Amherst Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. The Good EndingRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Commonweal

    ... new book , The Way to Go: Portrait of a Residential Hospice . A retired journalist in her seventies, and wife of Amherst College English professor (and Commonweal contributor) William H. Pritchard, she offers a tender and nuanced account of life - ...

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  2. Dawn of the Uber economy? What happens when benefits become the exception.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... system has been built around jobs," says Gerald Friedman, an economist at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Protections designed for people who work as employees include the minimum wage, overtime pay, family and medical leave, ...

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  3. Yellow Peril Gallery Presents "32 Ghosts" by Toby Barnes at...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 6 | PR.com

    ... ipated in the Emerge 10 program at Aljira: A Center for Contemporary Art in Newark, NJ. Barnes is currently based in Amherst, MA. For more info about Barnes, visit tobybarnesart.com.

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  4. Riders, officials celebrate grand reopening of Nortwottuck Rail Trail in NorthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | MassLive.com

    ... and Department of Conservation and Recreation Commissioner Carol I. Sanchez also spoke. Officials from Hadley and Amherst attended the ceremonies and representatives from the offices of Sen. Stan Rosenberg, D-Amherst, and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, ...

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  5. Editorial: UMass should pass along budget victory to studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | The Recorder

    ... deciding whether student fees would be lowered. That is of little consolidation to undergraduate students on the Amherst campus who are likely facing a bill of $25,674 - an increase of $1,459 - for tuition, fees and room and board for next academic ...

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  6. UMass football 2015 opponent first look: Florida InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2013 | MassLive.com

    ... Early prediction: Setting aside the 2013 disaster against Maine, this game - the first such non-conference game in Amherst as an FBS team for UMass - has to be considered the most winnable non-conference matchup the Minutemen have had since the ...

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  7. Amelia Vega of Holyoke earns Girl Scouting's highest award with service project in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | MassLive.com

    ... in Holyoke. She is entering her freshman year at the University of Massachusetts Commonwealth Honors College in Amherst, planning to study business on a premed track. She hopes to begin a modern agriculture business during her first year of college ...

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  8. UMass rated 2nd best in nation for on-campus foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | MassLive.com

    The Princeton Review , keeper of the Best Party School list, has named the University of Massachusetts Amherst second-best in the country on its Best Campus Food list for 2015. The rankings, including Best Party School, came out Tuesday.

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  9. Did your college make the new Princeton Review rankings lists?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | Boston.com

    ... College isn't the only Massachusetts school where students aren't politically engaged. Assumption College and UMass-Amherst also made the top 10 list. Some other I-wouldn't-brag-about-that rankings included Emerson's No. 2 spot on " students who ...

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  10. UMass hires Amherst attorney, town official as first neighborhood liaisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | MassLive.com

    The University of Massachusetts has hired a local attorney and former chairman of the Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals as the first neighborhood liaison. Eric Beal, a UMass Amherst graduate, will work with town and campus public safety officials, responding to incidents and complaints involving off-campus student behavior in neighborhoods near campus, according to a press release.

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  11. New Braintree collision sends four to hospitalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | The Item Extra

    ... Road (Route 67). Police Lt. Kevin Landine said a Nissan Altima traveling east on Ravine Road carrying two UMass-Amherst students failed to stop at the stop sign. The sedan collided with a 2013 Ford F-150 truck traveling in the northbound lane on ...

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  12. UMass Police working to prepare for the worstRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WWLP

    ... may not be single for long if ex-husband Harrison gets his way! Significant Mother is on Mondays at 9:30/8:30c. AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) - Over the last decade, colleges have ramped up security due to the sheer number of mass shootings that have ...

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  13. GOP, Democratic leadership seem mismatched, still working togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Berkshire Eagle

    BOSTON >> In some ways they seem a mismatched trio: Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican from upscale Swampscott; House Speaker Robert DeLeo, a moderate Democrat from working-class Winthrop; and Senate President Stan Rosenberg, the more liberal Democrat from the college town of Amherst. Yet despite following different paths to power, the "big three" - as they're often dubbed in Statehouse corridors - have mostly succeeded in forging an image of bipartisan cooperation during Baker's early months in office, most notably during Boston's now defunct pursuit of the 2024 Olympics.

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  14. Baker, Democrat Leaders Ally On Olympics And Other IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | WBUR-AM Boston

    In some ways they seem a mismatched trio: Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican from upscale Swampscott; House Speaker Robert DeLeo, a moderate Democrat from working-class Winthrop; and Senate President Stan Rosenberg, the more liberal Democrat from the college town of Amherst. Yet despite following different paths to power, the "big three" - as they're often dubbed in Statehouse corridors - have mostly succeeded in forging an image of bipartisan cooperation during Baker's early months in office, most notably during Boston's now defunct pursuit of the 2024 Olympics.

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  15. The WilliesEVEN Popes are FallibleRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2015 | American Reporter

    ... this may be the perfect time for Luskin to launch her first book, "Into the Wilderness" (2010; White River Press, Amherst, Mass.). It's the story of a Jewish woman from New York named Rose Mayer, twice widowed, who moves to a very small, fictional ...

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  16. Fictional - Miss Emily' feels true to Dickinson's characterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Recorder

    ... employed Irish servants. She therefore invented an Irish immigrant who came to work at the Dickinson Homestead in Amherst. Young Ada Concannon is unhappy with her situation in Dublin and travels to the United States to seek work and a new life. ...

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  17. State officials to celebrate Norwottuck rail repairs at Wednesday ribbon cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | MassLive.com

    ... The trail has been excavated, repaved and widened to 10-feet where possible from Northampton to Route 116 in Amherst. The Route 9 tunnel has been realigned. The path itself is now glass free (the asphalt originally laid down for the trail was mixed ...

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  18. Thanksgiving football changes: Northampton to face Easthampton, Minnechaug takes on AmherstRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Northampton will host Easthampton this Thanksgiving at 10 a.m., while Minnechaug will host Amherst at 10:30 a.m. in two new holiday matchups. Prior to this fall, Northampton and Amherst played in a Thanksgiving matchup that stretched back to 2005.

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  19. HOMESCHOOL Wilderness Skills ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Deerfield Valley News

    Homeschool Wilderness Skills Programs Fall Session starts Friday, September 18 Amherst, MA 2 Groups: ages 7 and teens Celebrating 15 years of Heron Homeschool Program--where hundreds of children have learned and practiced not only wilderness skills, but mentoring and being part of a community.

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  20. GenCon hosts the 2015 Artist Guest of Honor Tony DiTerlizziRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    ... by Dark Horse Books) - a first-ever collection of fantastic art from the start of a fantastic career. Tony lives in Amherst, Massachusetts, with his wife and daughter. For more information about Tony, and to see more if his amazing works, visit ...

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