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    1. Scholarships Available for STEM Studies at HCC

      Scholarships Available for STEM Studies at HCC

      Students enrolled full-time in chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, or other STEM fields at Holyoke Community College (HCC) may qualify for a National Science Foundation (NSF) scholarship of up to $10,000 a year toward tuition and fees.  Recipients of the scholarship become members of HCC’s STEM Scholars program and participate in field trips and benefit from other exclusive STEM-related events and activities each semester. The NSF STEM scholarship continues each semester students maintain good academic standing.

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    2. Downtown Springfield Farmers Market NOW at Court Square on Fridays - Opening Day May 17th!

      Downtown Springfield Farmers Market NOW at Court Square on Fridays - Opening Day May 17th!

      From the rural farm to your urban table, the Downtown Springfield Farmers Market is gearing up for their best season yet, and it’s at a great NEW LOCATION!  Kicking off THIS FRIDAY, May 17th, the market is being held in beautiful Court Square in downtown Springfield, which will be able to accommodate the growth in vendors for this popular market.The market runs every Friday from May 17 – September 27 from 11am – 3pm.

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    3. People in Business: 3M Medical Solutions Division promotes David Frank to Account Executive

      People in Business: 3M Medical Solutions Division promotes David Frank to Account Executive

      David Frank from Longmeadow Ma has been promoted to Account Executive with the 3M Medical Solutions Division, Ambulatory Markets. David started in the 3M Orthopedic Device and Arthroscopy Division in 1987. In his current role David manages sales and distribution in the Northeast LLC Ambulatory Surgery Market Segment. David is a graduate of Westfield State University.

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    4. Owner of Skyview Downtown apartments in Springfield defends renovation work in response to union protest

      Owner of Skyview Downtown apartments in Springfield defends renovation work in response to union protest

      The company that recently launched a $50 million renovation of the Skyview Downtown apartments is defending the work following a protest earlier this week by local building trades unions. Related Companies, of New York City, which owns the property, said through a Springfield lawyer, Melinda M. Phelps, that the first phase of work is being done primarily by Springfield-area subcontractors, and primarily by union labor.

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    5. OMG Inc. Names Brad Bedard Vice President of Supply Chain Management

      OMG Inc. Names Brad Bedard Vice President of Supply Chain Management

      As part of the continued effort to position the company for stronger growth, Brad Bedard has been promoted to vice president of Supply Chain Management for OMG Inc. As vice president, Bedard is responsible for overall management of the company’s global supply-chain and distribution logistics. In this new role, he will work with his organization to develop and implement short- and long-term strategies that maximize operational efficiencies, improve supply-chain and distribution performance, and manage costs. He reports to Hubert McGovern, president and CEO.

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    6. Greenfield Community College Foundation Awards $190,000 in Scholarships

      Greenfield Community College Foundation Awards $190,000 in Scholarships

      The Greenfield Community College (GCC) Foundation awarded 127 scholarships to GCC students at its 57th annual GCC Foundation scholarship awards ceremony. The awards totaled over $190,000, with an additional $100,000 to be distributed in the fall, all made possible by donor support of endowed and direct-funded named scholarships. The occasion is a time for members of the entire GCC community to come together to celebrate students’ academic achievements. Scholarship donors include private individuals, local businesses, corporations, faculty and staff, and alumni, and many were on hand to present their awards to the recipients.

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    7. People in Business: Mercy Medical Center Welcomes Tina D’Agostino to New Role in Fund Development

      People in Business: Mercy Medical Center Welcomes Tina D’Agostino to New Role in Fund Development

      Tina D’Agostino has joined Mercy Medical Center as a Major Gifts Officer in the Fund Development Department. In this role, D’Agostino’s responsibilities include expanding the Major Gifts Program by cultivating donors and donor prospects, coordinating major gifts as they relate to capital fundraising campaigns, and overseeing volunteers who support the department.

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    8. What’s new at Eastec 2019: Robots and efficiency drive innovation

      What’s new at Eastec 2019: Robots and efficiency drive innovation

      The Eastern States Exposition’s Mallary Complex, where folks normally gather around livestock, is full this week of folks gathering around robots on display at the Eastec trade show. Robots throwing dice, robots alphabetizing a pile of children's ABC toys, robots stacking tiny squares of gum.

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    9. Tighe & Bond Climbs 19 Spots in National Ranking of Design Firms

      Tighe & Bond Climbs 19 Spots in National Ranking of Design Firms

      Tighe & Bond, one of the leading full-service engineering and environmental consulting firms in the Northeast, climbed 19 spots this year to number 222 on Engineering News Record’s (ENR) 2019 Top 500 Design Firms ranking. In the past two years, Tighe & Bond climbed 38 spots as the firm continues to grow its regional market. ENR ranks its list of top 500 design firms nationally based on design-specific revenue from the previous year.

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    10. Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative to Offer Filmmaking Workshops for Young People

      Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative to Offer Filmmaking Workshops for Young People

      The Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative (BFMC) will host two summer filmmaking workshops: one for 15- to 19-year-olds from Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28, and one for 11- to 14-year-olds from Monday July 8 to Friday, July 12. These week-long workshops will meet daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Berkshire Community College’s South County Campus, 343 Main St., Great Barrington. Early dropoff (9 a.m.) and late pickup (5 p.m.) is available by request. The purpose of the workshops are twofold: for kids to experience what it’s like to work on ...

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    11. PeoplesBank Issues 2019 Corporate Green Report

      PeoplesBank Issues 2019 Corporate Green Report

      PeoplesBank recently issued its annual Corporate Green Report in conjunction with Earth Day 2019. Through its green values and actions to support environmental sustainability, PeoplesBank believes it can help make the region a healthier place to live, work, and raise a family. The bank puts these values to work throughout the year through its charitable donations, volunteerism, support of green-energy projects, and construction of LEED-certified offices.

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    12. Clemenza’s Brick Oven Pizza and Cafe opening West Springfield location

      Clemenza’s Brick Oven Pizza and Cafe opening West Springfield location

      Clemenza’s Brick Oven Pizza and Cafe owner Anthony Martone is opening in a new location at 816 Westfield St. "We are going to specialize in our brick-oven pizza," Martone said. "We are also introducing new Tuscan bread pressed sandwiches and we'll have an outdoor area for a late-night coffee."

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    13. Thriving Northampton Isn’t Resting on Its Laurels

      Thriving Northampton Isn’t Resting on Its Laurels

      A Knowledge Corridor study before the Amtrak Vermonter line opened four years ago projected 28 riders per day at the Northampton station. In fact, the average is 59 for the two trains per day — a southbound run that arrives at 2 p.m. and a northbound train at 4 p.m., noted Masterson, the city’s Economic Development director. “And that’s inconvenient service, in the middle of the afternoon,” added Mayor David Narkewicz. “If they made it convenient — get on in the morning, go to Manhattan, and come back the same day — it would be interesting to see the ...

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    14. Peter Pan Charts a Route to Continued Growth

      Peter Pan Charts a Route to Continued Growth

      Peter Picknelly says the higher prices that consumers are experiencing at the gas pump are a fairly recent phenomenon, with the surge coming over the past few months or so. But in the bus business, such changes to the landscape can, and usually do, have a quick and profound impact. And Easter weekend provided ample evidence of this. “Business was up 18% over the same period a year ago — we were really busy over Easter weekend,” said Picknelly. “When gas prices go up, we see an increase in ridership, and they’ve been going up.

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    15. Greater Northampton Chamber to Mark 100th Anniversary on June 13

      Greater Northampton Chamber to Mark 100th Anniversary on June 13

      The Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce will host its centennial event, “Torch: Our Time to Shine,” on Thursday, June 13 at 6 p.m., at the Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton. The evening’s program will honor Suzanne Beck, who has led the chamber for 27 years, and is retiring from the organization this spring. Beck will be recognized along with those she has worked closely with during her tenure at the chamber. “There have been so many people recently stepping up to carry on the leadership that these trailblazers began,” she said. “I started to look around and ...

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    16. Family Business Center to Host Leadership Summit on June 4

      Family Business Center to Host Leadership Summit on June 4

      The Family Business Center of Pioneer Valley is gathering leaders of Western Mass. companies, agencies, and organizations to explore together the upcoming trends and forces all will need to respond to. On Tuesday, June 4 at the Log Cabin in Holyoke, 100 local leaders will participate in a World Café-style session, led by strategic leadership coach Ingrid Bredenberg, that will result in an improved perspective on paths forward into the inevitable future.

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    17. What’s next for Friendly’s ice cream plant in Wilbraham as owner Dean Foods looks to restructure?

      What’s next for Friendly’s ice cream plant in Wilbraham as owner Dean Foods looks to restructure?

      Dean Foods, the Texas-based dairy conglomerate that owns Friendly’s ice cream manufacturing business, isn’t tipping its hand when it comes its future or the future of Friendly’s. In February, Dean Foods announced plans to restructure and possibly sell all or parts of its business. Dean has already received a half dozen offers for various parts of its business, including the Friendly’s operation, according to a story Monday in The Wall Street Journal.

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    18. MGM Springfield Receives Industry’s First LEED Platinum Certification - BusinessWest

      MGM Springfield Receives Industry’s First LEED Platinum Certification - BusinessWest

      MGM Resorts International announced that MGM Springfield has received the world’s first U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) New Construction Platinum level certification for a gaming resort.  MGM Springfield, which opened in August 2018, is the company’s most recent development. Working closely with state and city officials, as well as the local community, MGM Resorts committed to designing and building a property that exemplifies the company’s values in support of environmental sustainability and positive social impact while honoring local history and architecture.

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    19. Associated Industries of Massachusetts chooses top lobbyist John Regan as its new CEO - masslive.com

      Associated Industries of Massachusetts chooses top lobbyist John Regan as its new CEO - masslive.com

      ohn Regan was selected on Thursday to be the new president and CEO of Associated Industries of Massachusetts, the state’s largest and most powerful business group.  As of May 20, Regan will succeed AIM President and CEO Richard Lord, who is retiring after 20 years.

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    20. ‘There must be some good use for it,’ Jacob Trudeau says after buying Strathmore Mill building in Russell for $15K

      ‘There must be some good use for it,’ Jacob Trudeau says after buying Strathmore Mill building in Russell for $15K

      A Pittsfield man who thought he’d get a chance to bid on different mill building has instead purchased Strathmore Mill #2 at auction from the town for just $15,000. “I thought as long I was here, I’d try and buy it anyway,” buyer Jacob Trudeau, 30, said Thursday following the auction at Russell Town Hall. He'd seen a sign on Route 20 advertising the auction last week while driving home from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

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    21. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield using augmented reality for fundraising

      Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield using augmented reality for fundraising

      The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will use augmented reality technology to help it raise funds. Augmented reality adds images or video to the screen as users look at the real world through the camera function on their phone or another electronic device. Its best-known application thus far has been in the game “Pokémon Go.” The hoop shrine announced Wednesday a deal with Imagination Park Entertainment of Vancouver and Los Angeles for the augmented reality technology.

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