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Amherst, Massachusetts : one of the best small towns in America

Print Book, English, ©2003
[Cleary], [Amherst, Mass.], ©2003
xii, 179 pages ; 23 cm
Amherst, home of the poet
The Amherst Amateur Astronomy Association, Thomas Whitney, Pres
Amherst College memories
Antonio's: gourmet pizza by the slice
Proportionality and symmetry in architecture bordering the common, with one "blot on the escutcheon"
A cornucopia of earthly delights: Atkins Farms country market
Birding in Amherst
Blais on Amherst girls' basketball: the 1993 state championship season
Book and plow, town seal: apt symbols for a town of scholars and farmers
Stop, look, listen: Amherst's "Bricktiles," and "a poetic dialogue"
John Calipari, backetball's pied piper
Walter M. Chesnut, university herald of Falsaffian joyfulness
Amherst chinese and Mr. Chang: an American success story
Movie memories, the Amherst cinema, 1971-1999: RIP
"What's not to love?" collective copies
Mike de Sherbinin: the ups and downs of publishing the Amherst Record, 1961-78
Emily recalled
The Amherst community fair: midway fun for a good cause, a minority report
The 2003 South Amherst 4th of July parade, south common
Three quondam Amherst poets: Eugene Field, 18500-95; robert Frost, 1874-1963; Robert Francis, 1901-1987
Discovered Eden: the Gersens' Jeffery Amherst Bookshop
Snow on May 18th: the 2002 Hampshire College graduation
Taking the pulse of Amherst: the A.J. Hastings store
Colonial charm on the town commong: the Lord Jeffery Inn
Sr. Jane Patricia Freeland: medievalist and bee keeper
"Mother Amherst welcoming her children": the Jones Library
Julius the tailor: old world craftsman
"Probably the finest specimen in America today": Grace Church's katsura tree
The Kestrel trust: a dakin legacy
Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr.: Amherst's eighteenth annual MLK Jr. breakfast
Robert J. Lurtsema, 1931-2000
Veggies, plants and telling conversations: the Saturday Amherst farmers' market