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Posted on: December 1, 2019

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All currently posted positions for employment with the Town are on the Town’s Online Career Portal.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Amherst Fire Department Receives Two Grants for Safety Equipment


The Amherst Fire Department was awarded two grants this week. The first was for $25,000 a personnel safety accountability system during emergency incidents. The second was for $15,000 for communications systems for front-line fire apparatus.

The $25,000 gr...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Amherst Fire Department Places First Hybrid Ambulance into Service

Amherst's new hybrid ambulance parked in front of the North Fire Station.

The Town of Amherst Fire Department has taken delivery of their newest ambulance.  The vehicle is a custom Horton ambulance built on a 2021 Ford 4WD chassis. The new unit replaces a 2011 International ambulance. This ambulance is assigned as the ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Elementary School Building Project Visioning Sessions

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During the month of January 2022, the Amherst Elementary School Educational Visioning Group (EVG) — a group of administrators, teachers, School Building Committee members, parents and community partners—will participate in two Educatio...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Northampton Road Construction Update




Utility Pole Relocation

Monday January 10th, 2022

7am -5pm


Eversource will begin relocating utility poles along Northampton Rd starting on Monday, January 10th, 2022.  Utility pole work is expected to last ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Officer Rafael Guzman Joins APD


Chief of Police Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the appointment of a new patrol officer to the Amherst Police Department. Rafael M. Guzman was appointed after an extensive selection process which included an interview panel, physical and psych...

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Posted on: April 11, 2021

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.


Today marks the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week which will be celebrated from April 11-17th. This special week honors telecommunications (911 dispatchers) across the country who are key members of all public safety teams.

We are ...

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In the News

Posted on: November 8, 2021

Your Winter Program Guide is Here!

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Check out what Amherst Recreation has in store for your Winter Recreation! 

Highlights include:

  • Winterfest 2022!
  • Amherst Youth Basketball League
  • Swim Lessons, Lap and Open Swim
  • Amherst Nordic Skiiing
  • Camps for children
  • And MORE!

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