1. Holyoke steps toward return of passenger train service with ground-breaking for $3.2 million platform

    Holyoke steps toward return of passenger train service with ground-breaking for $3.2 million platform

    "It's exciting to see Holyoke at the center of that in Western Massachusetts," Mayor Alex B. Morse said. Shortly after, a silver Amtrak trained pulled up to the dirt lot at Main and Dwight streets, a good 10 minutes early, and out stepped U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, Gov. Deval L. Patrick and other officials. Then the officials from up and down the levels of government grabbed a shovel each and conducted the ceremonial and simultaneous tossing of dirt to signal the launch of what will be a 400-foot-long concrete platform with a canopy. Morse and ...

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    1. It's exciting to see Holyoke at the center of that in Western Massachusetts.
    2. He's here now, so we can call him out.
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