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    1. Holyoke and Ware receive over $1M to expand industrial rail and freight access

      Holyoke and Ware receive over $1M to expand industrial rail and freight access

      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday, eight industrial freight grants totaling over $3 million as part of the 2017 Industrial Rail Access Program awards. The awards program supports projects that improve or expand rail or freight access, economic opportunity and job growth. “This unique program supports economic development and job growth across the Commonwealth by expanding and improving access to the rail infrastructure so important to the success of our employers,” Governor Charlie Baker said in a statement. “Freight rail shipping is a priority for the competitiveness of companies large and small, connecting their sites and products to ...

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    2. Westfield receives $300K for Turnpike Industrial Park expansion

      Westfield receives $300K for Turnpike Industrial Park expansion

      The City of Westfield was awarded a $300,000 Site Readiness Fund Program grant, from the Baker-Polito Administration, Friday, for the expansion of the Turnpike Industrial Park. According to a news release sent to 22News from the state’s housing and economic development office, Westfield will use the money to fund predevelopment activities to spur private investment at a city owned site next to the current industrial park. “Assisting communities in transforming underutilized property into opportunities for development and job growth continues to be an important component of our economic development strategy,” Governor Charlie Baker stated in the release.

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