In the News

Posted on: August 13, 2019

Town Manager Seeks Members for Boards & Committees

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The Town Manager is seeking volunteers to serve on numerous Town Boards. Boards and Committees that have or may have vacancies include the Cultural Council, Agricultural Commission, Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee, Community ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

University Drive: Affordable Housing Lottery

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Seventy Amherst is located in the heart of Amherst, MA and is a multi-family housing development developed by 70 University Drive, LLC consisting of 36- Studio, one, two and three bedroom units. The development is managed by Barry Roberts of Seventy Amher...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Amherst Parking Forum

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The Town of Amherst and parking consultants Nelson\Nygaard invite you to a forum on parking in downtown Amherst. Please join us to hear the preliminary parking recommendations, as well as share your feedback. 

Wednesday, August 28th 5:30 PM - 7:00...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

ALSCT Presents Matilda: Auditions

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Coming in January 2020, Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater presents Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical at Bowker Auditorium (UMass) Auditions will be September 13th -15th with callbacks on September 16th. Audition appointments are now open, so call ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Eversource: Structure Replacement Project

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In an effort to improve the reliability of our electric system, Eversource will begin their Montague to Fairmont Structure Replacement Project the week of August 12th.  The project will start with the civil work portion and the electrical work wi...

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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Ranked-Choice Voting: Come Learn with Us!

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The Ranked-Choice Voting Commission (RCV Commission) invites members of the public to “Come Learn with Us!” as the Commission explores the options available to the Town for ranked-choice voting.

The RCV Commission held its first meeting...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

First Day Celebration!

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On Tuesday, August 27th at 5:00 PM join friends and school staff at the community's Welcome Back to School Party on the Amherst Town Common. Enjoy fun activities, food, music, games & more. This event is FREE and all are invited to attend. 

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Nomination Papers Now Available

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Nomination papers are now available at the Town Clerk's Office for: School Committee, Jones Library Trustee, Housing Authority and Elector, Oliver Smith Will. Papers are due back for certification by September, 17, 2019. Campaign finance information will ...

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In the News

Posted on: July 23, 2019

Gregory Wise Promoted to Police Sergeant

July 22, 2019

 Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Detective Gregory D. Wise of the Amherst Police Department was promoted to the rank of sergeant effective July 22, 2019. Sergeant Wise was promoted after an extensive selection ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Amherst Police Accreditation Award Ceremony

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On June 4th, members of the Amherst Police Department attended the June Commission meeting of the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission at the Connors Center in Dover, MA.  While at this meeting, the Amherst Police was presented with thei...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Amherst Officer Martins Graduates Police Academy

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Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Tyler L. Martins graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on April 12, 2019.  Mr. Martins has begun his twelve week field...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Brian Daly Promoted to Police Lieutenant

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Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Sergeant Brian Daly to the rank of Lieutenant effective March 25, 2019.  Lieutenant Daly was promoted after an extensive selection process which included interviews...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

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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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