Selected articles from the Hampshire Gazette with Amherst Town Councilor Dorothy Pam’s comments on major issues


Critical Jones vote clear – Gazette 12-20-23

District 4 Bucks Trend – Gazette 11-09-23

Amherst’s Long Division – Gazette 11-04-23

Action Urged on Reparations Framework – Gazette 10-20-23

Concerns Brew on CRESS Program – Gazette 10-07-23

Towns, Regional School committees Restocked – Gazette 09-28-23

Title IX Investigation School – Bulletin 09-22-23

Panogram Town Councilor – 09-22-23

Study: Boltwood Garage Could Expand – Gazette 08-24-23

Rental Inspection Overhaul in Works – Bulletin 08-11-23

Seniors, youths appear for ARPA Cash – Gazette 07-22-23

Interests high in Key Amherst board seats – Bulletin 07-14-23

Council Salaries to Double to $10k – Bulletin 07-07-23

Town Eyes Road Repairs – Gazette 06-08-23

Housing Shortage – Bulletin 05-26-23

Bylaw Would Protect Abortion, Gender Care – Gazette 05-17-23

Town Council Debates School Debt Exclusion Order – The Reminder 03-30 to 04-05-23

Council Proclamation Jewish American Heritage Month – Gazette 04-29-23

New School Project – Bulletin 03-31-23

Town Not Ready Commit Private Water, Sewer Lines – Gazette 03-24-23

Fears loom over Tax Hike for school project – Gazette 03-23-23

Council Weighs Curbing Comments – Bulletin 03-10-23

Councilors Eye Retreat to Ease Tensions – Gazette 02-17-23

Councilors Seek to Overhaul Streetlight Policy – Gazette 08-22-22

Appeals Save Gateway Silver Maple – Bulletin 04-29-22

Tree Warden: Maples not in great shape – Gazette 03-25-22

Amherst Residents Protest Supreme Court Decision On Roe vs. Wade 5/6/22

Amherst Commemorates Jewish American Heritage Month And Holocaust Remembrance Day 4/29/22

Developer will leave one of two ‘gateway’ trees separating UMass, neighborhood 4/19/22

Advocates renew call for more space at Amherst senior center 4/18/22

Amherst Town Council eyes rental bylaw changes 3/28/22

UMass neighbors object to removal of two big trees 3/24/322

New school cost concerns surface at Amherst council meeting 3/3/22

As large scale solar moratorium is debated in Amherst landowners protecting current zoning 2/9/22

Amherst councilors express concern about utility pole clutter 1/26/22

Six new councilors join second Amherst Town Council 1/3/22

Parking garage overlay district approved by Amherst Town Council 12/21/21

a decision looms over the parking lot overlay district in downtown amherst 12/12/21

amherst council assaulted as parking lot moves forward 12/1/21

Amherst Town Council continues moving zoning changes forward 11/30/21

Councilors give mostly high marks to Amherst town manager 11/29/21

Downtown Amherst project construction to resume parking to be lost 11/10/21

Three candidates running for two District 3 council seats in Amherst 10/26/21

Parking ban on Lincoln Avenue in Amherst nixed by Town Council 10/21/21

Amherst redistricting plan aims to give more power to BIPOC voices 10/19/21

Concerns about department heads leaving Amherst 9/21/21

Amherst Town Council rejects building moratorium endorses bylaw change to create more affordable apartments 7/13/21

Amherst Town Council establishes reparations fund 6/23/21

Council subcommittee advises against building moratorium for Amherst 6/16/21

Town Council approves North Common project in Amherst again 5/25/21

Amherst planners advise against moratorium recommend bylaw changes to encourage affordable housing 5/21/21

Moratorium on large scale residential developments in Amherst gets hearing Wednesday 5/17/21

Large mixed use buildings in downtown Amherst to be subject to possible moratorium 3/21/21

Amherst councilors call for temporary building moratorium 3/18/21

Town Council narrowly votes to appoint three new planners in Amherst 9/2/20

Town Council decides Amherst s fiscal year 2021 budget and police spending plan 7/21/20

Advocates for cutting police spending bring message to Amherst councilors 7/20/20

Amherst Finance Committee preparing recommendation on town budget including police spending 7/18/20

Parking restrictions eyed for Lincoln Avenue in Amherst 2/13/20

Amherst Town Council puts off decision on Lincoln Avenue parking restrictions 2/10/20

Modifying open container bylaw being explored in Amherst 1/28/20

Speakers, workshops added to Annual Meeting lineup – Beacon 10-2019

Amherst Town Council lends support to state abortion access legislation 7/23/19

Amherst SRO vote 7/2/2019

In tie vote Amherst Town Council rejects campaign finance law 6/18/19

Campaign finance limits for Amherst faces criticism 6/7/19

Budget other spending items recommended by Finance Committee in Amherst 5/31/19

Councilors in Amherst continue discussions on appointments process 4/26/19

Profiles of Town Council candidates in Amherst Bulletin 11-02-18

Vote for Dorothy Pam Advertisement – Bulletin 11-02-18

Sloviter letter 10/30/18

Pro-charter Group Forms PAC – Gazette 9-26-18

Field narrowed for Amherst s first Town Council 9/5/18