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. Pipeline constraints will force this Mass. utility to stop accepting new customers

      Explore bizjournals (Sep 22 2014)

      Pipeline constraints will force this Mass. utility to stop accepting new customers ...ted Illuminating subsidiary will have to do the same for its adjacent Hampshire County territory, where UMass Amherst is its biggest customer. The reason? Berkshire quite simply can’t get enough gas. The company, which ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Greenfield

    3. Amherst Chamber honoring Rotary Club, Stephanie O'Keeffe and Tony Maroulis at annual dinner

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      Amherst Chamber honoring Rotary Club, Stephanie O'Keeffe and Tony Maroulis at annual dinner ...ration that is the highlight of the Amherst Area business community social calendar, is expected to sell out. AMHERST - The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce will be honoring the Rotary Club, former Select Board Chairwoma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Don Courtemanche

    4. Five Colleges Consortium planning to build annex to house 2.5 million volumes

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      Five Colleges Consortium planning to build annex to house 2.5 million volumes ...ditions in library stacks, according to the release. The library would be cited near one Amherst, Hampshire, Amherst or Smith colleges or UMass and be easily accessible for retrieving requested material, according to a ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Amherst

    5. Rolling Green in Amherst will keep 41 units affordable with property sale to Beacon Communities

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      Rolling Green in Amherst will keep 41 units affordable with property sale to Beacon Communities ...restriction and owners had indicated they would raise rents 5 percent per year until theyreached market rate. AMHERST – Beacon Communities this week completed the purchase of Rolling Green Apartments with EQR Equity Resi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Easthampton

    6. UMass sees 12 percent hike in fundraising in fiscal 2014, record-breaking endowment

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      UMass sees 12 percent hike in fundraising in fiscal 2014, record-breaking endowment ...School of Management. That was the largest gift given to the university, according to the press release. The Amherst campus led the fundraising bringing in  $45. 7 million, according to the release. The medical school ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Robert Caret

    7. Community Spotlight: West Springfield

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      Community Spotlight: West Springfield ...o when Gehring requested help from John Mullin in assessing the site. An economic-development expert at UMass Amherst, he complied by assigning three graduate students to conduct a complete inventory of the property, inc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    8. UMass nursing college receives $1 million federal grant to recruit veterans for nursing

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      UMass nursing college receives $1 million federal grant to recruit veterans for nursing ...UMass Amherst, and a distance-based learning program, which includes an annual summer intern program at UMass Amherst for selected students. The university will provide services and programs to help support the students... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    9. Dozens turn out to talk about U3Advisors recommendations for town, university housing and economic development

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      Dozens turn out to talk about U3Advisors recommendations for town, university housing and economic development ...lstrom said it's imperative that U3Advisors help the town implement some of the recommendations it has made. Amherst Assistant Town Manager David Ziomek and co-chair of the committee, said, "the interface between recomm... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    10. Amherst Town Manager John P. Musante encouraged by scope of U3Advisors work looking at housing, economic development

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      Amherst Town Manager John P. Musante encouraged by scope of U3Advisors work looking at housing, economic development ...dvsiors made a series of initial recommendationsand is expected to present its final report later this month. AMHERST -  Town Manager John P. Musante said he is looking forward to what the consultants and the Town-Gown S... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Kumble Subbaswamy

    11. Amherst officials hoping for $1.5 million state grant to spark economic development

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      Amherst officials hoping for $1.5 million state grant to spark economic development ...n buildings that limits economic development there. The underground lines would make those requirements moot. AMHERST – Town officials have applied for a $1.5 million MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant for improvemen... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst

    12. UMassCenter at Springfield opens its doors to 250 students Tuesday

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      UMassCenter at Springfield opens its doors to 250 students Tuesday ...oup. MassMutual, a backer of the UMass project, owns Tower Square and Babson. The university has campuses in Amherst, Dartmouth, Boston, Lowell and Worcester. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts

    13. Monsanto donates plant cell library, equipment to UMass worth more than $1 million

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      Monsanto donates plant cell library, equipment to UMass worth more than $1 million ...orate partners." "Monsanto is pleased to contribute this plant cell library and associated know-how to UMass Amherst," Monsanto's CTO Robert Fraley said. "We hope the library will help foster public-private research and... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    14. Mass energy department awards UMass-Amherst $2.5 million to create endowed chair in renewable energy

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      Mass energy department awards UMass-Amherst $2.5 million to create endowed chair in renewable energy ...id. "The endowed chair will ensure that the College of Engineering stays at the frontier of energy research." AMHERST - The University of Massachusetts College of Engineering has been awarded $2.5 million from the state ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. UMass computer scientist receives $536,527 National Science Foundation grant

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      UMass computer scientist receives $536,527 National Science Foundation grant ...ta Science Laboratory, will collaborate with computer scientists, clinicians and medical researchers at UMass Amherst, the University of Memphis, Yale University School of Medicine and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, wh... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. Springfield-to-Northfield train line to be purchased by state to restore Knowledge Corridor Rail Line

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 20 2014)

      Springfield-to-Northfield train line to be purchased by state to restore Knowledge Corridor Rail Line ...ate Reps. Aaron Vega, D-Holyoke, Peter V. Kocot D-Northampton, Stephen Kulik D-Worthington and Ellen Story, D-Amherst. "The Knowledge Corridor is a rail asset that will play a key role in the region's transportation sys... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   West Springfield   Palmer

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