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  1. Montea s March hoping to raise more than $211,000 on final dayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WWLP

    To make the perfect bird, everyone from novices to skilled chefs may need a little help. Luckily, the Butterball Turkey Talk-line is here to 22News caught up with dozens of Monte's March participants in Amherst.


  2. Williams' Raymond is NESCAC coach of the year, QB Maimaron is league's top rookieRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

    ... gave Williams a 27-26 win at Middlebury. Maimaron's touchdown run in overtime gave the Ephs a 31-24 win over Amherst. The victory cost the Mammoths a NESCAC title and ended a six-game winning streak against the Ephs. "Bobby had a great year," ...


  3. Two UMass Amherst Professors Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    AMHERST, Mass. - Two University of Massachusetts Amherst professors, Angelika Kratzer, linguistics, and Prashant Shenoy, computer science, have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition of their "efforts toward advancing science applications that are deemed scientifically or socially distinguished."


  4. Editorial: Good to see GCC get some well-deserved funding NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Recorder

    A bit of good news from Beacon Hill. Following funding cuts by the governor in July, the state Senate has voted to restore $130,000 to Greenfield Community College for two of its initiatives - the college's farm and food systems pilot program and its partnership programs in Northampton and Amherst.


  5. UMass makes 15 3-pointers in 101-76 win over NiagaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | USA Today

    Luwane Pipkins made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points to help UMass beat Niagara 101-76 AMHERST, Mass. - Luwane Pipkins made seven 3-pointers and scored a career-high 34 points to help UMass beat Niagara 101-76 on Sunday.


  6. Dutch treat at Nashoba TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 19 | Lowell Sun

    ... in 2008 and switched to vocational education three years ago. Before coming to Nashoba Tech, she spent a week in Amherst, attending lectures and acclimating to the new culture with her 19 colleagues from the Netherlands. Although she would have ...


  7. Farewell party Sunday for Ashfield pastorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | The Recorder

    ... budget." Besides serving at St. John's, Moss is a professor of computer science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and director of graduate studies for that department. After leaving St. John's, he will pursue new opportunities as a priest ...


  8. Roundup: Williams women's basketball team tops St. Lawrence in openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... had 10 rebounds off the bench. Katie Frederick led St. Lawrence with 19 points and 12 boards. MCLA men's basketball AMHERST - Freshman forward Mike Demartinis scored 19 points in his first collegiate game, but the MCLA men dropped a 78-60 decision ...


  9. Surging UMass looks capable of handing BYU its first November home loss since 2005Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Salt Lake Tribune

    UMass quarterback Andrew Ford launches a pass to Sadiq Palmer on a crossing route in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Appalachian State in Amherst, Mass., Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017. Provo a BYU players and coaches couldn't believe what they were seeing from their hotel rooms in Fresno, Calif., back on Nov. 4. Mississippi State, which had pummeled BYU 35-10 four weeks ago, was getting all it wanted from one-win UMass.


  10. UMass Amherst will give rare meningitis vaccine to 1,000 moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Boston Herald

    A sign on the UMass Amherst campus is seen on Tuesday, September 01, 2015. University of Massachusetts Amherst Staff photo by Christopher Evans A thousand UMass Amherst students are expected to get vaccinated for a rare meningitis strain that has stricken two students and threatens to spread across the campus.


  11. Read the update....Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 16 | University of Massachusetts Amherst

    The following message was sent to the UMass Amherst campus community on Nov. 16 by Dr. George A. Corey, executive director of University Health Services. University Health Services is writing to you today to deliver an update on the two cases of meningococcal disease on campus.


  12. msoc first roundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Patriot League

    Courtesy of Colgate Athletic Communications Raiders Advance to Sunday's Second Round at No. 13 Michigan AMHERST, Mass.


  13. 2nd UMass student said to have same strain of meningitis NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | The Recorder

    The University of Massachusetts Amherst student diagnosed with meningococcal disease this week has the same strain of the disease as another student diagnosed in October.


  14. 100 students get meningococcal vaccine at UMass AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Two University of Massachusetts Amherst students hospitalized to treat a potentially deadly meningococcal disease have a strain of the illness students are generally not vaccinated for. "We have received confirmation that the diagnosis for the second student is Serogroup B. This is a confirmation that UHS had anticipated," University Health Services Executive Director George Corey said in an email to campus on Wednesday.


  15. Midwifery care at hospitals is associated with fewer medical interventionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | EurekAlert!

    A new report from UMass Amherst and the University of Minnesota says that women who gave birth at hospitals that had a larger percentage of midwife-attended births were less likely to have two medical interventions, cesarean delivery and episiotomy. IMAGE: Laura Attanasio at UMass Amherst and colleagues analyzed hospital-level data reported in New York State over one year and found that women who gave birth at hospitals with a larger... view AMHERST, Mass.


  16. Rosenberg: Towns restricting pot sales may change their tuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Responding to concerns that a wave of facility bans and moratoria might hold the recreational marijuana industry back, Senate President Stanley Rosenberg said Wednesday he expects many of the 100-plus cities and towns that have imposed some type of restriction on cannabis commerce within their borders will ultimately host some aspect of the new industry. A lot of the municipalities that have restricted marijuana business "just want to get it right" and are waiting to see how the Cannabis Control Commission writes the rules for the nascent industry, Rosenberg said at the Massachusetts Marijuana Summit hosted by State House News Service, citing the "go slow" approach his hometown Amherst is taking.


  17. Boino, UMass Home Thursday in NCAA TourneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 16 | IBerkshires

    ... the league since 1991. Thursday at 1 p.m., UMass will host Colgate in a rematch from the teams' Sept. 16 meeting in Amherst. Boino had a shot on goal in that 2-1 UMass win. Down I-91 from Amherst, the Springfield College football team is getting ...


  18. NCAA tournaments kick into high gear as Berkshire County natives look to make impactsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... home for the first round of the tournament, hosting Patriot League champion Colgate (10-10-1) today on Rudd Field in Amherst at 1 p.m. It is the first time in nine seasons that the Minutemen have made a tournament appearance. Coach Fran O'Leary will ...


  19. Massive power outage causing problems across NorthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | WWLP

    ... the insulator failure tripped Eversource's own system, leading to the widespread outages in Goshen, Easthampton, Amherst and Northampton. Hospitals lost power as well. Anthony Scibelli, vice president of operations at Cooley Dickinson Hospital, told ...


  20. Youthful MCLA men's basketball team opens season on FridayRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Berkshire Eagle

    MCLA guard Tyler McKay tries to dribble past Williams defender Cole Teal in last year's game at Williams. The Trailblazers begin their season Friday night in the Ken Wright Tournament at Amherst, and then open at home against Williams on Tuesday.


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