Apr 10, 2020
By Scott Merzbach AMHERST — A town committee’s decision in favor of allowing the headquarters for Amherst Media to be built on two Main Street parcels is being upheld by a Pioneer Valley Planning Commission representative. In a review completed by Shannon Walsh, historic preservation planner for the PVPC, the Local Historic District Commission’s approval of a certificate of appropriateness for the project in January is deemed to not to be in error.
Apr 6, 2020
Four candidates are running for the School Committee seat recently left by Eric Nakajima. The Amherst Town Council and School Committee will be voting in a virtual joint special meeting on April 14 at 6 p.m. If the vote is unable to proceed due to technical errors or otherwise, the vote will be continued to April 16 at 6 p.m., reports Scott Merzbach of the Daily Hampshire Gazette.
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.
Mar 18, 2020
We here at Amherst Media wanted to give you an update on how we are responding to the current Health Emergency, COVID-19 and our philosophy and protocols as we move forward.
Mar 16, 2020
Mar 10, 2020
The Town of Amherst created a page sharing information about COVID-19 risk and what the town plans to do to protect its citizens, as well as travelers. The page can be found at https://www.amherstma.gov/3519/Coronavirus and outlines who's working on the issue and what individual citizens can do help, as well as resourced on COVID-19 and information for recent travelers from high risk countries.
Jan 30, 2020
At Monday's Local Historic District Commission meeting (watch full meeting here), Amherst Media passed a threshold in obtaining a building permit to construct a new facility at the corner of Main and Gray Streets when the commission passed a certificate of appropriateness with conditions.
Magdalena Gómez collaborates with Afro Yaqui Music Collective to bring to light contributions of Schomburg
Nov 12, 2019
Erased: A Poetic Imagining on the Life of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, written by Magdalena Gómez was performed on Thursday, October 24th on Pittsburgh's North Side by the Afro Yaqui Music Collective. Read about the performance here.