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Preseason serves as opportunity for young UMass men’s soccer players -

August 13, 2017

Amherst Fire Department website adds user friendly components and live audio feed -

August 11, 2017

UMass takes the cake for best campus dining -

August 11, 2017

Two UMass students overcome obstacles to win full-ride scholarships -

August 2, 2017

The guilt of saying ‘guilty’ -

August 2, 2017

UMass tuition set to rise 3-4 percent for 2017-2018 school year -

July 18, 2017

PVTA potential cuts affect UMass and five college students -

July 10, 2017

New director of student broadcast media at UMass this fall -

July 10, 2017

Whose American Dream? -

June 24, 2017

Man who threatened to bomb Coolidge Hall taken into ICE custody -

June 24, 2017

Cale Makar drafted by Colorado Avalanche in first round of 2017 NHL Entry Draft -

June 24, 2017

Conservatives: The Trump experiment is over -

June 17, 2017

UMass basketball lands transfer Kieran Hayward from LSU -

May 18, 2017

UMass basketball’s Donte Clark transferring to Coastal Carolina -

May 17, 2017

Report: Keon Clergeot transfers to UMass basketball program -

May 15, 2017

Despite title-game loss, Meg Colleran’s brilliance in circle was an incredible feat -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball loses in heartbreaker in A-10 title game -

May 14, 2017

Navy sinks UMass women’s lacrosse 23-11 in NCAA tournament second round, ending Minutewomen’s season -

May 14, 2017

UMass softball advances to A-10 Championship game -

May 13, 2017

UMass basketball adds Rutgers transfer Jonathan Laurent -

May 13, 2017

Amherst Select Board votes to recommend higher alcohol fines

The Town of Amherst Select Board voted unanimously last night to recommend raising fines for drinking-related bylaws to the state maximum of $300 at the annual Town Meeting this spring.

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UMass-Lowell sophomore Jonathan Loya to run for state legislature

Jonathan Loya, a sophomore at UMass-Lowell and 19-year-old from Holliston, Mass. has announced his decision to run for Massachusetts State Representative of the Middlesex Eighth District.

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Community Clips – Week of Tuesday Feb. 23

Community Clips – Week of Tuesday Feb. 23

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New service offers “Life Without Laundry”

A new laundry service, Life Without Laundry, is being offered in the Amherst area. The company gives students the convenience of getting their laundry picked up, taken to a facility to be cared for, then returned to the student – washed and folded.

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UMass junior Maia F. McDermott, 21, dies in early morning crash

Maia F. McDermott, a 21-year-old University of Massachusetts student died early this morning when a vehicle she was driving struck a utility pole in Bolyston, Mass. and burst into flames, according to police.

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Rte. 9 collision separates engine from vehicle, hospitalizes four

A serious head-on collision on Route 9 in Hadley earlier this week separated the engine from one of the vehicles involved and hospitalized four people, including three who are believed to be University of Massachusetts students.

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PVTA gets an “A” for being green

The University of Massachusetts transit system recently received a grade of “A” in the 2010 College Sustainability Report, released by the Sustainable Endowments Institute in Cambridge, Mass.

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Heavy fire in Presidential Apartments leaves tenants displaced

A heavy fire broke out at the Presidential Apartments in Amherst Saturday night causing severe damage, tenants from four apartment units have been displaced since.

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Artist Business Training Project to help struggling artists learn business strategies

To ease the blows the economy has had on struggling artists, the University of Massachusetts Arts Extension Service is using an $8,000 grant awarded to them by the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts to run the Artist Business Training Project in Springfield, Northampton and Orange, Mass.

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Slideshow: Justice for Jason candlelight vigil in Northampton


Justice for Jason supporters held a candlelight vigil in Northampton on Wednesday to mark the two year anniversary of Jason Vassell’s arrest. After meeting in front of the old Northampton courthouse, protestors marched to Northwestern District Attorney Elizabeth Scheibel’s office.

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Mass. native recounts Haiti aftermath, relief efforts

Peter Kapiloff, a 27-year-old from Williamstown, Mass., visited campus Friday evening to describe the unforgettable things he witnessed in the first hours after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti earlier this month.

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Amherst to hold elections for Town Meeting positions

This March, Amherst will be holding Town Meeting member elections, and a third of its seats will be up for grabs.

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Gov. Patrick releases 2011 budget; UMass spared cuts

With the release of Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick’s 2011 budget Tuesday, it appears as if the University of Massachusetts has been spared any major cuts to funding, and has actually received a revenue boost.

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Valley responds to Haiti devastation

In the wake of the Haiti earthquake, students at the University of Massachusetts have created an alliance called “UMass Haiti Relief” to raise and provide much needed support.

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Serious car crash sends four people to hospital

A pickup truck and an SUV collided head-on in Amherst Monday night, sending four people to the hospital and causing extensive damage to both vehicles, according to police.

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East Pleasant St. crash results in OUI arrest

The Amherst Police Department announced Wednesday that an early morning crash at the intersection of Grantwood Dr. and East Pleasant St. had resulted in the second OUI arrest for a 26-year-old Holyoke woman, among other charges.

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‘TinkerPlots’ aims to raise student interest in learning

Two UMass professors have received a $1.7 million grant in order to refine the new version of the TinkerPlots learning system for the local school system.

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82 UMass buildings added to Mass. historic asset inventory

82 new University of Massachusetts buildings have been added to Massachusetts’ “Inventory of Archaeological and Historic Assets of the Commonwealth” list – raising the total number of UMass buildings on this list to 105.

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Amherst Police receive $17,000 grant

Amherst Police Chief Scott P. Livingstone announced on Tuesday, Nov. 24 that the Amherst Police Department has been named the recipient of a $17,000 grant from the federal Executive Office of Public Safety and Security’s Highway Safety Division.

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UMass Transit Services hosts second-annual Food Bus Drive

The University of Massachusetts Transit Services has announced that it will sponsor its second-annual Food Bus Drive beginning Nov. 30.

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