Posted on: February 15, 2018

Waste Reduction: What Goes in the Bin?

Recycling Bin News

Waste Reduction: What goes in the bin?

Are you confused about what you can put in the recycling bin and what you can’t? Do you wonder why only certain materials can be recycled? If so, you are not alone. As the Waste Reduction Enforcement Coordinator in Am...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

2nd Downtown Planning Forum Materials/Activities Online

Comm Forum 2 Fall

On Wednesday evening, December 6, 2017, the Amherst Select Board, Planning Board, and Town Manager hosted a second community forum to discuss Downtown Amherst. Held in the Bangs Community Center, the forum was a success, with dozens of townspeople passion...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

Valley's Got Talent Audition

Valley Got Talent Audtions Round 2

Audition for the Second Annual Valley's Got Talent, an amateur talent competition for all ages to be held on March 25,2018! 

Auditions will be held on Monday February 26, 2018 at the Bangs Community Center at 6:00 PM. 

Where: 70 B...

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Posted on: December 19, 2017

Major Mixed Use Development in North Amherst Receives State Support

DHCD Awards Beacon

Major Mixed Use Development in North Amherst Receives State Support

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has awarded Beacon Communities significant incentive tax credits for North Square at the Mill District in the Town of Amherst. Wi...

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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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