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    1. Westfield State, MassMutual executives tapped to lead Springfield's tornado recovery effort

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 28 2011)

      Westfield State, MassMutual executives tapped to lead Springfield's tornado recovery effort Gerald W. Hayes, the university’s vice president for administration and finance, and Nicholas A. Fyntrilakis, assistant vice president for community responsibility at Mass Mutual, were introduced Tuesday by Mayor Domenic J. Sarno at a City Hall news conference. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual   Westfield State University

    2. Springfield Preservation Trust begins survey of properties damage in tornadoes

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 28 2011)

      Springfield Preservation Trust begins survey of properties damage in tornadoes The Springfield Preservation Trust has recruited volunteers to help with the “sidewalk assessment,” which will serve as a preliminary gauge of the extent of damage, said Benjamin Murphy, preservation trust president. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    3. Hampshire Council of Governments applies to become default electricity supplier to 22 communities

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 28 2011)

      Hampshire Council of Governments applies to become default electricity supplier to 22 communities Kenneth E. Elstein, the electricity specialist for the Council of Governments, said all residential and business customers will have the option of staying with their current suppliers, National Grid or Western Massachusetts Electric Co., but the alternative program will guarantee a lower price initially. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican   Easthampton

    4. Hasbro employees volunteer to help Springfield tornado victims

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Hasbro employees volunteer to help Springfield tornado victims Thirty employees spent the day unloading, sorting and bundling donations that have been pouring in to the Salvation Army since the June 1 tornadoes, which cut a 39-mile path from Westfield to Charlton. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   Westfield

    5. Springfield's Union Station wins new round of federal funding

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Springfield's Union Station wins new round of federal funding At a news conference outside the long-dormant Union Station, the agency announced a $400,000 cleanup grant for the Union Station redevelopment project and a $500,000 grant for to the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission for a revolving loan fund. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   The Republican

    6. IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      IndiGo airlines purchase of 180 Airbus jets means $1 billion in business for Connecticut-based Pratt & Whitney IndiGo, India’s largest low-cost airline, has firmed up its order for 180 Airbus Industrie single-aisle aircraft in a deal that will bring more than $1 billion in jet engine business to Pratt & Whitney. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    7. Many Connecticut manufacturers looking to hire, but worry skilled workers in short supply

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Many Connecticut manufacturers looking to hire, but worry skilled workers in short supply “Manufacturers are at a critical juncture,” CBIA Education Foundation Executive Director Judith Resnick said. “They face an exodus of mid- and senior-level employees who will take with them longstanding institutional knowledge and experience. At the same time, many incoming workers do not appear to have critical basic employability skills to replace them.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   The Republican

    8. Qteros and UMass Amherst Bolster Patent Portfolio for Ethanol-Producing ...

      Explore PR Newswire (Jun 27 2011)

      The University of Massachusetts Amherst is one of the nation's pre-eminent public research universities. More than 24,000 students from all 50 states and over 70 countries attend the university. Home to New England's premier honors college, UMass Amherst has more than 85 undergraduate majors, 68 master's and 48 doctoral degree programs– many the top programs in the nation and world. The faculty, dedicated teachers and world-renowned, recently received a record breaking $170 million in sponsored research. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Qteros

    9. Denver-based Frontier Airlines checks out of Bradley International Airport

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 27 2011)

      Denver-based Frontier Airlines checks out of Bradley International Airport Frontier Airlines has announced that it will cease operating from Bradley International Airport on Sept. 11. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   The Republican

    10. Westfield State University marks upswing after name change

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 25 2011)

      Westfield State University marks upswing after name change “We continue to be the best value in higher education in the state. That has been determined by MassInc.,” president Evan S. Dobelle said in a recent interview. “Higher education must be accessible and affordable, and that is the continued focus at (Westfield State University).” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Westfield State University   Western New England University

    11. Stearns Square outdoor concert series kicks off Thursday

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 24 2011)

      “The economic impact for the clubs downtown is tremendous,” he said. “On those nice summer nights, people flock to downtown instead of leave. It is such a great mix of people. I think the economic impact goes beyond the dollars. It is a Springfield event. It is the kind of event that when you go to other regional cities, people ask you about it.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    12. SBA Opens Recovery Center in Springfield for Disaster Affected Businesses

      Explore MarketWatch.com (Jun 24 2011)

      The Center will open Monday, June 27 at 8 a.m. "Due to the amount of physical and economic losses caused by the tornadoes in Western Massachusetts, we want affected businesses to have a resource where they can meet individually with SBA representatives and find out how a low-interest disaster loan can help them recover," said Frank Skaggs, director of SBA's Field Operations Center East. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    13. Massachusetts Developing Solar Farms on Old Landfills

      Explore CleanTechnica (Jun 23 2011)

      Massachusetts Developing Solar Farms on Old Landfills Recent Massachusetts solar include Western Massachusetts Electric Company plans to develop a 2 megawatt solar energy facility on a former landfill on Cottage Street in the city of Springfield. Construction on the $22 million project is expected to start this spring. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Greenfield

    14. Regional dispatch center moving forward, without South Hadley

      Explore GazetteNET (Jun 23 2011)

      A regional emergency dispatch center for Amherst, Hadley, Belchertown and Pelham will move ahead even though South Hadley officials opted against joining. Amherst Town Manager John Musante said a new center could be up and running in two years, if all goes according to plan. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    15. Breaking Down Barriers

      Explore BusinessWest (Jun 23 2011)

      Breaking Down Barriers Steven Frank, Jef Sharp, Jeff Hausthor, and Stephan Rogers are heading up a team whose work is so revolutionary that customers who hear about it say it is almost too good to be true (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Panève

    16. Alteris Renewables merges with Colorado solar integrator

      Explore masshightech.com (Jun 23 2011)

      The companies did not disclose the financial terms of the M&A deal, but they did note in a press release that the combined companies could bring in almost $200 million in revenue in the first 12 months after the deal. (Read Full Article)

    17. Comcast Donates $50000 to Western Massachusetts Tornado Relief Efforts

      Explore PR Newswire (Jun 22 2011)

      "We are strongly committed to the communities we serve in Western Massachusetts and to our customers and employees who are in need," said Mary McLaughlin, a Western Massachusetts resident and Senior Vice President of Comcast's Western New England Region, which includes Western Massachusetts. "Our thoughts are with everyone who has been impacted by this tragedy and we are hopeful our contribution will help those hit the hardest with their personal needs and will also support the restoration efforts taking place across the Greater Springfield area." (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Comcast   MassMutual Center

    18. Ludlow selectmen continue hearing on proposed smart growth zoning districts

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 21 2011)

      Ludlow selectmen continue hearing on proposed smart growth zoning districts They are the Ludlow Mills, an adjacent Riverside area just over the Ludlow-Indian Orchard bridge, an area off East Street referred to as downtown and the intersection of Holyoke and West streets known as Scott’s Corner. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican   Ludlow Mills

    19. Amid tragedy and destruction from tornado, officials speak of long-term plans for rebuilding Western Massachusetts communities

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 21 2011)

      Amid tragedy and destruction from tornado, officials speak of long-term plans for rebuilding Western Massachusetts communities Before a crowd of more than 250 people at Center Court at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a series of speakers, including Gov. Deval L. Patrick, Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray, and Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, emphasized a need to look to long-term goals while dealing with the immediate problem of cleanup from the storm (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    20. Despite higher profile in Boston, Rep. Stephen Kulik's roots remain in district

      Explore GazetteNET (Jun 21 2011)

      Despite higher profile in Boston, Rep. Stephen Kulik's roots remain in district Since he was appointed vice chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee earlier this year, state Rep. Stephen Kulik, D-Worthington, has seen his inbox flooded with emails. "The number of emails, it's overwhelming in many ways," Kulik said over a Friday lunch at Jerry's Place, a South Deerfield eatery. Kulik checks and responds to emails himself, rather than delegating the task to a member of his staff. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    21. The World and Our Region Are Talking Airports

      Explore Windsor, CT Patch (Jun 21 2011)

      There have been a handful of local events recently that continue the conversation about Bradley, its impact on the regional economy, and logistics in general; The Connecticut Legislature, Coalition of New England for Trade (CONECT), The Connecticut International Trade Association (CITA), and a combined event held by New England’s Knowledge Corridor, The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts & Associated Industries of Massachusetts have all focused on the critical part transportation infrastructure plays in growing an economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Knowledge Corridor

    22. Springfield's Caring Health Center expansion still on track despite tornado damage

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 21 2011)

      Springfield's Caring Health Center expansion still on track despite tornado damage Despite suffering more than $500,000 in tornado damage, the Caring Health Center is pushing ahead with its $18.7 million expansion on Main Street, with construction set to begin in August, Gov. Deval L. Patrick announced Tuesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   The Republican

    23. New England Patriots owner pledges $100,000 match to aid Massachusetts tornado victims

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 21 2011)

      New England Patriots owner pledges $100,000 match to aid Massachusetts tornado victims The fund drive was officially launched with a pledge of up to $100,000 in matching funds from the family of Patriots owner Robert Kraft, through the New England Patriots Charitable Foundation. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield   The Republican

    24. Comcast to Fill Over 100 New Call Center Jobs in CT

      Explore PR Newswire (Jun 21 2011)

      Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy joined Comcast officials at the company's state-of-the-art call center in Enfield today to announce that the company is hiring 100 full-time customer service representatives through the end of this year at the facility, bringing its Connecticut workforce to nearly 1,600. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Dannel Malloy

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