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    1. Talk/Read/Succeed! summer learning program launches second year at Dorman, Boland elementary schools in Springfield

      Talk/Read/Succeed! summer learning program launches second year at Dorman, Boland elementary schools in Springfield

      Talk/Read/Succeed!, an innovative early literacy program is funded primarily by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and guided by the Davis Foundation, unites two Springfield Housing Authority developments with the two schools. It marshals a broad-based coalition to bring lasting and positive changes for families and the Springfield community.

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    2. YMCA of Greater Springfield at 160: Looking forward to serving the community

      YMCA of Greater Springfield at 160: Looking forward to serving the community

      As the second-oldest YMCA in the country, our Y is widely revered as a pioneer in providing innovative solutions to meet the needs of those who live here, regardless of race, religion or socio-economic status. In particular, our founders had a passion for working with our community’s most vulnerable citizens to ensure that their health and well-being was a priority.

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    3. NStar, Northeast Utilities merger agreement includes Cape Wind provisions, planned rate freeze -- but no upgrades to power lines and poles

       Power giants NStar and Northeast Utilities won a green light from Massachusetts’ regulators for their multibillion-dollar merger while avoiding serious questions about the catastrophic outages that darkened vast swaths of southern New England last fall, a review of merger records shows.

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    4. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield College join to give Dunbar center new backboards

      Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield College join to give Dunbar center new backboards

      “The Dunbar Center is an important resource for the Springfield community, and we are pleased to be a part of this celebration,” said Flynn. “Springfield College maintains very close ties with both the YMCA movement and the basketball hall of fame. We believe that both of these fine organizations are guided by principles and values that are absolutely consistent with the mission of Springfield College - educating students in spirit, mind, and body for leadership in service to others.”

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    5. Gov. Deval Patrick appoints former Springfield City Councilor Bruce Stebbins to Massachusetts Gaming Commission

      Gov. Deval Patrick appoints former Springfield City Councilor Bruce Stebbins to Massachusetts Gaming Commission

      Gov. Deval L. Patrick and other top state officials on Tuesday announced the final two appointments to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission including former Springfield City Councilor Bruce Stebbins.  The five-member gaming commission is now complete and will be responsible for implementing and overseeing the gaming industry in Massachusetts.

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    6. Pioneer Valley Regional School students attend 72nd Model Congress at American International College

      Pioneer Valley Regional School students attend 72nd Model Congress at American International College
      The three-day event is the longest running event of its kind in the country. The students submitted the legislation prior to the start of Model Congress, and each bill was then debated, amended and voted on during committee meetings. Bills that were approved in committee were taken up the next day in House and Senate sessions.
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    7. Westfield State University wins accolades in U.S. News & World Report ranking of online education programs

      Westfield State University boasts the best faculty credentials and training among schools offering online education programs, according to a new set of rankings issued by U.S. News & News Report. The university also received accolades in the categories of student services and technology, where it ranked #16, and teaching practices and student engagement, where it ranked #42. The lists represent U.S. News & News Report's first ever edition of online education program rankings
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    8. Baystate Medical Center's employee-led toy drive brings kids a healthy dose of holiday cheer

      Baystate Medical Center's employee-led toy drive brings kids a healthy dose of holiday cheer
      For a while it looked as if Santa’s workshop had moved to Baystate Medical Center as his “helpers,” actually busy Baystate Medical Center employees dressed in holiday garb, gathered together on Dec. 15 to sort through the many mountains of toys they and co-workers donated as part of the hospital’s sixth annual “Spirit of Giving” toy drive.
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    9. Jason Mark, Northampton author and online entrepreneur, sees respect as key to writing for kids

      Jason Mark, Northampton author and online entrepreneur, sees respect as key to writing for kids
      Inspired by readers, Mark recently also made available a print version of the book, about two children who find a ghost in their house and ultimately become instrumental in helping the ghost grow to be a better “person.” Mark, 40, is the chief strategist and creative leader of Gravity Switch, and he describes himself as “an inventor and technologist” who loves working with people who are both smart and fun.
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