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Amherst, Massachusetts is located in Hampshire County. Zip codes in Amherst, MA include 01003, 01004, and 01002. The median home price in Amherst is $309,900 which is roughly $188/per square foot. More Amherst information.

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8 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Golf tournament in Amherst to benefit Autism Speaks

AMHERST - Team Sam I Am is hosting a golf tournament at the Amherst Golf Club on Aug. 16 to benefit Autism Speaks.

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9 hrs ago | University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst Limiting Outdoor Evening Events as Precaution Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

In concert with the Town of Amherst, officials at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are limiting campus-sponsored nighttime outdoor events on playing fields and grassy areas as of July 15 as a precautionary measure against mosquito-borne illnesses such as Eastern equine encephalitis .

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15 hrs ago | Boston Herald

State, private trust, preserve western Mass. lands

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation has purchased 243 acres of forest and wetlands in eleven parcels in Granby and Hadley to add to the Mount Holyoke Range State Park.

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20 hrs ago | MassLive.com

Businesses could start opening in new Route 9 building as early as September

Some of the businesses at Hadley Corner on Route 9 could be opening as soon as September, according to the developer.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Madeline in New York: Ludwig Bemelmans at the New-York Historical Society

Madeline, the inquisitive French schoolgirl from Ludwig Bemelmans's eponymous picture book series, may seem right at home in the impressionistic and quintessentially Parisian landscape of Bemelmans's artwork.

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Boston.com

Mass. economy on the mend, but voters worry about their wallets

Eight in 10 say their personal financial situation is about the same or worse than it was a year ago, with low-income poll respondents more likely to report a slide.

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MassLive.com

Amherst Conservation Commission will review Landmark's final...

The Conservation Commission Wednesday night approved enforcement orders against those involved with damaging wetlands at the proposed Retreat in the Cushman section of North Amherst and will review the restoration plan before voting on whether to accept it.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Mug shot of 47-year-old John S. Fitzgerald, of 54 Pequot Rd. Southampton.

A registered level three sex offender exposed himself to a group of young women Wednesday afternoon, Amherst Police Lt.

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MassLive.com

Report: Amherst police charge Level 3 sex offender with 'open...

In this June 2006 file photo from The Republican, bathers enjoy cooling off at Puffer's Pond, a popular North Amherst recreation spot.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MassLive.com

Amherst Conservation Commission meets with Landmark parties tonight...

The Conservation Commission is slated to meet tonight with three parties involved in the proposed student housing project known as the Retreat to talk about remediation for damage to wetlands on the site in the Cushman section of North Amherst.

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CBS 3 Springfield

(Left to right) Officers Joshua Harris, Felipe Feliciano and Matthew Frydryk.

Amherst patrol officers Felipe Feliciano, Matthew Frydryk and Joshua Harris were recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee at a ceremony held at Springfield Technical Community College on June 18. In February, the three officers performed CPR on a 48-year-old man who was in cardiac arrest and provided ... (more)

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MassLive.com

For Jehovah's Witness Erica Figueroa 'Bible touches every aspect of our lives'

The Figueroa family of East Longmeadow who will attend the Jehovah Witness Convention at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.

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MassLive.com

Simple Gifts Farm in Amherst provides fresh, certified organic vegetables

AMHERST -"'Tis the gift to be simple, 'tis the gift to be free; 'tis the gift to come down where we ought to be."

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

MassLive.com

Eric Carle Museum in Amherst to host educators conference

"Teachers get inspired by other teachers," said Courtney Waring, director of education, at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.

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Cape Cod Times

Survey finds math, science grads earn top dollar

What you study - math and science are a plus - seems to matter more than whether your alma mater is public or private when it comes to finding a high-paying job after college, according to a report released Tuesday by the Education Department.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Recorder

Hawley office reopens Wed.

Greenfield, Mass Police Department : ... A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR NORTHWESTERN HAMPDEN... HAMPSHIRE AND CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTIES... AT 743 PM EDT... DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.

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MassLive.com

Grow Food Amherst offers another workshop - this one on sustainable lawn care

Grow Food Amherst and Sustaining Amherst is offering another workshop, this one July 16 to help property owners learn to take care of their yards and lawn in an environmentally safe way.

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WWLP

Residents react to firework displays across the Pioneer Valley

A lot of firework shows were postponed from the Fourth, to Saturday night. In case you missed it; 22News shows you how your neighbors were celebrating all across western Massachusetts.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

USA Today

'Hold Hands' joins Emily Dickinson and a nuclear meltdown

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MassLive.com

Shelburne's Piti Theatre Company launches 'Bee Week'...

A unique blend of pollinator-inspired arts, science, education and community-building, "Bee Weeks" was launched by Shelburne Falls' Piti Theatre Company in collaboration with more than 20 organizations around the Pioneer Valley this spring and summer, according to a Piti Theatre Company news release.

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