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture thata special day be set aside for the planning of trees.  This holiday, called Arbor Day, was first
observed with the planting of more than a mil...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

East Pleasant Street and Triangle Street Spring Construction Schedule

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  East Pleasant Street and Triangle Street

Spring Construction Schedule

Construction for water and sewer lines will begin on East Pleasant Street intersection on March 27th, 2017

Water and sewer work.  March 27th to May 8, 2017 th...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Apply Today for Your Open Burning Permit

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Open Burning Season is here! You can now apply and pay for your permit online. 

Open air burning can only occur between January 15th and May 1st by state regulations. Amherst Fire Department personnel will come and conduct an inspection and issue you ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

A Statement About Amherst's Role in Immigration Policy

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Statement by Town of Amherst 

Town Manager, Chief of Police, Superintendent of Schools

January 30, 2017

The Town of Amherst is a welcoming community.

We uphold the integral and foundational American principles that the United States is a nation of the in...

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Read the Original Statement in English & Spanish

Posted on: April 20, 2017

Police Department Welcomes New Canine

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Police Departments second canine team

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that the
Amherst Police Department now includes a second canine team, Officer MatthewFrydryk and his K9 partner Marvin. 
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The addition of a second canine team to the department has
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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Janet Lopez promoted to sergeant

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Janet Lopez is promoted to sergeant...

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Detective Janet M. Lopez of the Amherst Police Department was promoted to the rank of Sergeant effective October 28, 2016. Sergeant Lopez was promoted after an extensive selection process which includ...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Gabriel Ting Promoted to Lieutenant

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Gabriel Ting has been promoted...

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Sergeant Gabriel Ting to the rank of Lieutenant effective October 28, 2016. Lieutenant Ting was promoted after an extensive selection process which included a written exami...Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2016

Ronald A. Young Promoted to Captain

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28 year veteran officer promoted to Captain

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Lieutenant Ronald A. Young to the rank of Captain, in charge of administration, effective July 11, 2016. He will be officially sworn in at the Amherst Select Board Meeting ...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Amherst Police Receives Accreditation

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Amherst Police proves excellence in law enforcement with latest award...

Chief of Police Scott P. Livingstone is please to announce that on May 5, 2016, the Amherst Police Department was awarded state accreditation from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. On February 2, 3 and 4, 2016, the Police Department ...Read on...