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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Big Night 2024 in Amherst!

SECOND TRY FOR BIG NIGHT 2024

BIG NIGHT 2024!  TOWN OF AMHERST PARTNERS WITH THE HITCHCOCK CENTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT TO HELP SALAMANDERS’ MIGRATIONSBig Night is the first night of rain and temperatures over forty degrees when salamander and amphibian migration usually takes ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2024

The Kindness Campaign

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The Town of Amherst’s Public Health and Recreation departments are proud to announce the launch of their inaugural Kindness Campaign, designed to foster a culture of compassion, generosity, and goodwi...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Construction to Begin on New Elementary School Building

elementary school construction begins 2024

The new school will be built to the south of the existing Fort River Elementary School on adjacent open land currently used as fields.There will be significant changes to the circulation of vehicles entering and exiting the Fort River Elementary School. T...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Commemoration of the Tibetan Uprising

TIBETAN UPRISING 2024

This day is an expression of solidarity for the Tibetan Peoples in exile across the world.  The Amherst event includes the raising of the Tibetan flag on Town Hall, the reading of a proclamation by the Town Council, and a march from Amherst to No...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

CDBG PUBLIC HEARING

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Notice of Public Hearing and Public Meeting

CDBG Advisory Committee

Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 7 PM

https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/84541527692

 

The Public Hearing and Meeting will be conducted virtually at https://amherstma.zoom.us/j/845415...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Kindergarten Registration Opens soon for Pelham and Amherst Residents

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Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be permanent residents of Amherst or Pelham.
  • Children must be five years old on or before September 1, 2024 (no exceptions).

Don't miss out on the opportunity to join our Dual Language Program at Fort River Elementary Sc...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

National Day of Racial Healing Re-imagined

2024 NDORH Rescheduled

Join the Conversation Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 6:00 pm.  "We can’t heal or create greater racial equity if we don’t know each other. Racial healing involves building trusting relationships that help us work together...

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Posted on: February 7, 2024

Recreation and Open Space Survey

In the News item for watchilla and malloy Express your opinions on Town of Amherst Recreation and Op

The answers you provide in this survey will help the Amherst Recreation and Conservation Departments to better maintain our open spaces, recreation facilities, and protected lands.

The Amherst Planning Department will use your feedback to update our Open ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2024

Town of Amherst Sustainability Dashboard

Option 1 Announcing Online Sustainability Dashboard

“It’s pretty much a one stop opportunity to access information on what has been done, what is being done, and what we plan to do in regards to sustainability and climate action,” said Amherst Director of Sustainability, Stephanie Ciccarello. “It also feat...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Resident Capital Requests for Fiscal Year 2025

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Residents may submit requests for Capital expenditures.

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

"Water, Nature, and the City" Opening Reception

UPDATED Mirabal opening 2024 invitation

Come meet the artist - Christine Mirabal.  Enjoy an evening full of art and friendship.

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Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 1, 2023

Veterans Community Breakfast - For All!

Veterans Breakfast Announcement

Sponsored by

Town of Amherst CRESS Department

Community Responders for Equity, Safety and Service

 

When: First and Third Fridays, 8 am to 9 am  

Where: Large Activity Room of the Bangs Community Center, 70 Boltwood Walk, Amherst

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Want to shrink your tax bill?

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The Town of Amherst Assessor would like to remind Amherst Residents about the many tax exemptions that are available.  

What is a tax exemption?  Exemptions - They come in many different ways/forms at every taxable level (Municipal and Fe...

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Posted on: January 2, 2024

Town Council Accepting Applications for 2024 Charter Review Committee

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Town Council Accepting Applications for 2024 Charter Review Committee

The Town Council is now accepting applications for residents who wish to serve on the 2024 Charter Review Committee.  

The 2024 Charter Review Committee is a multiple-member body...

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