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. Seen@ AIM's Western Mass. Next Century Awards celebration at Museum of Springfield History

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      Seen@ AIM's Western Mass. Next Century Awards celebration at Museum of Springfield History ...lity Awards went to PeoplesBank, a 131-year-old community bank based in Holyoke; and W.D. Cowls Inc. of North Amherst, a forestry, real estate and building-materials company. "All four recipients exemplify the transforma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    3. Expo to Offer Insight into Some New Business Language - BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Oct 18 2016)

      Expo to Offer Insight into Some New Business Language - BusinessWest ...sors include Express Employment Professionals, Health New England, the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, Johnson & Hill Staffing Services, MGM Springfield, Wild Apple Design, the Western Mass. Economic Deve... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Comcast

    4. UMass microbiologist awarded $2.5 million grants to study how soil microbes contribute to...

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      UMass microbiologist awarded $2.5 million grants to study how soil microbes contribute to... ...ore carbon," said DeAngelis in a statement. AMHERST, Ma — A microbiologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been awarded $2.5 million in the form of two grants from the U.S. Department of Energy that will g... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    5. AIM honors Smith & Wesson, Valley Venture Mentors, PeoplesBank, Cowls

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      AIM honors Smith & Wesson, Valley Venture Mentors, PeoplesBank, Cowls ...g excellence in environmental stewardship will go to both PeoplesBank of Holyoke and W.D. Cowls Inc. of North Amherst. AIM President and CEO Richard C. Lord will present the four awards at a regional celebration of Weste... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Smith & Wesson Corp.

    6. Amherst to again have dedicated visitor center with BID, Chamber office merger

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      Amherst to again have dedicated visitor center with BID, Chamber office merger ...iness will soon be sharing a single downtown space and providing information to visitors on the weekends. The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce and the Amherst Business Improvement District will move into 35 South Pleasan... (Read Full Article)

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    7. Westfield State, STCC create joint nursing program

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      Westfield State, STCC create joint nursing program ... now have another option, and for me it's close because I live in Westfield." The University of Massachusetts Amherst offers an RN to BSN program with classes online and in Springfield. "I think it makes it very convenie... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Westfield State University

    8. Gov. Charlie Baker visits Springfield high school seniors, promotes affordable education

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      Gov. Charlie Baker visits Springfield high school seniors, promotes affordable education ...ity College and, with the help of the incentive program, plans to transfer to the University of Massachusetts Amherst. "It's definitely something to consider now," he said. The college fair will continue Wednesday and is... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College

    9. Western Mass. Business Expo Will Focus on the Future

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      Western Mass. Business Expo Will Focus on the Future ...sors include Express Employment Professionals, Health New England, the Isenberg School of Management at UMass Amherst, Johnson & Hill Staffing Services, MGM Springfield, Wild Apple Design, the Western Mass. Economic Deve... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Comcast   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    10. UMass recruits in Springfield for MassMutual-inspired cyber security program

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      UMass recruits in Springfield for MassMutual-inspired cyber security program ...programs over the next 10 years. Of the $15 million, $12 million supports the the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Center for Data Science with additional faculty, a doubling of the number of available courses and a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   MassMutual

    11. Florence Bank plans West Springfield branch, further expansion

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      Florence Bank plans West Springfield branch, further expansion ...g to be around. We are not going to merge with anybody or sell to anybody," he said. Florence has branches in Amherst, Belchertown, Easthampton, Granby, Hadley, Northampton and Williamsburg, as well as its headquarters i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Colvest Group   West Springfield   Springfield

    12. $158,000 state grant helps continue Enrollment Initiative Program at Westfield State...

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      $158,000 state grant helps continue Enrollment Initiative Program at Westfield State... ...students from surrounding school districts this year. Enrolled students come from school districts in agawam, Amherst, Chicopee, Hampden-Wilbraham, Hampden Charter School of Science, Ludlow, Southwick-Tolland, West Sprin... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield State University   West Springfield   Springfield

    13. UMass Amherst to break ground on $62M Business Innovation Hub

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      UMass Amherst to break ground on $62M Business Innovation Hub ... p.m. event will include UMass Amherst Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, state Senate President Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, UMass Building Authority Chairman Philip W. Johnston, UMass Trustee Henry M. Thomas III, Isenberg Sch... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Kumble Subbaswamy

    14. Five College Consortium to celebrate library annex groundbreaking in Hatfield

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      Five College Consortium to celebrate library annex groundbreaking in Hatfield ...ing to a press release. The 35,000-square-foot building will be able to hold up to 2.5 million items from the Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith colleges and the University of Massachusetts. It will also be able... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Amherst

    15. Western Massachusetts college top U.S. News & World Report list of Best Liberal Arts...

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      Western Massachusetts college top U.S. News & World Report list of Best Liberal Arts... ...alumni, from Prince Albert II of Monaco to former Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Harlan Fiske Stone. Amherst has an even more competitive application process than Williams, accepting only 14 percent of applicant... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith College   Amherst College   Springfield

    16. People In Business: Jim Sotiropoulos of The Markens Group

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      People In Business: Jim Sotiropoulos of The Markens Group ...he Pioneer Valley. He holds an MS in Natural Resources and Conservation from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, as well as a BS in Environmental Biology from Westfield State University. As Member Relations Directo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Westfield State University   Springfield

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