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The Five Most-Read Stories From Last Week:
1. Opinion: CRC’s Shameful Recommendation To Not Reappoint Michael Birtwistle To Planning Board Should Be Rejected By Full Council by Maura and Art Keene
2. CRC Rejects Veteran Planning Board Member by Hilda Greenbaum
3. .Letter: I Question An Appointment Process That Says My Service To The Town Is Not Welcome by Robert Greeney
4. New Parents’ Organization Presses For Careful Return To School Buildings As District and Unions Continue Negotiations by Marla Goldberg Jamate
5. Letter: Racial Equity And Social Justice Should Be Woven Into Each Of Amherst’s Policy And Management Goals by Demetria Shabazz

What’s In This Issue?

ARTS
First Readings Scheduled for Single Use Plastic Prohibition and Percent For Art Bylaws

CAMPUS AND SCHOOLS
Town/Gown Forum Considers the Local Challenges of COVID-19 by Maura Keene

Coalition Cites Urgent Need To Address Concerns Before In-Person Learning Resumes

Airflow In Amherst Schools Better Than Expected by Toni Cunningham

COVID-19
COVID-19 Daily Update by Art and Maura Keene

Town/Gown Forum Considers the Local Challenges of COVID-19 by Maura Keene

Coalition Cites Urgent Need To Address Concerns Before In-Person Learning Resumes

Airflow In Amherst Schools Better Than Expected by Toni Cunningham

ENVIRONMENT
First Readings Scheduled for Single Use Plastic Prohibition and Percent For Art Bylaws

Amherst Receives $125,998 in Green Communities Funding

EVENTS
Race Gender and Voting in the Age of Trump. A Public Lecture by Traci Parker

FEATURES
Town Manager Report – August 31, 2020

Photo Of The Week: Goldenrods by Keith Toffling

OPINION/LETTERS
Opinion: Town Council To Amherst Residents: Complain All You Want. We Have the Votes and We Are Not Listening by Art and Maura Keene

Letter: I Question An Appointment Process That Says My Service To The Town Is Not Welcome by Robert Greeney

Letter: Murals for Rise Marijuana Dispensary Should Have Been Subject of a Public Hearing by Hilda Greenbaum

RACE AND JUSTICE
Race Gender and Voting in the Age of Trump. A Public Lecture by Traci Parker

TOWN GOVERNMENT
Town Manager Report – August 31, 2020

Opinion: Town Council To Amherst Residents: Complain All You Want. We Have the Votes and We Are Not Listening by Art and Maura Keene

Letter: I Question An Appointment Process That Says My Service To The Town Is Not Welcome by Robert Greeney

Letter: Murals for Rise Marijuana Dispensary Should Have Been Subject of a Public Hearing by Hilda Greenbaum

Amherst Receives $125,998 in Green Communities Funding

Town Council Approves Controversial Appointments To Planning Board by Maura Keene

Planning Board Approves Temporary Structures At Survival Center And High School by Maura Keene

TOWN NEWS
New Comfort Dog Joins Amherst Police Department by Maura Keene

Groff Park Spray Pad Is Open

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