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  1. Pagans wonder a witcha way for the next generation as New Age trend agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Religion News Service

    ... than 160 second-generation pagans to see how they identify as adults. Laura Wildman-Hanlon, a Wiccan priestess in Amherst, Mass., and author of "Celebrating the Pagan Soul," and Julie Fennell, an assistant professor of sociology at Gallaudet ...

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  2. UMass football top 25 players to watch in 2014: RB Lorenzo WoodleyRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | MassLive.com

    ... chance encounter between his coach and Charley Molnar set things in motion. In a whirlwind , Woodley was brought to Amherst for an official visit and he began to seriously consider the school. A social media barrage launched by UMass fans helped ...

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  3. Massachusetts Special Olympians prepare for August tournament in Pioneer ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | MassLive.com

    AMHERST - Special Olympians from across the state will descend on the Pioneer Valley on Aug. 9 and 10 for the Special Olympics Massachusetts’ ; annual August tournament.

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  4. Accident on North East Street in Amherst reportedly takes life of pedestrianRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | MassLive.com

    The Daily Hampshire Gazette , citing police records, has reported the accident was fatal and that police and the Northwestern District Attorney's office are investigating, The district attorney's office could not immediately be reached for comment.

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  5. UMass police organizing local National Night Out crime prevention program Aug. 5 on campusRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | MassLive.com

    For the first time, the University of Massachusetts Police Department is participating in the National Night Out crime prevention program Aug. 5 and is asking residents of Hadley, Amherst and surrounding communities to participate.

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  6. Amherst police, Northwestern DA's office investigating...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | MassLive.com

    AMHERST - A Police Department official said she could not provide information about a Thursday night accident involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on North East Street.

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  7. Douglas high school graduate receives Unibank scholarshipRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... and involvement in school or community activities. Ms. Thibodeau will be attending University of Massachusetts at Amherst in the fall, where she plans to pursue studies in the field of Pre-Veterinary Science. She is the daughter of Jeannette and ...

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  8. Still no bill on handheld phone use while drivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | WWLP

    ... You can be pulled over. Some people told 22News they would support a talking while driving ban. Suzanne Slater of Amherst said, "I have to admit that I don't always police myself properly around not using cell phones. I think this is one of those ...

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  9. Study of bigeye tuna in Northwest Atlantic uses new tracking methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | EurekAlert!

    ... and crew preparing to deploy a tag from the deck of the FV Eagle Eye II. Researchers and partner longline tuna... AMHERST, Mass. - A first-of-its-kind study of bigeye tuna movements in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean led by Molly Lutcavage, director ...

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  10. Rosenberg clarifies pipeline positionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Recorder

    Sen. Stanley Rosenberg. D-Amherst, clarified his position Wednesday on Tennessee Gas Pipeline's Northeast Energy Direct project in a written statement, as three area legislators prepared to attend a rally across from the Statehouse emphasizing their own positions opposing the nearly 300-mile pipeline.

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  11. Not Bread Alone in Amherst putting on a worldy spread for fundraiser - summer party FridayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 31 | MassLive.com

    ... we're all having fun and partying on a summer evening." The party begins at 5 p.m. at First Congregational Church of Amherst, 165 Main St., on the lawn if the weather is fine, inside if it's not. The suggested donation is $5 per dish. Local ...

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  12. Boston College Daily Links: ACC Quarterback TransfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | BC Interruption

    ... guy wasn't playing at his previous school in the first place. Porter, a Massachusetts local from Natick, comes to Amherst by way of Dean College, where he played offensive tackle last season. Prior to that, he spent two seasons at Boston College, ...

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  13. J Mascis Shares New Track 'Wide Awake' Featuring Cat Power [Listen]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 31 | ContactMusic.com

    ... August 25th via Sub Pop. The album was recorded and produced by J Mascis and mixed by John Agnello at Bisquiteen in Amherst, MA. As well as Chan Marshall, Tied to a Star also features guest appearances from musicians Ken Maiuri (Chorus), Pall ...

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  14. Dorothy M. BrayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | SeacoastOnline

    ... Monday, July 28, 2014, at her residence in Wells surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy was a graduate of Amherst High School, and longtime employee of Amherst Savings Bank. She and her husband moved to Wells in 1976. SERVICES: Visiting hours will ...

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  15. Handful of Greenfield parents, teachers oppose PARCCRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | The Recorder

    ... said. New Greenfield Middle School teacher Gabrielle Nagy recounted how in her previous teaching position in Amherst, students took the PARCC as a PILOT school. The fifth-grade teacher recalled technical glitches that plagued the test takes, erasing ...

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  16. More than 100 turn out for the opening night Planning Board hearing...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | MassLive.com

    More than 100 people packed the Town Room and spilled into the hall to hear the presentation on the proposed Retreat housing plan Wednesday night, the first of at least two if not three public hearings on the 175-unit project in the Cushman section of North Amherst.

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  17. Going Viking: Pistol Bayonets And A Pistol AxeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    ... nation's fascination of Bowie knives. The single-shot Elgin Cutlass Pistol was made by Morrill, Mosman and Blair of Amherst, Mass., and by C.B. Allen of Springfield, Mass. The latter is said to have used blades fabricated by another famous ...

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  18. Elizabeth E. Barker appointed Stanford Calderwood Director of the Boston Athen umRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Art Daily

    ... to new heights.A' Dr. Barker is currently director of the Mead Art Museum and lecturer, history of art, at Amherst College, Amherst, MA, where she has served since 2007. As she prepares to take the helm at the AthenA um, Dr. Barker reflected on the ...

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  19. Carter-Stevens in Barre is Mass. Dairy Farm of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... back in the '60s." Masoud Hashemi, cooperative extension service educator at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, nominated the farm, saying it scored high marks on all Green Pastures criteria. Mr. Hashemi said Stevens family members have ...

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  20. MAC Football Media Day 2014: UMass coach Mark Whipple makes his conference debut before new seasonRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | MassLive.com

    ... of football." UMass' brand has taken a major hit the past few seasons. It's the reason Whipple was brought back to Amherst after consecutive 1-11 disasters under former coach Charley Molnar (who, incidentally, knew all about MACtion as a long-time ...

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