Posted on: December 15, 2017

2018 CDBG Request for Proposals Now Available

The Town of Amherst and CDBG Advisory Committee are pleased to announce that the 2018 Request for Proposals for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) activities are now available. Proposals are due by noon on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 on the 2nd floo...

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Posted on: December 15, 2017

Dining for Dollars to Benefit Friends of the Amherst Senior Center

Amherst Senior Center

On Wednesday December 20th from 11:30 am - 10:00 PM, Bertucci's will be hosting a Dining for Dollars event to benefit the Friends of the Amherst Senior Center. 25% of all proceeds will be donated back to them when the flyer is presented.

Event Flyer

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Vacancies - Agricultural Commission

Veggies

The Agricultural Commission is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies on the Commission.  If you are interested in serving on the Agricultural Commission, please submit a Citizen Activity Form today!

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

Transfer Station Holiday Hours

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The Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday December 23, 2017 for the Christmas holiday.

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Posted on: December 6, 2017

Community Blood Drive Thursday December 21, 2017

Red Cross

The Red Cross is bringing the Bloodmobile to Amherst!  The Amherst Police Department is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, December 21st at the Amherst Police Department on Thursday, December 21st from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The Police Station...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Town Ensures Apartments Will Be Available and Affordable

Pres Apartments

Town Ensures Apartments Will Be Available and Affordable

Presidential Apartments Owner Complying with Agreement and Pays Fines

Town of Amherst Building Commissioner Rob Morra reached a stipulated agreement with the owner of Presidential Apartments that will...

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Posted on: November 29, 2017

New Winter Parking Rules Take Effect on December 1st in Amherst

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New 2017 Winter Parking Rules Start December 1st

Beginning December 1st, 2017, overnight parking will be permitted in authorized on-street parking spaces Town-wide EXCEPT during declared parking bans. Parking bans will be in effect from 12:01 am to 7:00 am...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

Pellet Bag Recycling

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On Saturday January 13th, 2018 the Amherst Department of Public Works is holding a free, pellet bag drop-off event. Between the hours of 8am and 2pm, residents of Amherst, Pelham and Shutesbury will be allowed to bring used wood pellet bags to the Amherst...

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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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The customized envelope will include a thermal image of their home accompanied by a report of their home’s energy efficiency with recommended steps for a more in depth home energy audit.  The analysis and report were prepared as part of a grant f...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

PVTA Service Changes Effective August 27th

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The following is a summary of the routes that will be impacted through the service modifications scheduled for August 27th, September 3rd, or September 5th. For additional information and new schedules, visit the PVTA website (www.pvta.com/info). If indiv...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

LIEUTENANT JERRY MILLAR'S RETIREMENT

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Lieutenant Jerry Millar retires from the Amherst Police Department.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced, today, the retirement of Lieutenant Jerry Millar, effective October 10, 2017, after 34 years of service to the police department and the Town of Amherst.

Jerry Millar, a native of Amherst, joined the Amherst Police Dep...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

AMHERST OFFICER GRADUATES FROM POLICE ACADEMY

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Patrol Officer Lindsay J. Carroll has graduated from the Reading Regional Police Academy.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officer Lindsay J. Carroll graduated from the Reading Regional Police Academy, in Reading, Massachusetts on August 15, 2017. Patrol Officer Carroll has begun her twelve week field officer train...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

TWO AMHERST OFFICERS GRADUATE FROM WMASS REGIONAL POLICE ACADEMY

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Patrol Officers Jose J. Diaz-Gutierrez and Matthew J. Ziomek graduated from the police academy.

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that Patrol Officers Jose J. Diaz-Gutierrez and Matthew J. Ziomek graduated from the Western Massachusetts Regional Police Academy, in Springfield, Massachusetts on May 5, 2017. Patrol Officers Diaz-Gutier...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Police Department Welcomes New Canine

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Police Departments second canine team

Chief Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce that the
Amherst Police Department now includes a second canine team, Officer MatthewFrydryk and his K9 partner Marvin. 
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The addition of a second canine team to the department has
been made pos...

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