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More off-campus housing developments proposed on Olympia Drive

By Allison Ludtke

September 12, 2013

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

A proposal for a 75-unit apartment complex on Olympia Drive, called Olympia Place, is undergoing approval from the Amherst Planning Board. On Aug. 21, Dave Williams and Kyle Wilson of Archipelago Investments presented the pro...

Fourteen UMass students nominated for Town Meeting

By Conor Snell

April 3, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

At least 14 University of Massachusetts students will run for Amherst Town Meeting posts in next Tuesday’s town election – according to figures compiled by members of a student campaign that seek to increase student representation i...

Annual Town Meeting to discuss a number of articles

By William Perkins

May 1, 2011

Filed under Local News

A proposition that would allow the town manager to commence negotiations which could lead to the creation of a solar panel site at an old landfill on in town. A zoning bylaw change that would allow residents to keep up to 12 ...

Change to chicken bylaw to be proposed by Amherst Planning Board

By Amanda Drane

April 10, 2011

Filed under Campus News

At next month’s Amherst Town Meeting, elected committee members will be presented with a proposal from the Amherst Planning Board that calls for a change to a town bylaw and would allow for residents to keep up to 12 chickens ...

Amherst sends the wrong message with vote

By Justin Thompson

November 15, 2010

Filed under Columns

On Wednesday night, the eve of Veterans’ Day, Amherst Town Meeting Members voted 76- 32 to pass the “Bring Our War Dollars Home, Stop the Killing” resolution. This act would resolve to make the town of Amherst one officially...

An act of opposition for vets and students

By DailyCollegian.com Staff

November 11, 2010

Filed under Columns

On Wednesday night, the eve of Veterans’ Day, Amherst Town Meeting members voted 76- 32 to pass the “Bring Our War Dollars Home, Stop the Killing” resolution. This Act would resolve to make the town of Amherst one of...