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 wins business leader award for energy efficency

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      UMass wins business leader award for energy efficency ...ich supplies about 25 percent of the campus electricity, nominated the campus as its most efficient customer. AMHERST - The 2014 Northeast Business Leaders for Energy Efficiency Recognition Program has named the Universi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Northeast Utilities   Amherst

    3. Atkins satellite in North Amherst will anchor new Mill District, developer Cinda Jones says | masslive

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      Atkins satellite in North Amherst will anchor new Mill District, developer Cinda Jones says | masslive ...nnon of Atkins inked a rental agreement Friday that brings the market to North Amherst after years of wooing. AMHERST — It was once a barn for Sarah Cowls Jones' cows before becoming storage for lumber and home for rente... (Read Full Article)

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    4. Uncertain future for Westfield BID, but others on solid ground, EDC head says | masslive.com

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      Uncertain future for Westfield BID, but others on solid ground, EDC head says | masslive.com ...orthampton BID has seen success during the last few years, and property owners seem satisfied with the BID in Amherst. One of the property owners behind the Westfield petition, Ted Cassell, said the fees are effectively... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    5. Baystate Health and CVS Caremark partnering to provide care at pharmacies | masslive.com

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      Baystate Health and CVS Caremark partnering to provide care at pharmacies | masslive.com ...tcomes, which is what everyone wants." CVS is openingMinute Clinics at its stores in Greenfield, Northampton Amherst, West Springfield and East Longmeadow. Those nurse practitioners diagnose and treat illness according ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Baystate Health   Springfield

    6. UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy joining Gov. Patrick on trip to Israel

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      UMass Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy joining Gov. Patrick on trip to Israel ...economic development and job creation in the emerging innovation economy, according to a UMass press release. AMHERST - University of Massachusetts Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy will be joining Gov. Deval L. Patrick an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    7. Under Construction: Central High School $32 million science laboratory wing

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      Under Construction: Central High School $32 million science laboratory wing ...is Leftfield LLC, also of Boston. Leftfield LLC had done major projects at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    8. University of Massachusetts Amherst has nearly $2 billion in economic impact, part of $6.1 billion impact for five-campus UMass system | masslive.com

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      University of Massachusetts Amherst has nearly $2 billion in economic impact, part of $6.1 billion impact for five-campus UMass system | masslive.com ... was done, the Amherst campus generated $1.4 billion and 5,174 external jobs. According to the report, UMass Amherst has a total budget of $930 million. In-state tuition and fees at UMass Amherst were $13,258 in 2013-2... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    9. Holyoke searches for downtown space for new public access cable TV station | masslive.com

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      Holyoke searches for downtown space for new public access cable TV station | masslive.com ...y idea they have, and broadcast on the public access channel, as occurs in other communities -- South Hadley, Amherst, Northampton, etc.," Morse said. All residents, and not just Comcast subscribers, will be able to ren... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Amherst   Northampton

    10. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center approves $9.7 million for Berkshire Innovation Center in Pittsfield | masslive.com

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      Massachusetts Life Sciences Center approves $9.7 million for Berkshire Innovation Center in Pittsfield | masslive.com ...d the Berkshires," Pittsfield Mayor Dan Bianchi said Tuesday. Thurston said  the University of Massachusetts Amherst and UMass Lowell have signed on as research partners. The new Berkshire Innovation Center will work wi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    11. Beer Nut: White Lion Brewing to launch in Springfield | masslive.com

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      Beer Nut: White Lion Brewing to launch in Springfield | masslive.com ...ewer for his product and he couldn't have picked a better guy than he did in choosing Mike Yates, formerly of Amherst Brewing Co. and Berkshire Brewing Co. Yates also currently brews for Cambridge House in Granby, Conn. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    12. Big E reveals economic impact | masslive.com

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      Big E reveals economic impact | masslive.com ...ference today to reveal the results of an economic impact study conducted by Regional Economic Models Inc. of Amherst. This study is an update of one completed in 2008 which showed that the annual 17-day fair generates ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Amherst

    13. Demand Is Heating Up | BusinessWest

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      Demand Is Heating Up | BusinessWest ... and Philosophy Through Literature, while History of American Musical Film will be offered on campus. UMass Amherst offers two six-week terms during the summer. “We experimented with a three-week term, but it didn’t wo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College

    14. Springfield Technical Community College student Anthony Grandoit wins pitch contest

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      Springfield Technical Community College student Anthony Grandoit wins pitch contest ...eatured 15 students representing each of the 14 participating local colleges: American International College, Amherst College, Bay Path College, Elms College, Greenfield Community College, Hampshire College, Holyoke Comm... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    15. Energy Secretary Richard Sullivan announces $6 million grant to create energy extension service at UMass

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      Energy Secretary Richard Sullivan announces $6 million grant to create energy extension service at UMass ...o continue the service on its own. “This is a great vote of confidence by the state and recognition of UMass Amherst’s leadership in sustainability and energy initiatives,” said Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy in a stateme... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    16. Gov. Deval Patrick announces $5 million state grant for UMass' Springfield

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      Gov. Deval Patrick announces $5 million state grant for UMass' Springfield ...ss campuses, in partnership with Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. UMass-Amherst will be the lead campus. There will be 40 courses offered across 10 academic programs, including nurs... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

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