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Information regarding COVID-19, re-opening, and other pandemic related news.

Town of Amherst Community Chat: November 12, 2020 feat. Emma Dragon

Town of Amherst Community Chat: November 12, 2020 feat. Emma Dragon


Aug 4, 2020

Amherst Media recently submitted a letter to the Amherst Town Council regarding a feasibility study around Municipal Broadband for the Town of Amherst. The letter follows—

Jul 16, 2020

Starting July 20, 2020, Amherst Media will be open for limited hours for editing and studio use by members.

May 19, 2020

The following is a press release republished by Amherst Media.

[Amherst, MA] The Downtown Amherst Foundation’s Grant Review Committee has selected the successful applicants from the first grant-giving cycle with businesses representative of several sectors including restaurants/cafés, bars and pubs, retail establishments and services. Close to $150,000 was awarded to businesses in amounts up to $10,000. 

Amherst Coffee, Bistro 63, Crazy Noodles, Cushman Market, El Comalito, Fresh Side, 

Apr 14, 2020

Original story here

By Ron Chimelis |
Posted Apr 09, 2020

Times of crisis produce true leaders from unexpected sources, and so it is with the University of Massachusetts Department of Theater’s Costume Shop.

Mar 27, 2020

Given the escalating series of closures and Governor Baker’s recent emergency order modifying the Open Meeting Law, Amherst Media is developing protocols to help meet the community’s needs in the coming months.