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  1. Double the pleasure for Hoosac's Western Mass. hoops champsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Berkshire Eagle

    Jameson Coughlan, front, celebrates with his teammates after their 48-46 win over Wahconah for the Western Mass. Division III basketball championship Saturday in Amherst.

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  2. In beetle battle, $550,000 contract awarded for tree removals in Worcester's Green Hill ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Removing an estimated 5,000 trees in the Green Hill Park area is the next phase of the multiyear battle against the Asian longhorned beetle, and it comes with a price tag of more than $550,000. The state Department of Conservation and Recreation has awarded the contract for "full host tree removals" in and around Green Hill Park to Wagner Wood, an Amherst-based company that bid $555,310 for the contract.

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  3. EVENT: Don't Blame the Robots: Assessing the Job Polarization Explanation of Growing Wage InequalityRead the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | CEPR

    ... Assessing the Job Polarization Explanation of Growing Wage Inequality 3rd Floor Conference Room Gordon Hall, UMass Amherst 418 N. Pleasant Street Amherst, MA 01002 The Political Economy Research Institute and Department of Economics at the ...

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  4. Derek Kellogg excited to see John Calipari honored, says Coach...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | MassLive.com

    ... becomes apparent after perusing the comment section of just about any John Calipari story written since he left Amherst nearly 20 years ago - do not and will quickly point out that said Final Four trip was later vacated by the NCAA. Unless he were ...

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  5. Amherst bars opening late on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | CBS 3 Springfield

    Six downtown Amherst bars will open later than normal on Saturday in hopes of keeping the peace in what was a chaotic Blarney Blowout celebration last year. McMurphy's Uptown Tavern, Stacker's Pub, The Pub, The Spoke, Olde Towne Tavern and Monkey Bar and Grill will voluntarily open at 4 p.m. instead of their permitted hour of 11 a.m. "It shows the good faith and the community spirit of these restaurateurs and bar owners," said Sarah la Cour, executive director of the Amherst Business Improvement District.

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  6. Emily Rosse, No. 1 Hoosac Valley girls basketball rally to knock off...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MassLive.com

    ... and they took it to us (in the second)." in the WMass Division III final on Saturday at the Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst at 2:15 p.m. Everything started out well for Hoosac Valley. Maddie Ryan buried a 3-pointer to start off the scoring. Rosse ...

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  7. Righteous reversalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Cape Cod Times

    This past week, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst made a course correction that puts it back on track with its mission to educate. At issue was a short-lived ban on the admission of Iranian students to certain engineering and science programs.

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  8. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2010 | 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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  9. Hoosac Valley girls hoops passes test, moves to W. Mass. finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Berkshire Eagle

    Hoosac Valley's Fallon Field dribbles to the basket in the Hurricanes' Western Mass. Division III semifinal win South Hadley on Tuesday at the Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst.

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  10. UMass set to announce ceremony honoring former basketball coach John CalipariRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MassLive.com

    ... Calipari. Calipari, current head coach at Kentucky, led Minutemen to unprecedented heights during eight seasons in Amherst from 1988-1996, culminating in a trip to the Final Four during his final season that was later vacated by the NCAA. In ...

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  11. MTA seeking request for proposals for 2015 Summer ConferenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MTA Today

    It's time to start thinking about summer! We are actively seeking request for proposals for the MTA Summer Conference. The 2015 conference will be from Sunday, August 2 to Thursday, August 6, 2015, at a new location - the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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  12. UMass basketball seniors Cady Lalanne, Maxie Esho prep for potential final game in AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MassLive.com

    The University of Massachusetts basketball team's home game against Richmond Wednesday might be the Minutemen's final time playing at the Mullins Center this season. Or it might not be.

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  13. Amherst bars to open later Saturday to mitigate downtown Blarney Blowout gatheringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MassLive.com

    While downtown bars have agreed to open later Saturday, all other businesses will be open and ready for business as usual, said Sarah la Cour, executive director of the Amherst Business Improvement District. Three years ago, students concentrated their pre-St.

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  14. Men say no to violence against women: Guest viewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | MassLive.com

    ... decades old - from a batterers' intervention program in Boston in the late 1970s to an antiviolence men's center in Amherst founded in 1982. This Thursday at the statehouse in Boston, the Men's Initiative for Jane Doe, Inc. will celebrate the eighth ...

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  15. Amherst bars to open late to prevent Blarney Blowout troubleRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Boston Herald

    Six downtown Amherst bars are voluntarily delaying their openings this Saturday in an effort to head off the drunken rowdiness that marred last year's Blarney Blowout celebrations. Three of the bars are owned by business partners who started sponsoring the pre-St.

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  16. Five things we learned from the WMass D-IV semifinals: Monson boys get a rare test & moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | MassLive.com

    A basketball-filled afternoon Monday started off a busy week at the Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst, as eight teams from five schools faced off in the Western Mass. Division IV semifinals.

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  17. Our View: UMass Amherst erred on policy for Iranian studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | SouthCoastToday.com

    This past week, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst made a course correction that puts it back on track with its mission to educate. At issue was a short-lived ban on the admission of Iranian students to certain engineering and science programs.

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  18. PHOTOS/VIDEO: Isaac Siegel, Devonte McCall combine for 46, No. 2...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD With just over two seconds left in the third quarter Monday evening, Amherst senior guard Isaac Siegel came down with a defensive board and took three strides before launching the ball from well-beyond half court. As the buzzer sounded, the high-arcing shot landed to give No.

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  19. Pittsfield, Hoosac girls basketball teams prepared for W. Mass. semisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... girls tournament, will tip off against the Tigers in a semifinal game at 6 p.m. tonight at the Curry Hicks Cage in Amherst. Hoosac is one of two Berkshire County teams playing in the semifinal round today; Pittsfield, in Division II, meets Quabbin ...

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  20. Amherst firefighters to have 8 ambulances available over Blarney Blowout weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | MassLive.com

    The Amherst Fire Department will have 13 on staff beginning at 7 a.m. Saturday morning just in case they are needed to respond to calls from the Blarney Blowout. Fire Chief Tim Nelson that staffing levels will give the department the ability to operate five ambulances and the fire truck that is equipped for medical emergencies.

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