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The Five Most-Read Stories From Last Week
1. Opinion: Town Council To Amherst Residents: Complain All You Want. We Have the Votes and We Are Not Listening – by Art and Maura Keene

2. Airflow In Amherst Schools Better Than Expected – by Toni Cunningham

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

4. Letter: Murals For Rise Marijuana Dispensary Should Have Been Subject Of A Public Hearing – by Hilda Greenbaum

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

What’s In This Issue?

Campus/Schools
School Committee Debates Restoring Fall Sports. Vote Expected At September 8 Meeting. by Annalise Peterson

Free COVID-19 Testing Offered To Off-Campus UMass Students

School Committee Votes To Proceed With Fall Sports by Annalise Peterson

Two-Thirds of Amherst-Pelham Families Choose In-Person Learning by Toni Cunningham

Agreement Reached Between School District And Union For Reopening Schedule by Toni Cunningham

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

Free COVID-19 Testing Offered To Off-Campus UMass Students

Environment/Climate
Opinion: Local and Green (#16): Kiss the Ground – Soil As A Climate Solution by Darcy DuMont

Opinion: How To Reduce U.S. Emissions 70%-80% by 2035 by Russ Vernon-Jones

Features
Photo Of The Week. Quabbin Gallery By Madiha Noor

Fact Check: This Week at the Jones Library, September 6 -12 by Terry S. Johnson

From Other Sources: News And Features For And About Amherst (#27) by Art Keene

Housing
Report on the Meeting of the Amherst Municipal Affordable Housing Trust 9/10/20 by Maura Keene

ZBA Continues Discussion of Supportive Housing at 132 Northampton Road by Art Keene

Libraries
Fact Check: This Week at the Jones Library, September 6 -12 by Terry S. Johnson

Opinion: Jones Library: The “Elephante” In The Room. What Does Sustainability Mean? by Terry S. Johnson

Opinion/Letters
Opinion: Local and Green (#16): Kiss the Ground – Soil As A Climate Solution by Darcy DuMont

Opinion: How To Reduce U.S. Emissions 70%-80% by 2035 by Russ Vernon-Jones

Opinion: Jones Library: The “Elephante” In The Room. What Does Sustainability Mean? by Terry S. Johnson

Letter: Bridge4Unity Calls On Town Council To Support Racial Equity In Amherst by Tom Weiner and Deborah Snow

Letter: Things I Want More Of In Amherst. An Informal Referendum by Ira Bryck

Politics
Amherst Chapter of Democrats Without Borders Supports Candidates in North Carolina by Maura Keene

Town Government
Letter: Bridge4Unity Calls On Town Council To Support Racial Equity In Amherst by Tom Weiner and Deborah Snow

Letter: Things I Want More Of In Amherst. An Informal Referendum by Ira Bryck

CDBG Advisory Committee Will Hold Public Hearing On September 17

Joint Meeting of Town Council and Community Resources Committee Slated To Discuss Zoning Priorities

Report on the Meeting of the Amherst Municipal Affordable Housing Trust 9/10/20 by Maura Keene

ZBA Continues Discussion of Supportive Housing at 132 Northampton Road by Art Keene

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