Boston Medical Center, the state’s largest provider of medical treatment to the poor, is bracing for dramatic financial losses, which some fear will force it to slash programs and jeopardize care for thousands of poverty-stricken families.
GREENFIELD - When Daniel S. Rosenberg's organic foods business was bursting at the seams, he found himself in a pickle. Where to expand? The answer was right across Wells Street from the Community Development Corporation's food processing facility he ...
In the wake of yesterday’s official announcement by Governor Deval Patrick, the EDC applauds the City of Holyoke and the economic development team responsible for successfully negotiating the decision to develop a new $80-$100-million high performance computer center there. EDC President and CEO A
Mike Graney, EDC Vice President of Business Development, is representing the region in New York City this week throughout the East Coast’s premier annual conference for Medical Devices and Manufacturing. MD&M East is a medical manufacturing trade show for professionals involved in research and dev
Last Thursday, EDC’s Next Gen Networking and Talent Development Video Release Reception officially launched the EDC’s initiative to help Western Massachusetts companies recruit and retain talented professionals. Area executives, as well as the region’s young professionals’ organizations, gat
The EDC is participating in the BIO International Convention, being held until May 21 in Atlanta, Georgia. The convention is the largest global event for the biotechnology industry and attracts the biggest names in biotech, offers key networking and partnering opportunities, and provides insights an
The largest manufacturing trade show on the East coast will take place at the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield, MA this week. More than 600 exhibitors and an estimated 14,000 fellow attendees will gather for this event Tuesday through Thursday, May 19 through May 21. Explore bre
Dawn Creighton of Williamsburg has been named regional director of member relations for Western Massachusetts by Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), a nonpartisan, nonprofit employer association of 6,500 Bay State businesses and institutions.
In her new position, Creighton will work wi
Yesterday, the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, in conjunction with State Senator Stephen Buoniconti, hosted the Annual Beacon Hill Summit. Participants, including many EDC member company representatives, learned about reforms, revenues and the current state of the Massachuset
The Directors of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts’ voted to support Senate Bill 13 and House Bill 107, and to forgo any increases in revenue derived from the gasoline tax until the actual costs of these reforms is understood. Chairman of the Government Affairs Committee Th
Today the EDC and WMECO are co-sponsoring an Energy Efficiency Conference sponsored by the German-American Chamber of Commerce in New York. The conference features eight German companies that have expressed an interest in entering the U.S. market. WMECO CEO Peter Clarke will give a presentation on t
Covanta Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA ) and a world leader in the development and operation of large scale Energy-from-Waste and other renewable energy projects, today announced its Covanta Springfield facility has earned "STAR" status in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Voluntary Protection Program (OSHA VPP)
HOLYOKE - Giving tax breaks and helping find talent are among the ways state government can help their emerging businesses, the leaders of green companies said during a forum Friday at Holyoke Community College. The program was the fourth session of ...
Scuderi Group to Participate in Listening Tour for Mass. Joint ...SYS-CON Media (press release)What: Scuderi Engine testimony before Massachusetts' Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies When: Friday, July 10, ...and more »