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    1. Western Massachusetts small businesses looking for their piece of casino ... - MassLive.com

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      Western Massachusetts small businesses looking for their piece of casino ... - MassLive.com

      MGM Resort International's host community agreement with the city calls for the company to spend at least $50 million a year buying goods and services at local businesses if the company's proposed $800 million South End casino comes to pass. "Whether those business are capable of meeting that demand is another matter," said Allan W. Blair , president and CEO of The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Palmer

    2. Holyoke Lyman Terrace final report envisions up to $23 million in mostly ... - MassLive.com

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      Holyoke Lyman Terrace final report envisions up to $23 million in mostly ... - MassLive.com

      Tax credits and loans will be pursued to finance $22 million to $23 million in renovations and demolition at the 167-unit Lyman Terrace housing complex downtown. The project would be done in phases to help in obtaining funding and ease the burden on tenants who would be relocated to temporary housing during construction, according to the plan, which was discussed June 18 at Holyoke Heritage State Park Visitors' Center, 221 Appleton St.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Holyoke

    3. Springfield College names 13th president, Mary-Beth Cooper

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      Springfield College names 13th president, Mary-Beth Cooper

      Mary-Beth Cooper, vice president for student affairs at Rochester Institute of Technology, has been named 13th president of Springfield College in a unanimous decision by the Springfield College Board of Trustees.

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      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield

    4. $24.5M in upgrades for Westover

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      $24.5M in upgrades for Westover

      A major modernization project is about to begin; one designed to improve the way planes are fueled at Westover Air Reserve Base. The base is receiving $24.5 million for a new fuel hydrant system, which will consist of 14 hydrants and two 210,000 gallon above-ground tanks.

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      Mentions:   Chicopee

    5. Boston Business Journal - Sequester prompts growth in biotech’s ‘academic-industrial complex’

      Explore The Business Journals (Jun 24 2013)

      At UMass Amherst, for instance, the college recently created the UMass Innovation Institute, the whole goal of which is to work with local companies to help fund research in a wide variety of technologies. While the institute’s executive director, Jim Capistran, says biotechs only make up a small part of the partnerships now, if the institute is successful, it will spread throughout the rest of the UMass campuses. That would encompass UMass Medical School in Worcester, Mass., where most of the state university’s biotech research is done.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    6. Boston Business Journal - Wellness tax credits available for Mass. small businesses

      Explore The Business Journals (Jun 24 2013)

      Each small business can receive up to $10,000, but there is an annual limit of $15 million per year in credits. The tax relief will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis. Applications must be submitted annually and can be found on the Massachusetts Government website.

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    7. Bridgeport National Bindery in Agawam fills on demand books orders from area customers or others as far away as Singapore

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      Bridgeport National Bindery in Agawam fills on demand books orders from area customers or others as far away as Singapore

      The company, located at 662 Silver St., in Agawam specializes in small print runs and on any given day could produce between 7,000 and 15,000 “books of one,” Larson said. The on-demand method of printing allows the company to print as ordered versus printing on speculation, he said.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    8. Workers erect steel at new Sisters of Providence and Hampden County Physician Associates medical building

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      Workers erect steel at new Sisters of Providence and Hampden County Physician Associates medical building

      Workers have erected the steel frame for the new 75,000-square -foot, $20 million office building for Hampden County Physician Associates and Sisters of Providence Health System. The building at Carew and Chestnut streets will house the Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital's outpatient rehabilitation programs, Mercy Hearing Center and two Mercy-affiliated physician practices.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Sisters of Providence Health System   Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital

    9. Editorial: State grants light way for stronger Springfield schools

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      Editorial: State grants light way for stronger Springfield schools

      “By granting these funds,” said School Superintendent Daniel J. Warwick, “the state is saying they have confidence in the plans the schools have to continue building on the gains they’ve made in the past two years.”  Notably most of the funds are going to elementary and middle schools where it is hoped that a long term strategy can have an effect before students reach high school where poor preparation and lack of study skills reflect themselves in failing MCAS scores and high drop out rates.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    10. Abc40's John Gormally reportedly 1 of 7 suitors interested in buying Boston Globe

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      Abc40's John Gormally reportedly 1 of 7 suitors interested in buying Boston Globe

      John Gormally, the owner of Springfield television stations abc40 and Fox 6, and the publisher of Business West magazine is reportedly one of the suitors considering making bids to purchase the Boston Globe.  According to a report in Wednesday's Globe, at least seven potential bidders including members of the Taylor family that originally sold the Globe to the New York Times Co. are considering making offers.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    11. 1965 Springfield College men's basketball team to be inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame

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      1965 Springfield College men's basketball team to be inducted into New England Basketball Hall of Fame

      Western Mass. people are part of several categories that make up the large Class of 2013. Dave Hixon, a 36-year coach and former player at Amherst College, will be inducted in a special “icons of the game” category. He’s already enshrined as a coach, along with his father, Andover High School coaching legend Will Hixon.  The “special honorees” category will salute Roland “Fan” Gaudette, whose long coaching resume includes tours at the University of Massachusetts as an assistant coach, and several Pioneer Valley high schools as a head coach of both boys and girls basketball.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Smith College   Springfield College

    12. Railroad upgrades are underway in Mass.

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jun 19 2013)

      Railroad upgrades are underway in Mass.

      In just a few years, travel could be a lot easier here in Massachusetts. Railroad renovations are underway as part of the New England Northeast rail corridor project. It's a federal project being paid with stimulus dollars. The goal is for Amtrak service to be available from New Haven up to Vermont, making stops in between.

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      Mentions:   Michael D. Bissonnette   Amtrak   Springfield

    13. Basketball Hall of Fame summer series lineup has something for everyone

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      Basketball Hall of Fame summer series lineup has something for everyone

      “It’s literally 60 straight days of family-oriented programming and it’s not just basketball,” Hall of Fame director of museum sales and operations Jason Fiddler said. “There are people who want family programming who are not diehard basketball fans, and we try to cater to that as well. All of our programming is family friendly. “It’s not every day you can go to one facility and see a Hall of Famer, a current player, a magician and a mascot. We have a little bit of everything, and that’s what makes this program so special.”

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    14. Springfield, Western Massachusetts Electric Co., announce partnership to improve energy efficiency in schools, municipal buildings

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      Springfield, Western Massachusetts Electric Co., announce partnership to improve energy efficiency in schools, municipal buildings

      Christina Halfpenny, division director of energy efficiency for the state Department of Energy Resources praised WMECo and the city, saying this is the first time there has been a three-year commitment to pursue energy savings in WMECo’s service area, rather than annual goals.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Northeast Utilities   Springfield

    15. Eastman Chemical to convert coal boiler at former Solutia plant to gas

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      Eastman Chemical to convert coal boiler at former Solutia plant to gas

      Eastman said in its news release that this natural gas conversion project is expected to eliminate sulfur dioxide and hydrogen chloride emissions as well as reduce the boiler’s nitrogen oxide emissions by 70 percent and particulate matter emissions by 55 percent. This conversion is also expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from this boiler by 40 percent, which is the equivalent of eliminating the greenhouse gas emissions from 9,250 cars.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Solutia, Inc.

    16. State considers offering computing center to businesses

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      State considers offering computing center to businesses

      Massachusetts is considering allowing small manufacturers to use computers at the Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke to help make parts for larger manufacturers, state officials said yesterday. The plan, which is still in the conceptual stage, is part of a broader effort to help train workers and give them access to the hardware and software they need to make parts that large manufacturers increasingly are designing with computers, said Greg Bialecki, secretary of housing and economic development.

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      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Holyoke

    17. Women Business Owners Alliance gives grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield

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      Women Business Owners Alliance gives grant to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield

      The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Westfield recently received a $3,875 grant from the Women Business Owners Alliance. The grant was from proceeds raised at a women's comedy night event. The grant will support the club's SMART Girls program. SMART Girls is a small-group health, fitness, prevention, education and self-esteem enhancement program designed to meet the developmental needs of girls ages 13 to 17.

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      Mentions:   Westfield

    18. Community Profile: Northampton | BusinessWest

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      Community Profile: Northampton | BusinessWest

      Mayor David Narkewicz says Northampton is a city on the move, leading the way in arenas that range from its energy-efficiency programs to its effort to increase the number of daily Amtrak shuttles when high-speed passenger rail service begins next year, to $67 million of new projects expected to add $3.1 million to the tax base.

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    19. Investments in a Promising Future | BusinessWest

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      Investments in a Promising Future | BusinessWest

      The awards — $95 million to UMass Amherst and $5.5 million to the Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute in Springfield — are part of a $1 billion, 10-year investment on the part of the state designed to stimulate growth of its life-sciences supercluster, considered the largest in the country.  When asked what this latest investment would mean for the Western Mass. region and the state as a whole, Susan Windham-Bannister, president and CEO of the MLSC, said simply, “drive economic development and job creation.”

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    20. Westover Air Base in Chicopee to see new $24 million refuling system

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      Westover Air Base in Chicopee to see new $24 million refuling system

      “This is a very significant investment into the infrastructure and long-term viability of the base. The $24 million upgrade will help Westover perform its mission more effectively. As one of the largest employers in the region, this contract will bring construction jobs and economic growth,” said U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, who represents the base.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    21. Springfield seeks developer for Central Street tornado recovery work

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      Springfield seeks developer for Central Street tornado recovery work

      As part of the continuing recovery from the June 1, 2011 tornado, city officials are seeking a developer to build four new houses on Central Street.  To sweeten the deal, the city is offering as much as $932,000 in federal funds to a developer willing to build attractive, high-quality, single-family homes consistent with existing styles in the neighborhood, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    22. Max's Tavern celebrates 10 years in Springfield near the Basketball Hall of Fame

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      Max's Tavern celebrates 10 years in Springfield near the Basketball Hall of Fame

      "The business has really been great here," said owner Richard B. Rosenthal, a veteran of 28 years in the restaurant business here and in Connecticut. "Springfield is a good community and it has been very good to us. So have the outlying towns of Longmeadow, East Longmeadow, Wilbraham, Agawam. Springfield is really at the center of a lot of great communities. All those suburbs that center on Springfield have been great. We get customers from all of them."

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    23. Big-data crunching hits the fast lane in Holyoke - Boston Globe

      Explore The Boston Globe (Jun 17 2013)

      Cloud computing is available through commercial vendors such as Google Inc. and Amazon.com Inc, but using them can be both costly and too slow. Just getting Big Data to computing clusters powerful enough to analyze it can be an elaborate ordeal that can take days. The size of such files can easily overwhelm the computer networks and Internet connections of most small companies, and there are bottlenecks and traffic jams along the way that further slow down delivery.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke

    24. STCC Technology Park plans partial demolition of 'Building 104,' but with plans to preserve its place in World War II history

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      STCC Technology Park plans partial demolition of 'Building 104,' but with plans to preserve its place in World War II history

      Paul M. Stelzer, president of Appleton Corp., that manages the technology park, said the alterations occurred after communications with representatives of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, the Springfield Historical Commission and the Massachusetts Historical Commission.

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      Mentions:   Springfield Armory   Springfield   The Republican

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