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  1. No progress on rules reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... and Senate floors for votes if they win committee approval. "I want us both to win," he said. "You forget, I'm from Amherst. It's not just about power -- it's also about good ideas." Rosenberg said Massachusetts is one of only three states with ...

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  2. Rosenberg pitches earlier bill deadline as 'more palatable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Ayer Public Spirit

    ... the House and Senate, Rosenberg balked at that phrase. "I want us both to win," he said. "You forget, I'm from Amherst. It's not just about power. It's also about good ideas." Rosenberg said Massachusetts is one of only three states with joint ...

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  3. 6 Questions for Peter Webster, candidate for South Hadley Electric Light Dept. Board of CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | MassLive.com

    ... other candidates a Past President of two Rotary Clubs, currently President-Elect, next year, for the Rotary Club of Amherst; served on the search committee for our current Town Administrator My priorities for our department are (1) help with the ...

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  4. Academic HonorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... for second honors, students must have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, of a maximum of 4.3 (all A+s). AMHERST - Dean of Students Enku Gelaye has announced the names of students who qualified for Dean's List for the 2014 fall semester at ...

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  5. Ralph W. Burns, 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Cape Cod Times

    ... and grew up in Wakefield. Upon completion of his Bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and a brief teaching position in Billerica, Skip moved to the Cape. He received a Master's in Education from the University of ...

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  6. Cape CommerceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Cape Cod Times

    ... of General Motors' Assembly Division. He earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Pauline Neves is director of philanthropy for HopeHealth. She previously worked for the Cape Cod Foundation and earned her bachelor's ...

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  7. Becky Caplice leaves Greenfield Savings Bank - in great shape'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Recorder

    ... pretty sure in commercial lending, too." Despite its heavy emphasis on being a local bank, GSB has moved into the Amherst and Northampton markets in recent years, which Caplice said was simply a matter of "following its customers" to where many of ...

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  8. Early retirement proposal among farmers' concerns on state 'Ag Day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Recorder

    ... said CISA Executive Director Philip Korman, who met early in the day with Senate President Stanley Rosenberg, D-Amherst, and Sen. Ann Gobi, D-Spencer. "We're concerned with the loss of all that experience, and people in that agency are out in the ...

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  9. Robert Royse Tiny blackpoll warbler makes mind-boggling migrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Boston.com

    ... it seems, the rumors have been proven true. A research team led by an ecologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst outfitted five birds with tiny geolocator backpacks and found that each completed the incredible journey, flying up to 1,721 ...

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  10. County Fare: Glass menagerie now on display in SheffieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... County Fare the bottle during Saturday's reception for the exhibit. Since that day in his boyhood hometown, the Amherst resident has searched for antiques in lake and river beds, old private and municipal landfills and excavation sites throughout ...

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  11. Tiny songbird discovered to migrate non-stop, 1,500 miles over the AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EurekAlert!

    For the first time biologists report 'irrefutable evidence' that tiny blackpoll warblers complete a nonstop flight from about 1,410 to 1,721 miles in just two to three days IMAGE: Blackpoll warbler fitted with a miniaturized light-sensing geolocator on its back that enabled researchers to track their exact migration routes from eastern Canada and New England south toward wintering grounds.... view more AMHERST, Mass - For more than 50 years, scientists had tantalizing clues suggesting that a tiny, boreal forest songbird known as the blackpoll warbler departs each fall from New England and eastern Canada to migrate nonstop in a direct line over the Atlantic Ocean toward South America, but proof was hard to come by.

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  12. Shakespeare & Company names new board leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... smoothly," Werner stated. He is a partner at the New York City law firm of Richards, Kibbe and Orbe and attended Amherst College and Yale Law School. "The board is committed to continuing to work on a long-range plan to ensure that the company ...

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  13. Researches: 10 Percent of Daily Dam Releases on Deerfield River Permanently LostRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    Hydropeaking can make river water available to transpiring trees on lower terraces , whereas those along unmanaged streams are hydraulically disconnected from the saturated zone during the growing season . Courtesy of UMass Amherst Brian Yellen on the Deerfield River.

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  14. Inside the Montague Bookmill, a slice of literary New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | MassLive.com

    ... Killigrew Cafe, accessible through a door on the Bookmill's lower level. Emma Schneider, a high school student from Amherst, was poring through the shelves that afternoon. The Bookmill had become a part of her schoolwork routine over the past two ...

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  15. Jury convicts man in UMass gang rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Recorder

    A jury Monday found Emmanuel T. Bile Jr. guilty of two counts of aggravated rape and acquitted him of a third count in connection with the 2012 rape of an 18-year-old student at the University of Massachusetts -Amherst.

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  16. 24-hour diner in Hadley closes after AG complaintRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WWLP

    ... by some of the cooks. They would grab their arms of follow waitresses into the walk-in freezer. Kayleigh Scott of Amherst told 22News she never saw any of this happen when she visited the diner but learned about the blog some servers had made about ...

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  17. UMass rapist Emmanuel T. Bile Jr. found guilty on two of three countsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Berkshire Eagle

    Emmanuel T. Bile Jr., of Pittsfield, was found guilty on two out three charges stemming from a 2012 rape at UMass-Amherst NORTHAMPTON >> A jury Monday found Emmanuel T. Bile Jr. guilty of two counts of aggravated rape and acquitted him of a third count in connection with the 2012 rape of an 18-year-old student at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Bile, 21, of Pittsfield, was the first of four men to be tried in Hampshire Superior Court for allegedly gang-raping the woman while she was incapacitated by alcohol in her dorm room on Oct. 13, 2012.

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  18. New England Public Radio to open Berkshire news bureauRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Berkshire Eagle

    PITTSFIELD >> Thanks to a $100,000 gift, New England Public Radio plans to open a news bureau in Pittsfield by this summer. The gift from the Steven and Claudia Perles Family Foundation will also allow Amherst-based WFCR to hire a Berkshire County news reporter for three years. 4 comments

  19. Amherst police arrest 1, summons 12 more for liquor law violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | MassLive.com

    A loud party at 198 Sunderland Road early Saturday morning led to one arrest and three additional summonses on alcohol and noise charges. Police were called to the house just after 1 a.m. for a loud party and loud music deemed ongoing and unreasonable, according to reports.

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  20. Emmanuel Bile, Jr. is seen here during opening statements in his trial for rape.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | WWLP

    A Hampshire County jury is continuing to deliberate in the case of one of four men accused of gang raping a UMass Amherst student in her dorm room. Closing arguments were held Friday morning in the trial of 21 year-old Emmanuel Bile, Jr. of Pittsfield.

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