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2016 amherst election
Mar 28, 2016
Don’t miss Amherst Media’s LIVE coverage of the 2016 Amherst town election presented with the Amherst League of Women Voters. The program will be broadcast live on channel 17 and online starting at 7:45pm on Tuesday March 29th.
Frances Perkins
Mar 22, 2016
This new film is currently in the support and production stage for a new APT/PBS film on the life and legacy of Labor Secretary Frances Perkins titled Frances Perkins: Fire and Ice.   Perkins was the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet and served the longest term as Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945.  She helped push the labor movement into the New Deal coalition.  It is important to never forget the origins of the American Social Safety Net and the woman who was accountable for it.
Candidate Videos 2016
Mar 14, 2016
The Amherst Town Election is March 29th. Check out the videos below to hear more on the potential charter commission, candidate for that, and for other town offices. Videos:
Mar 3, 2016
The College of Social and Behavioral Science has announced the spring lineup for the Social Science Matters speakers series, entitled "Perspective on Resistance". Speakers for each event were selected by the departments within the College and highlight the cross-disciplinary connections and contributions of the social sciences disciplines.
empty bowls, soup, amherst survival center
Feb 17, 2016
Celebrate the Amherst Survival Center's 40th anniversary by participating in the Empty Bowls fundraiser. The event takes place March 21st from 4-8pm at The Pub in Amherst. Tickets are on sale now at A.J. Hastings and The Pub. Admission includes a handmade bowl, soup, salad, and bread and a raffle will be held to win a Josh Simpson glass bowl. Help fight hunger in our community as all proceeds will support programs held by the Amherst Survival Center.
Amherst Media property on Main St.
Jan 25, 2016
In 2013, Amherst Media purchased property on Main Street with the goal of building a world-class community technology center in downtown Amherst. Our vision was to create a new resource for the Amherst community that could be a hub for government transparency, community media, and meaningful civic dialogue.
Makers at Amherst Media Logo
Dec 7, 2015
At 2:30pm on Monday December 14, 2015, Makers at Amherst Media will hold public presentations of work by Makerspace members during the Fall. Presentations will include UMass Open Science students as well as participants of the weekly open drop-in session. We invite you to join us to see what we've been working on!
giving hands
Nov 10, 2015
This time of year we are all inundated with requests for financial contributions from many worthwhile and deserving organizations.  Please take a minute to read the difficult situation, your local media access provider, Amherst Media, currently finds itself in as we launch our second Annual Fund appeal.
Amherst Rotary Club Auction
Nov 9, 2015
Amherst Media welcomes the Amherst Rotary Club to our studios again for the 8th Annual Rotary Club Auction. The auction will be broadcast live on Friday, November 13th from 6pm-9pm and continuing on Saturday from 12pm-9pm. Programming on channel 12 is shifting to channel 15 starting at 5 pm on Friday until 10 pm on Saturday.
Chamber Awards
Nov 9, 2015
This year the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce handed out A+ Awards to six local businesses, people, and organizations. Amherst Media produced videos for five of the awardees, which you can watch online.

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