Posted on: October 17, 2017

43rd Annual Multiband Pops at UMass Amherst

Multiband Pops

UMass Amherst hosts a fast-paced showcase of over a dozen Music & Dance Dept. ensembles, plus the UMass Minuteman Marching Band this Friday October 20th at 7:30 PM at the FAC Concert Hall. 

Tickets: $25 General Public; $18 Students/Seniors

Visi...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Community Preservation Act Committee Invites FY2019 Proposals

CPAC News

At this time the Community Preservation Act Committee (CPAC) is inviting proposals for FY2019 funding opportunities. 

Proposals for Historic Preservation, Open Space, Affordable Housing or Recreation projects are due on December 8, 2017. Please se...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

PVTA Holds Public Listening Sessions This Month

PVTA News

PVTA reaches out, seeks to improve communication

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority is seeking public comment on how the agency can do a better job communicating with the public.That will be the focus of several listening sessi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Amherst Middle School Pool opens for Community Swims

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Amherst Regional Middle School Pool <_o3a_p>

2017 Fall Open Swim Schedule

Saturday &
Sundays, September 24-November 18Adult
Lap Swim: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
 Open
Swim: 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
* If space allows a lap lanewill be put in during the op...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Charter Commission Releases Final Report

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The Amherst Charter Commission submitted the Final Report and Home Rule Charter to the Amherst Select Board, the Attorney General's Office, and the Department of Housing and Community Development in accordance with MGL Chapter 43B Section 9 Friday, Septem...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Town and State Takes Steps to Ensure Affordable Housing at Presidential Apartments

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Building Commissioner Robert Morra issued a Notice of Violation on September 18th to Amherst-Presidential Village, LLC informing the owner that Presidential Apartments was in violation of the Special Permit issued by the Zoning Board of Appeals in 2013 wh...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

Moving Toward Zero Waste

Toward Zero Waste Communities for NEws

Moving Toward Zero Waste

Join us to celebrate the launching of a Zero Waste Amherst public education campaign! 

Thursday, October 19 at 6 PM

Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West St., Amherst

6 PM – 7 PM: Refreshments and ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Foxglove Ln & Indian Pipe Ln Construction UPDATE

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PRESS RELEASE

INDIAN PIPE LANE

PAVING TOMORROW

OCTOBER 13TH, 2017

FOXGLOVE LN TO

REMAIN CLOSED

OCTOBER 13th & WEEK OF OCTOBER 16th

7AM TO 5PM

Geeleher Construction will begin repaving the sewer trenches on Indian Pipe Ln tomorrow.

Local traffic will b...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Vacancy on Amherst Housing Authority REVISED

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The Amherst Housing Authority recently had a resignation of an elected member of the Board of Commissioners and is interested in filling that position through a joint appointment of the AHA and the Amherst Select Board, until the next local election to be...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Town of Amherst Leaf Collection Schedule - Fall 2017

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Town
of Amherst Leaf Collection Schedule - Fall 2017

Curbsidepick-up of bagged leaves, using the Town-approved, 30-gallon paper
biodegradable bag, will begin Monday, October 30, 2017.  There is no curbside collection of looseleaves....

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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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The customized envelope will include a thermal image of their home accompanied by a report of their home’s energy efficiency with recommended steps for a more in depth home energy audit.  The analysis and report were prepared as part of...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

PVTA Service Changes Effective August 27th

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The following is a summary of the routes that will be impacted through the service modifications scheduled for August 27th, September 3rd, or September 5th. For additional information and new schedules, visit the PVTA website (www.pvta.com/info). If indiv...

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

Amherst Farm Events 2017

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Broofield Farm, Many Hands,  Simple Gifts and Small Ones Farm are offering events for the general public.  Beginning in June families may watch a lawn screening of the television show "Firefly", attend an orchestral concert, da...

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