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  1. Cancer care services at Cooley Dickinson HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WWLP

    ... Radiology. Area residents have access to breast tomosynthesis/3D mammography at Cooley Dickinson Hospital and at the Amherst Outpatient Center. The American Cancer Society recommends that all women have a baseline screening mammogram beginning at ...

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  2. Garden notes: Oct. 15, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | MassLive.com

    ... at 600 Main St., or by phone at (413) 528-0166 or onlline at www.wardsnursery.com/classes Gardening skills workshop Amherst - Massachusetts Agriculture in the Classroom is teaming up with The Common School to offer a full day of "How-to-Gardening ...

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  3. 5 Great things you didn't know about the Yiddish Book Center Open HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 5 | MassLive.com

    You probably knew that The Yiddish Book Center is in Amherst, Massachusetts and they are hosting their fourth annual Community Open House. You probably also knew that it is a free, day-long celebration with events for visitors of all ages, and it takes place on Sunday, October 19, from 10 AM to 4 PM.

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  4. Logan Laurent steps up in field-goal battle: Is the back-up punter...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | MassLive.com

    ... - which he turned down to walk on at UMass - he had decided to give punting a try, too. It stuck when he got to Amherst. "I came here and only having Colter Johnson as a senior (in 2013) and only having Brian McDonald, who are both old in the ...

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  5. Dumpling, noodle restaurant opens in downtown Amherst where Mango Mango once wasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | MassLive.com

    For 15 years, Fred Wang has run Mom's House Chinese Market where he offers boxed meals to go and Chinese groceries on College Street. When Mango Mango closed on Main Street earlier this year, he saw the opportunity to expand his menu and come downtown .

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  6. Artistic Director Tony Simotes leaving Shakespeare & CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... report. He is directing a production of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, beginning next week. He is listed as guest director, specializing in stage combat, on the UMass faculty roster this fall. ...

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  7. UMass football's Jean Sifrin added to Mackey Award watch list for nation's best tight endRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | MassLive.com

    Jean Sifrin has been one of the University of Massachusetts football team's breakout success stories this season, and those outside Amherst are starting to catch on. Monday, the junior transfer was added to the John Mackey Award midseason watch list, putting his name in the running for the honor annually handed out to the nation's top tight end.

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  8. Ludlow soccer furor: How much should a principal be involved?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | MassLive.com

    ... Nemeth should have lunch someday with Kumble Subbaswamy, the chancellor of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. A renowned educator with a doctorate in physics, he seems to spend more time dealing with the football program's finances and ...

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  9. UMass Women's Swimming Hires Ellie Monobe as an Assistant CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    AMHERST, Massachusetts, October 13. Massachusetts women's swimming & diving head coach Bob Newcomb has announced that Ellie Monobe has joined the program as an assistant coach. Monobe was a four-year letterwinner at the University of California, Berkeley where she was a member of two NCAA Championship teams.

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  10. New communications tower in North Adams on track for NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... service in the North Adams area, while WUPE 100.1 FM and the local broadcast of public radio station WFCR of Amherst went off the air. Emergency frequencies, including those used by North Adams Ambulance Service and local and state police, were also ...

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  11. Attaching SIPs to Structural 2 -6 StudsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    The 14-inch-thick walls at the Potwine Passivhaus were built by attaching SIPs to load-bearing 2A-6 walls As they set out to build a single-family Passivhaus on Potwine Lane in Amherst, Massachusetts, Alexi Arango and LeeAnn Kim asked themselves, "Is it possible to live without burning fossil fuels?" One measure of success would be meeting their goal of Producing as much energy on an annual basis as one consumes on site, usually with renewable energy sources such as photovoltaics or small-scale wind turbines. Don, the carpenter, made tremendous progress again this week, especially considering the rainy and windy conditions.

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  12. By Kate ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Hospitality Net

    ... reen Belt certified and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.

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  13. Hotel Yearbook: Move to the Cloud - " so you can focus on the guestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Hospitality Net

    ... Belt certified and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. MICROS Systems, Inc. provides leading enterprise-wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail ...

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  14. 'Icebergs once drifted to Florida'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | NorCalBlogs

    From the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the department of melted evidence, comes this interesting story about the last ice age. The first study to show that when the large ice sheet over North America known as the Laurentide ice sheet began to melt, icebergs calved into the sea around Hudson Bay and would have periodically drifted along the east coast as far south as Miami AMHERST, Mass.

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  15. Endocrine-disrupting chemicals alter thyroid hormone activity during pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Medical News Today

    ... found in the body," said one of the study's authors, R. Thomas Zoeller, PhD, of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. "Although these effects are largely invisible in scientific studies that only judge thyroid activity by measuring hormone ...

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  16. Sunday, October 12, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    On the western edge of Iraq's capital, Islamic State group militants battle government forces and exchange mortar fire, only adding to the sense of siege in Baghdad despite airstrikes by a U.S.-led coalition. LANCASTER - Robert "Bob" Van Hoof has been growing turkeys for 60 years and he says he was lucky when he first started out, getting help from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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  17. Bob's Turkey Farm celebrates 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Robert "Bob" Van Hoof has been growing turkeys for 60 years and he says he was lucky when he first started out, getting help from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. "I started out in 1952 with chickens, but saw I couldn't make any money, so I turned to turkeys.

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  18. Amherst Fall Town Meeting next month could be a rare one-night eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | MassLive.com

    ... erify their claim of purity. In the event the above conditions cannot be met, the practice of adding fluoride to the Amherst, MA water supply should be halted."

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  19. Former Food for Thought bookseller Mitch Gaslin asking community for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | MassLive.com

    ... to the community. Now I hope we can come together to repay the debt." On Facebook Andy Churchill wrote "A good guy - Amherst-area folks, let's pitch in and retire the remaining Food for Thought debt." Having this kind of debt is not uncommon for ...

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  20. Northampton International Film Festival features several local worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | MassLive.com

    The Northampton International Film Festival may bring in movies from all over the globe, but it also has a distinct local flavor. This year, one of several films made right here in the Pioneer Valley was "But It Doesn't Have Me," a documentary short that follows Amherst resident Deb Waldron as she tries to cure herself of multiple sclerosis.

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