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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Town Center Parking Permits Now Available

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Town Center Parking permits are now available. To qualify you must work or live in the zoned business district. Permits are effective September 1, 2019 and run through May 31, 2020 and can be purchased at the Central Services Office on the first floor of ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Competitive Electric Supplier Information Session

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The Town of Amherst Community Participation Officers will host a presentation made by Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey’s office regarding Competitive Electric Suppliers. The presentation will go over what a competitive supplier is, ti...

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Town Manager Seeks Members for Boards & Committees

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The Town Manager is seeking volunteers to serve on numerous Town Boards. Boards and Committees that have or may have vacancies include the Cultural Council, Agricultural Commission, Community Development Block Grant Advisory Committee, Community ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

University Drive: Affordable Housing Lottery

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Seventy Amherst is located in the heart of Amherst, MA and is a multi-family housing development developed by 70 University Drive, LLC consisting of 36- Studio, one, two and three bedroom units. The development is managed by Barry Roberts of Seventy Amher...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Amherst Parking Forum

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The Town of Amherst and parking consultants Nelson\Nygaard invite you to a forum on parking in downtown Amherst. Please join us to hear the preliminary parking recommendations, as well as share your feedback. 

Wednesday, August 28th 5:30 PM - 7:00...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

ALSCT Presents Matilda: Auditions

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Coming in January 2020, Amherst Leisure Services Community Theater presents Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical at Bowker Auditorium (UMass) Auditions will be September 13th -15th with callbacks on September 16th. Audition appointments are now open, so call ...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Eversource: Structure Replacement Project

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In an effort to improve the reliability of our electric system, Eversource will begin their Montague to Fairmont Structure Replacement Project the week of August 12th.  The project will start with the civil work portion and the electrical work wi...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

First Day Celebration!

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On Tuesday, August 27th at 5:00 PM join friends and school staff at the community's Welcome Back to School Party on the Amherst Town Common. Enjoy fun activities, food, music, games & more. This event is FREE and all are invited to attend. 


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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Nomination Papers Now Available

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Nomination papers are now available at the Town Clerk's Office for: School Committee, Jones Library Trustee, Housing Authority and Elector, Oliver Smith Will. Papers are due back for certification by September, 17, 2019. Campaign finance information will ...

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