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. Amherst Chamber seeking nominations for annual A+ Awards | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 8 2016)

      Amherst Chamber seeking nominations for annual A+ Awards | masslive.com ... for The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, that is the due date for nominations for the Annual A+ Awards. The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce introduced the A+ Awards in 2010, a change from the former Millicent H. Kauff... (Read Full Article)

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    3. Rep. Richard Neal hears success stories at Valley Venture Mentors accelerator 'boot camp'

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      Rep. Richard Neal hears success stories at Valley Venture Mentors accelerator 'boot camp' ...Ludlow manufacturer of sound and flash suppressors for firearms, to Just Jane's artisan jam to Celia Grace in Amherst which sells fair trade, eco-friendly wedding dresses. The accelerator companies are competing for a sh... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Amherst

    4. 'MassNZ': Mass Net Zero Data Center in Holyoke aims to make Green High Performance Computing Center carbon neutral | masslive.com

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      'MassNZ': Mass Net Zero Data Center in Holyoke aims to make Green High Performance Computing Center carbon neutral | masslive.com ...Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing battery technology at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center that could m... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    5. Commercial Projects Coming to Fruition in Palmer

      Explore BusinessWest (Feb 24 2016)

      Commercial Projects Coming to Fruition in Palmer ... structures. Our mill was once the center of Thorndike Village.” The Center for Economic Development at UMass Amherst is also involved, and will hold a conference titled “The Future of the Massachusetts Mill Community” o... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Palmer

    6. Region States Its Case for Expanded Rail

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      Region States Its Case for Expanded Rail ...the deteriorated condition of the track forced the service to move east and run from Springfield to Palmer to Amherst and then Vermont, a far more rural trek that bypassed several of the region’s most populous cities. Wi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Smith College   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    7. UMass Announces Major Progress on Campus Renovations

      Explore BusinessWest (Feb 18 2016)

      UMass Announces Major Progress on Campus Renovations ... UMass Amherst reduced its project backlog from $2 billion to $1.5 billion, achieving a 25% decrease; • UMass Amherst saw deferred maintenance decrease significantly during this period, declining from $869 million to $59... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    8. U.S. News Ranks Isenberg’s Online MBA Program 12th Nationally

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      U.S. News Ranks Isenberg’s Online MBA Program 12th Nationally ...nd student services and technology. AMHERST — The Isenberg School of Management’s online MBA program at UMass Amherst ranks among the best online MBA programs in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    9. Glenn Welch Takes the Reins at Freedom Credit Union

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 13 2016)

      Glenn Welch Takes the Reins at Freedom Credit Union .... Welch, who earned his bachelor’s degree in finance at Western New England University and his MBA from UMass Amherst, held a number of positions at Hampden Bank before becoming president there, including chief operating... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Berkshire Bank

    10. Partnerships Spur Development in Amherst

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      Partnerships Spur Development in Amherst ...ollege; games played by collegiate sports teams; the Mead Art Museum and Beneski Museum of Natural History at Amherst College; the Amherst Cinema Center, which shows first-run films in a number of genres; and the histori... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   Amherst College

    11. UMass Landscape Design Students Bring Attention to Downtown Springfield

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 31 2015)

      UMass Landscape Design Students Bring Attention to Downtown Springfield ...at they do; they see their work is important and can make an impact, said the urban design professor at UMass Amherst. He was speaking of a recent project by a group of landscape architecture students, who worked with th... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    12. Amherst BID has new marketing director, Ann Tweedy from Laughing Dog Bicycle | masslive.com

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      Amherst BID has new marketing director, Ann Tweedy from Laughing Dog Bicycle | masslive.com ...63 S. Pleasant St., will be moving to 49 S. Pleasant to become the new marketing and promotion manager at the Amherst Business Improvement District. 'Ms. Tweedy is a communications specialist with a background in marketi... (Read Full Article)

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    13. UMass, Amherst ink new $3.6 million strategic-partnership agreement | masslive.com

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      UMass, Amherst ink new $3.6 million strategic-partnership agreement | masslive.com ...The University of Massachusetts and Amherst officials have a signed a new strategic partnership agreement that will pay the town $3.6 million for fees and services over the life of the agreement that will expir... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    14. Healthy Pattern of Growth Continues in Hadley

      Explore BusinessWest (Dec 15 2015)

      Healthy Pattern of Growth Continues in Hadley ...pace of progress in this farming community turned retail mecca situated strategically between Northampton and Amherst. Bolduc told BusinessWest that navigating the state permitting process for his project has taken took ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Palmer   Hampshire College

    15. Economic Outlook 2016

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      Economic Outlook 2016 ...tors to such growth. “A different picture emerges out here,” he went on, talking from his office on the UMass Amherst campus. “Springfield has added a few jobs but not many — at least it hasn’t gone down. The picture is ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    16. Photos: Umass Amherst gets new $3.2 million MRI machine for its Life Sciences institute

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      Photos: Umass Amherst gets new $3.2 million MRI machine for its Life Sciences institute ...crane picked box after box from the trailer for almost six hours AMHERST - The University of Massachusetts at Amherst received a new, $3.2 million Siemens medical imaging machine at its Institute for Life Sciences on Tue... (Read Full Article)

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