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Bernie Sanders to hold rally at UMass Amherst - The Boston Globe

UMass Amherst Assault Prompted Shelter-in-Place; Police Looking for Suspects -

Expeditionary Learning - Amherst, MA - Full time - EdSurge

Amherst health board revokes College Pizza license for year -


AMHERST LINKS: The Moan & Dove - a must stop in Amherst MA for beer lovers.
Amherst MA - Official Website of Amherst MA
University of Massachusetts Amherst - The University of Massachusetts Amherst is the flagship campus of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' university system.
Amherst College - Amherst students can participate in several Five College programs including African Studies Dance and International Relations.
Emily Dickinson Museum - acres of the original Dickinson property in the center of Amherst Massachusetts.

Amherst MA Chamber of Commerce - info for businesses in Amherst MA.


Amherst does not have a mayor-council or council-manager form of government. Instead, it has maintained the traditional town meeting (legislative) and select board (executive), though with the important modification, allowed through a special state law, whereby Town Meeting is made up of elected representatives of each precinct in the town.

Famous people from Amherst MA: Annie Baker playwright. James Ihedigbo New England Patriots defensive back. Martin Johnson of rock band Boys like Girls. Amory Lovins scientist and environmentalist. Eric Mabius star of ABC show Ugly Betty. Julie McNiven actress on Mad Men and Supernatural. Steve Porter music producer. Uma Thurman actress whose father Robert Thurman taught at Amherst College. Martin M. Wattenberg artist and computer scientist. Zoe Weizenbaum actress. Jamila Wideman basketball player. Elisha Yaffe comedian and actor. Helen Palmer Geisel author and first wife of Dr. Seuss.

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