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Posted on: April 20, 2018

East Leverett Rd Paving Starts Monday, April 23rd

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East Leverett RoadPaving StartsMonday, April 23rd, 20187AM -4PMDepartment of Public Works crews will begin paving East Leverett Rd on Monday, April 23rd, 2018 starting at 7am. The work is expected to last 2-3 days and is weather dependen...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Wildflower Dr Construction Starting Monday, April 23rd

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PRESS RELEASEWILDFLOWER DRCONSTRUCTIONBETWEEN STATION RD AND INDIAN PIPE LNMONDAY, APRIL 23rd, 20187AM TO 5PMGeeleher Enterprises will begin the installation of electrical conduit on Wildflower Dr starting at Station Rd and continuing towards Indian Pipe ...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Human Rights Youth Heroism Awards

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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. We strive to promote attitudes of compassion and concern for all of our neighbors. To encourage these values, we offer the Hu...

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Posted on: April 13, 2018

Dickinson St CLOSED to through traffic UPDATE

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PRESS RELEASEDICKINSON STCLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFICCONSTRUCTION CONTINUESMonday, April 23rd, 20187am to 5pmWarner Brothers will be reclaiming the existing asphalt roadway on Monday, April 23rd, 2018.The road will be regraded for the remainder of the week i...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Waste Reduction: On plastic pollution, what can you do?

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Plastic pollution has been in the news a lot lately. You’ve probably read about the “great garbage patch” in the Pacific Ocean, and how it’s getting bigger (it is now 617,763 square miles, or about three times the s...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Cuppa Joe with Paul April 20th at the Works

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Town Manager Paul Bockelman will be at the Works at 48 North Pleasant Street on Friday, April 20th, from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.   He will be enjoying his usual cuppa coffee and and he invites anyone to come in to talk. Paul will be joined, by Director ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Groff Park Community Forum

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Residents are invited to attend the Groff Park Community Forum to comment on concept plans and provide ideas for the improvements to Groff Park.

  • Tuesday, April 24, 2018
  • Crocker Farm Elementary School - Cafeteria, 280 West Street
  • 7:00 PM
  • Parking on-site
  • Snacks ...
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Posted on: April 9, 2018

April declared Arbor Month in Amherst

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WHEREAS, in 1872, J. Sterling Morton proposed to the Nebraska Board of Agriculture that a 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 million trees in Ne...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Free RX Drug Take Back Day in Amherst

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Do you or your relatives have a medicine cabinet full of old medication? Amherst Police Department will host a free prescription drug collection day on:

Saturday April 28th from 10AM-2PM at Wildwood Elementary School in Amherst to help get rid of ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Scheduled Water Main Flushing

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     The Water Division of the Public Works
Department will begin its annual systematic water main flushing programs toclean the distribution system on Monday, April 23, 2018 (weather
permitting). &nbs...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Health Insurance Enrollment & Info Sessions For Town Employees & Retirees

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The Town of Amherst will be holding a series of enrollment and information sessions for town employees and retirees between April 1st and May 1st. Human Resources encourages you to visit the Amherst Pelham Health Care Trust website to learn more.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

2018 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 wintermonths.  After completing these areas the
DPW will begin sweeping the various sections of town, i...

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Posted on: March 22, 2018

Samuel Minot Jones Awards

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The Jones Library is proud to announce that the Fifth Annual Samuel Minot Jones Awards for Literary Achievement will honor Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author Madeleine Blais, and Amherst Regional High School Theater Program, curre...

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Pray St CLOSED to through traffic starting Monday, April 2nd

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PRAY ST CLOSED TO THROUGH TRAFFICWATER MAIN WORK STARTINGMONDAY, APRIL 2nd, 2018METERED PORTION OF THE PRAY ST PARKING LOTWILL BE CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION STAGINGSTARTING THURSDAY, MARCH 29th, 2018Caracas Construction will resume work replacing the undergr...

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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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Philanthropist Harold Grinspoon sponsored a large-scale thermal imaging project called ener-G-save to help homeowners in the Valley learn more about their home’s energy efficiency and ways in which they can save money...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

JAMIE REARDON PROMOTED TO SERGEANT

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Jamie Reardon promoted to sergeant.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Detective Jamie P. Reardon of the Amherst Police Department was promoted to the rank of sergeant effective April 23, 2018. Sergeant Reardon was promoted after an extensive selection process which incl...

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

BRIAN T. JOHNSON PROMOTED TO LIEUTENANT

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Brian T. Johnson promoted to Lieutenant

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Sergeant Brian T. Johnson to the rank of Lieutenant effective December 27, 2017. Lieutenant Johnson was promoted after an extensive selection process which included intervie...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

LIEUTENANT JERRY MILLAR'S RETIREMENT

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Lieutenant Jerry Millar retires from the Amherst Police Department.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced, today, the retirement of Lieutenant Jerry Millar, effective October 10, 2017, after 34 years of service to the police department and the Town of Amherst.

Jerry Millar, a native of Amherst, joined the Amherst Police Dep...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

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Patrol Officer Lindsay J. Carroll has graduated from the Reading Regional Police Academy.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Lindsay J. Carroll graduated from the Reading Regional Police Academy, in Reading, Massachusetts on August 15, 2017. Patrol Officer Carroll has begun her twelve week field officer train...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

TWO AMHERST OFFICERS GRADUATE FROM WMASS REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY

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Patrol Officers Jose J. Diaz-Gutierrez and Matthew J. Ziomek graduated from the police academy.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officers Jose J. Diaz-Gutierrez and Matthew J. Ziomek graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on May 5, 2017. Patrol Officers Diaz-Gutier...

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