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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Extreme Cold Weather Safety Reminders

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Ahead of Friday in to Saturday's cold weather forecast, we're sharing some safety tips.  Extreme cold is generally defined as a prolonged period of excessively cold weather. Extreme cold conditions are often, but not always, par...

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Joint Statement in Response to Killing of Tyre Nichols

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As Town officials responsible for public safety in the Town of Amherst, we stand united in our condemnation of the murder of Tyre Nichols by members of the Memphis Police Department. 

As Mr. Nichols’ family carries him to his final resting place, ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2021

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.

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Today marks the beginning of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week which will be celebrated from April 11-17th. This special week honors telecommunications (911 dispatchers) across the country who are key members of all public safety teams.

We are ...

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