In a highly contested vote Tuesday, Amherst residents will decide whether to form a commission to study its town charter.
Students associate 1776 with the American Revolution. But that’s only part of the story, according to author Ray Raphael.
If the raise passes town meeting, it will head to the state legislature for approval.
It’s officially Town Meeting Season in much of New England. The Daily Hampshire Gazette’s Mary Carey has been covering town meetings for years. As Carey told WFCR’s Jill Kaufman, the number one issue for most towns this year is how to balance their budgets.