Amherst Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Book review: "The Place: A Story About Dwelling" by Alice ScheffeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Recorder

    ... ay, May 16, at 4 p.m. She will also read from the book and sign copies in the connector of Grace Episcopal Church in Amherst on Saturday, May 30, at 4 p.m.

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  2. Mohawk Trail Concert co-founder Ruth Black diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Recorder

    ... two "National Award for Adventurous Programming" honors from Chamber Music America/ASCAP. Black, who lived in Amherst and in England, retired at 86 after last summer's music concert season. She told The Recorder she wanted to spend more time in ...

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  3. Keeping Score: Transition troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Recorder

    Last weekend, six Atlantic 10 softball teams converged in Amherst to play at Sortino Field, the complex named for the longtime coach who passed away two years ago this August at age 63. Fordham won its third straight A-10 title by beating Dayton, 8-2, in the title game.

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  4. UMass Amherst research assesses wage theft in Massachusetts residential constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The Recorder

    New research published by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Labor Center asserts how the illegal theft of workers' wages, especially those of undocumented immigrant laborers, has reached epidemic levels in the residential construction industry in Massachusetts.

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  5. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | American Reporter

    ... this may be the perfect time for Luskin to launch her first book, "Into the Wilderness" (2010; White River Press, Amherst, Mass.). It's the story of a Jewish woman from New York named Rose Mayer, twice widowed, who moves to a very small, fictional ...

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  6. Stephens College professor Peter 'Brett' Prentiss remembered for love of theater, his familyRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Missourian

    ... Dorothy Prentiss. He grew up in Ohio and graduated from Western Reserve Academy in 1959. In 1963 he graduated from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts, and attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art from 1963 to 1965. After ...

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  7. 'I doubt I will ever have a patient who believes in me more'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Boston.com

    ... some, it served as another step in the grieving process. "There are some sorrowful feelings," said Anne Hazzard of Amherst, whose mother Jean Hazzard donated her body after dying in 2013. Hazzard and her sister Ruth, who also attended the service, ...

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  8. Editorial: DPU needs to hear from western Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Recorder

    ... those in western Massachusetts. State Senate President Stanley Rosenberg fully understands that. Rosenberg, of Amherst, sent a letter to DPU Commissioner Angela O'Connor calling for a second hearing, here in western Mass. "This agreement will have a ...

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  9. Theater companies making Greenfield homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Recorder

    ... a longtime Deerfield resident who recently bought a house in Greenfield. After producing plays like "The Belle of Amherst" and "The Glass Menagerie," as well as original operas like "The Captivation of Eunice Williams" and "Truth" using DA's "Black ...

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  10. UMass in Holiday Showcase GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Cape Cod Times

    AMHERST, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced that Massachusetts will face Mississippi in the 2015 Holiday Showcase game at the MassMutual Center in Springfield on Saturday, Dec. 5. The game will mark the eighth-consecutive season that UMass has played at least one contest at the MassMutual Center.

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  11. Western Mass. boys lacrosse top 10: Agawam moves up, Amherst back inRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MassLive.com

    ... Comp Monday. If they can beat both Monson and Granby, they'll earn the program's first ever league title. 9. Amherst (3-11): It's been another difficult season for the Hurricanes, but a bright spot came Monday when they defeated Northampton 7-6 on a ...

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  12. Lone star tick the new pest in townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Cape Cod Times

    ... are established (at Sandy Neck) now,” said Stephen Rich, a microbiologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, who is finishing a year's sabbatical on the Cape. The lone star ticks have been present in the park in all life stages for a ...

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  13. Sociologists Assess Epidemic of Wage Theft in Massachusetts Residential Construction IndustryRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Newswise

    AMHERST, Mass. - New research published by the University of Massachusetts Amherst Labor Center asserts how the illegal theft of workers' wages, especially those of undocumented immigrant laborers, has reached epidemic levels in the residential construction industry in Massachusetts.

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  14. OnStage names UMass 3rd most underrated theater college in New England, Holy Cross places 10thRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MassLive.com

    ... most underrated college theater program by OnStage , a New Haven, Connecticut-based theater website. "While UMass-Amherst is a huge institution, you'll find the theater program to be quite intimate. Not only are they producing envelope pushing ...

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  15. 2 long-time WMUA radio hosts off air, 1 ordered to stay away from UMass stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | MassLive.com

    ... well informed individual contributing to the cultural life of the University and its students as well as the city of Amherst more generally." UMass has holds the license for the station that but salaries are paid with money from student activity ...

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  16. Prize-winning historian reflects on birth of ConstitutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    ... Oct. 12, 2004 file photo, Joseph J. Ellis, an historian and Mount Holyoke College professor, poses at his home in Amherst, Mass. Ellis won a Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for his book, "Founding Brothers." His latest book is, "The Quartet: Orchestrating ...

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  17. Three Lee High grads are 'Army Strong': Wildcat alums bond through ROTCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Berkshire Eagle

    Alex Lindsay, left, Ashley Smith and John Kastrinakis, all Lee High School alumni, are graduating from UMass Amherst and were commissioned on Friday as second lieutenants in the United States Army. AMHERST >> Ashley Smith, John Kastrinakis and Alex Lindsay never hung out together at Lee Middle and High School, but after four years of becoming "Army Strong" at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, the three have forged an everlasting bond.

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  18. Zedd brings True Colors tour to Mullins Center in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | MassLive.com

    Grammy-winning DJ/producer Zedd is embarking on his first full tour in nearly two years and will include a performance at the Mullins Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts.

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  19. Amherst police cite retired UMass professor in Friday bicycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | MassLive.com

    ... allegedly hit the cyclist at about 3 p.m. near 585 East Pleasant Street, according to a police press release. The Amherst resident was transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. The Massachusetts State Police Accident Reconstruction Team ...

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  20. A brief history, back to 1792, of the Faces building in NorthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | MassLive.com

    ... with a portion sold to New England Telephone and Telegraph Co. , now Verizon New England. 1986: Faces, founded in Amherst as "Faces of Earth" in 1971 by Stephen Vogel, opens its Northampton store at 175 Main. The building at the time was owned by ...

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