Amherst League of Women Voters

A Voice for Citizens, a Force for Change
Town Council Candidates Forum
6-9 p.m., ARMS Auditorium

Three forums for district and at-large candidates in one evening.

Ballot Questions
12-2 pm, Woodbury Room

Brown Bag lunch and discussion of November 6 ballot questions

Affordable Housing Forum
6:45 pm, Crocker Farm School auditorium

Potential housing development at the East Street School site.

Election Guide Questionnaires Now Open

The Voter Service Committee is preparing its annual Election Guide to be published in the Amherst Bulletin on March 27. Candidates for Town Meeting CLICK HERE for the Town Meeting questionnaire. Candidates for all other town-wide offices CLICK HERE to respond online. All replies must be received by February 28.

We urge all candidates to respond, even if you are running unopposed. Thank You!

Posted: February 13, 2015

Running for Town Office

The deadline for filing nomination papers is Tuesday, February 10.

Posted: January 26, 2015

Health Care Committee Plans Program on Mental Health

The Health Care Committee is planning a program with the MA Department of Mental Health entitled "GOOD Mental Health. It starts with a conversation." The program is planned for Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from 7:00pm - 9:00pm at the Unitarian Universalist Society, 121 N. Pleasant St, Amherst. Featured speakers will present personal accounts of recovery and resiliency. Discussions will focus on dispelling myths about mental health issues, removing obstacles to acceptance in our community and better understanding.

Posted: December 20, 2014

Superintendent Geryk to Speak on "State of the Schools"

Next in the LWVA series Amherst: How a Small Town Makes Big Things Happen.

Posted: December 20, 2014

LWVA Offers Testimony to MA Commission on the Status of Women

Co-president Cynthia Brubaker testifies before the MA Commission on the Status of Women on October 22, 2014.

Posted: December 2, 2014