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MONTHLY ANALYTICS
Number of Unique Page Views:
Last 30 days: 14,916
Number of Unique Sessions
Last 30 Days: 7,352

TOP FIVE ARTICLES READ IN SEPTEMBER
1. Letter: Things I Want More Of In Amherst. An Informal Referendum – by Ira Bryck
2. COVID-19 Cluster Recorded Among UMass Off-Campus Students – by Toni Cunningham
3. Opinion: Town Council To Amherst Residents: Complain All You Want. We Have the Votes and We Are Not Listening – by Art Keene
4. Two-Thirds of Amherst-Pelham Families Choose In-Person Learning – by Toni Cunningham
5. Letter: Murals For Rise Marijuana Dispensary Should Have Been Subject Of A Public Hearing – Hilda Greenbaum

WEEKLY ANALYTICS
Number Of Unique Page Views Last Week: 3495
Number of Unique Sessions Last Week: 1864

TOP FIVE ARTICLES READ LAST WEEK
1. COVID-19 Cluster Recorded Among UMass Off-Campus Students – by Toni Cunningham
2.Phase 1 of School Reopening to Begin October 1 – by Marla Goldberg Jamate
3. Opinion: A Movement Voter Project For Amherst? – by Michael Greenebaum
4. Opinion: 39 Days To Stop A Coup –by Art Keene
5. Letter: Please Join Me In Voting Yes On Question 1 by Laura Quilter

WHAT”S IN THIS ISSUE


CAMPUS / SCHOOLS
Active COVID-19 Cases In Amherst Surge to 78. Public School Reopening Stalls For At Least Two Weeks by Marla Goldberg Jamate

School District Establishes Health and Safety Protocols by Toni Cunningham

Elementary Class Placement Is A “Crazy Science” In The COVID-19 Era by Toni Cunningham

Rapid Rise In Off-Campus UMass Cases Delays Phase 1 Of Amherst School Reopening Plan by Marla Goldberg Jamate

Amherst School Buildings Will Not Open OCT 1 Due To Rapid Rise In UMass COVID-19 Cases by Marla Goldberg Jamate

UMass Amherst COVID-19 Cluster Grows Swiftly To 35 Active Cases by Marla Goldberg Jamate

COVID-19
Active COVID-19 Cases In Amherst Surge to 78. Public School Reopening Stalls For At Least Two Weeks by Marla Goldberg Jamate

School District Establishes Health and Safety Protocols by Toni Cunningham

Elementary Class Placement Is A “Crazy Science” In The COVID-19 Era by Toni Cunningham

Rapid Rise In Off-Campus UMass Cases Delays Phase 1 Of Amherst School Reopening Plan by Marla Goldberg Jamate

Amherst School Buildings Will Not Open OCT 1 Due To Rapid Rise In UMass COVID-19 Cases by Marla Goldberg Jamate

UMass Amherst COVID-19 Cluster Grows Swiftly To 35 Active Cases by Marla Goldberg Jamate

Letter: Town Must Act Decisively to Protect Public Health by Robin Jaffin

Opinion: A Message For Amherst, UMass. “What’s It Going To Take”? by Robin Jaffin and Susan Jahoda

COVID-19 Daily Update by Art and Maura Keene

September Archive: COVID-19 Daily Update by Art and Maura Keene

FEATURES
Photo Of The Week: An Indy Gallery. by Various Artists

HOUSING
Concerns Raised About Investors Buying Up Amherst’s Affordable Housing Stock by Maura Keene

LETTERS / OPINION
Letter: Town Must Act Decisively to Protect Public Health by Robin Jaffin

Letter: Town Should Adopt A More Open Web Meeting Format by Tracy Zafian

Opinion: Amherst Needs Village Design by Dorothy Pam

Opinion: Priorities for Updating The Zoning Bylaw by Darcy DuMont

Opinion: Jones Library Building Project – A Motion Impeded, A Motion Befuddled, And A Question To Readers by Terry S. Johnson

Opinion: Question 1. Right To Repair. It’s Your Car. It Should Be Your Choice by Stan Rosenberg

Opinion: A Message For Amherst, UMass. “What’s It Going To Take”? by Robin Jaffin and Susan Jahoda

LIBRARY
Opinion: Jones Library Building Project – A Motion Impeded, A Motion Befuddled, And A Question To Readers by Terry S. Johnson

POLICE
Amherst Included In Expansion Of Restorative Justice in Hampshire County

Town Manager Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Community Safety Working Group

TOWN GOVERNMENT
Transportation Advisory Committee Meets After Long Hiatus. Seeks To Clarify Its Role and Get Back To Work by Eve Vogel

Concerns Raised About Investors Buying Up Amherst’s Affordable Housing Stock by Maura Keene

Community Resources Committee Reviews Zoning Priorities and Planning Board Appointment Process by Art Keene

Residents Raise Concerns About Proliferation Of Five Story Buildings At Hearing On Master Plan by Maura Keene

Public Forum: Is Smart Growth (Ch. 40 R) Right for Amherst? by Art Keene

Amherst Included In Expansion Of Restorative Justice in Hampshire County

Town Manager Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Community Safety Working Group

TSO Approves Appointments To Four Town Committees by Art Keene

Letter: Town Should Adopt A More Open Web Meeting Format by Tracy Zafian

TRANSPORTATION
Transportation Advisory Committee Meets After Long Hiatus. Seeks To Clarify Its Role and Get Back To Work by Eve Vogel

VOTING
Opinion: Question 1. Right To Repair. It’s Your Car. It Should Be Your Choice by Stan Rosenberg

ZONING
Community Resources Committee Reviews Zoning Priorities and Planning Board Appointment Process by Art Keene

Residents Raise Concerns About Proliferation Of Five Story Buildings At Hearing On Master Plan by Maura Keene

Public Forum: Is Smart Growth (Ch. 40 R) Right for Amherst?

Opinion: Amherst Needs Village Design by Dorothy Pam

Opinion: Priorities for Updating The Zoning Bylaw by Darcy DuMont

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