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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Real Estate Taxes Due February 1st


The Treasurer and Collector's office would like to issue a reminder that real estate taxes are due on Wednesday, February 1. Customers can pay online from our website and may contact their office with any questions. 

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

2023 Lunar New Year/Spring Festival Celebration

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Join  the HRC for their first in person Lunar New Year/Spring Festival Celebration.  Dr. Lily Soh will explain the origins of Lunar New Year/Spring Festival, followed by lunch and performances by the East Culture Arts, Inc.  


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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Sign up for Amherst Emergency and Parking Ban Alerts

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The Town of Amherst has a variety of ways that you can stay connected with us, from emergency notifications to meeting and news announcements, and more. Receive timely emergency and parking ban notifications to your email or phone by subscribing to these ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Amherst Cultural Council Awards 73 Grants to Local Recipients


Matt Holloway and Julianne Applegate, co-chairs of the Amherst Cultural Council (ACC), are pleased to announce 73 grants totaling $61,983, for cultural programs in Amherst and the region. Proposals for music and theater events, visual artists, and program...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

CDBG Advisory Committee Public Hearing


Notice of Public Hearing

CDBG Advisory Committee

Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7 PM


The Public Hearing will be conducted virtually at and will accommodate publi...

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Posted on: January 13, 2023

New Business & Technical Assistance Grant Applications Now Available!

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The Amherst BID, in collaboration with the Town of Amherst, announces the 2023 NEW Business and Technical Assistance Grant application. Applications are now open, with a deadline of February 15, 2023. 

The Application deadline is February 15, 2023...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Flag Raising Ceremony

Flag Raising Announcement BHM 2023

The Human Rights Commission Proudly Celebrates Black History Month starting with a flag raising ceremony on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 6:00 pm, Town Hall, Front Steps

More Celebrations and Acknowledgements throughout the month of February

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Posted on: January 1, 2023

Liquor License Available


The Amherst Board of License Commissioners requests applications for one available All Alcohol Off-Premises Liquor License ("package store" license).

The Board will review applications based on public need and the Board's regulations and...

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Posted on: December 1, 2022

Anticipated Energy Price Increases, Resources Available to Help Customers

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A message from Eversouce: Many Americans are coping with increasing prices, including rising energy bills. Customers count on Eversource every day for the energy they need and recognize our role in keeping bills as low as possible as energy prices surge.?...

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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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Posted on: December 12, 2022

Sidewalk Snow Removal

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Sidewalk Snow Removal

Snow and/or ice removal from sidewalks is the responsibility of the property owner.  Depending on storm conditions, The Town may send a sidewalk plow around on major sidewalks to assist residents with this task.  Onc...

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