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    1. Barnes Regional Airport noise mitigation project gets under way in Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 29 2012)

      Barnes Regional Airport noise mitigation project gets under way in Westfield

      Jane W. Verbeck, of Wyle Laboratories which oversees the noise mitigation project, said 13 homes are currently targeted for new windows and other upgrades. Bids for another 19 homes are due May 1 at the city’s Purchasing Department at City Hall.

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      Mentions:   Westfield   The Republican

    2. EDIP Meeting March 27, 2012 - Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

      Explore Mass.Gov (Mar 29 2012)

      The Economic Assistance Coordinating Council (EACC) today approved nine projects for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program (EDIP), which will create more than 320 new jobs, retain 1,600 existing jobs, and leverage $106 million in private investment and supporting construction projects across Massachusetts.

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    3. Congress gives final OK to startup-friendly JOBS Act

      Explore bizjournals (Mar 29 2012)

      Measures to make it easier for companies to go public and to allow startups to "crowdfund" investment are headed for President Obama's approval, following the final passage of the JOBS Act in Congress on Tuesday

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    4. Springfield Falcons make $6 million impact on local economy annually

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 29 2012)

      Springfield Falcons make $6 million impact on local economy annually

      Between Falcons players and coaches, visiting teams, officials and team employees, the organization has a major impact on the region's economy.

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      Mentions:   Springfield Falcons   Springfield

    5. Chicopee downtown development explored by professionals

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 28 2012)

      Chicopee downtown development explored by professionals

      The city received a grant of about $150,000 from the federal Environmental Protection Agency to study the area stretching from Center Street to the Delta Park. The Pioneer Valley Planning Commission was also working with the city and helped hire the Cecil Group in Boston for the study.

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      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Chicopee   The Republican

    6. Northampton Area Young Professionals combine networking with helping local nonprofits

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 28 2012)

      Northampton Area Young Professionals combine networking with helping local nonprofits

      Formed in 2007 as an affiliate group of the Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce, the Northampton young professionals’ group recently became a part of the chamber with a refocused mission and a six-member executive team to guide its efforts.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican   Northampton Area Young Professionals

    7. Westfield State University helps Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield kids get creative

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 28 2012)

      Westfield State University helps Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield kids get creative

      The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield and Westfield State University teamed up to offer club members a unique opportunity in education and creativity with a four-week writing workshop that culminated with a radio performance.

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      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Chicopee   Westfield

    8. Springfield officials seek developers for buildings, lots on State Street corridor

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 28 2012)

      Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said the city wants the buildings redeveloped “in such a way that they enhance and build upon the many improvements and planned developments along the State Street corridor.”

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      Mentions:   American International College   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    9. Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center in Greenfield cooks up success for local businesses

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 28 2012)

      Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center in Greenfield cooks up success for local businesses

      The Franklin County Community Development Corp. has a recipe that has spelled success for a host of entrepreneurs who have ventured into the marketplace with food products made and packaged at its Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center.

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      Mentions:   Greenfield   The Republican

    10. MGM Resorts drops Brimfield casino plan; launches effort to find new site in ...

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 27 2012)

      MGM Resorts drops Brimfield casino plan; launches effort to find new site in ...

      Las Vegas casino operator MGM Resorts International is bailing out of the Brimfield project, but is seeking an alternate Western Massachusetts casino location, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

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      Mentions:   Palmer   The Republican

    11. Installation of solar panels on Ludlow landfill to result in cost savings to town

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Installation of solar panels on Ludlow landfill to result in cost savings to town

      Borrego Solar Systems of Lowell will lease the landfill from the town for 20 years for the installation of solar panels on the capped town landfill on Holyoke Street for the production of electricity to be sold to Western Massachusetts Electric Co.  “This will save the town $140,000 a year,” said James P. “Chip” Harrington, chair of the town’s Energy Committee.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   Western Massachusetts Electric Company   The Republican

    12. Girl Scouts break ground for new Holyoke Service Center

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Girl Scouts break ground for new Holyoke Service Center

      The Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts formally broke ground Tuesday on its 9,380 square-foot, $1.5 million service center at 301 Kelly Way in the Crossroads Business Park.

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Holyoke   The Republican

    13. Westfield City Hall ready for $3.4 million restoration project

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Westfield City Hall ready for $3.4 million restoration project

      City officials are moving forward with a planned $3.4 million restoration of City Hall with general contractor bids due April 11.  Subcontractor bids for replacement of historic roofing, metal-framed windows and masonry repairs will be opened April 4.

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      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Westfield   The Republican

    14. Diabetes researcher Dr. Sabyasachi Sen shares insight

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Diabetes researcher Dr. Sabyasachi Sen shares insight Dr. Sen, an endocrinologist in the endocrine and diabetes division at Baystate Medical Center as well as an award-winning diabetes researcher, talks about the importance of prevention and early treatment for diabetes in this interview. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    15. Fiksu expands with Northampton office

      Explore masshightech.com (Mar 27 2012)

      Fiksu expands with Northampton office

      “We found people here [in Northampton] that we were unable to hire in Boston. We need to hire people where they are rather than where we are,” Mark Corner, vice president of engineering at Fiksu, told Mass High Tech. Corner, who will run the new office, is a recognized authority on mobile and pervasive computing and an associate professor on extended leave from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the company said. He added, “There is a nice synergy with all the universities in western Massachusetts. There are five different academic institutions here.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst College   Amherst

    16. Kumble Subbaswamy named new chancellor for UMass-Amherst

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2012)

      Kumble Subbaswamy named new chancellor for UMass-Amherst

       Kumble R. Subbaswamy, a physicist and provost at the University of Kentucky since 2006, will become the new chancellor at the University of Massachusetts after trustees Monday night voted to unanimously approve UMass President Robert L. Caret’s recommendation.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   The Republican

    17. State prepared to buy Springfield fire training center for $2 million and convert to regional training use

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2012)

      State prepared to buy Springfield fire training center for $2 million and convert to regional training use

      The state is preparing to purchase the Norris J. Quinn Fire Training Center in Indian Orchard from the city for $2 million and convert the site into a regional fire training center.

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

    18. PVTA, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission push for dedicated regional tranportation funding source

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2012)

      PVTA, Pioneer Valley Planning Commission push for dedicated regional tranportation funding source

      But what the region really needs is a dedicated transportation funding source, like a payroll or sales tax, with the money only going to local transportation projects and local mass-transit projects, according to transportation planners who pitched the idea at a meeting Friday hosted by the PVTA and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission.

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      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Amherst

    19. Rising Health Costs Mean Real Money to Real People

      Explore AIM Business Insider (Mar 26 2012)

      Rising Health Costs Mean Real Money to Real People

      The association set a clear and aggressive objective because we believe it is the only way to end the run-up in health insurance costs that has depressed economic expansion and job growth for more than a decade. It is also the only way to solve an impending crisis that could leave Massachusetts with a world-class heath care system that no one can afford.

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      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    20. High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke offers glimpse at construction of $165 million facility

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 26 2012)

      High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke offers glimpse at construction of $165 million facility

      Tour guides were John T. Goodhue, executive director of the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, Claire Christopherson, center director of administration and finance, and Van Duros, construction manager with Turner Construction Co., of New York, N.Y., which is building the 90,000-square-foot center between Cabot and Appleton streets.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke   The Republican

    21. Centuries-old maple sugar industry relies on new technology to survive in Pioneer Valley

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 25 2012)

      Centuries-old maple sugar industry relies on new technology to survive in Pioneer Valley

      It isn’t easy to scrap the traditional methods for new ones, Aloisi said, remembering how his father was unsure about switching from metal buckets to plastic pipelines in 1988. “But with buckets, I could only get to half the taps in a day,” he said. “And there were many times that I’d be carrying buckets through two feet of snow and falling and spilling the sap all over myself.”

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      Mentions:   Northampton   The Republican

    22. 'Geek Gathering' event planned to give Pioneer Valley techies some face-to-face networking time

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 25 2012)

      'Geek Gathering' event planned to give Pioneer Valley techies some face-to-face networking time

      They’ve invited entrepreneurs behind the small, but fast-growing, computer and information-technology companies from around the Pioneer Valley as well as college students majoring in computer science and related fields and counselors from college career offices.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Big Y Foods   Springfield College

    23. Longmeadow philanthropist Harold Grinspoon to be honored in New York City

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 23 2012)

      Longmeadow philanthropist Harold Grinspoon to be honored in New York City

      Troderman and Grinspoon also established the Harold Grinspoon Charitable Foundation that has funded educational awards, including the funding of annual area awards for excellence in teaching, and other projects as far away as Cambodia.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

    24. EDC to Present Specialized Manufacturing Event

      Explore From the EDC (Mar 23 2012)

      The EDC is pleased to announcethat we will host the second event in our Growth Sector series, “Understandingthe Supply Chain in Specialty Manufacturing”. The series is presented by FirstNiagara Bank. We appreciate the collaboration of the Connecticut and WesternMass chapters of the National Tooling and Machining Association. Here is a linkto the invitation -- http://www.westernmassedc.com/manufacturing2012/   This event will be heldat the Robert E. Morris Company of Windsor CT, which is presenting our keynotespeaker, Kym Nelson, Principal of KLEW Company. Kym is a nationally recognized supplychain consultant and previously managed the global supply chain for Proctor& Gamble. She ...

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      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Knowledge Corridor

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