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  1. WMass institutions honored in Commonwealth AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WWLP

    ... Springfield public television station WGBY , The Enchanted Circle Theater in Holyoke, and The Hitchcock Center in Amherst were all recognized at Tuesday's event. 22News talked to the Chairman of the Tourism, Arts and Culture Committee, Sen. Eric ...

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  2. NFL Combine 2015: Former UMass tight end Jean Sifrin leaves Indianapolis with lingering questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | MassLive.com

    ... a years-long hiatus to raise a son, work and try his hand at the junior college level, Sifrin found his way to Amherst thanks to coach Mark Whipple. He was an instant success, even after missing all of training camp and the regular season opener. ...

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  3. Hadley police tied up with house party fight, accident on Rocky Hill Road Saturday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | MassLive.com

    ... to the hospital and another placed in protective custody until released to a sober friend. UMass police, Hadley and Amherst fire departments also assisted, according to the posting. Police responded to an accident in the area of the house at 1:28 ...

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  4. Backyard Garage Becomes Dreamy Guest CottageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | This Old House

    ... a storybook look.The entry lights and cast-iron front step are salvaged finds. Architect: Kuhn Riddle Architects , Amherst, MA; 413-259-1630 General contractor (built-ins and balcony): Tom Hague III Building & Remodeling , Brewster, MA; 508-240-1143 ...

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  5. Bulletin Board: UMass icemen edge Friars, 2-1Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Recorder

    Frank Vatrano scored in overtime to lead UMass to a 2-1 win over 12th-seeded Providence in a Hockey East game Saturday night during Senior Night in Amherst.

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  6. Bracket Breakdown: Western Mass. Hockey Division IIIARead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | MassLive.com

    ... scored 30 goals this year, including two against Chicopee in the season's last game. BOTH: Jordan Tetreault , No. 3 Amherst . Along with his dynamic offensive ability, Tetreault is a true shutdown defenseman. He is the answer for any top forwards ...

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  7. Evolution And Islam: An UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Forbes.com

    ... Hameed has a PhD in astronomy and is Associate Professor of Integrated Science & Humanities at Hampshire College in Amherst, MA. In a recent issue of Public Understanding of Science (registration required), his paper, Making Sense of Islamic ...

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  8. New England Hockey: BU regrets missing out on secondsRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Boston Herald

    ... to lift the Minutemen (10-20-2, 5-15-1) to a Hockey East win over the 12th-ranked Friars (19-11-2, 11-8-1) in Amherst. Maine 6, Northeastern 3 - Nolan Vesey scored a hat trick and Devin Shore had a four-point game to lead the Black Bears (12-18-3, ...

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  9. Ameresco Names Mark Wilhelm as Corporate Director of Sustainability...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Patch.com

    ... nationwide. Wilhelm received his Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his Master of Science in environmental planning from Arizona State University. He is a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), a ...

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  10. Amherst considers increasing age to buy tobaccoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | WWLP

    Amherst might become the second Hampshire county city to make it more difficult to buy tobacco products. The city's health department is considering increasing the age to legally buy tobacco from 18 to 21 years old.

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  11. Federal Judge's Ruling Stalls Obama's Executive Action on Immigration ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newswise

    Topic: Commentary and analysis on federal judge's ruling to stall Obama's executive action on immigration Expert: Paul M. Collins, Jr., expert on the topic of judicial politics, associate professor of political science and director of the legal studies program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst -- Available: Via phone, email or on-campus VideoLink ReadyCam studio Contact: Jared Sharpe - 413-545-3809 / jsharpe[at]umass[dot]edu Paul M. Collins, Jr. - 413-545-4079 / pmcollins[at]legal.umass[dot]edu ----------------------------- Paul M. Collins, Jr., a leading expert on judicial politics, is available to comment on U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's decision to block President Obama's executive action on immigration that would have prevented the deportation of as many as five million people living in the U.S. illegally.

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  12. Amherst to consider raising purchase age for cigarettes from 18 to 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | MassLive.com

    The town could join a growing list of communities that have raised the purchase age of cigarettes from 18 to 21. The Board of Health began talking about revising its smoking regulations last year, said board chairwoman Nancy Gilbert but had other issues to contend with. Board members began talking about them again last month and will likely set a public hearing to talk about the age change in April.

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  13. Western Mass. Boys Basketball Walkertology: First look at potential...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | MassLive.com

    ... against playoff teams was slightly lower than it would have been otherwise. ... The difference between Chicopee and Amherst was the closest of any two teams in Division I. ... The gap between Putnam and every other Division I team was sizable. ...

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  14. UMass bans Iranians from some engineering, science programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    >> The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has banned Iranian nationals from admission to certain graduate programs that school officials say aligns its policy with U.S. sanctions against Iran. The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports that effective ...

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  15. Fire damages house on S. Prospect Street in Amherst, leaving 7 homeless temporarilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | MassLive.com

    Fire damaged a two-family home on South Prospect Street early Tuesday morning leaving the seven living there temporarily homeless. Fire Chief Tim Nelson said the fire was contained to a second story bedroom but there was water damage and they had to cut a hole in the roof.

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  16. Wetlands running dry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Cape Cod Times

    ... an environmental consulting firm in Merrimac. Preliminary results of a new state and University of Massachusetts Amherst study highlight the severity of the problem. Of 91 wetland restoration projects reviewed, nearly half were unsuccessful. As a ...

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  17. From a Leaky Old House to a Tight New HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | GreenBuildingAdvisor

    ... from Boston to New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco. When it came time to settle down, though, they moved to Amherst, Mass., where Sara had grown up. Amherst is a vibrant college town with rural beauty and Japanese restaurants; for the Rosses, ...

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  18. Gazette File Photo The University of Massachusetts campus in Amherst.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Recorder

    The University of Massachusetts has banned Iranian nationals from admission to specific graduate programs, a move university officials say brings their policies into accord with U.S. sanctions against Iran.

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  19. umass amherst winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WWLP

    The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has banned Iranian nationals from admission to certain graduate programs in a move that school officials say aligns its policy with U.S. sanctions against Iran. Congress enacted legislation in August 2012 that denies visas for Iranian citizens to study in the U.S. if they plan to participate in coursework for a career in the energy or nuclear fields in Iran.

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  20. Governor Baker declares a oeValentinea s WeekaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WWLP

    ... "I think it's a terrific idea, I really do. It brings attention to the retail shops," Adrienne Terrizzi of Amherst told 22News. "It's a sweetheart of a deal for consumers and for the governor and the state I suspect." At Friday's news conference, ...

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