Stay Connected

The Town of Amherst has a variety of ways that you can stay connected with us, from emergency notifications to meeting and news announcements, and more.  

Navigate the resources on this page to view the different ways you can stay connected with us. 

Emergency & Parking Ban Alerts: Amherst uses CivicReady for its mass notifications system to send emergency alerts as well as parking ban notifications. The service sends immediate alerts to Town of Amherst community members who are subscribed to the system and have joined a particular group. You can sign up below by clicking Emergency & Parking Bans, or by clicking here  If you wish to subscribe to Emergency Alerts via SMS text messages only, text the word Amherst to 38276. To receive Parking Alerts via SMS text message only text the word Parking to 38276.

All users have the ability to customize their notification preferences after signing up. Alerts can be sent via email, text, and/or phone call so you never miss important communication about emergency events in the area. Messages can also be received in a variety of languages. It is important to fill out your profile so we can target notices to your immediate neighborhood when necessary. 

If you are having trouble signing up for or discontinuing notifications from any of our systems, please email 

Please note:  The Town of Amherst disclaims any and all liability for damages or otherwise which might arise as a result of any information posted by this service or the use of this service by the subscriber. Further, Subscriber understands that it is using this service at their own risk and that the Town of Amherst is not guaranteeing the receipt of information received by subscriber on a timely basis. 

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  2. Emergency & Parking Bans

Stay up-to-date with a variety of Town information and news by getting automatic alerts for:

  • Council agendas & minutes
  • News items
  • Calendar updates & events
  • Bids
  • & more! 

Personalize and subscribe to these notifications today!

Visit our online Career Portal to sign up for job posting alerts. 

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