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    1. Kathleen Anderson, director of Holyoke office of Planning and Development, to leave city post and lead Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

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      Kathleen Anderson, director of Holyoke office of Planning and Development, to leave city post and lead Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce

      Planning and development director Kathleen Anderson will leave her post with the city this spring to take on a new job as president of the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Kathleen G. Anderson

    2. Roca program helps turn around troubled lives in Springfield

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      Roca program helps turn around troubled lives in Springfield

      “The thing that is so exciting about this work is that these kids are really intelligent, and if you can tap into that, it’s just amazing,” said Cascio, who has worked with youth, and in the construction industry, for many years. “A lot of these kids haven’t had a lot of opportunities to showcase their talents.”

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    3. Green Earth Computers helps tech world stay eco-friendly

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      Green Earth Computers helps tech world stay eco-friendly

      Kiernan Gulick-Sherrill, owner and head technician of Green Earth Computers, is helping the tech world stay eco-friendly.

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      Mentions:   Amherst   The Republican

    4. Elms College in Chicopee to construct new science building

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      Elms College in Chicopee to construct new science building

      Elms College will build a new $13.5 million science building that officials say will enhance the school’s science offerings and allow it to expand its popular nursing programs.

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      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield   Chicopee

    5. Amherst officials continue gathering information about proposed Gateway project

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      Amherst officials continue gathering information about proposed Gateway project

      Town Manager John P. Musante said recently that the town is proceeding to look at the project that would link the downtown at the edge of Kendrick Park with the University of Massachusetts. He said Planning Director Jonathan Tucker was working out the details.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    6. Hospital of the Future: Baystate Health persevered with major construction project through 'Great Recession'

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      Hospital of the Future: Baystate Health persevered with major construction project through 'Great Recession'

      On March 2, Baystate will wheel the first patient into the 300,000-square-foot Davis Family Heart and Vascular Center. It is the first part of the 640,000-square-foot Hospital of the Future wing, now known formally as the MassMutual Wing. The wing will also house a new 70,000-square-foot emergency room that will push the total cost to $296 million.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   MassMutual   Baystate Health

    7. Baystate touts role of women, minorities in construction of 'Hospital of the future'

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      Baystate touts role of women, minorities in construction of 'Hospital of the future'

      “Baystate Health (parent of Baystate Medical Center) is committed to embracing diversity across our organization, from direct patient care to support functions to our suppliers, and this was an opportunity to expand that into subcontracting for our Hospital of the Future project,” said Michael F. Moran, vice president of Clinical, Facilities and Guest Services for Baystate Health.

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   The Republican

    8. National Grid president Marcy Reed wins Boston Chamber's Pinnacle Award

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      National Grid president Marcy Reed wins Boston Chamber's Pinnacle Award

      Wilbraham native Marcy Reed, president of National Grid in Massachusetts, was honored on Jan. 26 with a prestigious 2012 Pinnacle Award from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.

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      Mentions:   The Republican

    9. Western Massachusetts electric customers benefited from having local workings following storms, municipal utilities say

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      Western Massachusetts electric customers benefited from having local workings following storms, municipal utilities say

      “Many of our employees live in Holyoke, and that means they quickly identified the storm’s problem areas and knew how to reach them,” said Holyoke Gas & Electric Department manager James M. Lavelle.

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      Mentions:   Chicopee   Holyoke   Westfield

    10. Winning a trip to the Bahamas is no accident for Meredith-Springfield employee

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      Winning a trip to the Bahamas is no accident for Meredith-Springfield employee

      Meredith-Springfield, a plastics blow molding manufacturer in Ludlow, celebrated two years of remaining accident free, without a single day of work lost due to injury, by making winners out of some of its employees.

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      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   The Republican

    11. Bioskills Solutions offers continuing education on wheels for area medical professionals

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      Bioskills Solutions offers continuing education on wheels for area medical professionals

      The mobile lab is a former 37-foot mobile home (also known as a 5th wheel) that McElroy modified and customized into a mobile training center that can hold up to four stations at once. The internal, 250-square-foot space contains tables, various surgical instruments, and an X-ray imaging system known as a C-arm.

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      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican

    12. Six Flags New England in Agawam to open 'Goliath,' its 11th roller-coaster

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      Six Flags New England in Agawam to open 'Goliath,' its 11th roller-coaster

      “Six Flags New England is thrilled to announce the addition of ‘Goliath’ to our already amazing arsenal of rides,” John Winkler, president of the park, stated in a press release. “This ride delivers pure adrenaline from start to finish and solidifies our commitment to adding high volume fun for the entire family.”

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      Mentions:   Six Flags New England   The Republican

    13. Maybury Material Handling Receives Industry Award

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      Maybury Material Handling Receives Industry Award

      Maybury Material Handling has been awarded MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Status for 2011 in a new program from the Industry's trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association).

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      Mentions:   John Maybury   Maybury Material Handling

    14. Employers Back Rep. Neal's Call to Preserve Retirement Tax Incentives

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      Employers Back Rep. Neal's Call to Preserve Retirement Tax Incentives

      The Gerlach-Neal Resolution notes that the taxation of amounts contributed to pension and retirement plans is simply deferred, not lost; that more than 70 percent of American workers making between $30,000 and $50,000 contribute when covered by a retirement plan at work; and that current law requires business owners and managers who sponsor a retirement plan to also must cover and provide benefits to lower- and middle-income employees.

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      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    15. Gecko feet inspire UMass Amherst’s super-adhesive

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      Gecko feet inspire UMass Amherst’s super-adhesive

      Mimicking the suction of gecko feet, UMass Amherst scientists have invented a super-adhesive material called Geckskin that they claim can firmly attach flat-screen TVs, medical devices, and objects as heavy as 700 pounds to a smooth surface.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. Buoyed by GM's record profits, Western Massachusetts dealers expect business ...

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      Buoyed by GM's record profits, Western Massachusetts dealers expect business ...

      Michael D. Balise, vice president of Balise Motor Sales Co., which has Chevrolet and Buick-GM dealerships in the area, said Thursday that sales were up about 14 percent last year.  “There is a lot of pent-up demand,” Balise said. “It is not that the economy is good. People can’t fix their cars anymore and have to buy new ones.”

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Greenfield

    17. New charter schools in Springfield, Holyoke recommended by Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester

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      New charter schools in Springfield, Holyoke recommended by Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester

      The Baystate Academy Charter School in Springfield and the Paulo Freire Social Justice Charter School in Holyoke are among the four schools recommended by Mitchell Chester, state commissioner of elementary and secondary education. The state education board will consider formally approving the schools at its next regular meeting Feb. 28. Other schools are recommended for Boston and Lowell.

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      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   West Springfield   Baystate Health

    18. State explores economic growth in WMass

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Feb 16 2012)

      Housing and Economic Development Secretary Gregory Bialecki said his office is facilitating relationships between western Massachusetts companies and large companies, like Raytheon, which specializes in military defense products.  “We’re actually going to start by talking with some of our big companies that are here about, first of all, locating some of their business units out in Western Mass or other low costs parts of the state,” said Bialecki.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Raytheon   Chicopee

    19. DevelopSpringfield schedules fundraising gala for rebuilding effort

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      DevelopSpringfield schedules fundraising gala for rebuilding effort

      DevelopSpringfield is looking for sponsors and attendees. Individual tickets are $75, and all proceeds will benefit DevelopSpringfield for the implementation of the Rebuild Springfield master plan.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   The Republican

    20. Tornado coverage cited as The Republican wins 23 awards from New England Newspaper & Press Association

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      Tornado coverage cited as The Republican wins 23 awards from New England Newspaper & Press Association

      The Republican’s coverage of the June 1 tornado played a major role in the news organization’s receipt of major awards recently from the New England Newspaper & Press Association.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield   The Republican

    21. Cape Wind power purchase, WMECO rate freeze seal deal for Massachusetts OK of NStar-Northeast Utilities merger

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      Cape Wind power purchase, WMECO rate freeze seal deal for Massachusetts OK of NStar-Northeast Utilities merger

      State leaders on Wednesday unveiled a landmark agreement with NStar and Northeast Utilities that would permit the two electric utilities to merge in return for purchasing a certain amount of power from the Cape Wind project and for freezing rates for four years including for 200,000 customers in Western Massachusetts.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northeast Utilities   West Springfield

    22. Bradley International Airport sees 16 months of ridership increases

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      Bradley International Airport sees 16 months of ridership increases

      Allan Blair, president of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, believes the creation of the Connecticut Airport Authority is a positive step for the entire region served by Bradley.  “(There will be flexibility) in being able to respond to opportunities and plan for future growth,” Blair said. “I expect it will result in more aggressive route development and more aggressive economic development around the airport. When that happens, with strong support of the government, I think that bodes well for the airport.”

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      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

    23. News Release - - Electric Rates for Commercial and Industrial Customers to Decline in 2nd Quarter

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      News Release - - Electric Rates for Commercial and Industrial Customers to Decline in 2nd Quarter

      SPRINGFIELD, Mass., February 14, 2012 - Medium and large commercial and industrial (C&I) customers who take basic service from Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo) will see their electric supply rates decline beginning in April.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    24. Chicopee casino developer announcement expected soon

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      Chicopee casino developer announcement expected soon

      Several developers have been exploring the possibility of building a casino in the city, but plans have been preliminary at most. Most have gone unnamed with the exception of Penn National Gaming.

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      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield   Chicopee

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