Amherst Town Board

Chuck E. Cheese's

The parent company of the Chuck E. Cheese's in Amherst says it has made major changes in that facility to make the place safer and more pleasant for customers - and easier for Amherst Police.

Mensch Capital Partners

The developer of the former Westwood Country Club in Amherst says Monday night's adoption of a Final Environmental Impact Statement by the town is disappointing, but ultimately will have little impact on its re-zoning application.

Mensch Capital Partners

The Amherst Town Board took its first vote on long-running fight over development of the former Westwood Country Club Monday night, although over a relatively minor environmental issue.

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A complicated plan involving land purchases and sales, development of current park land and potentially a new state park took its first baby step Monday night before the Amherst Town Board.


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Hydraulic fracturing for natural gas dominated Monday night's Amherst Town Board meeting as the members voted to start writing a law to ban the process in the town.

Judge calls off Amherst upsizing vote

Jun 6, 2013
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Town of Amherst voters will not be going to the polls next week following a judge's decision on Wednesday.

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The struggle over the size of the Amherst Town Board goes to court Wednesday afternoon, with State Supreme Court Justice Tracey Bannister to decide if the board should have six members or five.

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The Amherst Town Board and Industrial Development Agency have given final approval to the much criticized construction of a hotel on Main Street in Snyder.

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Amherst Town Board members are questioning the continuation of Judge Mark Farrell's private law practice.

The Town promoted Farrell to a full-time judgeship with the understanding that he would close his private practice. Farrell claims there was a verbal agreement with Supervisor Barry Weinstein that he could maintain his private practice. Weinstein denies that contention.

An understanding appears now to exist that Farrell's current cases will not overlap with issues connected with the town.