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Posted on: May 21, 2018

Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY  Monday May 28, 2018.Assembly 9:00-9:30 A.M. (on the Town Common)Ceremonies 10:00 A.M. at the War Memorial PoolParade: 09:35amMaster of Ceremonies: Town Manager Paul BockelmanNational Anthem: members of the Amherst/Pelham re...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Animal Incident Near Puffers Pond

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Press ReleaseAnimal Incident Near Puffers PondContact: Julie Federman, Health Director413-259-3077On Thursday afternoon, May 17th, a raccoon acting aggressively in the area of Puffers Pond was reported. The raccoon scratched and bit a resident without bei...

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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: May 16, 2018

Input Sought On Draft FY 2019-2023 MassDOT, MBTA Capital Investment Plan

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The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced that public meetings to present and discuss the Draft MassDOT and MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for Fiscal Years 2019–2023 will be held in May and that the public...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Design Kick-off Meeting: North Common & Main St. Parking Lot Project

Main St. Project News Item

The Amherst Historical Commission & LSSE Commission invite everyone to a design kick-off meeting for the North Common & Main St. Parking Lot Project on Tuesday May 29th at 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. in the Town Room at Town Hall.

Meet the designers ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Solarize MA Hot Water Meet the Installer May 22nd 6:30 PM Town Hall

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The Town of Amherst has partnered with the Mass Clean Energy Center and the Hampshire Council of Governments (HCG) to promote this incredible program available to area residents. If you were interested in installing a PV system on your home during the Sol...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

Capital Investment Plan Public Meeting Schedule

MASS DOT News Item

The Draft MassDOT & MBTA Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update for fiscal years 2019–2023 is a multi-billiondollar program that makes long-term, multi-modal investments across the Commonwealth. The CIP covers allMassDOT highway and municipal ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2018

Dinner Dance Celebrating Amherst Senior Center 50th Anniversary

Dinner Dance News

Join in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the opening of the Amherst Senior Center. Enjoy a plated (served) dinner with wine at the Lord Jeffery Inn and an evening of music and dancing to David Neill’s band on Friday, June 8, 2018 5:3...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

Youth Adventure Academy 2018 Accepting Applications

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The Amherst Police Department and the University of Massachusetts Police Department seek to provide innovative and effective programs for the young people in our community. The Youth Adventure Academy is such a program!  It is designed to establi...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Amherst Elections for First Town Council Scheduled

Town Council Election News Item

The Town of Amherst will hold its first election for the New Town Council on Tuesday November 6, 2018, the same date as the State election. A preliminary election, if required, will be held on September 4, 2018, the same date as the State primary.

Register...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Scheduled Water Main Flushing

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     The Water Division of the Public Works
Department will begin its annual systematic water main flushing programs toclean the distribution system on Monday, April 23, 2018 (weather
permitting). &nbs...

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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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