In the News

Posted on: June 14, 2019

Town Clerk/Clerk to the Council Announces Resignation

Notice of Vacancy Clerk_News

Margaret Nartowicz, the Town of Amherst Town Clerk and Clerk to the Council announced her resignation effective June 30, 2019. She will be taking a new position as Town Administrator in the Town of Berlin.

Town Manager Paul Bockelman stated, “I w...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Meals on Wheels Drivers Needed!

Meals on wheels_News

The Amherst Senior Center needs your help! Amherst and Pelham older adults who are home bound are eligible for a hot meal delivery midday Monday through Friday.  

Please call Donna at (413) 259-3164 for more information on volunteering. 

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Open Meeting of the Residents

Open Meeting of the Residents_News

There will be an Open Meeting of the Residents on the proposed Studio Apartment Supportive Housing at 132 Northampton Road on Monday, June 24th at 6:30 p.m. in the Bangs Community Center.

The purpose of the meeting is for the Town Council to hear from the ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Changes to State Street

State St. Changes Map_News Item

The Amherst Department of Public Works is completing work this week on traffic and parking changes along State Street that will go in to effect on Tuesday, June 18th. On Tuesday, State St. from Sand Hill Road to the rail road trestle will become one way f...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Amherst Police Department Accepting Applications for Patrol Officer

APD Recruitment 2019 News Item

The Amherst, Massachusetts Police Department is accepting applications to fill the position of Police Officer. Successful applicants must be 21 years of age on or before the application closing date of July 1, 2019 and must have successfully completed eit...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Amherst & UMass Police Youth Adventure Academy 2019

APD Adventure Academy 2019 child walking on ropes course in trees

The Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments are pleased to announce the Amherst and UMASS Police Youth Adventure Academy is being held Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Students entering 6th, 7th...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Mural Returning to Amherst

Mural progress _News size

Originally completed in 2005, the mural created by David Fichter depicted moments of historic significance in the Town of Amherst.  The mural included portraits of Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Mabel Loomis Todd, Noah Webster, and many others. &...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

The Town of Amherst's Fire Department Seeks Part-Time Call Firefighters

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The Town of Amherst seeks part-time Call Firefighters to perform firefighting activities, emergency medical aid, and hazardous material duties.  Call Firefighters have no scheduled shifts, but are on-call for emergency responses.  Requir...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

Moving? Donate Unwanted Items from May to August

moving donations

Moving? Donate certain types of unwanted items from May to August to support CHD Big Brothers Big sisters of Hampshire County! Look for the purple donations bags and boxes at various apartment building locations. Please see your property manager for speci...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Street Sweeping

Sweeper - Copy

The Town of Amherst Department of Public Works has begun sweeping the Main routes and hills that receive the most sand during the winter months.  After completing these areas the DPW will begin sweeping the various sections of town, if all goes w...

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Posted on: February 20, 2019

Applications Still Being Accepted for Town Committees!

get involved _news

The Town Council and Town Manager are still accepting applications to the:

The Town Council and Town Manager are especially seek...

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In the News

Posted on: June 5, 2019

Amherst Police Accreditation Award Ceremony

Award 2

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: May 15, 2019

Amherst Police Department Accepting Applications for Patrol Officer

APD Recruitment 2019 News Item

The Amherst, Massachusetts Police Department is accepting applications to fill the position of Police Officer. Successful applicants must be 21 years of age on or before the application closing date of July 1, 2019 and must have successfully completed eit...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

Amherst & UMass Police Youth Adventure Academy 2019

APD Adventure Academy 2019 child walking on ropes course in trees

The Amherst and University of Massachusetts Police Departments are pleased to announce the Amherst and UMASS Police Youth Adventure Academy is being held Monday, July 22, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Students entering 6th, 7th...

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Adventure Academy Page amherstpd.org - Police News & Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Amherst Officer Martins Graduates Police Academy

Martins News

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

Lt Daly News Item

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: February 6, 2019

Gabriel Ting Promoted to Police Captain

Ting Promotion

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the promotion of Amherst Police Lieutenant Gabriel Ting to the rank of captain effective February 8, 2019. 

Lieutenant Ting was appointed as a patrol officer with the Amherst Police Department in A...

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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: August 23, 2017

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

Carroll Format

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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