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Posted on: September 22, 2022

Request for Proposals: Early Education Expansion in Amherst


The Early Education Expansion RFP (Request for Proposal) has been released.  Deadline to apply is 2:00 PM on Monday, October 31, 2022.

The Town of Amherst has allocated funds, through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), to award grants to both cu...

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Posted on: September 19, 2022

Town Council Seeks Community Feedback for Annual Town Manager Evaluation


The Town Council is pleased to serve all the community members in Amherst and we want to thank you for your ongoing communications with us. Your comments and feedback are highly valued and we want to continue to hear from you.

The Town Council is beginning...

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Posted on: July 18, 2022

Community Preservation Act Grant Application Now Available Online


The Town is excited to announce the application timeline for the upcoming round of Community Preservation Act grants.

The application is now available on the Town website beginning on September 1, 2022 at

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Posted on: April 19, 2022

Important Notice to Registered Voters in the Town of Amherst

Map of Updated Amherst Voting Precincts from 2022


Pursuant to MGL Ch. 54 §6, the Town of Amherst has changed its voting precincts as a result of population changes from the 2020 Federal Census. For all ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2022

Town Center Parking Permits Now Available

Image of four cars parked side by side with text Amherts Town Center Parking Permits Are Available

The application for Town Center Parking Permits is now available for the upcoming permit season beginning September 1, 2022. 

Please visit our Permit Parking webpage for full details such as cost, parking map, subscribing to parking alert...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Annual Street Sweeping Schedule

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The Town of Amherst Department of Public Works has begun sweeping the Main routes and hills that receive the most sand during the winter months.  After completing these areas the DPW will begin sweeping the various sections of town, if all goes w...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Resident Aid Assistance Program

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Family Outreach of Amherst, in Collaboration with the Town of Amherst, has been allocated $150,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), to help Amherst residents with overdue rent, mortgage, or utility bills.  These funds will have a direct ...

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