Posted on: December 8, 2017

Vacancies - Agricultural Commission

Veggies

The Agricultural Commission is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies on the Commission.  If you are interested in serving on the Agricultural Commission, please submit a Citizen Activity Form today!

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Transfer Station Holiday Hours

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The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday December 23, 2017 for the Christmas holiday.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Community Blood Drive Thursday December 21, 2017

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The Red Cross is bringing the Bloodmobile to Amherst!  The Amherst Police Department is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, December 21st at the Amherst Police Department on Thursday, December 21st from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Police Station...

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Human Rights Day Observed December 10th in Amherst

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Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10th and commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In Amherst, the Town celebrates on this day with a community readin...

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Posted on: December 1, 2017

2018 CDBG Application Process and December 12th Public Hearing

CDBG NEws

Notice of Public Hearing

Town of Amherst

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community for the purpose of receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Am...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Town Ensures Apartments Will Be Available and Affordable

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Town Ensures Apartments Will Be Available and Affordable

Presidential Apartments Owner Complying with Agreement and Pays Fines

Town of Amherst Building Commissioner Rob Morra reached a stipulated agreement with the owner of Presidential Apartments that will...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

New Winter Parking Rules Take Effect on December 1st in Amherst

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New 2017 Winter Parking Rules Start December 1st

Beginning December 1st, 2017, overnight parking will be permitted in authorized on-street parking spaces Town-wide EXCEPT during declared parking bans. Parking bans will be in effect from 12:01 am to 7:00 am...

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Posted on: November 22, 2017

Sewer Main Work on E Pleasant St UPDATE Week of December 4th

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East Pleasant StreetSewer Main WorkBetween Hallock St and Pray StWeek of 12/4/2017Caracas Construction will continue work replacing the underground sewer main on East Pleasant St, between Pray St and Hallock St, on Monday December 4th, 2017 (weather permi...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Pellet Bag Recycling

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On Saturday January 13th, 2018 the Amherst Department of Public Works is holding a free, pellet bag drop-off event. Between the hours of 8am and 2pm, residents of Amherst, Pelham and Shutesbury will be allowed to bring used wood pellet bags to the Amherst...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Sidewalk Reconstruction UPDATE

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PRESS RELEASESIDEWALK RECONSTRUCTIONNEXT TO 17 KELLOGG AVECLOSED TO PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC

Caracas Construction will continue the sidewalk reconstruction adjacent to Share Coffee during the week of December 4th, 2017. Portions of the walkway will remain closed...

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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 a grant f...

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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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