Mike Graney from the EDC and Dave Driver from Northeast Utilities are in The Netherlands on a business development mission. They are meeting with eight Dutch C-level executives of firms in the IT, manufacturing, life science and food processing industries. From there, they will travel to Düsseldorf
SPRINGFIELD - Unemployed and under-employed adults in the city who are in need of intermediate to advanced English for speakers of other languages and workplace skills should apply now for space in a new, six-month intensive workforce skills class that starts on Nov. 23 at Holyoke Community College's Ludlow-area adult learning center.
WEST SPRINGFIELD - With more than 45 breeds of horses to learn about and 400 exhibitors showcasing everything from hay to riding equipment, visitors at the 12th annual Equine Affaire show had plenty to do.
HOLYOKE - O'Connell Professional Nurse Service is using a $70,000 grant from the Commonwealth Corp. to both train new personal-care homemakers and provide certified nursing assistants with additional training in home health care.
UMass president endorses law schoolMassLive.comSome legislators in Western Massachusetts are concerned the law school would take money from the flagship Amherst campus and other university campuses. Rep. ...and more »
United Financial Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq: UBNK) and CNB Financial Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: CFNA) announced today that United Financial Bancorp has received regulatory approval to acquire CNB Financial. The merger is anticipated to close on or about November 30, 2009.
Despite the lagging economy, the 2008-2009 ski season in Western Massachusetts was a strong one. With good snow predictions for the upcoming winter, staffers at area ski resorts are hoping for another banner year this year.
European-American Chambers of Commerce and business groups in New England are coming together at the second annual Boston Cleantech Venture Day (BCVD) to assist European Cleantech companies in exploring and taking advantage of opportunities in the US. European Cleantech companies are invited to pr
Massachusetts Receives $2 Million In Stimulus Funding For Broadband DevelopmentGov Monitor“Too many Massachusetts communities are underserved when it comes to broadband access and some, such as Wendell and Monterey in western Massachusetts, ...and more »