To try to lower the expenses Callaway Golf has with its Chicopee manufacturing facility, Mayor Michael Bissonnette has been working to switch Callaway from buying its electricity from Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO) to Chicopee Electric Light Department (CELD).
On Aug. 6 Watkins hosted a grand opening celebration for his new restaurant, On The Mark. Located in the heart of Agawam off of Springfield Street, the Walnut Street eatery serves up fresh homestyle breakfast and lunch, seven days a week.
The number of Hampden County mortgage foreclosures fell 12.35 percent in July from 81 in July 2008 to 71, according to statistics released Wednesday by The Warren Group, a Boston-based provider of real-estate information.
SPRINGFIELD - The terraced amphitheater on Albany Street where the Gasoline Alley Foundation will graduate young people from its summer work program on Friday was choked with six years of brush growth before the youth started working.
State regulators today revised the controversial Massachusetts data-privacy regulations, extending the deadline to March 10, making the rules consistent with federal standards and allowing employers to determine the technology needed to comply. AIM, which has represented employers for more than a ye
WMECo Targets Young Adults to Reduce Energy UsePR Newswire (press release)SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Western Massachusetts Electricity Company (WMECo) today announced an effort to help "Echo Boomers" ...and more »
One of the countries most storied venues will soon re-open under its original name, The Paramount Theater. Recently known as The Hippodrome, the downtown Springfield facility has been closed for several months as owners sought solutions to the new state fire code.
Owners Michael J. Barrasso and Ste
It’s called the American Graduation Initiative, an Obama administration program to pump $12 billion into the nation’s community college over the next decade. While administrators at those institutions welcome the federal help, some wonder out loud whether the measure will have any meaningful impact and do what its name implies – graduate more individuals into the workforce.
Today's entrepreneurs and small business owners must wear a lot of hats to run a successful company. Whether marketing, selling or hiring, business owners are expected to know everything! For some, understanding the entire realm of technology needs for a...
Nationally, there's talk that the recession may be over. But for confirmation that the economy is still on the skids here in Western Massachusetts, one need only look at the increase in the number of creditors knocking on the...
Business WestWestfield Charts Progress Downtown and in Its Industrial ParksBusiness WestNationwide, economic development has been as stagnant as the summer's heat. But Westfield boasts new-business planning that most communities can only dream ...