Posted on: November 17, 2017

Trillium Way CLOSED November 20th-22nd, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE

TRILLIUM WAY

CLOSED

TO ALL TRAFFIC

NOVEMBER 20th -22nd 

7AM TO 5PM

 

Geeleher has completed the installation of the main sewer line on Trillium Way!

Next week, Monday through Wednesday, they will begin to prepare the road for pav...

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Posted on: November 9, 2017

Vacancy - Conservation Commission

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

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Training Opportunity for Houses of Worship & Faith Communities

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A free training will be offered in Amherst on Monday Dec. 4th at Hampshire College as a forum of learning on public safety crises in Houses of Worship and the Faith Community. 

Registration deadline is November 27th. 

*The Amherst Event wi...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

Town of Amherst Sanctuary Community Bylaw Approved by Attorney General

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Town of Amherst Sanctuary Community Bylaw

Approved by Attorney General

 

Attorney General Maura Healey approved the Town of Amherst’s Sanctuary Community Bylaw on Friday.

In a letter to Town Clerk Sandra Burgess, the Attorney General stated...

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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: November 3, 2017

Sidewalk CLOSED from 103 to 121 North Pleasant St

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SIDEWALK RECONSTRUCTION

BETWEEN 103 AND 121 N.PLEASANT ST

CLOSED TO PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC

Caracas Construction has begun demolition of the walkway between Amherst Ice Cream and the Unitarian Church. Sidewalk demolition and reconstruction will continue the week ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Downtown Amherst Parking Changes Coming November 6th

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Change is coming!    

You will see longer time limits in some lots giving you enough time for dinner and a movie, shorter time limits in others to encourage turnover for your quick stops, parking machines that work more easily and reliab...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Town Inks New Contract with Amherst Media

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The Town is pleased to announce that it recently signed a new ten-year contract with Amherst Media to continue to provide public, educational, and government (PEG) services to the Town and its residents.

Town Manager Paul Bockelman said, “This co...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

November proclaimed Puerto Rican Month

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WHEREAS,  Christopher Columbus arrived in Puerto Rico
on November 19, 1493; and

WHEREAS,  Puerto Rico was colonized by Juan Ponce DeLeon and his crew from Spain
in 1508; and

WHEREAS,  Puerto Rico bec...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Barbara Bilz Named as New LSSE Director

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Town Manager Paul Bockelman announced that he has appointed Amherst resident Barbara Bilz to the position of Director of the Leisure Services and Supplemental Education Department (LSSE).  Bilz has served as Interim Director since April following...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Town of Amherst Leaf Collection Schedule - Fall 2017

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Town
of Amherst Leaf Collection Schedule - Fall 2017

Curbsidepick-up of bagged leaves, using the Town-approved, 30-gallon paper
biodegradable bag, will begin Monday, October 30, 2017.  There is no curbside collection of looseleaves....

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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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