Posted on: June 26, 2017

Cuppa' Joe with Paul at Bruegger’s

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Town Manager Paul Bockelman will be at Bruegger’s Bagels at 170 North Pleasant Street in downtown Amherst on Friday, July 14th, from 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. He will be enjoying his usual cup of black coffee and healthy breakfast&...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017


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The Select Board is conducting its annual evaluation of the Town Manager.  We invite members

of the public to submit written comments by 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2017.

Please be aware that these submissions will be read by every Select Board memb...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Amherst 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

4th of july celebration News item

Amherst Leisure Services, UMass and UMass Five College Credit Union Present Fireworks on Tuesday, July 4th

Amherst Plans to Have Another Fun, Exciting, Family Friendly Fireworks Event Featuring Hot Air Ball0on Rides, Your Favorites Foods, Six Flags Charact...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Amherst to Host a Community Forum

Community Forum


Amherst Hosts a Community Forum 

A Conversation about our Town Center

For Immediate Release 

Contact: Christine Brestrup, Planning Director, 413-259-3145; or Paul Bockelman, Town Manager, 413-259-3002

(June 15, 2017) The Town of ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Affordable Apartments Available At Presidential Apartments in Amherst

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Applications are available for affordable rental units at Presidential Apartments. Information sessions at the Amherst Housing Authority, 33 Kellogg Ave: Wednesday July 12 11am-1pm and Tuesday July 18 4-6pm. Application postmark deadline August 4, 2017.

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

PVTA Facing Possible Service Changes: Advisory Board Sets Public Hearing Dates


The Advisory Board of the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) authorized
public hearings to obtain comments on possible service changes to 16 of PVTA’sbus routes. <_o3a_p>

The PVTA is facing an operating budget deficit of up to $1.2million for t...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

E Pleasant St and Triangle St Intersection CONSTRUCTION UPDATE


East Pleasant Street and Triangle Street

Intersection Improvements


Eversource Energy has completed removing all overhead electric utility wires in the Triangle and East Pleasant St area.

? Comcast and Verizon will continue makin...

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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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Posted on: June 6, 2017

The Words of Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass Reading News Item

Join us for a public reading of Douglass’ famous Fourth of July address on the Amherst Town Common on Saturday July 1st at 12:00 PM . 

Sponsored by:

Amherst Human Rights Commission

Amherst NAACP

David Ruggles Center

Sojourner Truth Committee...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Wildflower Drive Closed Construction June 23rd UPDATE




MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017


Geeleher Construction will be completing the sewer main work on Station Road at the intersection of Wildflower Drive on Monday, June 26th (weather permitting). The water main work on ...

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