With the state's unemployment rate hovering around 8½ percent, scores of the unemployed are looking for new ways to get working. Area job training centers and local colleges are humming with activity from those looking to gain an edge over stiff competition in this hurting economy.
13 New England Groups Selected to Receive Additional Brownfields ...U.S. EPA.gov (press release)$500000; Funds will support cleanup activities at hazardous substances projects in Hampden and Hampshire Counties in western Massachusetts. ...and more »
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Massachusetts Amherst will receive a combined $35 million in federal stimulus funds for pioneering research in solar energy and electricity storage.
The city's oldest do-it-yourself art and performance nonprofit is entering a fundraising push Friday evening as members look forward to a long-awaited first show in their rapidly transforming space in the historic Town Hall on Main Street.
WWLP 22NewsHealth fund for unemployed runs lowWWLP 22NewsHOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) - A state run program that pays for the health care costs of thousands of unemployed Massachusetts workers, could run out of money ...and more »
FITCHBURG — Developer Christopher J. Iosua was frustrated with the answer Gov. Deval L. Patrick gave him yesterday when he asked if small businesses on Main Street would see any economic stimulus money to help spur business development downtown. Mr ...
SPRINGFIELD, MA August 5, 2009 - The Springfield Armor's Web site, www.armorhoops.com, has received a facelift. Under the direction of the NBA's technical and creative staff, the Armor's new and improved Web site conforms to the eye-catching model used by existing NBA Development League teams.
Bruschi Bros. Inc. needed $500,000 in working capital to prepare for upcoming construction projects, the type of paving, bridge and construction work that's been the company's bread and butter for 64 years.
WILBRAHAM - Friendly Ice Cream Corp. is betting that people want their Fribbles in a flash. The company's new Friendly's Express locations promise to have customers get their food six to eight minutes after ordering and to shave an entire Friendly's ...
Boston - —Consortium of local research-industry-government-military organizations collaborating to establish algae farm and biorefinery for production of renewable fuels— Wellfleet, Mass. and Woods Hole, Mass., August 4, 2009— Plankton Power ...
The selectmen's decision to apply for the state's Green Community status would have seemed unthinkable a year ago, when the majority of the selectmen feared such connections would burden the town and local businesses