Jan 19, 2012
YES! young people's voices are been heard. Teatro v!da will be representing the young people of springfield in a city wide meeting for re-build springfield on January 26 2012 at 375 Island Pond Road in the Saint Anthony's Social Center at 6pm. Its an opend meeting, please come down and be a part of the new springfield ahead. We will love your ideas, we want to hear what you have to say.
Jan 19, 2012
Amherst Town Meeting is the primary form of town governance. Town Meeting decides the budgets for the schools, libraries, and town, as well as creating all the local laws and zoning. Due to redistricting all 240 of its seats are open and up for election this year, so now is a great opportunity for any residents to run for office. * To join, you just need to sign your name at the Town Clerk's Office at Town Hall - It only takes one signature to file a nomination paper. * The deadline for joining is February 14th at 5pm.
Jan 18, 2012
If you go to Wikipedia today, you'll only get one page titled "Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge." Many sites, including Wikipedia, are going offline for 24 hours to raise awareness about two bills that are currently sitting in front of the House of Representatives and Congress: SOPA and PIPA, two bills that could potentially harm net neutrality. The video below goes into more detail about SOPA and PIPA.
Jan 12, 2012
Amherst Media is looking forward to having Jeff Arak, a local producer, in studio shortly for an interview about his current project: A film titled "Life on Death Beach." Below is a trailer for the film and a bit about Jeff. Stay tuned for what is sure to be a very exciting interview!
Jan 10, 2012
Teatro V!da, Amherst Media's Springfield partner, has stepped forward to assist the City of Springfield's efforts to rebuild. Check out the report presented by the youth to the City - truly inspirational and one that should be seriously taken under consideration by those planning the vision for a new city.
Jan 9, 2012
Last week's Select Board and Planning Board meetings are now available online on the "Meetings" page. We apologize for the delay, but we've been experiencing some in house network issues, which we're working to resolve.
Jan 5, 2012
We apologize for the inconvenience but our Network will be down temporarily. This outage will effect our programing as well as our production. If you are planning to use the editing labs please call ahead as you will not be able to access the FCP server at this time. We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Thank you!
Dec 29, 2011
Help the Amherst Lions Club by donating and/ or buying Ski Clothes and gear. Donate @ Crocker Farms School on Friday Jan 6th from 3pm to 5pm Buy @ Crocker Farms School on Friday Jan 6th from 6pm to 9pm & Sat Jan 7th from 9am to 2pm All proceeds benefit Massachusetts Lions Eye Research and the PGOs of Amherst schools.
Dec 27, 2011
Amherst Media Board of Directors President John Bruner presented Cynthia Brubaker with the Second Annual Jean Haggerty Award for Community Engagement and Social Change on Monday, December 19, 2011. Cynthia is a former Amherst Media Board member, a member of the Amherst League of Women Voters and has hosted numerous Amherst Media programs, most notably "Amherst...Neighbor to Neighbor," which shines a spotlight on various Amherst residents.
Dec 21, 2011
If you haven't had a chance to see Theatre NOW, it's available online. In this episode Anam Sethi discusses the Mount Holyoke College celebration of Wasserstein. Guests are Jennifer Gunter King, Head of Archives and Special Collections, and Leanna James Blackwell, Director of Programs for the Office of Complementary Program Development.