1. Articles in category: Education

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    1. University Moves In To Court Square

      Explore CBS 3 Springfield (Oct 31 2009)

      University Moves In To Court SquareWSHM-TVSpringfield Chief Development officer John Judge said the collaboration with the school is key. Bringing a top university into downtown Springfield will ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual

    2. Public colleges in Western Mass. to use federal stimulus funds to delay making cuts

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 30 2009)

      Relying on federal bail-out funds is a short-term solution, and the full consequences of the new cuts will not be felt until next year, college officials said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    3. Patrick eyes up to 2,000 job cuts

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 30 2009)

      BOSTON - Gov. Deval L. Patrick on Thursday unveiled a plan to eliminate the state's $600 million budget shortfall with up to 2,000 job cuts and reductions to human services and other agencies. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Michael D. Bissonnette   Chicopee

    4. Hospital offers new pharmacy

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 30 2009)

      With the cost of prescription drugs continuing to rise, the new pharmacy at Mercy Medical Center will give patients an opportunity to shop for less. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. UMass plans design center in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 30 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - The University of Massachusetts at Amherst will open an urban design center downtown early next year, marking the school's first step to locate programs in Springfield. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    6. Stimulus to put thousands back at work

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 29 2009)

      There is some good news on the job front. Stimulus money may be putting thousands of Bay State residents to work. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    7. Nonprofits share block grant funds

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 29 2009)

      The city has awarded $657,500 in federal Community Development Block Grants to 13 nonprofit agencies for renovation projects ranging from new roofs to improved access for handicapped individuals. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    8. Investors to get view of sites in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 29 2009)

      SPRINGFIELD - More than 150 developers and other investors are registered for a conference here Friday at which the city will showcase its economic development opportunities ranging from riverfront parcels to industrial sites. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    9. Aid offered to downtown Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 29 2009)

      Aid offered to downtown SpringfieldMassLive.comThe Western Massachusetts Enterprise Fund, an agency that provides loans for small businesses, is administering the program. Potential applicants are asked ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Liberty Mutual Insurance Group   MassMutual

    10. 50 years and counting for BCC

      Explore Home - Berkshire Eagle Online (Oct 29 2009)

      50 years and counting for BCCBerkshire EagleAfter all, the West Street school was the trailblazer of the state's community college system, which grew to include campuses from Cape Cod to Greenfield. ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield

    11. DevelopSpringfield Corp. to offer $10,000 grants to merchants to spruce up storefronts on Main and State streets

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 28 2009)

      DevelopSpringfield Corp. to offer $10,000 grants to merchants to spruce up storefronts on Main and State streets The enterprise fund is administering the program to aid downtown property owners. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Liberty Mutual Insurance Group   MassMutual

    12. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick prepares budgetary ax; layoffs of state workers possible

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 27 2009)

      About 700 people marched in Boston to save recovery centers for the mentally ill from possible budget cutbacks. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Northampton

    13. Home Depot holds groundbreaking ceremony for distribution center planned in Westfield

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 27 2009)

      Home Depot holds groundbreaking ceremony for distribution center planned in Westfield The center is expected to employ 300 to 400 people after it is completed in July or August 2010, Mayor Michael Boulanger said. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield

    14. Home sales rise 9.2% in Springfield; median price up nearly 3.2%

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 27 2009)

      Home sales rise 9.2% in Springfield; median price up nearly 3.2% The Massachusetts Association of Realtors said statewide sales rose 4.6 percent in September. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    15. Area's jobless rate hits 9.6%

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 21 2009)

      Area's jobless rate hits 9.6%MassLive.comUnemployment is now driving foreclosures, said Jennifer A. Kinsman, program manager for the Western Massachusetts Foreclosure Prevention Center. ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   Amherst

    16. Berkshire Bank Financial Services Center scheduled to open on East Columbus Avenue in Springfield next month

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 20 2009)

      Berkshire Bank Financial Services Center scheduled to open on East Columbus Avenue in Springfield next month Elements of the former St. Joseph’s Church were incorporated into the design of the building. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Colvest Group   Berkshire Bank

    17. EDC Welcomes new BID Director

      Explore From the EDC (Oct 20 2009)

      EDC Welcomes new BID Director The EDC extends a warm welcome to the Springfield Business Improvement District’s (SBID) new executive director, Donald A. Courtemanche. Prior to his new position, Courtemanche served as the Executive Director for the New Britain CT Downtown District for over nine years.  He plans to draw on his (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    18. Big Y Equips Area Schools

      Explore Progressive Grocer (Oct 18 2009)

      Big Y World Class Markets has donated $275,482 in equipment to nearly 2,000 local schools in its New England marketing area. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   Westfield

    19. Top Massachusetts state legislators propose commission to consider possible casino sites

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 17 2009)

      Rep. Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow, said legislators would vote on legalizing casinos and siting criteria, but not which regions of the state could host a casino. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Mohegan Sun   Palmer

    20. 2009 Survey Names Nation's Top 25 'Best Neighbor' Colleges and Universities

      Explore PR Newswire (Oct 12 2009)

      2009 Survey Names Nation's Top 25 'Best Neighbor' Colleges and UniversitiesPR Newswire (press release)He holds bachelor's and master's degrees and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a master's in ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Westfield State University   Amherst

    21. Opening of the Museum of Springfield History

      Explore Free Community Videos (Oct 10 2009)

      Springfield - Republican Video by Mark Murray - The Museum of Springfield History opened saturday in downtown Springfield... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Museum of Springfield History

    22. Slow growth of young college-education professionals could slow economic recovery in Mass., Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warns

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 9 2009)

      Slow growth of young college-education professionals could slow economic recovery in Mass., Federal Reserve Bank of Boston warns A spokesman for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston said there were 505,779 young professionals in Massachusetts in 2007, up just under 1.4 percent from the 498,803 counted in 2000. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Westfield

    23. How I See It: Bialecki: Mass. making progress on economic plan

      Explore masshightech.com (Oct 9 2009)

      How I See It: Bialecki: Mass. making progress on economic plan There are early signs that Massachusetts is beginning to emerge from this harsh economic downturn and that we are poised to do so faster and stronger than much of the rest of the country. To keep making progress, there are some old habits that we must begin to break. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Clean Energy Center

    24. STCC honors 6 businesses with induction into Western Massachusetts Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 8 2009)

      STCC honors 6 businesses with induction into Western Massachusetts Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame The 2009 class at the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame will join 50 other families or individuals honored in the last 10 years. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   Amherst

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