1. About Amherst

    Amherst

    Amherst is a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States in the Connecticut River valley. As of the 2000 census, the population was 34,874. The town is home to Amherst College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, three of the Five Colleges. The name of the town is correctly pronounced without the h ("AM-erst"), unlike some other towns of the same name.

    The communities of Amherst Center, North Amherst, and South Amherst are census-designated places.

    Amherst is part of the Springfield, Massachusetts Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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    1. This fits in perfectly with the mission of UMass Amherst.
      In Pilot Qteros biofuels plant in Springfield may have future creating ethanol microbes - MassLive.com
    2. We've really grown with Springfield, and we have the branch offices in Westfield and in Northampton and Amherst now.
      In STCC honors 6 businesses with induction into Western Massachusetts Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame
    3. Judge said the city will host its third developers' conference on Oct. 27 at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Another centerpiece will be the University of Massachusetts at Amherst's Clean Energy Connections third annual conference and opportunity fair set for Oct. 20 at the MassMutual Center. "The city is working so hard to create programs and images and perceptions that Springfield is a city on the move, Michel said.
      In Conference set on innovation
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    2. Word is spreading about Iron Duke Brewing in the Ludlow Mills | masslive.com

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      Word is spreading about Iron Duke Brewing in the Ludlow Mills | masslive.com ...he said. “We are getting to know what beers they like.” That there are other craft breweries in the area, in Amherst, Easthampton and Brimfield, also helps business, he said. Some people who like craft beers are willin... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Ludlow Mills   Easthampton

    3. The Suspense Is Building

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 16 2014)

      The Suspense Is Building ...lding at the cost of $3 million, adding to the rebirth of the downtown that brought some jobs down from their Amherst location. Caring Health Center completed its renovations in the South End, spending $15 million to do ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Mercy Medical Center

    4. Massachusetts announces $1.5 million for manufacturing training and additional

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      Massachusetts announces $1.5 million for manufacturing training and additional ... with an average annual salary of $75,000. "It is an innovation state," said State Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, D-Amherst, expected to be the next state Senate president. Rosenberg said it is important that colleges and uni... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    5. Knowledge Corridor passenger line to begin as scheduled on December 29

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      Knowledge Corridor passenger line to begin as scheduled on December 29 ...s a stop in Springfield and will add Holyoke to the line later in 2015. The new stops will replace service to Amherst, which will end on December 28. The long-awaited restoration of train service through Northampton and... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Amherst

    6. UMass Board of Trustees approves new five-year rolling capital plan totaling nearly $7 billion

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      UMass Board of Trustees approves new five-year rolling capital plan totaling nearly $7 billion ... resources become available. Of the approved amount, $1.3 billion has been designated for the Amherst campus. AMHERST - The University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees Wednesday approved its new rolling five-year capit... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Edward F. Blaguszewski   Amherst

    7. Economic Development Council in favor of increased natural gas capacity in

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      Economic Development Council in favor of increased natural gas capacity in ... for cooking and industries. Berkshire Gas will stop adding customers in Greenfield at the end of 2014 and in Amherst in 2016. Columbia Gas is reaching the end of its capacity to serve Northampton and Easthampton, he sai... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northeast Utilities   Springfield

    8. Game developer HitPoint Studios moving to Springfield after local investors

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      Game developer HitPoint Studios moving to Springfield after local investors ...nt is "exciting" and now it "will grow right here." SPRINGFIELD – HitPoint Studios will move its offices from Amherst to Springfield after a group of local investors committed $1.25 million to the company in an effort to... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Amherst

    9. Amherst-UMass steering committee to present recommendations to Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, manager John Musante by end of next week

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      Amherst-UMass steering committee to present recommendations to Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, manager John Musante by end of next week ...e U3 report written by committee members Rolf Karlstrom, the chairman of the UMass Department of Biology, and Amherst Neighbor member Ken Rosenthal. According to the draft evaluation, some members believed that the U3 r... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   John Musante

    10. STCC professor, Beth McGinnis-Cavanaugh, earns Carnegie honor

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      STCC professor, Beth McGinnis-Cavanaugh, earns Carnegie honor ...and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. “This award is really a validation of very hard work,” said McGinnis-Cavanaugh. “ “I had somewhat hu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Springfield Technical Community College

    11. Economist: Springfield jobs picture encouraging | masslive

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      Economist: Springfield jobs picture encouraging | masslive ...eeds, said said Robert A. Nakosteen, professor of economics and statistics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Inseberg School of Business. Greater Springfield added 2,300 jobs  in October, for a gain of 0.8 perc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    12. The Fort / Student Prince reopens to big Springfield crowds with renovations, updates | masslive

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      The Fort / Student Prince reopens to big Springfield crowds with renovations, updates | masslive ...ain on the bill-of-fare. The bar features a 16-tap beer system and its own Student Prince Pilsner, brewed by Amherst Brewing. Rudi Scherff, formerly a managing partner, is back working the front of the house. He said i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Chicopee

    13. Amherst officials welcome comments about how best to use $725k mini-entitlement grant

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      Amherst officials welcome comments about how best to use $725k mini-entitlement grant ...rlier this month found out it was once again eligible for the grant. Two years ago, it was deemed ineligible. AMHERST - With the news that the town is once again a mini-entitlement community, Amherst officials will be ho... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Amherst

    14. Press barred from Kinder Morgan gas pipeline meeting for Franklin County business community | masslive

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      Press barred from Kinder Morgan gas pipeline meeting for Franklin County business community | masslive ... season. Another meeting is scheduled the same day in Hadley in conjunction with the Greater Northampton and Amherst chambers of commerce, but AIM Western Massachusetts Director Dawn Creighton declined to tell The Recor... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield Community College   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. HCC, UMass, Hampshire College get $810,000 grant for clean energy, sustainable agriculture programs

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      HCC, UMass, Hampshire College get $810,000 grant for clean energy, sustainable agriculture programs ...cience Foundation has awarded an $810,000 grant to Holyoke Community College, the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Hampshire College to create collaborative programs combining clean energy studies with sustainable... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Amherst

    16. Florence Bank opens new Hadley office at 377 Russell Street | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 18 2014)

      Florence Bank opens new Hadley office at 377 Russell Street | masslive ...Leader Stan Rosenberg, State Representative John Scibak, Town of Hadley Town Administrator David Nixon, and Amherst Chamber Executive Director Don Courtemanche, along with customers, friends and supporters who turned... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   The Republican   Don Courtemanche

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