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. "GLOBAL BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM"

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 28 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 four C... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    3. New bus service links Northampton, Amherst and North Quabbin communities to Boston | masslive.com

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      New bus service links Northampton, Amherst and North Quabbin communities to Boston | masslive.com ...Pioneer Valley commuters can now hop on the bus at designated locations in downtown Northampton, Florence and Amherst at around 5 a.m. and get to Boston by 8:50 a.m. through a train connection in Leominster. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Northampton   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    4. W.D. Cowls, Beacon Communities to Partner on Third Phase of Mill District

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 18 2016)

      W.D. Cowls, Beacon Communities to Partner on Third Phase of Mill District ...’ve worked with the impressive principals of Beacon Communities in the past,” said Lockwood, “and the Town of Amherst has admired this Massachusetts company for stepping forward to protect the town’s affordable housing i... (Read Full Article)

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    5. Amherst Economic Development Director Geoffrey Kravitz says Amherst is business friendly | masslive.com

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      Amherst Economic Development Director Geoffrey Kravitz says Amherst is business friendly | masslive.com ...opment director he's been welcomed everywhere he goes. Growing up in town, he said he was a little surprised. Amherst has had a reputation of not being the most-pro business communities around. His job in part is 'to cha... (Read Full Article)

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    6. Young Professional Groups Continue to Hone Missions, Programming

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 6 2016)

      Young Professional Groups Continue to Hone Missions, Programming ...in 2013, and I never thought about staying here until someone asked me,” she went on, noting that she came to Amherst from the eastern part of the state for her education. “I said, ‘oh, wow, there are opportunities here?... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield College   TD Bank

    7. US Defense Secretary to announce $317 million MIT-based textile research center; UMass-Amherst, Quinsigamond CC will participate | masslive.com

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      US Defense Secretary to announce $317 million MIT-based textile research center; UMass-Amherst, Quinsigamond CC will participate | masslive.com ...cturing Innovation Institute will be based at MIT, with participation from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester. It will research new types of fibers made with semico... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    8. Five Colleges to Pursue Construction of Library Annex in Hatfield

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 1 2016)

      Five Colleges to Pursue Construction of Library Annex in Hatfield ..., based in Amherst, is celebrating its 50th year advancing the extensive educational and cultural objectives of its member institutions — Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith colleges and UMass Amherst.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Holyoke

    9. Pieces of the Puzzle Coming Together in Holyoke

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 24 2016)

      Pieces of the Puzzle Coming Together in Holyoke ...at will become home to the latest expansion effort involving Bueno Y Sano, the Mexican-food chain launched in Amherst two decades ago that now has six locations in Massachusetts and Vermont. The Holyoke facility will be ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Holyoke Medical Center

    10. UMass Amherst Engineers Developing Multiline Anchor System for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

      Explore evwind.es (Mar 9 2016)

      UMass Amherst Engineers Developing Multiline Anchor System for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines ...-scale, offshore wind farms. Civil and environmental engineers Sanjay R. Arwade and Don J. DeGroot from UMass Amherst, along with Charles P. Aubeny from Texas A&M University and Melissa Landon of the University of Maine,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    11. South Hadley Seeks Growth, Collaboration

      Explore BusinessWest (Mar 9 2016)

      South Hadley Seeks Growth, Collaboration ... Hadley since its incorporation in 1775, largely due to geography. It’s in a unique spot; bordered by Hadley, Amherst, Granby, and Chicopee, and separated from Holyoke and Easthampton by the Connecticut River, South Hadl... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mount Holyoke College   Amherst   Chicopee

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

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      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)

      Mentions:   Amherst

    13. 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

    14. '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

    15. 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

    16. Region States Its Case for Expanded Rail

      Explore BusinessWest (Feb 23 2016)

      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

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