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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Recycling & Reuse Guide for the Holidays

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Along with the holidays comes an increase in consumption and waste — Americans produce 25 percent more trash in the period from Thanksgiving to New Year’s! Last month Susan Waite explained how to reduce wrapping paper waste. Here are m...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Station Road Bridge: Update Meeting

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There will be an Update Meeting on the status of the closed Station Road Bridge on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bangs Community Center.

 

At this meeting, the Town will be joined by its Consulting Engineer, CDM Smith, who has be...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Members Sought to Serve on New Board of License Commissioners

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The new Town Charter created a new Board that will oversee many licenses, including alcohol, that are issued by the Town.

The Board of License Commissioners will have the power to issue licenses for alcohol, common victuallers, innholders and other regulat...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Valley Bike Share Program Wraps Up First Season

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By JACQUELYN VOGHELStaff Writer for the Daily Hampshire Gazette (published 12/10/18)

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project manager and Northampton Director of Planning and Sustainability WayneFeiden said that miles traveled this season exceeded expectations, although
mem...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Groff Park Renovation on Track for 2019

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Site preparation is underway at Groff Park as the Town moves forward with plans for a new playground and spray park. Thanks to the DPW the old play structures will be removed and the site leveled during the month of December.

Although initial bids came in ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Eversource Update: Transmission Maintenance Work Notification

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Transmission Maintenance will be replacing hardware on 6 structures and installing lightning protection on selected structures. Work is scheduled to begin within the next couple of weeks and be completed by the end of the year.  Maintaining infra...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

2019 CDBG Project Proposals Available

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The Town of Amherst and CDBG Advisory Committee are pleased to announce that the 2019 CDBG Project Proposals are available and can be found on the committee's webpage. Proposals are due Friday, December 28th at 12:00 PM on the 2nd floor of Town Hall.

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Facilities Closed For The Season

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Posted on: October 24, 2018

Pellet Bag Recycling

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Pellet Bag Recycling 

On Saturday January 5, 12, 19, and 26 of 2019 the Amherst Department of Public Works is holding free, pellet bag drop-off events. Between the hours of 8am and 2pm, residents of Amherst, Pelham and Shutesbury will be allowed t...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Amherst Resident Takes Advantage of the Solar Access Program

Paulina Alenkina Solar Access Program

"This was an easy process from start to finish," said Amherst homeowner Paulina Alenkina of the Solar Access Program.  "Each step was clearly identified and I had support from all the partners" continued Ms. Alenkina at a pres...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

Metzger Formated

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Adam W. Metzger graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on August 3, 2018. Mr. Metzger has begun his twelve week field officer tr...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

JAMIE REARDON PROMOTED TO SERGEANT

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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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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: 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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