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    1. Dartmouth College names medical school after Dr. Seuss and wife: Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine

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      Dartmouth College names medical school after Dr. Seuss and wife: Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine

      Dartmouth College announced Wednesday that its medical school will be known from now on as the Audrey and Theodor Geisel School of Medicine.  Theodor Seuss Geisel was Dr. Seuss’ real name. He was born in Springfield in 1904 and died in California in 1991.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    2. Massachusetts DPU Approves NU-NSTAR Merger

      Explore stockhouse.com (Apr 4 2012)

      The approval comes 18 months after the companies first announced the merger anticipated to save customers $780 million in the next 10 years. The DPU also approved the settlement agreements the companies reached with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources and the Attorney General which ensure rate benefits for customers along with increased environmental commitments.

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      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    3. Greater Holyoke Chamber names Joseph Peters, president of Universal Plastics, 2012 business person of year

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      Greater Holyoke Chamber names Joseph Peters, president of Universal Plastics, 2012 business person of year

      Joseph L. Peters, president of Universal Plastics Corp., has been named 2012 “Business Person of the Year” by the Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce.

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      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Holyoke Medical Center

    4. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal talks to Chicopee High School students about the economy, elections

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      U.S. Rep. Richard Neal talks to Chicopee High School students about the economy, elections

      Neal, D-Springfield, spent about an hour at the school talking to about 100 students who are mostly in advanced placement history and economics classes. He talked about a variety of current events and spent more than half his time taking questions from students.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   The Republican

    5. Massdevelopment, Urban Land Institute Panel To Assist Pittsfield In Planning ...

      Explore citybizlist Boston (Apr 4 2012)

      "Pittsfield stakeholders have a great deal of commitment to their City, and I applaud them for taking advantage of this unique service to discover ways to connect the downtown," said MassDevelopment President and CEO Marty Jones. "We look forward to seeing how this hub of the Berkshires develops its center."

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment

    6. Airlines did a better job for passengers in 2011

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      Airlines did a better job for passengers in 2011

      Airline performance improved last year as judged by four measures — passengers who endured lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service or bumpings from full flights, according to an annual report to be released Monday.

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      Mentions:   Southwest Airlines   Delta Air Lines

    7. State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey to address Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at Chicopee breakfast

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      State Transportation Secretary Richard Davey to address Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at Chicopee breakfast

      State Transportation Secretary Richard A. Davey will get an early start Wednesday morning when he addresses the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at 7:15 at the MassMutual Learning and Conference Center, 250 Memorial Drive, Chicopee.

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      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Chicopee

    8. Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program called unfair burden on ...

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      Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program called unfair burden on ...

       Allan W. Blair, president of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts, said what happened with PVEC has happened countless times throughout the region.  “Natural Heritage has far-reaching regulatory issues that do not exist to this degree elsewhere in the country,” Blair said. “Almost all property in Western Massachusetts is affected, and it places a huge burden on property owners.”

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      Mentions:   Palmer   Westfield   Allan W. Blair

    9. Springfield Housing Authority wins $6.7 million state grant for renovations to ...

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      Springfield Housing Authority wins $6.7 million state grant for renovations to ...

      William H. Abrashkin, executive director of the housing authority, and members of the state Legislature and Housing Authority Board of Directors praised the grant, saying it will result in improved conditions for the tenants and for the neighborhood, while boosting jobs and economic development.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    10. TD Bank expanding into Hartford 21

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      TD Bank expanding into Hartford 21

      Michael LaBella, TD's Connecticut market president, said the new location will serve as one of the bank's four regional hubs in the state. The bank's other regional hubs are in Wilton, New Haven, and New Britain.

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      Mentions:   TD Bank   First Niagara Bank

    11. Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School robotics teams bowl over competition

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      Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School robotics teams bowl over competition

      Two teams from Pathfinder Regional Vocational Technical High School went to the FIRST Tech Challenge State Robotics Championship on March 10 at Andover High School, where they competed with more than 20 top robotics teams from around the state.

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      Mentions:   Palmer   Amherst   The Republican

    12. PVTA wins TSA award for keeping passengers safe from terrorist threats

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      PVTA wins TSA award for keeping passengers safe from terrorist threats

      The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority was honored with a Gold Standard award last week by the Transportation Security Administration for building a program to keep passengers safe from terrorist threats.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    13. Incoming UMass chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy visits campus

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      Incoming UMass chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy visits campus

      University of Massachusetts chancellor designate Kumble R. Subbaswamy made his first visit to campus Monday following his appointment to the position March 26.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    14. Northeast Helicopters Flight Services plans to relocate to Westfield's Barnes Regional Airport

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      Northeast Helicopters Flight Services plans to relocate to Westfield's Barnes Regional Airport

       Northeast Helicopters Flight Services, the country’s oldest helicopter pilot training academy, plans to relocate to Barnes Regional Airportlater this year. The flight school, created in 1974 and located at Ellington Airport in Connecticut, could break ground for its new facility as early as next fall, Rhonda J. Boulette, who along with husband John Boulette owns the school, said Monday.

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      Mentions:   Palmer   Westfield   The Republican

    15. New Export Resource Center Website Launched To Help Massachusetts Exporters

      Explore citybizlist Boston (Apr 2 2012)

      "Massachusetts companies are world export leaders, exporting more than $27 billion of products in 2011," said MassDevelopment President and CEO Marty Jones. "MassDevelopment is pleased to partner with the Massachusetts Export Center to deliver this important resource for businesses vital to the Commonwealth's economy."

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment

    16. Sealed Air, Elms College and a Conway machine shop get state economic ...

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      Sealed Air, Elms College and a Conway machine shop get state economic ...

      Those local projects were among nine projects statewide the Economic Assistance Coordinating Council approved for participation in the Economic Development Incentive Program. Taken together, all nine projects will create more than 320 new jobs, retain 1,600 existing jobs, and leverage $106 million in private investment while supporting construction projects across Massachusetts, according to a news release from the state Office of Housing and Economic Development.

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      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield   Chicopee

    17. More than 300 Greater Springfield students to compete in New England Music Festival

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      More than 300 Greater Springfield students to compete in New England Music Festival

      More than 300 Springfield-area vocal and instrumental performers will join others from across New England to compete in the festival’s 50th edition to be held April 13 through 15 in Newton. And, while Sam Falcetti, founder of the music stores which bear his family’s name, has had a lot to do with funneling thousands of area students toward the festival, his wife is the festival impresario.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    18. Florence Savings Bank celebrates 10th anniversary of Community Choice Awards

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      Florence Savings received nominations for over 450 organizations from a pool of 8,922 votes in the 2012 round, an increase of over 2,000 from the year before, The bank has disbursed $500,000 in charitable grants through the Community Choice Awards since its outset.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    19. W.F. Young Inc. donates 9 original painting to Baystate's 'Hospital of the Future'

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      Jamie Young has a long history with Baystate Medical Center, with a positive outcome. “Baystate has kept me alive through three cancers and has been so good to our family,” she says. “When I was in treatment, or in pain, or waiting for test results, the stress was overwhelming at times would focus on a landscape because the earth and nature has always made me feel that my problems are like a grain of sand – and I could manage them. Nature stills my mind. If I can bring the land into the hospital, where the patients, families, and staff deal ...

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      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   The Republican

    20. PeoplesBank annual giving for 2011 tops $1 million to Western Massachusetts causes

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      PeoplesBank annual giving for 2011 tops $1 million to Western Massachusetts causes

      PeoplesBank has announced a historic milestone for the 127-year-old institution. For the first time in its history, the bank contributed more than $1 million to local charitable and civic causes.

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      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    21. Commercial prospects still being mined at Village Hill

      Explore GazetteNET (Mar 30 2012)

      Two of four lots remain for sale on the south campus - the other two are occupied by Kollmorgen and VCA Inc., a high-end furniture maker - while a number of lots on the north campus are still up for grabs, including the former Coach House in the middle of campus.

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      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    22. From a rented basement office, to a leading financial institution, Hampden Bank celebrates its 160th anniversary.

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      From a rented basement office, to a leading financial institution, Hampden Bank celebrates its 160th anniversary.

      On April 13, 1852 Hampden Savings Bank was officially chartered by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to serve the workers of the Western Railroad. From a rented office space in the basement of the then Agawam National Bank on the corner of Lyman and Main Street, and in accordance with a decree from the Massachusetts Great and General Court to locate “within twenty-five rods of the Western Railroad passenger depot, Hampden Savings Bank began operations .

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Hampden Bank

    23. Planned Route 20 railroad bridge project attracts more than 100 West Springfield residents to hearing

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      Planned Route 20 railroad bridge project attracts more than 100 West Springfield residents to hearing

      The state Department of Transportation, which is doing the project at Charles Avenue, conducted the hearing to get comments prior to completing designs for the undertaking. Some surveying and sign-posting is set to start Monday. Plans call for a temporary bridge to be in place by Aug. 1 and a new bridge opening to traffic by Dec. 1, 2013.

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      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   The Republican

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

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      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

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