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    1. Kinder Morgan eliminates plan for 14.5 mile spur of pipeline in Central Massachusetts | masslive.com

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      Kinder Morgan eliminates plan for 14.5 mile spur of pipeline in Central Massachusetts | masslive.com

      Kinder Morgan, the company behind two new lengths of pipeline spanning from Pennsylvania to New Hampshire and Massachusetts, said that its has canceled plans for a short spur off of the Fitchburg branch of the state's natural gas network. The removal of the spur will not affect the company's larger expansion plans for the state.
      Allen Fore, the vice president of government affairs for Kinder Morgan, said that the decision to scale back this portion of the pipeline project was commercial in nature.

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    2. UMass President Robert Caret announces $1.7 million in grants to UMass faculty

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      UMass President Robert Caret announces $1.7 million in grants to UMass faculty

      University of Massachusetts President Robert L. Caret announced the awarding of $1.17 million in grants to UMass faculty members at all five campuses. The awards fund work ranging from a project that will see faculty members engage with industry partners in the development of a big data research center in Amherst, to a project aimed at bringing local history to life for Lawrence school children, according to a press release.

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    3. Fresh Start program gives struggling Springfield students a chance to succeed, give back

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      Fresh Start program gives struggling Springfield students a chance to succeed, give back

      Faith Marrero, 17, has always dreamed of becoming a pediatrician. But over the years, life got challenging and she was left homeless, struggling to maintain relationships with her parents and make it through high school. "I was so behind on credits I never thought I would make it through high school, let alone get into college," said Marrero. On Wednesday night, she will graduate from the Springfield High School of Science and Technology and go on to American International College where she has received a $44,000 scholarship. She will study biology with the hopes of becoming a pediatrician or ...

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      Mentions:   American International College   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    4. Growth Opportunities

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      Growth Opportunities

      Joe Shoenfeld calls it “an attitudinal shift.”  That’s how he chose to describe a movement, for lack of a better term, that has made terms like ‘fresh,’ ‘healthy,’ ‘organic,’ ‘sustainable,’ and especially ‘local’ not just adjectives that dominate the lexicon — and also the marketing materials — of those who grow, sell, and prepare food, but also part of this region’s culture

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. UMass, Jawaharial Nehru University climate change collaboration strengthens both institutions, research

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      UMass, Jawaharial Nehru University climate change collaboration strengthens both institutions, research

      It's not atypical for a University of Massachusetts researcher to collaborate with another university, but what makes the gathering this week between researchers here and from Jawaharlal Nehru University is the scope. "This is a new initiative for us," said Jack Ahearn, vice provost of International Programs. "Historically what we have done is have collaborations between faculty members with international universities one-on-one."

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      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Kumble Subbaswamy

    6. City on the Rise: Springfield projects, including MGM, Union Station, CNR Changchun, mean 8,410 jobs, report says | masslive.com

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      City on the Rise: Springfield projects, including MGM, Union Station, CNR Changchun, mean 8,410 jobs, report says | masslive.com

      The more than $2.7 billion worth of development projects either ongoing or recently completed in the city of Springfield account for 8,410 new jobs, retained existing jobs or construction jobs, according to a report issued by this city this morning. There are 520 retained existing jobs on the list. The city also expects 4,692 new jobs - a number mostly made up of 3,000 expected jobs at the MGM Springfield casino.  Construction work, both recently completed and on the drawing boards and set to begin, totals 3,198 construction jobs. Of those 3,198 construction jobs, 2 ...

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    7. Proposed Northfield compressor for Tennessee Gas Pipeline revealed | masslive.com

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      Proposed Northfield compressor for Tennessee Gas Pipeline revealed | masslive.com

      The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has released a long-awaited map showing the 242-acre site that Kinder Morgan hopes to acquire for one of the nation's biggest compressor stations along the Tennessee Gas Pipeline.  The 80,000 horsepower compressor station would sit on ten of those acres and pump natural gas along the pipeline. Smaller compressors on other gas pipelines have created noise problems.

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    8. Survey: Business confidence falls in May, but hiring is strong | masslive.com

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      Survey: Business confidence falls in May, but hiring is strong | masslive.com

      Massachusetts employers lost confidence in the economy last month, despite an strong willingness to hire, according to a survey conducted by Associated Industries of Massachusetts.  Associated Industries' Business Confidence Index fell 1.8 points on the month to 57.3 points. Associated Industries, a statewide business group, plots business confidence on a 100-point scale where 50 is neutral and anything greater than that is good while anything less than 50 is bad.

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      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts

    9. Community Spotlight: Palmer

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      Community Spotlight: Palmer

      Dave Golden was proudly showing off artwork created by Palmer public-school students in a room in the North Brookfield Savings Bank in Three Rivers.  The exhibit has been on display only several weeks, but it has already sparked interest, and other artists have approached Golden, the branch manager, to ask if they could exhibit their own work there. He says the art show is part of a collaborative effort to transform Three Rivers into a thriving center for the arts.  “I’ve partnered with organizations that are working together to bring arts to the village; we want to beautify Main ...

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      Mentions:   Palmer

    10. Baystate Franklin's Steven Bradley departs; Dr. Thomas Higgins new interim head | masslive.com

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      Baystate Franklin's Steven Bradley departs; Dr. Thomas Higgins new interim head | masslive.com

      Dr. Thomas L. Higgins has stepped in as interim president of Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Health's Northern Region. He replaces Steven F. Bradley in those roles, according to an announcement by Dennis W. Chalke, senior vice president of Community Hospitals for Baystate Health. The announcement cited unexpected and urgent issues related to family as the reason for Bradley's departure.

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    11. Holyoke utility to pour $2 million from land sale into operating budget

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      Holyoke utility to pour $2 million from land sale into operating budget

      - Rising transmission and other costs mean that the $2 million the Holyoke Gas and Electric Department gets in selling Whiting Farms Road property will help in keeping rates lower than most utilities but won't reduce rate-payers' bills, an official said. "Although the $2 million proceeds from the land sale would be a significant influx of cash flow, it is only a one time infusion of cash, as opposed to the increases to operating expenses, which are recurring," department Manager James M. Lavelle said Friday (May 29).

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      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   Chicopee   Holyoke

    12. Author, Radio Host Howie Carr to Keynote ERC5 Annual Meeting | BusinessWest

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      Author, Radio Host Howie Carr to Keynote ERC5 Annual Meeting | BusinessWest

      The East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, June 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Blake Commons Dining Hall, Bay Path University, Longmeadow. The keynote speaker will be talk-show host and bestselling author Howie Carr, discussing politics, crime, and entertainment.

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    13. Holly Smith-Bove steps down as president of Springfield Museums

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      Holly Smith-Bove steps down as president of Springfield Museums

      Holly Smith-Bove said on Monday she is stepping down as president of the Springfield Museums as the museum board embarks on a major capital campaign for a Dr. Seuss museum at the Quadrangle. Smith-Bove of Florence, who has held the museum post for five years, said "after consulting with our board, we've decided that this was the right time to make that change

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    14. LightHouse receives $125K donation, signs 10-year lease for downtown Holyoke building

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      LightHouse receives $125K donation, signs 10-year lease for downtown Holyoke building

      LightHouse is an alternative education program that will offer students an individualized learning opportunity during their teenage years. The founders are Catherine Gobron, the current program director of North Star: Self Directed Learning for Teens, and Josiah Litant, an education consultant who formerly worked in the dean of students office at Hampshire College.

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      Mentions:   Hampshire College   Holyoke

    15. Greater Springfield YMCA appoints Dexter Johnson interim chief following resignation of Kirk Smith

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      Greater Springfield YMCA appoints Dexter Johnson interim chief following resignation of Kirk Smith

      Johnson has been involved with YMCA organizations for the past 23 years, including working for five years at the the YMCA of the USA based in Chicago, where he served as regional training manager and was responsible for the implementation of the organization's strategic plan, according to Friday's news release from Poindexter. He also worked at the Tampa, Florida Metropolitan Area YMCA as district executive and executive director, the release states.

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      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield

    16. Berkshire Health Systems - Medicaid Insurance Enrollment Fair

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      Berkshire Health Systems - Medicaid Insurance Enrollment Fair

      Berkshire Health Systems, in conjunction  with several Medicaid Insurance providers, will hold Enrollment  Fairs in all sections of the Berkshires to aid residents currently covered by Boston Medical Center HealthNet (BMC HealthNet)  who wish to choose another insurer that covers Berkshire Health Systems services in-network. Certified Application Counselors will be on hand to assist those who wish to select a new plan.

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    17. Career day at Springfield elementary school brings lesson on advertising business in Western Mass.

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      Career day at Springfield elementary school brings lesson on advertising business in Western Mass.

      The third graders at the Arthur T. Talmadge Elementary School in Springfield were treated to a lesson on advertising and how it affects their everyday life this week as Mark French, advertising director for The Republican, was in the classroom for Career Day.

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      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    18. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker visits Yankee Candle manufacturing in Whatley (photos, video)

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      Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker visits Yankee Candle manufacturing in Whatley (photos, video)

      Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker took a tour of a major Western Massachusetts employer on Thursday, the Yankee Candle manufacturing facility in Whately. Surrounded by company executives, media and the ever-present, overwhelming fragrance of about 100 candle scents, Baker greeted as many employees as he could while listening to his tour guide, Jim Scott, vice president of manufacturing.

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      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   Yankee Candle, Inc.

    19. Springfield unveils $130,000 in Pine Point storefront improvements | masslive.com

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      Springfield unveils $130,000 in Pine Point storefront improvements | masslive.com

      The storefront grants are funded by a federal Community Development Block Grant the the city. Businesses must fund a 10 percent match. Businesses must create or retain at least one job for each $10,000 and they must remain in Springfield for a minimum of three years after the grant is made.  To be eligible, businesses must be located in a Community Development Block Grant-eligible neighborhood. Interested business owners are asked to call the city planning office at (413) 787-6020.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    20. Santander Bank branch at MassLive Building in downtown Springfield closing July 10 | masslive.com

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      Santander Bank branch at MassLive Building in downtown Springfield closing July 10 | masslive.com

      The Santander Bank branch at 1350 Main St. is shutting down.  The location inside One Financial Plaza, where MassLive also has its offices, is closing its doors effective Friday, July 10.  Customers are being directed to the branch at 590 Sumner Ave. Hours are Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and closed on Sunday.

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      Mentions:   Springfield

    21. Northampton company 3BL buys British company to expand news distribution on corporate responsibility | masslive.com

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      Northampton company 3BL buys British company to expand news distribution on corporate responsibility | masslive.com

      A Northampton company that focuses on corporate responsibility and news on that front has acquired an English publishing company that publishes an ethical performance newsletter and website.  3BL Media announced on Wednesday that it has purchased Dunstans Publishing Limited, a British company with a sustainability reporting service. The acquisition expands the range of communication on the subject within the 3BL Media group.

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      Mentions:   Northampton

    22. L-3 KEO in Northampton wins $48.7 million contract for submarine masts | masslive.com

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      L-3 KEO in Northampton wins $48.7 million contract for submarine masts | masslive.com

      L-3 KEO, formerly Kollmorgen, has been awarded a $48.7 million contract from Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to develop and build a slimmer version of its photonics mast for the Virginia class of submarines.  L-3 KEO will do the engineering and design work for the project during the first year of the contract, with an option to produce up to 29 photonics masts the next four years. The maximum value of the contract is $157 million

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      Mentions:   Northampton   Kollmorgen

    23. Being Entrepreneurial

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      Being Entrepreneurial

      When Katie Stebbins talks with those involved in efforts across the state to create and expand what are coming to be known as ‘entrepreneurial ecosystems,’ she speaks with a good deal of perspective — and experience. Indeed, the Commonwealth’s recently named assistant secretary for Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, within the Executive Office of Housing & Economic Development.

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    24. Baystate doing the job and deserving of help: Editorial | masslive.com

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      Baystate doing the job and deserving of help: Editorial | masslive.com

      If Baystate Medical Center is one of the best-kept secrets in the Massachusetts health field, the problem is that the facility's work should be no secret.  U.S News and World Report certainly knows about the Springfield facility. It ranked Baystate as one of just 34 hospitals in the country considered 'high performing' in five common procedures in its first 'Best Hospitals for Common Care' ratings.

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