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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Snell St CLOSED to through traffic June 21st & 22nd

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PAVING UPDATE

 

SNELL ST CLOSED 

To Through Traffic 

Monday & Tuesday June 21st & 22nd, 2021

7am -5pm

 

Warner Brothers will be reclaiming and regrading Snell St between South Pleasant St and Baker St on Monday and Tue...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Stay Cool In Amherst This Summer!

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Stay Cool in Amherst This Summer 

The warm weather is here! Looking to stay cool this summer in Amherst? Take advantage of our three facilities listed below.  

Spray Pad at Groff Park - 83 Mill Ln. - Directions

  • Now Open Daily from ...
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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Town Council Juneteenth Proclamation

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Juneteenth Proclamation

Council Sponsor: Mandi Jo Hanneke and Pat DeAngelis Community Sponsor: Town Manager’s Office

WHEREAS, New Year’s Day, January 1, 1863, using his war powers as President, Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Pro...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Town Hall & Other Buildings Reopened to Public

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The Town of Amherst is pleased to announce the reopening of your Town Hall and other municipal buildings to the public on Tuesday, June 1st in alignment with guidance from the State of Massachusetts. Amherst Town Hall will be open to the public Monday thr...

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

HIGH BACTERIA LEVELS at NORTH BEACH PUFFERS POND and WENTWORTH FARM (Stanley Street)

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Due to weekly water quality test results - NO SWIMMING ALLOWED AT NORTH BEACH of PUFFERS POND and WENTWORTH FARM/Stanley Street Conservation AREAS. HIGH LEVELS of E. COLI BACTERIA have been detected. This message will be updated with new results on Wednes...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Juneteenth Amherst 2021 Community Celebration

Juneteenth Amherst Community celebration

On Saturday, June 19th 2021, for the first time, The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will celebrate Juneteenth as an official state holiday. The Town of Amherst, in partnership with The Civil War Tablet Committee and The Mill District, will celebrate Junete...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Town Council LGBTQ Pride Month Proclamation

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Amherst Town Council proclaims June 2021 as LGBTQ Pride Month, encourages all residents to celebrate our proud and diverse LGBTQ community, and recognize this proclamation by raising the Pride flag on the UN flagpole from June 1st to June 30th.

Lesbian Gay...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Paving Construction Update for Pine St, Bridge St, and Henry St

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PINE ST, BRIDGE ST, HENRY ST, & NORTH EAST ST

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Week of June 14th 2021

7am -5pm

 

 

Warner Brothers will continue reclaiming and regrading Bridge St between Market Hill Rd and the bridge on Monday June 14th, 2021. They wi...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Fire Department Issues Grilling Safety Tips

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With outdoor grilling season picking up and several recent incidents, the Amherst Fire Department reminds residents to follow grilling safety tips to keep your homes and families safe. 

Grilling Safety Tips

  • Always grill outdoors.
  • Grills must be 10-f...
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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Public Art Commission Announces Inaugural Exhibition at Portal Gallery on Boltwood Plaza

Artist Benjamin Cowden for Boltwood Plaza Exhibit

The Amherst Public Art Commission is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot program to exhibit art on Boltwood Plaza. The Commission has selected Amherst resident Benjamin Cowden as the first artist to display work in the space that previously housed t...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Town Manager Presents FY 22 Budget to Town Council

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Amherst Town Manager, Paul Bockelman presents his proposed FY21 Municipal Budget to the Amherst Town Council on Monday, May 3rd.

This FY22 Proposed Budget covers the fiscal year from July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022 (FY22). 

Important Documents:

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

STREET SWEEPING SCHEDULE 2021

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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 ...

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