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    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. If you were truly going to include the Knowledge Corridor, then certainly Amherst would not be slated for the elimination of its rail stop.
      In Mass. towns challenge new rail plans
    3. 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
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    2. HCC, UMass, Hampshire College get $810,000 grant for clean energy, sustainable agriculture programs

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 22 2014)

      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

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

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      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

    4. Gov. Deval Patrick: 'Water innovation the next frontier'; UMass Amherst professor receives $4.1 million EPA grant for drinking water research

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      Gov. Deval Patrick: 'Water innovation the next frontier'; UMass Amherst professor receives $4.1 million EPA grant for drinking water research ...h the commonwealth as a hub for the emerging water innovation sector. AMHERST — A University of Massachusetts Amherst researcher has received a $4.1 million Environmental Protection Agency grant to create a national rese... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Palmer

    5. Gov. Deval Patrick to announce $4.1 million grant for UMass professor

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      Gov. Deval Patrick to announce $4.1 million grant for UMass professor ...$4 million earmarked for water quality innovation to support Reckhow's work. This is a separate pot of money. AMHERST - Gov. Deval L. Patrick, officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Massachusetts... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    6. Hampshire College breaking ground Friday on new multifunctional Living Building

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      Hampshire College breaking ground Friday on new multifunctional Living Building ...and Environmental Design and there are just a handful of buildings that are so certified in the United States AMHERST - Hampshire College is holding a groundbreaking ceremony Friday afternoon at 3:30 for the new multifun... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst

    7. University of Massachusetts to review state's environmental resources that could be affected by proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline

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      University of Massachusetts to review state's environmental resources that could be affected by proposed Tennessee Gas Pipeline .... We didn't have a dog in the fight." The analysis was formally requested by state Sen. Stanley Rosenberg, D-Amherst this month. The report will summarize natural resources along the company's preferred pipeline route,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    8. UMass sets record with six start-up companies, including one that uses gecko-based technology developed in Amherst | masslive

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      UMass sets record with six start-up companies, including one that uses gecko-based technology developed in Amherst | masslive ... Update 4:15 p.m.: Innovation Accelerator from UMass Amherst helps users "look sideways" for new solutions AMHERST - The University of Massachusetts system spun off a record six start up companies in the past year whi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    9. Massachusetts Sen. Stanley Rosenberg seeks information on what effect Tennessee Gas pipeline could have on conservation land

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      Massachusetts Sen. Stanley Rosenberg seeks information on what effect Tennessee Gas pipeline could have on conservation land ...t through dozens of state parks, forests, and other preserved land and waterways on its way across the state. AMHERST - State Sen. Stanley Rosenberg is seeking data on state-owned conservation land that could be affected... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Greenfield

    10. Amherst once again eligible for mini-entitlement grant - this time of up to $725,000

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      Amherst once again eligible for mini-entitlement grant - this time of up to $725,000 ...ight at 7 p.m. and will begin talking about possible projects. AMHERST - After two years of being ineligible, Amherst has again qualified to receive a Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Mini-En... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Amherst

    11. Lawmakers pledge progress, cooperation across the aisle, at Chamber legislative symposium | masslive

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      Lawmakers pledge progress, cooperation across the aisle, at Chamber legislative symposium | masslive ...lection Day and on to governing. "Three guys who will be able to check their egos at the door," Rosenberg, D-Amherst, said. "There is no reason to expect the gridlock they have experienced in Washington, D.C. ,to happen... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Springfield   Amherst

    12. UMass celebrates $9.9 million renovation of Paige Laboratory for Stockbridge research

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      UMass celebrates $9.9 million renovation of Paige Laboratory for Stockbridge research ...-class agricultural success at UMass," which was just ranked 8th best in the world by U.S News World Report. AMHERST - Jay Popko, a research associate with the Stockbridge School of Agriculture at the University of Mass... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Kumble Subbaswamy

    13. Town Manager John Musante praises report presented by U3 Advisors earlier this week

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      Town Manager John Musante praises report presented by U3 Advisors earlier this week ...ting soon to talk about the report and make recommendations to both Musante and Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy. AMHERST - Town Manager John P. Musante praised the report delivered earlier this week by U3 Advisors addressin... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   John Musante

    14. Building a Pipeline of Innovation | BusinessWest

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      Building a Pipeline of Innovation | BusinessWest

      Reinhart, a veteran biopharmaceutical executive and researcher, was recently named founding director of the institute, which was created in 2013 with $150 million in capital funding from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) and additional contributions from the university. Its mission is to accelerate life-science research and advance collaboration with industry to effectively shorten the gap between scientific innovation and technological advancement.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. UMass educators receive nearly $3 million from science foundation to teach science to incarcerated youth

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      UMass educators receive nearly $3 million from science foundation to teach science to incarcerated youth ...pecial Technologies to apply the principles of "Universal Design for Learning," according to a press release. AMHERST - Two members from the University of Massachusetts College of Education have received nearly $3 millio... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. Minutemen at the MassMutual Center: UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg, Springfield officials gather to celebrate ...

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      Minutemen at the MassMutual Center: UMass basketball coach Derek Kellogg, Springfield officials gather to celebrate ... ...st only a once – an 80-74 decision against La Salle during coach Derek Kellogg's second season at the helm in Amherst during the 2009-10 season. Wednesday on the Center Court hardwood at the Basketball Hall of Fame, Kel... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center

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