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. UMass Isenberg School of Management ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek

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      UMass Isenberg School of Management ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek ...citing time to be at Isenberg. AMHERST - The Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is ranked 36th overall and 14th among public universities in the latest Bloomberg Businessweek magazin... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    3. MassDevelopment grants to New England Public Radio

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      MassDevelopment grants to New England Public Radio ...land Public Radio will maintain a satellite news office, intern space, and the Five Colleges Studios at UMass Amherst. MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council administer the Cultural Facilities Fund, an ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Springfield

    4. UMass, Amherst officials hire Philadelphia-based U3 Advisors for town-gown study

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      UMass, Amherst officials hire Philadelphia-based U3 Advisors for town-gown study ...e Subbaswamy agreed. UMass, Amherst officials hire Philadelphia-based U3 Advisors for town-gown study UMass Amherst seals.jpg UMass and town officials have hired a Philadelphia consultant group to help with town gown i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Edward F. Blaguszewski   Amherst

    5. Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct aerial inspections throughout service area Wednesday and Thursday

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      Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct aerial inspections throughout service area Wednesday and Thursday ... to be covered are: Northfield, Erving, Wendell, Warwick, Montague, Greenfield, Leverett, Shutesbury, Pelham, Amherst, Granby, Chicopee, West Springfield, Springfield, Belchertown, Ludlow, Wibraham, Hampden, East Longmea... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Amherst

    6. Springfield's Wellspring Collaborative worker-owned upholstery shop brings jobs, training

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      Springfield's Wellspring Collaborative worker-owned upholstery shop brings jobs, training ...visiting faculty member at the Center for Public Policy and Administration at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.. Organizers bankrolled Wellspring with $200,000 in grant money awarded Partners for a Healthier Comm... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    7. Pioneer Valley Transit Authority to hold public hearings on proposed service changes, including new bus routes and hours

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      Pioneer Valley Transit Authority to hold public hearings on proposed service changes, including new bus routes and hours ...ic Library. A Northampton session is set for Wednesday, April 9, in the Northampton Council Chambers, and an Amherst hearing is scheduled for Monday, April 14, at Town Hall. Both hearings run from 4 to 7 p.m. All publi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield   Amherst

    8. UMass awards $200,000 to speed move of technology from laboratory to market

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      ...een demonstrated, closer to commercialization. • Amy Biddle and Jeffrey Blanchard, Biology Department, UMass Amherst Biddle and Blanchard have identified novel bacteria from the equine gut microbiome with the potential... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    9. CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. impressed with Putnam Vocational

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      CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co. impressed with Putnam Vocational ...at Western New England University and the polymer plastics research center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are all able to provide trained employees and technical expertise. Cruise also said the region's many... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Western New England University

    10. Owners of Amherst Carriage Shops condominiums meeting today in Hadley to discuss selling shops to Archipelago Investments

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      Owners of Amherst Carriage Shops condominiums meeting today in Hadley to discuss selling shops to Archipelago Investments ...lazed Doughnut Shop, said Jerald H. Gates — a trustee who owns about 60 percent of the units under the entity Amherst Carriage Shops, LLC. — that he had been talking to Archipelago Investments about the firm possibly buy... (Read Full Article)

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    11. UMass to open Springfield welcome center followed by satellite classes in September

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      UMass to open Springfield welcome center followed by satellite classes in September ... on industry sectors needs such as Cybersecurity, information technology land advanced manufacturing. “UMass Amherst is already deeply involved in Springfield,” she said. “This is not something new.” But she said the bu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield

    12. UMass President Robert L. Caret says perfomance review will help strengthen all five campuses

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      UMass President Robert L. Caret says perfomance review will help strengthen all five campuses ...ticularly those that got "some progress and "good progress" to see if they really deserve that lowest grade." AMHERST — University of Massachusetts President Robert L. Caret said the performance review the five-campus sy... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Robert Caret

    13. Florence Savings Bank provides grants to 25 agencies in annual Customers' Choice program

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      Florence Savings Bank provides grants to 25 agencies in annual Customers' Choice program ... Northampton High School PTO, $5,000; Cooley Dickinson Hospital, $4,625; Northampton Survival Center, $4,567; Amherst Survival Center, $4,552; Friends of Forbes Library, $3,859; Cancer Connection, $3,555; Friends of the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    14. People in Business: Tony Maroulis named director of community relations at UMass Amherst

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      People in Business: Tony Maroulis named director of community relations at UMass Amherst ...resh perspective will be a great asset for the university. AMHERST – Tony Maroulis, executive director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and co-director of the Hampshire County Regional Tourism Council has been nam... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. PVTA proposes change in Northampton route to include stop at Survival Center

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      PVTA proposes change in Northampton route to include stop at Survival Center ...ound operation with direct connection to the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside. The B43 route between Northampton and Amherst would also become a Bus Rapid Transit corridor featuring more frequent service, signal priority, dedic... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield   Amherst

    16. Valley mentor group helps business startups thrive: Aim to counter 7 out of 10

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      Valley mentor group helps business startups thrive: Aim to counter 7 out of 10 ...ension and conflict. Mike Mullen, 21, an undergraduate student in finance at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, joined his father, Dave Mullen, in making a pitch recently for Kloudbook, a global Internet directory... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

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