1. Articles in category: Education

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    1. 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

    2. 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

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

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      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

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

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      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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

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

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      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

    13. 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

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

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      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

    15. Area mayors attend trade presentation

      Explore HOME - Sentinel & Enterprise (Oct 8 2009)

      DEVENS -- International trade is a rapidly growing sector of the state's economy, which accounted for $28 billion of exports and 6 percent of its work force last year, according to the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassDevelopment

    16. Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick announces funding for courthouse renovation projects in Greenfield, Springfield, Northampton

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      Included in the $226 million in funding allocated in 2010 will be $100,000 for preliminary work in advance of a proposed $50 million renovation of Greenfield District Court. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Northampton

    17. Warren Pumps in line to receive $1.5 million contract to develop fuel filtration system for U.S. Navy

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 6 2009)

      The Navy might save $17 million a year in maintenance costs with the new technology. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    18. State Business Confidence Index up slightly according to Associated Industries of Mass. survey

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 6 2009)

      Businesses reportedly don’t want to hire workers until they are certain the recovery will hold. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Springfield

    19. Chancellor calls for change at UMass

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      AMHERST - University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert C. Holub reiterated his plea to the campus community to institute "an array of changes" that will help the university save money, increase revenues and move the university forward toward reaching its goal of becoming an upper-tier research institution. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Dr. Robert C. Holub

    20. Springfield College lands $1.6 million AmeriCorps grant

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      The grant was made through the Massachusetts Service Alliance (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   Springfield   The Republican

    21. 10 legislators pledge not to support expanded gambling unless bill includes casino for Western Massachusetts

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      The legislators signed the pledge during a meeting on Friday in Springfield with leaders of the Pioneer Valley’s construction unions. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Mohegan Sun   West Springfield

    22. Patrick Defends Slow Stimulus Rollout

      Explore thebostonchannel.com (Oct 3 2009)

      A spokesman for Gov. Deval Patrick said that although Massachusetts lags behind nearly every other state in the country in deploying stimulus money for transportation projects, state officials are focusing on the quality rather than the quantity of federally-funded projects. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Northampton

    23. Unions want casino building jobs

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      Unions want casino building jobsThe Republican - MassLive.comAbout 35 percent of the 5000 union construction members in Western Massachusetts are out of work, Daniel D'Alma, president of the Pioneer Valley Building ...and more » (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    24. UMass chancellor Robert Holub calls for changes at formal installation

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      UMass chancellor Robert Holub calls for changes at formal installation Holub called for changes that will help UMass save money, increase revenues and move toward its goal of becoming an upper-tier research institution. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst   Dr. Robert C. Holub

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