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    1. Habitat for Humanity volunteers begin 'Blitz Build' in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (May 9 2011)

      Habitat for Humanity volunteers begin 'Blitz Build' in Springfield The city received $1 million in federal Community Stabilization Program Funding, a program that helps cities blunt the impact of the mortgage crisis and rampant foreclosures on city neighborhoods. “You have to go block-by-block,” said Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    2. Holyoke computing center site demolition gets going with contractor J.R. Vinagro chewing away

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      Holyoke computing center site demolition gets going with contractor J.R. Vinagro chewing away The $168 million academic research center is being built here to take advantage of the hydroelectric power at the dams and canals owned by the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    3. Holyoke will get $150,000 in water and sewer upgrades thanks to computing center

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      Holyoke will get $150,000 in water and sewer upgrades thanks to computing center The infrastructure upgrades will be part of the construction on Bigelow Street of the $168 million academic research facility, center representatives said at a Planning Board hearing April 26. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    4. Blu Homes Raises $12.5 Million In Growth Capital | Prefab Green Homes

      Explore Blu Homes Custom Prefab Eco (May 9 2011)

      Blu Homes Raises $12.5 Million In Growth Capital | Prefab Green Homes A year ago, Blu Homes had three home lines and 20 employees. The company now has seven homes lines, including it’s newly released Breezehouse, employs 90 people between its Boston, Ann Arbor and San Francisco offices, its western Massachusetts factory, and its regional salespeople. Blu expects its 2011 sales to grow by more than 400% from 2010, and to open a second manufacturing facility by the end of 2012. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Blu Homes

    5. Springfield's MassMutual celebrates 160th anniversary

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      Springfield's MassMutual celebrates 160th anniversary The company, still headquartered in Springfield, is celebrating its 160th anniversary Sunday, May 15 with an interactive timeline on its website, www.massmutual.com, that will go live the next day, Monday the 16. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   The Republican

    6. Ludlow's Meredith-Springfield expands with Cobiax construction system; Miami Art Museum to be the first North American project

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      Ludlow's Meredith-Springfield expands with Cobiax construction system; Miami Art Museum to be the first North American project It’s part of a lot of expansion at Meredith-Springfield, where O’Leary has seen sales grow from $1 million to $2 million over the past few years thanks to two new $1 million machines that make bottles from stable, non-leaching compounds. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    7. Northeast Utilities debuts charging stations for electric vehicles in Connecticut, Western Massachusetts

      Explore masslive.com (May 7 2011)

      Western Massachusetts Electric Co., a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities, also unveiled charging stations this week at the Springfield Community College Technology Park in Springfield and at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in Hadley. A third location is planned for Pittsfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    8. Holyoke could be getting a Big Y supermarket near the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside

      Explore masslive.com (May 6 2011)

      Holyoke could be getting a Big Y supermarket near the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside The $12 million project near the Holyoke Mall at Ingleside would occupy the former Atlas Copco compressor factory and include other retail stores, officials said. The supermarket would occupy half the site, or 50,000 square feet, and produce up to 175 jobs. A quarter of the jobs would be full time, said Francesca Maltese, development manager for O’ Connell Development Group here, which owns the site. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke

    9. Poplar Hill Machine, Inc. - The Robert E. Morris Company

      Explore The Robert E. Morris Company (May 6 2011)

      Poplar Hill Machine, Inc. - The Robert E. Morris Company If you’ve ever dreamed of becoming your own boss, you will be inspired by the story of Michael Kurkulonis, President of Poplar Hill Machine, Inc. His young job shop is experiencing remarkable success in the midst of a challenging economy. His business strategy is clear: use the most advanced machine tools and automation to manufacture high- tech parts for specialized industries. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Poplar Hill Machine

    10. Raytheon Meets Potential Suppliers at BuyMass Event in Springfield

      Explore AIM Business Insider (May 6 2011)

      “The matchmaking event gives Raytheon the opportunity to find innovative and world-class suppliers in western Massachusetts while allowing companies here in the Valley to speak directly about their technologies and products to one of the world’s foremost companies,” said Allan Blair, President of the EDC. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Raytheon   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    11. Out of Focus

      Explore BusinessWest (May 6 2011)

      Out of Focus Originally, presenteeism signified the opposite of absenteeism, explained Sandy Reynolds, executive vice president of the Employer’s Resource Group at Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM). “It meant somebody who came to work when they were sick because they wouldn’t get paid at home. And there is a cost to having people come to work when they’re sick, in terms of reduced productivity. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    12. Chicopee Savings Bank among 1st to get funds for Massachusetts treasurer Steven Grossman's Small Business Banking Partnership

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      Chicopee Savings Bank among 1st to get funds for Massachusetts treasurer Steven Grossman's Small Business Banking Partnership Chicopee Savings Bank is the first local lender to receive $5 million in state reserve funds as part of a new small-business lending initiative. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Greenfield

    13. State buys pristine Berkshires site for $3m

      Explore Boston.com (May 5 2011)

      State buys pristine Berkshires site for $3m “It’s a unique piece of property and a very important purchase for us,’’ said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., Patrick’s secretary of energy and environmental affairs. “The area is rich with forests and wildlife habitat, and keeping the space unfragmented allows that wildlife to migrate.’’ (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Westfield

    14. Pioneer Valley companies meet with Raytheon officials in hopes of generating ...

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      Pioneer Valley companies meet with Raytheon officials in hopes of generating ... But Poplar Hill Machine was one of 15 companies invited to participate in matchmaking session organized by Associated Industries of Massachusetts and the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts and conducted at the Andrew M. Scibelli Enterprise Center at Springfield Technical Community College Technology Park. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Raytheon   Springfield Technical Community College   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    15. Workforce in Progress

      Explore BusinessWest (May 5 2011)

      Workforce in Progress “The REB is embarking upon a new and more expansive strategic direction, and we’re looking at workforce development in a more comprehensive way, because we want to build a more prosperous community,” Ward explained. “One of the essential components of a high quality of life is safe, secure employment with adequate pay.” (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    16. Michael Vedovelli

      Explore BusinessWest (May 5 2011)

      Michael Vedovelli Vedovelli’s had considerable success on the court — Cathedral teams he served as assistant coach won four Western Mass. championships in six years, and two of his Agawam teams won sportsmanship awards — and within the broad realm of state-supported economic development. Indeed, he’s had his picture in several press outlets, including BusinessWest, for his work helping companies such as Titeflex and Smith & Wesson, both in Springfield, gain the state and local support needed to expand. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Titeflex

    17. Massachusetts deposits $50 million in community banks to boost small business loans

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      Massachusetts deposits $50 million in community banks to boost small business loans State Treasurer Steven Grossman opened the Small Business Banking Partnership on Thursday by depositing $5 million into Pentucket Bank in Haverhill. Another $45 million was wired to nine other small banks, from Arlington to Ayer to Chicopee. Twenty-five additional banks have committed to participating. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Chicopee   The Republican

    18. Delcam's latest PartMaker to be demonstrated at EASTEC

      Explore CAD CAM News (May 4 2011)

      At EASTEC, PartMaker will be demonstrated alongside Delcam’s other leading edge manufacturing software products, including the PowerMILL, PowerSHAPE, FeatureCAM, ArtCAM and PowerINSPECT ranges. The Delcam booth will be the largest CAM booth at the exhibition, where the most comprehensive range of CAM products at the show will be on display. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    19. Nanotech Roadmap Links Academia, Industry, Government

      Explore Newswise (May 4 2011)

      It’s no accident that we use the roadmap imagery,” says Mark Tuominen, director of National Nanomanufacturing Network (NNN), part of the Center for Hierarchical Manufacturing at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. “We played a leading role alongside several groups who felt that this needed to be done. We felt scientists, government and industry in the United States in particular should benefit from discussing needs, opportunities and directions for the future. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    20. Massachusetts business confidence up, according to Associated Industries of Massachusetts

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      Massachusetts business confidence up, according to Associated Industries of Massachusetts Associated Industries of Massachusetts Business Confidence Index was 56.1 points in April, up 2.1 points from 54 points in March. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Western New England University   The Republican

    21. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick proposes tough biomass plant rules

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      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick proposes tough biomass plant rules The Patrick Administration has proposed tough new rules aimed at discouraging large-scale wood-burning power plants in Massachusetts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Greenfield

    22. Holyoke plan for $168 million high performance computing center proceeds through regulatory channels

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      Holyoke plan for $168 million high performance computing center proceeds through regulatory channels The plan for a $168 million high performance computing center for downtown is before the Conservation Commission and the Stormwater Authority, with only minor issues, an official said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke   The Republican

    23. CL&P Announces Electric Vehicle Research Study

      Explore businesswire.com (May 3 2011)

      NU has already installed charging stations at company offices in Berlin and Hartford, Connecticut; Springfield, Massachusetts; and Manchester, New Hampshire. Additionally, NU’s Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECo) subsidiary has one customer site installed and another planned. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    24. Mass. med device exports grow

      Explore bizjournals (May 3 2011)

      “The new Deloitte analysis of the medical device industry in the state shows device companies are still creating hundreds of jobs and the trend line for the future looks even brighter as we come further out of the global recession,” MassMedic President Tom Sommer said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMedic   Tom Sommer

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