Category Archives: Community News

Winter Coat & Clothing Drive Coming Soon

Published on October 11, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News, School News

Dear Families, It’s hard to believe now, but winter will be here soon. As you go through your winter clothes from last year, if you find any good winter jackets, coats, snow pants, boots, etc. that your kids have outgrown or that you no longer need, the PGO asks that you consider donating them to […]

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Press Release From Fort River School Building Committee Sept. 5 2018

Published on October 3, 2018 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Over the summer, the Fort River School Building Committee has continued to make progress with its feasibility study. The  results of the indoor air quality study performed by ATC Group Services of West Springfield showed that the levels of asbestos, bacteria, mold, and radon are within acceptable levels and similar to or below background/outside concentrations. […]

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Youth Basketball

Published on October 1, 2018 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

Parents and Players, Basketball is just around the corner and we’re looking forward to an even better year!!  Amherst Youth Basketball League: Jamboree starts Saturday, December 15, and the first game starts Saturday, January 5!  This league is for girls and boys between grades K-12 Amherst Suburban Basketball: Tryouts begin Wednesday, October 24, for boys and Thursday, October 25, for […]

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Amherst Center Recreation Working Group Public Forum: Wednesday, Oct. 3

Published on October 1, 2018 by crockerfarmpgo Community News

The Amherst Center Recreation Working Group is excited to announce a Public Forum on Wednesday, October 3, in the ARHS Library from 7 to 9 p.m. Come see the proposed design for the renovation of the Amherst Middle and High School athletic fields and track, Community Field, and War Memorial pool house/basketball courts/playground!! Over the past 18 […]

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Florence Savings Bank Grant

Published on September 28, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Dear Crocker Farm Families, Each year, Florence Bank gives away $100,000 to community nonprofits through its Community Choice grants program. Florence Bank customers vote for the nonprofit of their choice and all nonprofits getting at least 50 votes receive a grant. The nonprofits receiving the most votes get up to $5,000(!) through this program. Last […]

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AEF Forum With At-large Candidates for Town Council: Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m.

Published on September 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

AEF brings you an Education Forum with the at-large candidates for Amherst Town Council: Alisa Brewer Robert Greeney Mandi Jo Hanneke Robert Kusner Jim Pistrang Andy Steinberg Tuesday, Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m. Amherst Regional Middle School Auditorium Amherst Education Foundation hosts an Education Forum with the at-large Candidates for Amherst’s Town Council. Hear the six candidates […]

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AEF’s 24th Annual Trivia Bee: Oct. 25

Published on September 12, 2018 by Farah Ameen Community News

Admission is FREE but we encourage donations benefiting Amherst Education Foundation and our public schools. DOORS OPEN AT 5:30 PM Enjoy a fun evening that includes costumes, raffle prizes, refreshments, an audience trivia game, and prizes.THE YOUTH ROUND! It’s back! We will have a youth-only Trivia Round before the main competition. Teams of players 14 years of age and […]

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