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    1. Hadley convention center plan hailed by area businesses

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 18 2012)

      The redevelopment of the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton will include an 80,000-square-foot exhibition hall and meeting space when it opens sometime within the next three to five years, said Bruce Shallcross, general manager of the fairgrounds. Unlike Parmar's facility, however, it will not offer overnight accommodations. Instead, it will focus on trade shows, much like the Big E in West Springfield, Shallcross said.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    2. Telemedicine topic of stroke talk at Cooley Dickinson

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      Telemedicine topic of stroke talk at Cooley Dickinson

      Cooley Dickinson Hospital, in collaboration with its prospective partner hospital, Massachusetts General in Boston, is presenting a lecture free to the public, “Stroke Update and the Use of Telemedicine in Emergency Stroke Care,” on July 25 at 6 p.m., in the Dakin Conference Room at Cooley Dickinson in Northampton.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    3. Local bands give boost to Stearns Square concert series

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 17 2012)

      Local bands give boost to Stearns Square concert series

      For the first time in its storied existence, the Stearns Square concert series includes opening performances by local bands. Just before Roomful of Blues takes the stage on Thursday night, the Pittsfield-based Tony Lee Thomas Band will perform an opening set.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    4. OnCore Manufacturing Springfield, Massachusetts Achieves AS9100C Certification

      Explore businesswire.com (Jul 17 2012)

      "Being AS9100C compliant at Springfield confirms our commitment to our aerospace and defense customers,” said Dan Perez, President and CEO of OnCore. "The continuous improvement of our Quality Management System is part of our customer commitment of providing complete solutions including total quality and regulatory compliance."

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. New Holyoke job of creative economy coordinator drawing interest as deadline nears

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 17 2012)

      Morse has said he sees the coordinator tying together the various arts and cultural activities happening here to highlight Holyoke’s creative endeavors and boost economic development.  The coordinator would work with businesses, individuals and organizations in music and other performing arts, architecture, film, publishing, marketing and other areas, according to the job description on the city website, holyoke.org

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      Mentions:   Holyoke

    6. Westfield to seek bids for environmental cleanup of property targeted for downtown revitalization

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      Westfield to seek bids for environmental cleanup of property targeted for downtown revitalization

      The city will accept competitive bids Aug. 3 for the environmental cleanup of property at the corner of Elm and Arnold streets, targeted for future downtown redevelopment.  The environmental cleanup will involve property to the rear of corner Block Building, already owned by the city, and an attached single-story building housing four vacant storefronts.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Westfield State University   Westfield

    7. Lia Auto Group hopes to open Kia dealership on King Street in Northampton

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 17 2012)

      The Kia dealership will be built on the site formerly occupied by Agway at 263 King St. The showcase building will be similar to those at the Honda and Toyota facilities. Lia said there will be new jobs for some 15 people at Kia and that the number could grow to 25.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    8. Holyoke second only to Boston in solar-energy capacity in Massachusetts, study

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 17 2012)

      Holyoke second only to Boston in solar-energy capacity in Massachusetts, study

      With more than 4.5 megawatts of solar-power generating capacity, Holyoke has the second-most solar capacity of any city or town in the state behind Boston despite having just 10 percent of Boston’s population, according to a new study released Tuesday by Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    9. Amherst officials hope to sign an agreement with solar firm BlueWave Capital this week

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      Amherst officials hope to sign an agreement with solar firm BlueWave Capital this week

      Town Manager John P. Musante expects to sign a power purchase agreement with BlueWave Capital Inc. within the next few days – a signing that he called a precursor to permitting for a solar array at the old Amherst landfill.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    10. EDC and AIM to Co-host International Business Symposium

      Explore From the EDC (Jul 17 2012)

      EDC and AIM to Co-host International Business Symposium

      The EDC and Associated Industries of Massachusetts-International Business Council(“AIM”) will host another premier international business event in Springfieldon October 4, 2012. The symposium will focus on opportunities for trade andinvestment in developed and emerging markets. We want to thank our majorsponsors for their support – TD Bank and Hannover Messe. TD’s Chief FXStrategist, Shaun Osborne, will deliver the keynote address. Here is a link tothe invitation for more information  -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/2012internationalsymposium/-- and here is the link to register -- http://internationalbusinesssymposium.eventbrite.com/ Our previous symposium, which focused on European-North American relations,attracted trade and investment executives ...

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      Mentions:   TD Bank   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Michael Graney

    11. The Keys to Success | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 17 2012)

      The Keys to Success | BusinessWest

      This is a classic story of vision and entrepreneurial spirit scripted by a high-school dropout who started working in the HVAC industry and soon, with his wife as a full partner, began exploring ways for the two to work for themselves. They eventually became franchisees with a New Jersey-based outfit called Valet Park International in 1990. When that venture dissolved a few years later, the couple started their own enterprise in 1992 and called it Valley Park of America, a name they plan to fully grow into someday by making it national in scope.

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      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   Northampton

    12. By All Accounts

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 17 2012)

      By All Accounts

      Indeed, Wolf was named one of the five fastest-growing CPA firms in the $20 million to $30 million category nationally by Inside Public Accounting magazine, he told BusinessWest, adding that it has achieved such status through a number of strategic initiatives.
      These include attaining greater market share in many geographic areas, including Western Mass

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      Mentions:   TD Bank   Western New England University   Springfield

    13. Cool Running

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 17 2012)

      Cool Running

      From the start, the Holyoke center was designed to be energy-efficient, Goodhue told BusinessWest. “One of the things that drew us to Holyoke is that the power came principally from renewable energy. Holyoke Gas & Electric generates 70% of its power from renewable sources — primarily the dam, but it also has the largest solar array in the state, and also has ideas about adding other resources to their portfolio.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Holyoke

    14. Transforming the Landscape | BusinessWest

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      Transforming the Landscape | BusinessWest

      Cory Thurston says the name William Stanley Business Park was chosen to recognize the power of innovation, in this case the work of an inventor credited with, among other things, the development of the induction coil, or transformer.

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      Mentions:   1Berkshire

    15. Spill Bound

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 17 2012)

      Spill Bound

      In other words, it’s a different era in environmental services, one that poses plenty of complexity and challenge, but also two decades of opportunity for a firm that began in the second floor of Mike Talbot’s house in 1993.
      Opportunity, after all, is the very foundation of the business. Before Okun, Talbot, and Kevin O’Reilly launched their venture, they were working together at an environmental-services firm in Connecticut.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    16. Expanding the Footprint — Again

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 17 2012)

      Expanding the Footprint — Again

      Meanwhile, the merger, subject to regulatory and shareholder approval, would also bring the institution to $2.4 billion in total assets, making it the 10th-largest bank headquartered in New England and the largest based in Greater Springfield.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   United Bank   Richard Collins

    17. MassMutual Awards $150,000 in Scholarships

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      MassMutual Awards $150,000 in Scholarships

      "I'd like to congratulate all of this year's MassMutual Scholars," said Nick Fyntrilakis, Vice President of Community Responsibility at MassMutual. "It is rewarding to know that so many students are diligently working towards obtaining a college degree and that the MassMutual Scholarship can help them get there."

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      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Nick Fyntrilakis

    18. A big donation from Big Y

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jul 16 2012)

      A big donation from Big Y

      The Children’s Museum at Holyoke has received a big donation from Big Y.

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      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Chicopee   Holyoke

    19. Chicopee Savings lauded by Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts | masslive

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      Chicopee Savings lauded by Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts | masslive

      Chicopee Savings Bank was recently recognized by Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts with its Horace Moses Business Partner Award for outstanding support of Junior Achievement.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Holyoke

    20. Survey: The Republican and MassLive.com 6th-highest in U.S. in core market reach | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 16 2012)

      “Our mission is very simple. We want to cover the news people are talking about,” said Paul Emery Fritz, general manager MassLive.com. “We are growing faster and reaching more people than we ever have.”

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    21. West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger determined to fund economic development director job cut by Town Council

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 14 2012)

      West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger determined to fund economic development director job cut by Town Council

      Neffinger said Friday the newly created position is required by ordinance and is too important to leave unfunded.

      “I think it is just as important as building commissioner or health director or any other position listed in the ordinances,” he said.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Gregory Neffinger

    22. State Street reconstruction in front of Ludlow Mills set to begin

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      State Street reconstruction in front of Ludlow Mills set to begin

      LUDLOW — The reconstruction of State Street in front of the Ludlow Mills complex will begin next week, Bryan Nicholas, senior vice president of the Westmass Area Development Corporation, said.

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      Mentions:   HealthSouth   Ludlow Mills

    23. State House News -- House jobs bill could hit Senate floor next week

      Explore Wicked Local Blog (Jul 12 2012)

      Senators are exploring the possibility of allowing MassDevelopment to issue bonds to provide ... A Senate committee could release House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s job creation and economic development bill Thursday, according to a key senator. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Robert DeLeo

    24. Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray talks jobs, economy, as report shows jobs in Bay State rebounded faster than previously thought | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 12 2012)

      Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray talks jobs, economy, as report shows jobs in Bay State rebounded faster than previously thought | masslive.com

      “No one thought that coming out of the deepest recession since the Great Depression would be easy. The point is that we have to work hard, and keep scrapping, for every job and every new business we can find,” Murray said following a roundtable lunch with 25 members of the Northampton Area Young Professionals at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center in Northampton.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual   Springfield

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