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    1. Mass. claims $2M for statewide broadband service

      Mass. claims $2M for statewide broadband service
      The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration has awarded about $2 million in stimulus funding to Massachusetts for the purpose of developing initial steps for setting up broadband Internet service throughout the commonwealth, including Cape Cod and western Massachusetts.
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    2. Mass. chases stimulus cash for broadband

      WASHINGTON, D.C. Hoping to win a new chunk of federal stimulus money, Governor Deval Patrick pitched the Obama administration yesterday on three proposals that would expand broadband access in areas of Massachusetts that lack adequate high-speed connections. Beginning a two-day visit to Washington, Patrick met with Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to lobby for projects totaling $154 million that would expand ...
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    3. The EDC Attends Annual Renewable Energy Forum conference

      Mike Graney, EDC Vice President of Business Development, is representing the region in Dallas, Texas this week throughout The Area Development' Renewable Energy Forum conference being held November 4 - 6. This event is a renewable and green energy trade show for professionals involved in research a
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    4. MassMutual Approves $1.23 Billion Dividend for Policyholders

      (Springfield, MA) - Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) today announced it has approved an estimated payment of $1.23 billion in dividends to eligible participating policyholders in 2010. The total dividends for 2010, approved by MassMutual’s Board of Directors, include a dividend interest rate of 7.0 percent on new eligible participating life insurance policies1 and reflects the company’s continued strong financial position
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    5. 2 gifts to Amherst College total $125m

      NORTHAMPTON Two Amherst College graduates have pledged separate gifts of $100 million and $25 million to their alma mater, the school announced yesterday. The donations, to be paid over five years from donors who wished to remain anonymous, are the largest in the history of the Northampton college. The $100 million pledge is among the largest single unrestricted cash gifts ...
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    6. Green tech company makes home here

      CHICOPEE -- In another few years, the city of Chicopee may be known as the location where renewable fuels took a huge step forward. Congressman Richard Neal, State Sen. Michael Knapik and Mayor Michael Bissonnette were among the officials at the groundbreaking for the pilot facility for Qteros, a company that uses a microbe to convert cellulose from plant material into ethanol.
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