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. 1930 bank gets new life with transformation into coworking space

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 16 2016)

      1930 bank gets new life with transformation into coworking space ...twork, said Jerry Guidera., a developer andacting executive director of the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce. AMHERST — The building at Amity and North Pleasant streets had been a bank since 1930 until TD Bank left last ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   TD Bank   Amherst

    3. Valley Venture Mentors tries to level startup playing field with early-stage investments

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      Valley Venture Mentors tries to level startup playing field with early-stage investments ...cipate, in sectors ranging from health care technology to social networking to food delivery. Celia Grace, an Amherst-based wedding dress company whose $50,000 award made it the biggest winner from last month's VVM Accel... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Valley Venture Mentors

    4. Gov. Baker to keynote Western Massachusetts Developers Conference highlighting sites,...

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      Gov. Baker to keynote Western Massachusetts Developers Conference highlighting sites,... ...re East ski resort, Dave Williams of Archipelago Investments -- the firm behind the Kendrick Place project in Amherst -- and Lucas Walsh of Weld Management, the company behind a renovation that transformed the former Hol... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   MassMutual   Springfield

    5. MassMutual donates $15M to boost computer science at UMass Amherst and Springfield

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      MassMutual donates $15M to boost computer science at UMass Amherst and Springfield ...l Foundation. The announcement follows MassMutual's establishment last year of its big-data analytics unit in Amherst, designed to improve collaboration with UMass. MassMutual also donated $2 million in 2015 to Smith Col... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   MassMutual

    6. Western Massachusetts Developers Conference Set for June 23

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 10 2016)

      Western Massachusetts Developers Conference Set for June 23 ...utual Financial Group, WinnDevelopment, Westfield Bank, CRRC, Comcast, Westmass Area Development Corp., UMass Amherst, and MassDevelopment, among others. The event is free for attendees, but space is limited, and registr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Massachusetts Office of Business Development

    7. UMass Generates Record $6.2B in Economic Impact

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 9 2016)

      UMass Generates Record $6.2B in Economic Impact ...es generated a substantial economic impact for its region and the state. By campus or unit, the figures were: Amherst, $2.069 billion; Boston, $1.085 billion; Dartmouth, $466.1 million; Lowell, $921.9 million; Medical Sc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    8. Study says Massachusetts economy may soon run out of college grads

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      Study says Massachusetts economy may soon run out of college grads ...ty colleges including Holyoke Community College are key. UMass aligns programs at community colleges with its Amherst campus. Many students are talented enough to succeed at a four-year school, but need a little more pol... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College   Springfield

    9. Hadley Farms Meeting House Aims to Create Memorable Events

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 8 2016)

      Hadley Farms Meeting House Aims to Create Memorable Events ...and meeting spot by thinking outside the box. Take, for example, Margarita Madness in March, sponsored by the Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce, which drew close to 500 people to sample local companies’ margarita creation... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Amherst

    10. Father, Son Innovators Put the Pedal to the Mettle

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 1 2016)

      Father, Son Innovators Put the Pedal to the Mettle ... they believe it can be a vehicle for business success, figuratively and quite literally. The senior class at Amherst Regional High School recently voted on a number of the usual honors presented at this time of year — t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield Community College   Amherst   Greenfield

    11. Development Associates Broadens Its Portfolio

      Explore BusinessWest (May 27 2016)

      Development Associates Broadens Its Portfolio ...members of both the O’Leary and Shumway families (the latter has owned or developed a number of hotels in the Amherst/Northampton area), has a variety of possible uses, and a tentative plan has emerged. It calls for a sm... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Amherst   Northampton

    12. Springfield's Valley Venture Mentor Accelerator awards $252K to startups | masslive.com

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      Springfield's Valley Venture Mentor Accelerator awards $252K to startups | masslive.com ...g a months-long process of boot camps and pitching sessions. The evening's biggest winner was Celia Grace, an Amherst-based fair trade wedding dress retailer and designer that took in $50,000. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Amherst

    13. Knowledge Corridor Partnership Hosts State of the Region Conference

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      Knowledge Corridor Partnership Hosts State of the Region Conference ...lyoke College; Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin; Michael Malone, vice chancellor for Research and Engagement, UMass Amherst; Rhona Free, president, University of Saint Joseph; Wilfredo Nieves, president, Capital Community Coll... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Bradley International Airport   Mount Holyoke College

    14. UMass and Eversource create a safer Campus with energy efficient lighting | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (May 23 2016)

      UMass and Eversource create a safer Campus with energy efficient lighting | masslive.com ...ED street and parking lot lights. The effort is part of a three-year partnership between Eversource and UMass Amherst which began in 2014, Eversource said in a news release. The combined electricity savings from the part... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. Series of Key Partnerships Will Help Develop a Rail-car Workforce

      Explore BusinessWest (May 18 2016)

      Series of Key Partnerships Will Help Develop a Rail-car Workforce ...alent for the design and research operations at the new plant, and examining similar opportunities with UMass Amherst and Springfield Technical Community College. Meanwhile, FutureWorks, the one-stop career center locate... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    16. "Global Business Symposium"

      Explore From the EDC (May 17 2016)

      "Global Business Symposium" ...M) present this symposium featuring Elizabeth Chilton, Associate Vice Chancellor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, as the keynote speaker.  The event features two panels: "Easier Trading with the EU" featuring f... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

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