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Posted on: November 12, 2019

Winter Preparedness and Reminders

Winter Weather Reminder News

As we head in to the winter season, we are sharing some important winter weather related information.  

Snow Emergency Parking Bans, Stay in the Know! 

Sidewalks

  • Snow and/or ice removal from sidewalks is the responsibility of the property owner. The Town will send a sidewalk plow to do one pass per storm on a limited number of major sidewalks. While this Town effort is to assist residents, they are responsible for maintaining the sidewalk in front of their property in a passable condition.Please review the Town Meeting Approved Sidewalk Snow and Ice Removal Policy for further information, or contact the Public Works Department at 413-259-3050, ext. 0.
  • The Amherst Police Department will enforce the sidewalk snow and ice removal policy. Reports should be directed to their non-emergency line (413) 259-3000 or police@amherstma.gov 

Sand

  • Sand will be available at the DPW building, located at 586 S. Pleasant St.

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