Follow Friday is a perfect day to check in on the goings on in beautiful downtown Amherst. But you may not want to do it by car as the entire apron in front of Central Fire Station is a construction nightmare.
A coupling in the main water pipe broke so the DPW is in "all hands on deck" mode to get it fixed.
AFD has moved all personnel and the equipment (except for one Engine) up to North Station. Which is fine getting to UMass next door, but not so hot getting to deep South Amherst.
UPDATE 8:00 PM AFD "Back in quarters"
Meanwhile directly across from the Central Station, Stacker's Pub is gearing up
Dead in the center of town (probably not delivering to Town Hall)