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Posted on: July 29, 2022

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals Associate Members

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals - Associate Members 

The Town Council will be filling up to three (3) vacancies for Associate Members on the Zoning Board of Appeals, each for a one-year term to start immediately, an...

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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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In the News

Posted on: August 10, 2022

Water Shut Off Woodside/Northampton/Walnut Thursday, August 11th

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WATER SHUT OFF NOTICE

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NORTHAMPTON RD

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7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

THURSDAY AUGUST 11th, 2022

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

As part of the Northampton Rd reconstruction project the Department of Public Works will be shutting off the water to a ...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: August 9, 2022

Water Shut-Off Notice: Kendrick Place

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As part of the Northampton Rd reconstruction project the Department of Public Works will be shutting off the water to Kendrick Place on Wednesday, August 10th.  Water will be turned off to all properties on Kendrick Place starting at 7:3...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Cuppa' Joe with Amherst Town Manager & Special Guest Tony Maroulis

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Join Amherst Town Manager Paul Bockelman and special guest Tony Maroulis, the Executive Director of Community & Strategic Initiatives at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, for an informal conversation. Bring your questions, ideas, concerns, all ...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Community Safety Day Hosted by Amherst Senior Center

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In collaboration with the Amherst Police, Amherst Fire, and Amherst CRESS departments, the Amherst Senior Center is putting together a Community Safety Day on Saturday, August 13th from 10am-2pm at Mill River Recreation Area. We want to highlight how all ...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection September 24, 2022

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Amherst’s annual public household hazardous waste collection is scheduled for Saturday, September 24 2022 at Fort River Elementary School (70 South East Street, Amherst). All Amherst, Pelham, Shutesbury and Hadley residents may participate. &...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Historic West Cemetery Repair Project

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Contractors from Ludlow Memorial Company have been hard at work this summer cleaning, resetting, repairing, and assessing dozens of headstones, obelisks, and monuments at Amherst's historic West Cemetery in downtown Amherst. This project, funded ...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 21, 2022

State Primary on September 6th: Early Voting Dates & Times

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The State Primary is on Tuesday, September 6th 2022. Polls will be open on this day from 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM. In-person early voting will also be available at Amherst Town Hall. See below for details. 

EARLY VOTING DATES & TIMES

  • Saturday, August ...
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More Amherst Voter Information... amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Resident Aid Assistance Program

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Family Outreach of Amherst, in Collaboration with the Town of Amherst, has been allocated $150,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), to help Amherst residents with overdue rent, mortgage, or utility bills.  These funds will have a direct ...

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Download Application Form amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2022

Drought Declaration

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In response to almost three months of dry weather conditions, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Bethany A. Card announced on July 21st that the Connecticut River Valley is in a Level 2-Significant Drought. In response to this declaration, t...

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Additional Info... amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Free Summer Music Series on the Town Common

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The Amherst BID is thrilled to announce the lineup for the second annual Friday Night Summer Concert Series on the South Common! This summer concert series has been made possible with the generous support and sponsorship of Encharter Insurance.

Last summer...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Community Preservation Act Grant Application Available on September 1st

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The Town is excited to announce the application timeline for the upcoming round of Community Preservation Act grants.

The application will be available on the Town website beginning on September 1, 2022 at https://www.amherstma.gov/3511/Propose-a-Project&a...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2022

Checks Issued by Amherst, Which Have Not Been Cashed and are Deemed Abandoned

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Each year the treasurer of the Town of Amherst publishes a listing of unclaimed checks that have been issued by the Town. Please refer to the "List of Names" document linked at the end of this announcement.

MASS GENERAL LAW CHAPTER 200A SECION 5:...

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List of Names amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Important Notice to Registered Voters in the Town of Amherst

Map of Updated Amherst Voting Precincts from 2022

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO REGISTERED VOTERS: CHANGES TO VOTING PRECINCTS EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 31, 2021

Pursuant to MGL Ch. 54 §6, the Town of Amherst has changed its voting precincts as a result of population changes from the 2020 Federal Census. For all ...

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View updated maps, voting locations & precincts amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: July 1, 2022

FY23 Transfer Station & Recycling Center Stickers

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FY23 Transfer Station Stickers

Due to the July 4th holiday, new stickers will not be available online until Wed. July 6th.  They are  available for purchase at the Transfer Station.   Sticker prices are: Residential - $125&nbs...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Affordable Housing Lottery: One University Drive South

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SEB Housing is currently working with One University Drive South, DHCD, and the Town of Amherst to provide affordable housing rental units. There will be a lottery coming up for this affordable housing opportunity. Please apply by August 12, 2022.&nbs...

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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: August 9, 2022

Fall Sports with Amherst Rec

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Basketball, Ultimate Frisbee, Lacrosse, Tennis, and more! Keep your eyes peeled for details on our registration site!

REGISTER HERE!

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Amherst Community Theater Auditions

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Sign-ups for Auditions are open now! September 9-11, 2022 with callbacks on Monday, September 12 for our January 2023 production of “Disney The Little Mermaid”

Director: Kimberly Overtree Karlin

Musical Director: Cindy Naughton

Choreograp...

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Sign Up! Recreation News & Announcements
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Prime Time After School Enrolling NOW!

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Attention Crocker Farm Families! Prime Time After School enrollment is open.

QUESTIONS? Contact Amherst Rec. rec@amherstma.gov


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