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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Public Forum on Appropriations Outside the Annual Budget

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In accordance with Charter section 5.6, on Monday, March 4, 2024 at 6:30 p.m.  the Town Council will hold a Public Forum regarding An Order Appropriating the FY2025 Community Preservation Act Budget as required underM.G.L. Chapter 44B

The Communit...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: January 2, 2024

Town Council Accepting Applications for 2024 Charter Review Committee

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Town Council Accepting Applications for 2024 Charter Review Committee

The Town Council is now accepting applications for residents who wish to serve on the 2024 Charter Review Committee.  

The 2024 Charter Review Committee is a multiple-member body...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Town Council Accepting Applications for Non-Voting Members of the Finance Committee

Town Council Accepting Applications for Non-Voting Members of the Finance Committee 

The Town Council is filling a vacancy for a non-voting resident member on the Finance Committee and is currently seeking applications. For a term beginning immedi...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: November 3, 2023

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals

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Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals Members

The Town Council is currently accepting applications from Amherst residents interested in serving on the Zoning Board of Appeals. There is a vacancy for a Full Member (term to...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: December 1, 2019

View Currently Posted Positions

All currently posted positions for employment with the Town are on the Town’s Online Career Portal.

Click here to visit the Town of Amherst Career Portal 

You may subscribe to alerts for future job postings by clicking the Notify Me butto...

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Amherst Bulletin Board

In the News

In the News

Posted on: February 23, 2024

The Kindness Campaign

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The Town of Amherst’s Public Health and Recreation departments are proud to announce the launch of their inaugural Kindness Campaign, designed to foster a culture of compassion, generosity, and goodwi...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Construction to Begin on New Elementary School Building

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The new school will be built to the south of the existing Fort River Elementary School on adjacent open land currently used as fields.There will be significant changes to the circulation of vehicles entering and exiting the Fort River Elementary School. T...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Commemoration of the Tibetan Uprising

TIBETAN UPRISING 2024

This day is an expression of solidarity for the Tibetan Peoples in exile across the world.  The Amherst event includes the raising of the Tibetan flag on Town Hall, the reading of a proclamation by the Town Council, and a march from Amherst to No...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

CDBG PUBLIC HEARING

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Notice of Public Hearing and Public Meeting

CDBG Advisory Committee

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7 PM

https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84541527692

 

The Public Hearing and Meeting will be conducted virtually at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/845415...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Kindergarten Registration Opens soon for Pelham and Amherst Residents

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Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Amherst or Pelham.
  • Children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2024 (no exceptions).

Don't miss out on the opportunity to join our Dual Language Program at Fort River Elementary Sc...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

National Day of Racial Healing Re-imagined

2024 NDORH Rescheduled

Join the Conversation Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 6:00 pm.  "We can’t heal or create greater racial equity if we don’t know each other. Racial healing involves building trusting relationships that help us work together...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Recreation and Open Space Survey

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The answers you provide in this survey will help the Amherst Recreation and Conservation Departments to better maintain our open spaces, recreation facilities, and protected lands.

The Amherst Planning Department will use your feedback to update our Open ...

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Click here to take the online survey! amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Town of Amherst Sustainability Dashboard

Option 1 Announcing Online Sustainability Dashboard

“It’s pretty much a one stop opportunity to access information on what has been done, what is being done, and what we plan to do in regards to sustainability and climate action,” said Amherst Director of Sustainability, Stephanie Ciccarello. “It also feat...

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Link to Town of Amherst Sustainability Dashboard amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Resident Capital Requests for Fiscal Year 2025

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Residents may submit requests for Capital expenditures.

Resident Capital Request Form amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2024

"Water, Nature, and the City" Opening Reception

UPDATED Mirabal opening 2024 invitation

Come meet the artist - Christine Mirabal.  Enjoy an evening full of art and friendship.

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Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 1, 2023

Veterans Community Breakfast - For All!

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Sponsored by

Town of Amherst CRESS Department

Community Responders for Equity, Safety and Service

 

When: First and Third Fridays, 8 am to 9 am  

Where: Large Activity Room of the Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Want to shrink your tax bill?

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The Town of Amherst Assessor would like to remind Amherst Residents about the many tax exemptions that are available.  

What is a tax exemption?  Exemptions - They come in many different ways/forms at every taxable level (Municipal and Fe...

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Posted on: January 3, 2024

CRESS shares Utility Assistance Programs

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The Town of Amherst would like to help you stay warm and meet your essential needs this winter. CRESS Responders assist individuals to understand and access help that may be available.  

This listing (and when you click on Additional info... &...

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In the News

Posted on: April 11, 2021

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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Today marks the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week which will be celebrated from April 11-17th. This special week honors telecommunications (911 dispatchers) across the country who are key members of all public safety teams.

We are ...

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In the News

Posted on: February 5, 2024

Summer Day Camp Registration

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Register your kiddos for a Summer of fun!

Each of our 7 one-week sessions are themed with fun activities designed to engage campers. Children enjoy swimming in our outdoor pool, making new friends, doing art projects, meeting cool guests and MUCH more!

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Spring is around the corner!

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Register for Spring Rec today...

From Basketball to Swimming, Ultimate, Golf, and more... We've got something for everyone! Browse and Enroll in our programs to discover your Spring activities.

Click HERE

Questions?

Call or Email - 413-259-3065 | rec...

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Posted on: December 18, 2023

Indoor Pickleball

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This Winter, drop in and play some Pickleball! 

January 7th - March 3rd.

Sundays 12-3 PM at the Amherst Middle School Side Gym

$5 per person

Questions? Contact Jose Allen, allenj@amherstma.gov

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