Dr Kate (center) behind Ginger the therapy dog
About 100 friends, family, business consultants, employees and patients came together to celebrate the long in coming groundbreaking for the Atkinson Family Practice new medical facility on Research Drive in East Amherst. The project--like all construction proposals in town--was vociferously opposed by neighbors for the usual reasons of traffic and noise.
Or maybe just because it represents progress.
Amherst Select Board member (and a patient) Diana Stein on left. Dr. Kate: "This is one of the happiest days of my life."