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Posted on: June 22, 2018

Next "Cuppa' Joe w/ Paul" Scheduled for July 13th at Kelly's Restaurant!

Cuppa Joe July 2018 News

Town Manager Paul Bockelman will be at Kelly’s Restaurant at 314 College Street in Amherst on Friday, July  13th, from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. He will be enjoying his usual cup of coffee and fantastic breakfast and he invites you to ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Orchard Arboretum Conservation Area - Tree of the Month

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Red Prince Weigela is a deciduous rounded shrub. It is very conspicuous now as it is covered with trumpet-shaped, 1 1/2.” brilliant scarlet blossoms. These shrubs will typically grow to 4’-6’ tall and 4’-6&rsquo...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

ValleyBike Bikeshare Launch Events - June 28

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TWO LAUNCH EVENTS!

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BIKESHARE LAUNCH IN AMHERST

Thursday, June 28

North Common Parking Lot

Corner of South Pleasant and Main Streets

3:00—4:00 PM

Atkins Farms Donuts & Cider refreshments!

Bikes available for demo rides! 

Free ride cards...

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Posted on: June 20, 2018

North Square Job Fair: Construction Employment Opportunities

N. Square Job Fair News

On Thursday June 28th from 11:30am-1:30pm at the Amherst Survival Center Keith Construction, Inc. is pleased to accept employment applications for all construction trades including, laborers, carpenters, painters, floor layers, plumbers and electricians f...

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Posted on: June 19, 2018

Electrify Amherst!: Electrical Box Makeover Project Calls for Proposals

Emilys Corner Utility Box Project News

Attention Artists! You're invited to submit proposals for Electrify Amherst! The Electrical Box Makeover Project by July 15, 2018.

This project is designed to further the presence of public art in downtown Amherst and the Amherst Center Cultural District b...

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Electrify Amherst Website amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Station Rd CLOSED to through traffic starting Monday, June 25th

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PRESS RELEASESTATION ROAD CLOSEDTo Through TrafficBetween Wildflower Dr and Hawthorn RdStarting Monday, June 25th, 2018

Geeleher Construction will begin installing the new sewer main and abandoning an existing water main on Station Rd, between Wildflower D...

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Posted on: June 18, 2018

Amherst Annual 4th of July Celebration!

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 5:00 PM-11:00 PM

Amherst Leisure Services presents the 4th of July Celebration, at UMass Amherst! Please join us on the Fairgrounds behind McGuirk Stadium as we celebrate Independence Day with food, music, and live entertainment. Co...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

New Article in Gazette from Amherst Waste Reduction Coordinator

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Check out the most recent article in the Daily Hampshire Gazette by Amherst Waste Reduction Coordinator Mimi Kaplan, where she provides info on what you CAN do to reuse or recycle items that cannot go in curbside recycling, rather than throw them in the t...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

Select Board Invites Public Comment on Town Manager Performance

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The Select Board is conducting its annual evaluation of the Town Manager.  We invite members of the public to submit written comments by 4:00 p.m. Friday, July 13th, 2018.

Please be aware that these submissions will be read by every Select Board m...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

MIll Street Bridge Replacement Construction to Begin

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Mill Street Bridge Replacement

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MASSDOT) has awarded the contract to replace the Mill Street bridge to E.T. & L. Corp of Stow, MA.  E.T. & L. will begin mobilizing onto the site the week of Ma...

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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: March 29, 2018

2018 Sweeping Schedule

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

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Employment Opportunity with Amherst Police Department

APD Recruitment June 2018 News

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 6, 2018 and must have successfully completed

either;

Sixty (60) college credits with a 2.0 G.P.A. from an accredited college or university, OR

Two (2) years of full-time, active military service in the United States Armed Forces with an honorable discharge and possess a high school diploma/GED OR

A ful...

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Recruitment & Community Information Page amherstpd.org - Police News & Announcements
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

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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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