In the News

Posted on: October 4, 2021

Town Services & Outreach Committee Public Hearing - Parking Regulations on Kendrick Pl

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TOWN COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING - PROPOSED PARKING REGULATION CHANGES ON KENDRICK PLACE

In accordance with General Bylaws Sec. 3.14, and the Town Council Policy Regarding the Control and Regulation of the Public Ways, the Town Services and Outreach Committee o...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Proposed Revisions to Zoning Bylaw Article 3 - Use Regulations, Section 3.323, Apartments

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The Town Council will hold a first reading on a proposed revision to Zoning Bylaw Article 3 - Use Classification and Standards, Section 3.323, Apartments, on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Member...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Proposed Revision to Zoning Bylaw Article 5 - Accessory Uses, Section 5.011

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The Town Council will hold a first reading on a proposed revision to Zoning Bylaw Article 5 - Accessory Uses, Section 5.011, Supplemental Dwelling Units on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Members ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals Associate Members

Town Council Accepting Applications for Zoning Board of Appeals Associate Members

The Town Council will be filling one vacancy and one impending vacancy for associate members on the Zoning Board of Appeals, each for a term to end June 30, 2022 and is seeki...

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Amherst Bulletin Board
Posted on: December 1, 2019

View Currently Posted Positions

All currently posted positions for employment with the Town are on the Town’s Online Career Portal.

Click here to visit the Town of Amherst Career Portal 

You may subscribe to alerts for future job postings by clicking the Notify Me butto...

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Amherst Bulletin Board

In the News

Posted on: October 15, 2021

Mill River Recreation Area Basketball Courts

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Mill River Recreation Area

Basketball Courts

 

The Town is wrapping up work on the Mill River Recreation Area Basketball Courts.  The Contractor has placed the final course of asphalt on the courts.  The DPW has begun installing th...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2021

New! Free Community Covid-19 Testing at Bangs Community Center

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The Amherst Health Department is offering asymptomatic, unobserved community testing for Covid-19. PCR testing kits are free. Adults and children ages 4 and older without symptoms of COVID-19 are eligible for testing. Individuals with an...

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Posted on: October 13, 2021

Town of Amherst Leaf Collection Schedule - Fall 2021

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Curbside pick-up of bagged leaves, using the Town-approved, 30-gallon paper biodegradable bag, will begin Monday, November 1, 2021.  There is no curbside collection of loose leaves. Loose leaves maybe brought to the Transfer Station if you have a...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

Election 2021 FAQ's

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The Office of the Town Clerk has developed Election 2021 FAQ's, please take a moment to review this important information. 

Election 2021 FAQ's

How can I vote in the November 2, 2021 Town Election? 

  • In person on election d...
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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Town Seeks Community Responses on Civic Engagement Survey

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The Town of Amherst is collaborating with a research team at UMass Amherst on "Understanding Local Civic Engagement in the Digital Age". The survey will be open for responses until the end of October. 

Do you reside in the Town ...

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amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2021

TOWN COUNCIL INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT FOR 2021 TOWN MANAGER EVALUATION

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The Town Council is beginning its annual evaluation of the Town Manager. We specifically invite the general public, as well as Town committees, boards, and commissions, and Town staff, to submit comments by 4:00 pm Friday, October 29, 2021.

The To...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Town Manager Seeks Members to Serve on Town Boards & Committees

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The Town Manager continues to seek volunteers to serve on Town Boards and Committees that have or may have vacancies including the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Board of Trustees, Agricultural Commission, CDBG Advisory Committee, Community Preservation Ad...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Launch Event Celebrates Amherst Writers Walking Tour Full Installation

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The rich literary history of the Town of Amherst is now more visible and interactive with the recent completion of the Amherst Writers Walk and associated website. The Writers Walk consists of 12 informational signs located at the residences of notable wr...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Now Accepting Resident Capital Requests for FY23

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The Resident Capital Request window is now open from October 1, 2021 until November 19, 2021 at 4:30 PM. You may complete your submission online. 

Click here for the submission form. Please email Sonia Aldrich  any questions you ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Join the Town's New Community Safety & Social Justice Committee

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The Town Manager seeks members to serve on a new Community Safety and Social Justice Committee. The Committee will work to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and community safety in Amherst. 

The Committee will have seven voting members. Two of...

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Posted on: September 14, 2021

Checks Issued by Amherst, Which Have Not Been Cashed and are Deemed Abandoned

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Each year the treasurer of the Town of Amherst publishes a listing of unclaimed checks that have been issued by the Town. Please refer to the "List of Names" document linked at the end of this announcement.

MASS GENERAL LAW CHAPTER 200A SECION 5:...

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List of Names amherstma.gov - News & Announcements
Posted on: August 13, 2021

Masks Required in Indoor Spaces Open to the Public Beginning August 18, 2021

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At its meeting on Thursday night, the Board of Health adopted an order requiring the wearing of masks or face coverings in all public indoor spaces and private indoor spaces that are open to the public in the Town of Amherst. The order goes into effect on...

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In the News

Posted on: September 30, 2021

Officer Rafael Guzman Joins APD

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Chief of Police Scott P. Livingstone is pleased to announce the appointment of a new patrol officer to the Amherst Police Department. Rafael M. Guzman was appointed after an extensive selection process which included an interview panel, physical and psych...

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amherstpd.org - Police News & Announcements
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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In the News

Posted on: September 14, 2021

Trick or Treat my Ride Halloween Car Parade

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Get the family together and hop in the car for Amherst Recreation's 2nd Annual Trick or Treat My Ride Halloween Car Parade!

In collaboration with The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and The Business Improvement District. We invite you to decorate...

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Recreation News & Announcements
Posted on: August 6, 2021

Your Fall Program Guide is Here!

Fall Program Guide 2021

Check out this Fall lineup:

  • Mad Science and Art Ventures for Kids are bringing you all things “Wild and Crazy!”
  • NEW 3 V 3 Lacrosse for boys and girls
  • Did you know that Amherst Recreation was recently voted Best Youth Sports leagues by Rea...
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