1. Business leaders: Springfield poised for renaissance, but only if region seizes opportunities | masslive.com

    Business leaders: Springfield poised for renaissance, but only if region seizes opportunities | masslive.com

    In the next few months, the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts hopes to roll out an integrated public relations campaign touting the region as a good place to live, to work, locate a business and visit on vacation.  The EDC also hopes to soon get a $500,000 Working Cities Grant from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston to train residents for in-demand careers and to get the discouraged people who have dropped out of the labor pool back to work.  It's all designed, said EDC president and CEO Rick Sullivan, to answer the region's demand for ...

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