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—
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,
May 7, 2020
Amherst Media in our attempt to build a new facility on our Main and Gray Street property has spent many months and thousands of dollars working closely with the Local Historic District Commission (LHDC) to produce a building that maximized design compatibility and minimized the location's impact on the surrounding neighborhood. It was our hope those efforts would please the neighboring landowners, who instead filed an appeal to the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, leaving us wondering what was the point of all that work by us and the members of the Commission.
May 7, 2020
Dr. Frederick C. Tillis passed away at the age of 90 on Sunday. Tillis led the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts as director emeritus. He was a musician, poet, composer and advocate for the arts, and started successful art initiatives at UMass Amherst such as Jazz in July and the Jazz and Afro-American Music Studies Program.