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Slow start sinks Minutemen against URI -

January 17, 2018

UMass three-game win streak snapped in Rhode Island humbling -

January 17, 2018

Trio of second period goals leads Maine to 3-1 win over UMass hockey -

January 16, 2018

Small-ball lineup sparks UMass men’s basketball comeback over Saint Joseph’s -

January 14, 2018

UMass men’s basketball tops St. Joe’s in wild comeback -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s track and field have record day at Beantown Challenge -

January 14, 2018

UMass women’s basketball blows halftime lead to Saint Joseph’s, fall to the Hawks 84-79. -

January 14, 2018

UMass hockey beats Vermont 6-3 in courageous win -

January 13, 2018

Makar, Leonard score but UMass can only muster 2-2 tie with Vermont -

January 13, 2018

Pipkins breaks UMass single game scoring record in comeback win over La Salle -

January 10, 2018

Conservative student activism group sues UMass over free speech policy -

January 10, 2018

Report: Makar declines invite from Team Canada Olympic team -

January 10, 2018

Prince Hall flood over winter break -

January 10, 2018

Minutemen look to avoid three straight losses with pair against Vermont -

January 10, 2018

Men’s and women’s track and field open seasons at Dartmouth Relays -

January 10, 2018

Turnovers and poor shooting hurt UMass women’s basketball in another conference loss at St. Bonaventure -

January 8, 2018

Shorthanded, UMass men’s basketball shocks Dayton with 62-60 win -

January 7, 2018

Northampton City Council elects Ryan O’Donnell as new council president -

January 7, 2018

UMass power play stays hot but Minutemen lose 8-3 to UMass Lowell -

January 7, 2018

UMass hockey falls to UMass Lowell in 8-3 blowout -

January 7, 2018

Amherst Police Log: Feb. 19-21

A man was arrested after punching a female Amherst Police Officer in the face, and a woman called police after being hit in the face with a dead squirrel.

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UMass construction sites work to add female, minority workers

On average, current University of Massachusetts construction sites have employed less women than the state-sanctioned goals, and fell behind in hiring minorities in the month of January.

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Greek Life members collaborate for ‘Fraternity Spring Cleanup’

A similar event is planned following “Blarney Blowout,” as fraternity members aim to strengthen their relationship with the Amherst community.

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Freedom Café plans for relocation

The coffee shop, which is a nonprofit organization, is planning looking to move later this year to the basement of the First Baptist Church.

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New Director of Economic Development wants to lead Amherst into the future while preserving its character

Geoffrey Kravitz hopes to attract technology companies to retain the intellectual capital from local universities.

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UMass sophomore places sixth in Cyclo-Cross World Championships

Ellen Noble plans to join a professional cyclo-cross team next year, and discussed her path to reaching the sport’s biggest stage.

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New UMass Police Chief Tyrone Parham excited to join campus community

Parham touched on variety of campus safety points Friday, including that the University has recently checked all Blue Lights on campus, and its working to remind the community to “remain vigilant” of safety.

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UMass community grieves for beloved friend and mentor James Tilley

Senior physics major James Tilley, who died Friday, was one-of-a-kind, friends say.

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Amherst Board of Health votes against reinstating College Pizza’s food establishment license

The Fearing Street restaurant’s kitchen will remain closed after food inspector found a banned employee running the establishment.

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Student-run political groups gear up for the Massachusetts primary

Democrats and Republicans alike are hosting voter registrations, debates, and canvassing for presidential candidates

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Berthiaume Center recognized with top entrepreneurship award

Founded less than two years ago, the center stood out from a group of seven applicants to receive the 2016 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program Award.

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Amherst hires new interim town manager

Peter Hechenbleikner to act as a “caretaker” while Amherst searches for a permanent Town Manager

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Man arrested for possession of heroin with intent to distribute

Jacob S. Kinney apprehended with 40 bags of heroin and undisclosed amount of cash

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Herrell’s ‘Eat Ice Cream for Breakfast Day’ event a sweet success

Herrell’s Ice Cream in Northampton hosted a benefit event on Saturday to support Whole Children.

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Rao’s rebranding is met with mixed feelings

After rebranding as “Share” on Jan. 2, the Rao’s cafes in Amherst and Northampton saw changes to their aesthetics, menus and pricing that were met with mixed feelings from customers.

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Amherst College votes to remove Lord Jeffery as mascot

Board of Trustees decided to change mascot following student protest in November.

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Amherst Select Board will not grant permit to Extravaganja organizers

Having attracted more than 6,000 people in 2015, Extravaganja has outgrown the Amherst Town Common, the select board said Monday night.

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Amherst sees surge in armed robberies during final months of 2015.

Seven armed robberies were reported in Amherst throughout 2015, but six of those came between Nov. 6 and Dec. 21.

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Man found dead in downtown Amherst restaurant

The Northwestern District Attorney’s office says no foul play is suspected after it found the body of Adam Gamble, 32, of Amherst at Bertucci’s Restaurant.

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Amherst Select Board suspends Panda East’s liquor license for two days

The suspension, which was issued for Jan. 25 and 26, comes after the restaurant was found to have served alcohol to minors in November.

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