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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Town Clerk Seeks Election Workers for Upcoming Elections

Election Workers Needed_News

Amherst Town Clerk Margaret Nartowicz is seeking election workers for the upcoming double elections on September 4th and November 6th. 

  • All new election workers are required to attend training prior to working an election. 
  • Workers must be...
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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Waste Reduction: Reusing and Recycling Textiles

Textile Recycle

Check out Amherst Waste Reduction Coordinator, Mimi Kaplan's new article in the Gazette all about reusing and recycling textile items:

"It might surprise you to know that textiles make up a significant portion of the waste stream. “Textiles&...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Puffer's Pond Closure Continues Based on New Sampling

Puffers Closed_News

Based on new sampling, E.coli bacteria levels remain high in the Pond, the beach closure and swimming ban will continue through the weekend of August 18th-19th and beyond. The Town will retest the water on Monday, August 20th and updates will be provided ...

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

N. Common & Main St. Parking Lot: Public Meeting

N Common News

The Amherst Historical Commission & LSSE Commission Invite everyone to a Public Meeting to Review Conceptual Plans for the North Common & Main Street Parking Lot Project with a Presentation by Designers Weston & Sampson and Opportunity for Pub...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Amherst Hurricanes: Community Night & Battle of the Badges

Amherst Hurricanes Community night_news

Please join us Friday August 24th at 4:00 pm, at Community Field in Amherst. the ARHS football team will scrimmage, followed by the Battle of the Badges, where Amherst Fire Department and Amherst Police Department will compete in a flag football game!We w...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Court Rules in Favor of Town on Election Schedule

Town Hall Square News

Town Statement

Court Decision on Request for Preliminary Injunction to Halt September Election

The Town is pleased to have had a full and fair hearing in Court on Friday and that the Court’s ruling supports the decisions of the Charter Commission,...

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Posted on: August 6, 2018

Revaluation of Personal Property Accounts

Reval FY 19_News

 Real Estate Research Consultants, Inc. (RRC), has been contracted by the Board of Assessors to perform a revaluation of all personal property accounts in the Town of Amherst for Fiscal Year 2019.

The scope of this project includes an interior ins...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Absentee Ballots for September 4th State Primary & Local Preliminary Now Available

Absentee Ballots Updated_News Item

Absentee ballots for the September 4, 2018 State Primary and Local Preliminary elections are now available in the Town Clerk’s office.  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The deadline to apply f...

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Posted on: July 26, 2018

Amherst Dog Park Receives $25,000 Stanton Foundation Grant

Dog Park Grant News

The Town of Amherst is the proud recipient of a $25,000 Stanton Foundation grant to fund the design of a new, state-of-the-art dog park.

“I am thrilled by the progress that we are making,” said Jim Pistrang, Chair of the Dog Park Task F...

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

1st Day Celebration: Welcome Back to School

1st day celebration

Join friends & school staff at the community's Welcome Back to School Party on August 28th from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM on the Amherst Town Common. Enjoy fun activities like art, games, food, music and more! 

This event is FREE and all are invited a...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Station Rd Closed UPDATE 7/27/2018

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PRESS RELEASESTATION ROAD CLOSEDTo Through TrafficBetween Wildflower Dr and Hawthorn RdStarting Monday, July 30th, 2018

Geeleher Construction has completed the sewer main from Hawthorn Rd to House #585. Work will begin on the new sewer main from Wildflower...

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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: August 1, 2018

Household Hazardous Waste Day 2018

HHW 2017

 

REGISTRATION FOR THE SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS DAY

IS OPEN !!

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CLICK HERE

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON WHAT TO BRING AND
WHAT

NOT TO BRING, CLICK HERE

         ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

Metzger Formated

Patrol Officer Adam W. Metzger graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy.

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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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

Carroll Format

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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