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    1. Hampden Charter School of Science holds annual engineering and science fair

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 13 2012)

      Hampden Charter School of Science holds annual engineering and science fair

      For the Hampden Charter School of Science annual engineering and science fair, the 15-year-old sophomore decided to see if the amount of water vapor in the air would have any affect on the size of the funnel cloud.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Chicopee

    2. Latest Hasbro layoff of 170 jobs worldwide includes 3 in East Longmeadow

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      Latest Hasbro layoff of 170 jobs worldwide includes 3 in East Longmeadow

      Those changes include 170 layoffs worldwide, including 55 in the company’s Rhode Island Headquarters and three jobs cut from the company’s sprawling plant in East Longmeadow, Charness said. The jobs represent that last of the game sales and marketing staff who were stationing in East Longmeadow.

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      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   The Republican

    3. National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Researchers 'Print' Polymers That Bend Into 3-D Shapes

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      National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Researchers 'Print' Polymers That Bend Into 3-D Shapes

      Christian Santangelo, Ryan Hayward and colleagues at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently employed photographic techniques and polymer science to develop a new technique for printing two-dimensional sheets of polymers that can fold into three-dimensional shapes when water is added. The technique may lead to wide ranging practical applications from medicine to robotics

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    4. Anatomy of a Merger

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      Anatomy of a Merger

      In some ways, Cooley Dickinson’s merger may not be as dramatic as it seems, as the Northampton hospital was affiliated with the New Hampshire-based Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system from 1992 to 2008. But in other ways, the new affiliation reflects the emergence of some broader economic trends in health care that promise to dominate the industry for years to come. The other news from the merger announcement, of course, was the rejection of the other finalist for affiliation, Baystate Health, which already operates three hospitals across the Pioneer Valley.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Northampton

    5. Editorial: Long-stalled Union Station project moving along tracks

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      Editorial: Long-stalled Union Station project moving along tracks

      Last week, members of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority were wowed by an architect’s plan to make the architectural beauty shine again. The $83 million plan to renovate and reopen the station on Frank B. Murray Street for train and bus travel calls for preserving its cavernous space and flooding them with natural light from the numerous windows that line its facade.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    6. Smith College launches search for next president

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      Smith College launches search for next president

       Smith College has launched a search for the successor to President Carol T. Christ, who plans to retire in June 2013.

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      Mentions:   Smith College   Carol T. Christ   Northampton

    7. DevelopSpringfield announces leadership team for Rebuild Springfield effort

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      DevelopSpringfield, a nonprofit corporation overseeing a citywide revitalization effort, announced its community leadership team on Monday to implement the “Rebuild Springfield” master plan in the aftermath of the June 1 tornado.

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      Mentions:   Brian M. Connors   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    8. Smith College president Carol Christ announces retirement

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      Carol Christ says in a statement posted on the school's website that her decade at the prestigious women' college "has been rich with accomplishments."

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      Mentions:   Smith College   Carol T. Christ   Northampton

    9. Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council hosts Hampshire College discussion of the Valley and video gaming industry

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      Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council hosts Hampshire College discussion of the Valley and video gaming industry

      The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, along with Hampshire College and the Massachusetts Digital Games Institute (MassDiGI), will host “Digital Games: Playing in the Valley,” a symposium on Friday featuring leaders from the video game industry, academia and government discussing games, entrepreneurship, education and economic development.

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst   The Republican

    10. Gala boost Rebuild Springfield in post-tornado efforts

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      Gala boost Rebuild Springfield in post-tornado efforts

      The master plan calls for the development of a process for transforming vacant lots and structures into community assets, harnessing the city’s role as the economic heart of the Pioneer Valley, improving the reality and perception of public safety in the city, reforesting the Sixteen Acres and East Forest Park area, and helping to relocate the tornado-torn South End Community Center to a proposed new site at the Gemini property.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual Center   West Springfield

    11. Proposed redevelopment of Springfield Court Square office building draws strong tenant interest

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      Proposed redevelopment of Springfield Court Square office building draws strong tenant interest

      OPAL Real Estate Group, which is the preferred developer of the six-story building at 31 Elm St., is in “active negotiations for about 90 percent occupancy of the building,” said Demetrios N. Panteleakis, project manager for OPAL.

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      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Springfield   Northampton

    12. Holyoke ceremony will mark some of the final exterior work on $165 million high performance computing center

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      Holyoke ceremony will mark some of the final exterior work on $165 million high performance computing center

      The partners are the University of Massachusetts, Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston University, Northeastern University, EMC Corp., of Hopkinton, an information storage, back-up and recovery firm, and Cisco Systems Inc., a California-based internet network equipment maker.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    13. 'Sovereign' to become 'Santander' by 2013

      Explore bizjournals (Mar 9 2012)

      Sovereign Bank, the state's third largest bank by assets, is putting new systems in place to streamline the bank's systems and put new products in place that cater to the Boston market, Sovereign's Managing Director of Corporate Banking Ed Morata told the Boston Business Journal.

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    14. Continuous Improvement Manufacturers: ISO Collaborative = New Market Opportunities for United Plastics

      Explore massmac.org (Mar 9 2012)

      Universal Plastics, of Holyoke, Massachusetts, is a family run company of approximately 55 employees. For over 45 years they have specialized in custom thermoformed plastic, a process that converts plastic sheets into a variety of custom and detailed products. Universal was one of seven companies who participated in the first MassMEP ISO Collaborative in March 2011. The Collaborative was presented by the MassMEP and their partner Exolytic, and sponsored by the Associated Industries of Massachusetts.

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      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Holyoke

    15. Computer company to bring 30 jobs to former Cahillane dealership in Northampton

      Explore GazetteNET (Mar 9 2012)

      As many as 30 new jobs will relocate to the city later this year when a computer company moves into the former Cahillane Dodge car dealership on South Street.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Northampton

    16. Mohegan Sun pledges $50,000 for host community agreement with Palmer; refinances $1 billion in debt

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       A day after the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority refinanced approximately $1 billion in debt, it announced that it would provide an initial payment of $50,000 to the town to pay for expenses related to the host community agreement for its proposed casino here.

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      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   Palmer   Springfield

    17. Northampton Country Club clubhouse sold to former owner at foreclosure auction

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      Northampton Country Club clubhouse sold to former owner at foreclosure auction

      This isn’t the only area course seeing a sale. Next week, TD Bank will auction off the Hickory Ridge Country Club in Amherst a foreclosure auction. The 18-hole course also includes restaurant, banquet facility and pro shop. Douglas Harper bought the course in 2003 for $2.5 million. According to the latest assessor’s records, the 150-acre course is valued at nearly $1.3 million.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    18. Amherst symposium to focus on video game industry

      Explore Boston.com (Mar 8 2012)

      Along with Hampshire College and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, MassDIGI is a sponsor of the Amherst symposium. Symposium organizers cited figures estimating that the video game sector in Massachusetts generates up to $2 billion in economic activity.

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Amherst

    19. State grants totaling more than $6.4 million allow Westfield to proceed with public works projects

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      State grants totaling more than $6.4 million allow Westfield to proceed with public works projects

      In receipt are $3.4 million from the state’s Department of Transportation; $2 million from MassWorks and the state Department of Housing and Economic Development; $1 million from state Department of Environment and Conservation and $25,000 in MassDevelopment urban renewal funding.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Westfield   The Republican

    20. Grants Available to Companies Involved in International Business Development and Trade

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 8 2012)

      The EDC and MOITI will host an informational forum for interested companies on Wednesday, March 14 at 5:00 in the TD Bank Community Room, 1441 Main Street, Springfield. Please contact Karen Tetreault at k.tetreault@westernmassedc.com or 413-233-9851 if you plan to attend.

       

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Michael Graney   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    21. Applicants sought for MassMutual Scholars - Career Pathways renewable scholarship program

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      Applicants sought for MassMutual Scholars - Career Pathways renewable scholarship program MassMutual is offering 40 scholarships worth up to $20,000 each to high-school seniors in Hampden and Hartford counties who plan to study business, financial services or information technology at a local college. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Chicopee

    22. Springfield Redevelopment Authority praises design plans for Union Station redevelopment

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      Springfield Redevelopment Authority praises design plans for Union Station redevelopment

      The project will include a refurbished main terminal building, and tearing down the adjacent baggage building to create space for a parking garage. The garage will connect to the terminal building and will have approximately 25 bus berths on the first floor and about 450 parking spaces on 2½ floors, Warner said.

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      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    23. Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Westfield marks 50 years

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      Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Westfield marks 50 years

      In 2011, the foundation awarded almost $102,000 in scholarships, the most in the organization's history.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   Westfield   The Republican

    24. Westfield maps out location of new industrial park adjacent to Barnes Regional Airport

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      Westfield maps out location of new industrial park adjacent to Barnes Regional Airport

      The new park includes some of the property previously used by Whip City Speedway which one year ago after hosting summer motor vehicle racing since 1995. The racetrack has another two year on its lease with the city at the time of the closure.

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      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican   Daniel M. Knapik

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