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Amherst Community Theater Auditions for The Little Mermaid!

Published on 2021-09-12 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

It’s that time of year again! Once again, Amherst Community Theater (formerly ALSCT) is creating a fabulous, large-scale musical, with lavish sets and costumes, a full live orchestra, and enthusiastic audiences to fill the 600-seat UMass Bowker Auditorium for nine performances in January. This year, the musical is Disney’s The Little Mermaid. A hauntingly beautiful love story for the […]

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Free Concert on the Front Lawn of Jones Library

Published on 2021-08-29 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

As fall activities resume and the town welcomes back students to  our community, come enjoy a free outdoor concert on the front lawn of the Jones Library on Thursday, September 9, at 5:30 pm. This event features Gaia Roots, who bring energetic percussion and vocals to create a musical experience that can be enjoyed by all […]

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Amherst Elementary School Buildings & 2021-2022 School Year

Published on 2021-08-15 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

At 12:00 p.m. next Wednesday, August 18, Superintendent Mike Morris and the Amherst elementary school principals will host a virtual information session regarding the plan for the utilization of the Amherst elementary school buildings in the upcoming school year.  Due to COVID-related adjustments, certain spaces, such as cafeterias, will be used in atypical ways, and […]

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ARPS Backpack Project for 2021-22 School Year

Published on 2021-08-08 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst-Pelham Regional Schools, Amherst Public Schools, and Pelham Public School are pleased to announce the annual Backpack Project event for the 2021-2022 school year.  This year’s event will be held outside the side entrance of Amherst Regional Middle School on Thursday, August 19 and Friday, August 20, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. […]

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AEF Stars in Our School

Published on 2021-06-20 by crockerfarmpgo Community News, School News

It’s the end of the year. If you’d like to recognize teachers and staff with a gift in their honor, consider participating in the Amherst Education Foundation’s Stars In Our Schools program!   Step One: Think of all of the teachers and staff you would like to thank and the total of how much you […]

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Town of Amherst Gift Cards

Published on 2021-06-20 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Are you looking for a gift card to say thank you to a teacher, administrator, coach…or principal? Now, you can purchase a gift card from the town (for local stores, restaurants, etc.) to show your child’s educators how much you appreciate them. Buy the cards: Online at In-Person, by stopping into the Downtown Amherst Visitors […]

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AEF’s Mini-Golf Fundraiser

Published on 2021-06-06 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Education Foundation is hosting its first ever Mini-Golf Fundraiser! Join in for a fun event that will also have raffles, trivia and refreshments. All proceeds will go toward funding valuable education grants to public schools in Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and Shutesbury. Register at

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