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. MassLive building offers new art gallery and musical performances in formerly vacant bank space | masslive.com

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      MassLive building offers new art gallery and musical performances in formerly vacant bank space | masslive.com ...ace into a new art gallery and music venue. The new space currently features a variety of art work from UMass Amherst professor and artist John Simpson and his students alongside holiday decorations. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    3. Baystate Health welcomes UMass Medical School campus to Springfield with goal to train docs who'll practice in Western Massachusetts

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      Baystate Health welcomes UMass Medical School campus to Springfield with goal to train docs who'll practice in Western Massachusetts ...es Baystate Health," Kerouack said. "I think this elevates our academic identity to a whole new level." UMass Amherst is also participating in the program with the creation of an Institute for Integrated Health Care Deli... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    4. MassMutual Foundation, Valley Venture Mentors partnership cited as entrepreneurship model by White House

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      MassMutual Foundation, Valley Venture Mentors partnership cited as entrepreneurship model by White House ...alley Venture Mentor Accelerator awards $252K to startups Celia Grace, a fair trade wedding retailer based in Amherst, received $50,000 for her company. The not-for-profit co-signed a letter to the White House with over ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Valley Venture Mentors

    5. O’Reilly, Talbot & Okun Associates Finds Cost Efficient Environmental Solutions

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      O’Reilly, Talbot & Okun Associates Finds Cost Efficient Environmental Solutions ...e home to a mill that dated back to the Civil War. Clients include the Diocese of Springfield; Smith College; Amherst College; Springfield College; American International College; and private schools such as Williston No... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Smith College   Springfield College

    6. Springfield 'rising to new heights' on $3.3 billion in development, city official tells chamber

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      Springfield 'rising to new heights' on $3.3 billion in development, city official tells chamber ... people to walk downtown. Valley Bike, a network of bicycle share stations here and in Holyoke, South Hadley, Amherst and Northampton, will be up and running by summer 2017. The shared bikes will work with Union Station,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Amherst

    7. Massachusetts seeks bids to extend broadband internet to 40 WMass towns

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      Massachusetts seeks bids to extend broadband internet to 40 WMass towns ...a hands-on approach over at (the Massachusetts Broadband Institute)," said Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, whose district includes many of the underserved towns. "Communities in my district are seeing a big d... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amherst   Massachusetts Broadband Institute

    8. MGM Springfield Community Partners Network aims to put women, minorities, veterans to work building casino — and beyond

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      MGM Springfield Community Partners Network aims to put women, minorities, veterans to work building casino — and beyond ...in Hampden and Hampshire counties. That includes $300 million in buildings at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the $95 million CRRC MA USA rail car factory in East Springfield, the $455 million Pope Francis High ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Mount Holyoke College

    9. Conference Gives Young Entrepreneurs Resources, Inspiration

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      Conference Gives Young Entrepreneurs Resources, Inspiration ...ege, Smith College, Springfield College, Springfield Technical Community College, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Western New England University, and Westfield State University — no doubt took that message to heart ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    10. MassDevelopment bonds $10M for Five Colleges library annex in Hatfield

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      MassDevelopment bonds $10M for Five Colleges library annex in Hatfield ...e Five Colleges are: Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Smith College will also use the annex to store most of the collection from its Neilson Library while ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Smith College

    11. MSBDC’s Samalid Hogan Wants to Cement Relationships

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      MSBDC’s Samalid Hogan Wants to Cement Relationships ...d by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the state Office of Business Development, and hosted by UMass Amherst and its Isenberg School of Management, assists what are, technically speaking, small businesses, but s... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield

    12. Westover Air Base poured $197 million into local economy, decreasing impact by $24 million

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      Westover Air Base poured $197 million into local economy, decreasing impact by $24 million ...ot just on the base employees, Robert Nakosteen, an economics professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, said. "Any time a facility generates less revenue (whether a government installation or a private bus... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Chicopee

    13. Greenfield awarded $7.5 million state grant for new parking garage

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      Greenfield awarded $7.5 million state grant for new parking garage ...opment." Baker made the announcement in Greenfield, where he was joined by Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, State Rep. Paul Mark, D-Peru, Greenfield Mayor William Martin and Greenfield District Court Judge Wil... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   William Martin   Amherst   Greenfield

    14. Springfield Chamber to honor 'Super 60' fast-growing companies in Western Mass.

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      Springfield Chamber to honor 'Super 60' fast-growing companies in Western Mass. ...his year's lists includes stalwarts like Springfield College and the Stavros Center for Independent Living in Amherst, which provides advocacy and peer counseling to those living with disabilities. The list also includes... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield   Amherst

    15. Berkshire Gas proposes major new distribution main to lift moratorium in upper Pioneer Valley

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      Berkshire Gas proposes major new distribution main to lift moratorium in upper Pioneer Valley ...in May. Since then, Berkshire has been under pressure to find an alternative solution. Sen. Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst and Rep. Steve Kulik, D-Worthington have been meeting with Berkshire on a weekly basis to push progres... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Northampton

    16. UMass celebrates opening of $150M life science research center

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      UMass celebrates opening of $150M life science research center ... mission of the university. It's exciting for Massachusetts. Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, said the institute is "adding to the economic vitality" of the region and allowing for greater collab... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

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