1. Articles in category: Tourism

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    1. Amherst Town Meeting voters unanimously approve local option taxes on restaurant meals and motel rooms

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 27 2009)

      Voters approved adopting the new 0.75 percent meals tax and increasing the 4 percent local tax on motel rooms by 50 percent to 6 percent. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Northampton

    2. Big E unveils fall fair lineup

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 24 2009)

      The mammoth fair will return to the Eastern States Exposition grounds on Memorial Avenue from Sept. 18 through Oct. 4. The annual event, which drew more than 1 million people in 2008, is New England's largest fair and ranks in the top 10 fairs in North America. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    3. Getting Over ‘Rollercoasteritis’

      Explore BusinessWest (Jul 22 2009)

      Getting Over ‘Rollercoasteritis’ Six Flags Battles the Economy and a Rainy Summer with a Focus on Value, Fun (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Six Flags New England

    4. Springfield mayor Domenic J. Sarno vows to maintain meals tax

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 20 2009)

      Law Department officials say that a new vote on meals tax in Springfield cannot occur until next year. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. Developers of Hilton Garden Inn planned for Northampton, seek to add 11 more rooms, greenhouse

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 20 2009)

      The Pioneer Valley Hotel Group hopes to break ground on its 112-room hotel this summer. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northampton   Bay State Gas

    6. Economy slows sales of antiques

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 20 2009)

      Hampshire/Franklin County News - MassLive.com (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield

    7. Region focusing on tourist dollars

      Explore telegram.com FRONTPAGE (Jul 17 2009)

      WORCESTER - Business can be fun, and fun can be serious business. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Chicopee

    8. Massachusetts grants for culture and the arts in 2010

      Explore examiner.com (Jul 14 2009)

      Massachusetts grants for culture and the arts in 2010 Examiner.comMassachusetts grants for culture and the arts in 2010Examiner.comThe Cultural Facilities Fund falls under the administration of MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. In June, the Governor signed a state ... (Read Full Article)

    9. Business slow in Palmer casino office

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 13 2009)

      PALMER - The proposal for a $1 billion casino resort here has raised interest and issues across Western Massachusetts, but little action in the developer's downtown office. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun

    10. Hoop City Jazz & Arts Festival in Springfield gets good review

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 5 2009)

      Hoop City Jazz & Arts Festival in Springfield gets good review Organizers said the good weather and a change of venue to Springfield Technical Community College helped the turnout. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican   Ira Rubenzahl

    11. Springfield gets NBA Development League team

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 30 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - Basketball's birthplace will be the home of an NBA minor league franchise next season. The NBA has awarded Springfield a franchise in the NBA Development League, commonly known as the D-League. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    12. State budget to spur service, job cuts

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 22 2009)

      The speaker said it is impossible to balance the budget with tax and fee increases alone. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Mary Kay Wydra

    13. Taste of Amherst with 21 eateries on Town Common runs through Sunday

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 20 2009)

      Taste of Amherst with 21 eateries on Town Common runs through Sunday CHRISTOPHER EVANS Daniel R. Carey shares dessert with Melissa S. Kwiecinski as Bryan R. Sojkowski and Shannon M. Seguin look on Saturday at the 18th Annual Taste of Amherst on the Town Common. All are Easthampton residents. CHRISTOPHER EVANSAgawam... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Greenfield

    14. Holyoke officials welcome plans for The Decemberists concert at Mountain Park, although permits still needed

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 16 2009)

      The group is scheduled to perform on Aug. 16., according to an announcement posted on the Iron Horse Entertainment Group's Web site. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Kathleen G. Anderson   Holyoke   Iron Horse Entertainment Group

    15. Springfield Falcons, Development League basketball can both thrive in city

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 6 2009)

      Springfield Falcons, Development League basketball can both thrive in city Open and candid about most subjects, Bruce Landon gets a bit sensitive only when asked how his Springfield Falcons hockey team will be affected by the new kid on the block. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   The Republican

    16. Boosters of Springfield's arts scene looking at Pittsfield as model they might want to follow

      Explore masslive.com (May 30 2009)

      Boosters of Springfield's arts scene looking at Pittsfield as model they might want to follow A Springfield City Councilor lead a group to see how Pittsfield has reshaped its downtown. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield   Samuel D. Plotkin and Associates

    17. Grants for tourism promotion in danger

      Explore recorder.com (May 23 2009)

      Grants for tourism promotion in danger Annual events like Fiber Twist and Cider Days are among those helped by advertising paid for by state grants, which could be cut by one-third, or eliminated entirely if a Senate Ways and Means proposal is carried out as a way of dealing with the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Greenfield

    18. Holyoke hungry for life at night

      Explore masslive.com (May 17 2009)

      Many Holyoke residents wish there was more entertainment and restaurants open at night downtown. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke

    19. MA economy gets bump from gay marriage

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (May 17 2009)

      A study says the over 12,000 same-sex marriages performed in Massachusetts since 2004 have pumped over $111 million into the state's economy. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    20. As economy sours, Mass. gambling debate heats up

      Explore www1.whdh.com (May 17 2009)

      BOSTON -- As Massachusetts lawmakers scramble for revenues, casino gambling -- declared dead just a year ago -- is seeing its odds surge again. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer

    21. The Reminder Online - McCary to build synergy between OABA, Eastern States Exposition

      Explore The Reminder Online (May 8 2009)

      WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Newly elected chair of the Outdoor Amusement Business Association (OABA) Wayne McCary, president of Eastern States Exposition, plans to build a synergy between the two industries to yield a prosperous relationship during his one-year appointment. "It's really always been a marriage [between the OABA and The Big E]," McCa... (Read Full Article)

    22. Construction on Canalwalk begins

      Explore The Reminder Online (May 8 2009)

      HOLYOKE -- City, state and federal officials gave Holyoke the old heave-ho last week. Mayor Michael Sullivan, State Sen. Michael Knapik and Congressman John Olver heaved some dirt, signifying the groundbreaking of the first phase of the Holyoke Canalwalk on May 1. The approximately $5 million, three-phase project will create an outdoor land... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Kathleen G. Anderson   Chicopee   Holyoke

    23. Pioneer Valley tourist industry seeking new ways to attract visitors to Western Mass.

      Explore masslive.com (May 6 2009)

      Pioneer Valley tourist industry seeking new ways to attract visitors to Western Mass. About 150 people attended a "Tourism Trends" seminar Wednesday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Greenfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    24. Northampton Pride March attracts estimated 10,000

      Explore masslive.com (May 2 2009)

      Northampton Pride March attracts estimated 10,000 The 28th annual Pride March & Rally drew repeat participants and newcomers as well. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton

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