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    1. Popular Springfield lunch spot Nosh adds liquor license, to introduce dinner menu

      Popular Springfield lunch spot Nosh adds liquor license, to introduce dinner menu

      Nosh Restaurant and Café in Springfield will soon be serving their freshly-baked breads, soups, salads and desserts later in the evening as they introduce a dinner menu and alcoholic beverages. The location at the back of The Shops at Marketplace on Main Street is a popular lunch stop for the working crowd in the city’s downtown. Nosh founder and owner Teri Skinner said the restaurant will tentatively begin staying open for dinner early next month.

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    2. SPARK EforAll Seeks Volunteer Mentors

      SPARK EforAll Seeks Volunteer Mentors

      SPARK EforAll Holyoke is actively seeking volunteers to participate as mentors in this winter’s business accelerator program. Accelerator mentors come from a variety of backgrounds and use their business and leadership experience to guide new entrepreneurs through the process of turning their idea into a growing business. Mentors work in teams of three and are matched with an entrepreneur based on schedule availability and the desire to work together.

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    3. BusinessWest Announces 2019 Women of Impact Keynote Speaker: Lisa Tanzer, President of Life is Good

      BusinessWest Announces 2019 Women of Impact Keynote Speaker: Lisa Tanzer, President of Life is Good

      BusinessWest announced that the keynote speaker for the 2019 Women of Impact luncheon will be Lisa Tanzer, president of Life is Good. Tanzer has more than 25 years of consumer brand experience. Prior to becoming president, Lisa served as the company’s head of Marketing after spending more than 20 years on the board of directors of the Life is Good Kids Foundation. She’s held executive positions in the entertainment, ecommerce, and education sectors. Earlier in her career, she held marketing and strategy roles at Hasbro, Staples, The Gillette Company, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She received her BA from Tufts University ...

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    4. Art-e’-Pizza restaurant switching to Thai food menu in downtown Springfield

      Art-e’-Pizza restaurant switching to Thai food menu in downtown Springfield

      The manager of the Art-e'-Pizza restaurant downtown informed the city License Commission this week that the business will change its menu to Thai and other Southeast Asian food. The commission approved the request by restaurant manager Charles Becker to change the name of the business to Sok’s Siam to reflect the new plans. The restaurant-bar is located at 272 Worthington St. The new menu should be ready by September or October, Becker said

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    5. Expanded rail service for Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield may begin Aug. 30; test trains running overnight this week

      Expanded rail service for Springfield, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield may begin Aug. 30; test trains running overnight this week

      Daily passenger train service between the city’s Union Station, Holyoke, Northampton and Greenfield could begin as soon as Aug. 30. But the start date could be pushed back depending on results of passengerless nighttime test runs Amtrak is making from Springfield to Greenfield along the Knowledge Corridor line this week, according to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Amtrak and MassDOT had planned to begin the service earlier this summer, but it was delayed due to track and signal work in Greenfield, according to MassDOT.

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    6. Former Yankee Pedlar owner Jeff Clayton says PeoplesBank project ‘looks great’

      Former Yankee Pedlar owner Jeff Clayton says PeoplesBank project ‘looks great’

      Jeff Clayton probably shouldn’t take Exit 16 from Interstate 91 to get to work at the Martin J. Clayton insurance Agency. The more direct route would be Exit 17A. But Exit 17A wouldn’t take him past the Yankee Pedlar, the restaurant that his family owned for 22 years before selling the buildings and land to PeoplesBank in 2017 for $1.16 million. Two years of design and construction followed and on Sept. 3 PeoplesBank will open its new Pedlar banking center at the site, having retained the portions of the old Hildreth House as a community room and ...

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    7. People in Business: Work Opportunity Center, Inc. will hold its official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 23, 2019

      People in Business: Work Opportunity Center, Inc. will hold its official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 23, 2019

      West Springfield - Work Opportunity Center, Inc. will hold its official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Friday, August 23, at its newly acquired and renovated Community-Based Day Service (CBDS) facility located at 111 Park Avenue in the City of West Springfield, MA. The Honorable Mayor Will Reichelt will cut the ribbon at approximately 9:00 am.

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    8. Springfield-themed socks matched with downtown Visitors Center

      Springfield-themed socks matched with downtown Visitors Center

      Leonard Underwood is hoping that his unique shop, Upscale Socks, and its new Springfield-themed socks, are a great match for its new downtown location at the William C. Sullivan Regional Visitors Center. “I’m really humbled by this opportunity,” Underwood said, during an unveiling of the new design at the Visitors Center on Wednesday. “I’m thankful to have the support of the city for this new addition to the Upscale Socks collection."

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    9. Wellspring Harvest marks 1st anniversary, preps for harvest showcase

      Wellspring Harvest marks 1st anniversary, preps for harvest showcase

      Wellspring Harvest, the first commercial hydroponic greenhouse in the city, celebrated its first year of operation Wednesday by showing off the food growing on what had been the Chapman Valve site. “We’ve learned a lot about running a hydroponic farm in the last year,” said Fred Rose, co-director of Wellspring Cooperative Corporation . The farm began in August 2018 with lettuce deliveries to four Big Y supermarkets.

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    10. People’s United Community Foundation grant helps Junior Achievement Summer Program

      People’s United Community Foundation grant helps Junior Achievement Summer Program

      Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts (JAWM), which provides workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy programs to K–12 youth, recently received a $5,000 grant from the People’s United Community Foundation to support its Summer BEE (Business and Entrepreneurial Exploration) program for middle and high school students. The funds will be used to provide out-of-school educational experiences for youth from 6th to 12th grades focusing on financial literacy, entrepreneurship and career exploration/work readiness and STEM education

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    11. WNEU Teams Up with Comcast to Offer ‘Xfinity On Campus’ for Its Students

      WNEU Teams Up with Comcast to Offer ‘Xfinity On Campus’ for Its Students

      Comcast has announced that it will be bringing its Xfinity On Campus service to Western New England University, allowing students to watch live TV, On Demand and recorded content on their IP-enabled devices, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The service is included with room and board for students living in on-campus housing. Xfinity On Campus offers more than 100 live channels including every major broadcast network, as well as channels like AMC, Bravo, ESPN, FX and MTV through Comcast’s Xfinity Stream app and portal. The service also includes access to thousands of current season TV shows and hit movies ...

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    12. Sunshine Village expands day programs in Agawam; MassDevelopment announces financing

      Sunshine Village expands day programs in Agawam; MassDevelopment announces financing

      Sunshine Village is about to start renovations on a 17,744-square -foot former office building at 588 Silver St. that will, by January, be the location for a community and life engagement day program serving 150 adults. MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development agency, announced the expansion for Sunshine Village on Tuesday. MassDevelopment aided in the project by issuing a $1.22 million tax exempt bond purchased by Westfield Bank to finance the project.

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    13. Pioneer Valley educators gather at Westfield State University to prep for STEM week emphasis on science, technology, engineering, math

      Pioneer Valley educators gather at Westfield State University to prep for STEM week emphasis on science, technology, engineering, math

      For Evelyn Humphries, now entering her junior year at Longmeadow High School, playing dress-up as a little girl meant the usual sparkly tiara and frilly tutu. And her mother's lab coat. Humphries, 15, described Tuesday how her desire to become a doctor brought her into the Eureka! Girls Inc. of the Valley program and has seen here already participating in cancer research at the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences institute in Springfield.

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    14. Cooley Dickinson Urgent Care Now Open in Southampton - BusinessWest

      After years of planning and preparation, Cooley Dickinson Health Care has opened a second Urgent Care location at 12 College Highway in Southampton.  Situated directly adjacent to the long-established Cooley Dickinson Rehabilitation Clinic in the Big Y Plaza, the location straddles the Southampton/Easthampton line and serves members of both communities as well as other nearby towns including Westfield and Westhampton.

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    15. MBTA will put the 1st Springfield-built CRRC Orange Line cars into service on Wednesday

      MBTA will put the 1st Springfield-built CRRC Orange Line cars into service on Wednesday

      he first six Springfield-built Orange Line cars go into service Wednesday at Wellington Station in Medford, the MBTA announced Monday. All told, Springfield-based CRRC MA has shipped 10 of the cars — at a cost of $2.43 million each — to the Boston-area transit system, said CRRC spokeswoman Lydia Rivera. The cars go into service as six-car trainsets.

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    16. The Creative Strategy Agency Celebrates 10 Years - BusinessWest

      The Creative Strategy Agency Celebrates 10 Years - BusinessWest

      The Creative Strategy Agency Inc. (tCSA), a local digital marketing and advertising agency, celebrates its 10th anniversary today. Started by Alfonso Santaniello on Aug. 9, 2009, tCSA has grown into a fully staffed agency servicing local and national clients in social-media marketing, advertising, and search-engine marketing.  “It wasn’t always easy,” said Santaniello, pesident and CEO. “I was 24 when I started my business. I thought I knew everything. Boy, was I wrong.”

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    17. Off the Menu: Downtown Springfield dining continues to grow - masslive.com

      Off the Menu: Downtown Springfield dining continues to grow - masslive.com

      A new vitality is energizing Springfield’s city center restaurant community as Springfield’s Downtown District Loan Fund, a low-interest lending effort designed to enhance the downtown dining experience, begins to produce results.  Started in February of 2017, the Fund has already been instrumental in the development of two new dining options - BarKaya and Naismith's Pub & Pretzel, both of which now occupy space on Springfield's Worthington Street 'restaurant row.'

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    18. For Eric Suher’s empty Northampton storefronts, looks are deceiving, says real estate firm hired to market them

      For Eric Suher’s empty Northampton storefronts, looks are deceiving, says real estate firm hired to market them

      Nearly two years ago property owner Eric Suher and Patrick M. Goggins, president of Goggins Real Estate, announced that Goggins would market 15 of the entertainment mogul’s vacant storefronts and properties, with the hope of filling high-profile spaces on Main and Pleasant streets with new tenants. Today, many of those locations are still vacant. Goggins, a former city council president, blames the vacancies on the state’s slow pace in issuing licenses to recreational, or “adult use” marijuana retailers who have options on some, but not all, of Suher’s spaces.

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    19. Bay Path University to Hold Three Open-house Events

      Bay Path University to Hold Three Open-house Events

      August is back-to-school month for many families, and that includes students ready to embark on — or continue — their college career. For some students, that may mean attending college for the first time as a freshman, while for others, it may mean transferring to a new school, re-igniting a degree program that was previously put on hold, or returning to school to obtain an advanced degree.

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    20. PV Squared Solar Recognized as a 2019 Top Solar Contractor in the U.S.

      PV Squared Solar Recognized as a 2019 Top Solar Contractor in the U.S.

      With renewable energy expected to be the fastest-growing source of U.S. electricity generation for the foreseeable future, local solar installer and worker-owned cooperative PV Squared Solar is contributing toward this period of energy transition. The company has once again been recognized by Solar Power World magazine and was listed prominently among other solar contractors and developers across the country in the magazine’s 2019 Top Solar Contractors list.

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    21. STCC Wins State Career Pathways Grant for Early-childhood Education

      STCC Wins State Career Pathways Grant for Early-childhood Education

       Springfield Technical Community College (STCC) will apply a $296,904 state grant to support a new, affordable professional-development program for early-childhood educators. The funding will allow STCC to roll out its Child Development Associate Plus program this fall. The program will help early-childhood educators obtain certification and become better-qualified to teach infants and toddlers as well as preschool-aged children. STCC announced in July that the college received the Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant, funded through the state Department of Early Education and Care.

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