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    1. Plans on track to 'connect the unconnected' in central, western Massachusetts

      The Massachusetts Broadband Institute, established in a $40 million bond bill in 2008 to extend broadband service to communities with limited access or no access at all, on Wednesday outlined a plan to build 1,338 miles of broadband infrastructure across 120 western and central Massachusetts communities in the next two years
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    2. Western Massachusetts towns work to upgrade broadband Internet access

      Western Massachusetts towns work to upgrade broadband Internet access
      Sixteen towns in Franklin County, seven in Hampshire, three in Hampden and 21 in Berkshire have banded together to create a cooperative they are calling WiredWest, which plans to build and operate a community-owned, open-access broadband network in the member towns.
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    3. Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce to hold workshop for businesses on Internet security

      The Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce will hold a workshop on Tuesday titled “Information Security Seminar: What Every Business Needs to Know.” The event, which will have a moderator and speakers, is set for 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the MassMutual Conference Center, 350 Memorial Drive, in Chicopee.
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    4. Away in Geneva, the World Wide Web was born on Christmas Day

      Away in Geneva, the World Wide Web was born on Christmas Day
      Adrian, who now leads UMass’ efforts behind the Massachusetts Green High Speed Computer Center in Holyoke, was with the National Science Foundation back in the 19980s. They used the Internet which had already been developed as a durable command-and-control message system for the military then opened up to civilian researchers and corporations.
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    5. A Documented Success

      A Documented Success
      Ray Catougno didn’t graduate high school with plans to become a court reporter. But when opportunity knocked, he ran with it, and eventually founded a company that employs about 700 people nationwide, providing transcription services for the medical, legal, law-enforcement, and insurance fields.
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    6. Open Houses Coming Up at Springfield Incubator

      The EDC would like to inform you about three Open Houses coming up at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at the Springfield Technology Park. Details are below. The EDC encourages small business formation and we would be pleased to offer assistance to any firm or entrepreneur, along with the resources available at the Center. Growing Successful Small Businesses is the focus of several upcoming open houses at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at the STCC Technology Park in Springfield. Please join us on December 15, January 12, and February 9 from 12:00 – 1:00pm to learn about how the Enterprise Center ...
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    7. UMass president Jack Wilson: Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center will "put Holyoke on the map"

      UMass president Jack Wilson: Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center will "put Holyoke on the map"
      The new high-performance computing center’s real value as an economic development tool will be as proof that Holyoke can take on large-scale high-technology projects and get them done, University of Massachusetts President Jack M. Wilson said Friday morning.
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    8. Advanced medical research among the possibilities for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center

      Advanced medical research among the possibilities for Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center
      For Gierasch, high performance computing will address the need to do longer simulations of the folding networks of proteins within a cell, to answer why they align in particular ways. The long term goal of such work could lead to limits on human suffering by figuring out the role of proteins, which are linked to certain diseases and about half the human cancers, she said.
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    9. Cisco Systems outlines public safety communications plan for Holyoke officials

      Despite details to be worked out, Cisco’s program at least will help show how to improve quality of life here for once-leading industrial city that is struggling with poverty and blight but is poised for a rebound, Mayor Elaine A. Pluta said. “We look forward to working with Cisco and our community partners now and in the future to create a one-of-a-kind Holyoke,” Pluta said.
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    10. 'A Magnet for Innovation' in Holyoke

      'A Magnet for Innovation' in Holyoke
      The new computing center, which Holyoke Mayor Elaine Pluta dubbed the “great green high-performance computing center”, is an unprecedented collaboration between the Commonwealth, the state’s top research universities—including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Massachusetts, Boston University, Northeastern University, and Harvard University—and two of the state’s top-tier technology hub firms, EMC Corp. and Cisco Systems, Inc.
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    11. Editorial: Holyoke computer center launch fuels imagination

      Editorial: Holyoke computer center launch fuels imagination
      Gov. Deval L. Patrick and Gregory P. Bialecki, secretary of the state Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development believe it can be a catalyst to attract new firms and a spark leading to more valley innovation. “There’s a lot of people that are going to be asking, ‘They chose Holyoke, why don’t we choose Holyoke?’ “ Bialecki said.
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    12. Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center groundbreaking in Holyoke draws state, college officials

      Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center groundbreaking in Holyoke draws state, college officials
      Patrick cited his support for economic initiatives including a new state data center in Springfield, clean energy such as wind power, high-speed broadband Internet for Western Massachusetts, commuter rail between Hartford and Springfield, increasing the role of community colleges in job training and boosting training for manufacturing jobs in the medical device sector and other innovative industries.
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