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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Town Urges Caution on Ice, Skate at Your Own Risk

Sign stating "Skate At Your Own Risk"

The Town of Amherst Conservation Department is urging the community to exercise caution on frozen ponds and bodies of water. With shifting temperatures, the safety of the ice cannot be guaranteed and all skating is at your own risk. 

Staff has als...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Age & Dementia Friendly Community Project

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The Town of Amherst seeks to understand how our community can best serve older adults and people with dementia. Together, we will explore how we can work to improve opportunities and outcomes for older adults and people with dementia by becoming an Age an...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Amherst Fire Department Receives Two Grants for Safety Equipment

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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

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 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 5, 2022

Northampton Road Construction Update

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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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