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Halloween 2020 in Amherst

      The Town of Amherst is encouraging folks who plan to Trick or Treat todo so in their own neighborhood and not in the Amherst Village.  In years past the Amherst Village has been a popular destination for Trick or Treating and can see up to 2,000 Trick or Treaters on Halloween from both Amherst and surrounding towns. 

      We respectfully ask that people from outside of Amherst also follow this suggestion and Trick or Treat in their own towns and neighborhoods.  We also ask participants to be courteous and to visit houses who have their outside lights on and have made it obvious they are participating in Halloween.  Anyone who is Trick or Treating should be familiar with both the NH and CDC Halloween event guidelines. 

      Trick or Treating in Amherst has been set by the

Board of Selectman as October 31 from 6-8pm ...



Charitable Foundation Gift

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November 3rd Election  

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Peach Farmers in 19th-Century Amherst

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