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ANALYTICS
Numbers in parentheses indicate change from the previous week.

Number of Unique Page Views:
Last 30 days: 25,373 (-817)
Last Week: 5509 (-427)
Number of Unique Sessions
Last 30 Days: 13,214 (-646)
Last Week: 2759 (-440)

TOP FIVE MOST-READ ARTICLES LAST WEEK
1. Opinion: Distribution Of ARPA Funds In Amherst Was Not Equitable by the Black Business Association of Amherst
2. Bluebird Meadow Is New Conservation Area In South Amherst by Jeff Lee
3. Amherst History Month By Month: Brutalist Buildings in Amherst  by Hetty Statup
4. A Better World Is Possible: Finland Ends Homelessness And Provides Shelter For All In Need by Kathrin Glösel
5. Zero Waste Amherst Seeks Respondents To Survey On Local Trash and Recycling Services

WHAT’S IN THIS ISSUE?

ARTS
Amherst Community Theater Presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid

CLIMATE / ENVIRONMENT / NATURE
Amherst Schools Receive Grant To Purchase Electric School Bus by Art Keene
Opinion: Climate Good News 2022 by Russ Vernon-Jones

EVENTS
African Heritage Reparations Assembly Plans Online Listening Session For January 11
Town Commemoration Of Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15
Amherst Community Theater Presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid
What’s Happening In Amherst?

FEATURES
Photo Of The Week: Mass Fish And Wildlife Headquarters Bridge by John Lambdin

HOUSING
Planning Board Delays Approval Of Belchertown Road Transitional Housing by Maura Keene

LOCAL BUSINESS
Amherst BID Announces New Round OF ARPA Grant Applications For New Business And Technical Assistance
Opinion: BID Responds To Black Business Association Of Amherst by Gabrielle Gould

LIBRARY
Jones Library Project Grabs $1.1M Federal Earmark. No Asbestos In Boilers Says Director by Jeff Lee
Letter: Large Earmark For Jones Library Ignores Pressing Community Needs by Rita Burke

OPINION
Letter: Large Earmark For Jones Library Ignores Pressing Community Needs by Rita Burke
Opinion: We Interrupt This Message…. by Michael Greenebaum
Opinion: BID Responds To Black Business Association Of Amherst by Gabrielle Gould
Opinion: Climate Good News 2022 by Russ Vernon-Jones

PUBLIC HEALTH
Webinar On Artificial Turf Confirms Public Health Worries by Art Keene
COVID-19 Weekly Update For the Week of January 4, 2023 by Art and Maura Keene

SCHOOLS
Webinar On Artificial Turf Confirms Public Health Worries by Art Keene
Amherst Schools Receive Grant To Purchase Electric School Bus by Art Keene

SOCIAL JUSTICE
African Heritage Reparations Assembly Plans Online Listening Session For January 11
Town Commemoration Of Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15

TOWN GOVERNMENT
Jones Library Project Grabs $1.1M Federal Earmark. No Asbestos In Boilers Says Director by Jeff Lee
Amherst Schools Receive Grant To Purchase Electric School Bus
Planning Board Delays Approval Of Belchertown Road Transitional Housing by Maura Keene

SOCIAL JUSTICE
African Heritage Reparations Assembly Plans Online Listening Session For January 11
Town Commemoration Of Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15

TOWN GOVERNMENT
Jones Library Project Grabs $1.1M Federal Earmark. No Asbestos In Boilers Says Director by Jeff Lee
Amherst Schools Receive Grant To Purchase Electric School Bus
Planning Board Delays Approval Of Belchertown Road Transitional Housing by Maura Keene
Amherst BID Announces New Round OF ARPA Grant Applications For New Business And Technical Assistance
Town Commemoration Of Martin Luther King Jr. On January 15
Opinion: We Interrupt This Message…. by Michael Greenebaum





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