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    1. Joe Sibilia grows socially and environmentally responsible business in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 3 2012)

      Joe Sibilia grows socially and environmentally responsible business in Springfield We recently received a grant from the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative to convert our compound to be more self-sustaining. For one, we want to begin producing our own power. We’re considering different “green” options to do that, including installing rumble strips that would generate electricity when the big oil tankers drive over them. We also plan to connect to the McKnight neighborhood and the Mason Square Community Rail-Trail to create a neighborhood of living, learning and working sustainably. It’s an opportunity for the Gasoline Alley businesses to extend their reach and mission into more of the city. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    2. Class Trip

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 3 2012)

      Class Trip “Cambridge College is delighted to partner with the city of Springfield and Tower Square to offer a high-quality education in what will be a state-of-the-art facility,” she said at a recent press conference. “In this new facility, we look forward to continuing our 20-year tradition of offering exceptional undergraduate and graduate education to working adults in Western Mass. and Connecticut.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    3. Getting Down to Business

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 3 2012)

      Getting Down to Business Sitting around the conference table at the Northampton Chamber of Commerce were some members of a new ‘executive team.’ That’s the name the Northampton Area Young Professionals — or NAYP, as the group calls itself colloquially — are using for the new leadership that has been steadily helping to reinvent the organization. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Northampton

    4. Taking Center Stage

      Explore BusinessWest (Jan 3 2012)

      Taking Center Stage Heriberto “Herbie” Flores has always had a heart for needy people, partly because he grew up poor. From its humble origins 40 years ago providing legal and financial assistance for migrant farm workers, he has grown his multi-agency nonprofit, Partners for Community, into an $80 million force for economic development and community improvement. But he’s made bigger news with a series of real-estate acquisitions, including the Paramount Theater (seen here), that promise to transform Springfield’s downtown. The kind of long-term change Flores envisions for the City of Homes will require energy and passion — and BusinessWest’s Top Entrepreneur ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   MassMutual   Springfield Technical Community College

    5. Students at Springfield's Rennaissance School get a kick out of Five College volunteers

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 2 2012)

      Students at Springfield's Rennaissance School get a kick out of Five College volunteers The program began on the final Tuesday before schools broke for the holiday break. Throughout the fall Thomas’ 7th grade English class had focused on the meaning of identity in books like “We Beat the Streets,” which tells the story of three childhood friends who met at a magnet school like Renaissance and made a pact to graduate college and then tackle medical school. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Hampshire College   Springfield

    6. Massachusetts economic forecast fair but storm clouds loom on the horizon

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 2 2012)

      Scott Ragusa, president of contracts at Waltham staffing firm Winter, Wyman Cos., said life sciences firms produce medical devices and drugs largely immune to recession, while there’s high demand for computer maintenance and people who can install digital sales applications. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Raytheon   Springfield

    7. Railroad developments on track for Valley

      Explore GazetteNET (Jan 1 2012)

      Railroad developments on track for Valley A nearly $73 million federal project to rehabilitate the Pan Am southern tracks that extend from Greenfield through Northampton into Holyoke is slated for completion in the next few years, with some of its components already in the works. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Palmer

    8. MassMutual sues five financial giants - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Jan 1 2012)

      Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co.Latest from The Business JournalsLawsuit: Mass Mutual duped on 0M investmentAround TownRaleigh apartment complex sells for MFollow this company has filed suit against five financial services companies alleging that $200 million in mortgage-backed securities that purchased for the Springfield-based company are worthless. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    9. New England Business Associates helps launch 7 new Springfield area businesses

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 31 2011)

      New England Business Associates helps launch 7 new Springfield area businesses “This is the (business development center’s) most productive quarter to date, and it caps off a year of growth for the center and its participants,” said Colleen Moynihan, program director. “I believe that many of these businesses will play a substantial role in growing our regional economy.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    10. A Look Ahead: Economic development front and center in Northampton

      Explore GazetteNET (Dec 30 2011)

      A Look Ahead: Economic development front and center in Northampton Narkewicz knows the issue. He worked on economic development projects throughout western Massachusetts when he served U.S. Rep. John Olver, D-Amherst. In his mayoral campaign, Narkewicz pledged to create an economic development advisory committee to "foster a more organized and proactive approach" to attract business. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Common Capital   Amherst   Northampton

    11. Administration Economic Plan Highlights Growth Industries

      Explore AIM Business Insider (Dec 30 2011)

      Administration Economic Plan Highlights Growth Industries "The Economic Development Planning Council plan will help continue to support the economic growth we have seen, while identifying ways to make Massachusetts more competitive in the world economy and allow the administration to work with our partners in the business and academic communities to make the commonwealth stronger in the long term," Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki said in a statement. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    12. Looking back, looking forward: Prospering Mass. to face headwinds next year - Boston Business Journal

      Explore bizjournals (Dec 30 2011)

      “Our economy grew faster, we created jobs at a faster rate than the U.S.,” said Michael Goodman, an economist with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. “But I don’t think we’re out of the woods yet.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts

    13. Mestek, Inc. Announces Final Results of Tender Offer

      Explore stockhouse.com (Dec 30 2011)

      Mestek, Inc. engages in the manufacture and sale of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment, and metal-forming equipment in the United States and Canada. The Company was incorporated in 1898 as Mesta Machine Company and changed its name to Mestek, Inc. in 1984. Mestek is headquartered in Westfield, Massachusetts. For more information, visit www.mestek.com. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield   Mestek, Inc.

    14. New group forming to provide different look at Westfield's revitalization efforts

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 29 2011)

      New group forming to provide different look at Westfield's revitalization efforts “Transition Westfield will look at what WOW, the Business Improvement District, the city and other groups have done or plan to do and provide a different perspective,” said Plasse. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Westfield   The Republican

    15. Big Y scrubs Foxboro plans - The Sun Chronicle Online - News

      Explore - The Sun Chronicle Online - Front (Dec 29 2011)

      Big Y representatives say the company will not build its planned supermarket in Foxfield Plaza because of state permitting difficulties. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    16. Zoning change for West Springfield's Union Street eyed to help tornado recovery

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 28 2011)

      WEST SPRINGFIELD – The Planning Board has voted 5-0 to recommend the zoning of the west side of Union Street be changed from Industrial to Business B. The move is expected to help businesses affected by the June 1 tornado move forward to redevelop their properties. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield

    17. Business group: Massachusetts government largely to blame for layoffs and job losses

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 28 2011)

      Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory P. Bialecki said there are always things the state could do better. But Hruby’s thesis ignores the fact that Massachusetts added more than 50,000 jobs in the last 12 months, a pace of job growth that exceeded that of many other states, Bialecki said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Gregory P. Bialecki   Friendly's Ice Cream Corporation

    18. Route 141 between Easthampton and Holyoke to be closed for tree work on Thursday

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 27 2011)

      The main route between Easthampton and Holyoke will be closed for the day to allow tree limb removal. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Easthampton

    19. Burying power lines might help solve some problems during storms, but cause greater maintenance issues, utilities say

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 27 2011)

      But, burying those power lines would probably result in trading one set of maintenance headaches for another, all at considerable expense, according to utilities and engineers. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    20. State panel eyes key industries, cutting biz costs - BostonHerald.com

      Explore Home - BostonHerald.com (Dec 27 2011)

      State panel eyes key industries, cutting biz costs - BostonHerald.com Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration plans to finalize the first legally mandated economic-development blueprint in state history tomorrow. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick

    21. Bradley to launch Fort Myers non-stop | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Dec 27 2011)

      Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks will have its first nonstop service to Fort Myers, Fla. starting on Feb. 12. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Southwest Airlines

    22. Massachusetts farms win $455,000 in grants to install energy saving devices

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 26 2011)

      Massachusetts farms win $455,000 in grants to install energy saving devices “Massachusetts continues to be a leader in energy efficiency and grants like these allow our farmers to save energy and protect the environment,” Patrick said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   The Republican

    23. Springfield’s Babson funds $24M for Kohlberg deal | Hartford Business

      Explore HartfordBusiness.com (Dec 26 2011)

      Springfield's Babson Capital Management LLC says it put up $24 million in mezzazine debt and equity financing to fund the purchase of a Dallas chain of hospice-care centers -- its second such transaction in a month. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    24. Springfield College hosts eight-team Naismith Classic basketball tournament

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 24 2011)

      Springfield College hosts eight-team Naismith Classic basketball tournament The men’s side of the tournament starts things off on Dec. 31 with Hunter College meeting Eastern Connecticut at 1 p.m. Springfield College takes on the University of New England at 3 p.m. The men’s championship will be held Jan. 1 at 3 p.m., the consolation game at 1 p.m. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   West Springfield   Springfield

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