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    1. Hospitality industry protests liquor tax

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Jun 8 2009)

      The Massachusetts State Legislature is considering extending the sales tax to alcohol sales. It's a move that distributors, hotels, and restaurant owners say will hurt their business during a time when their customers are already cutting back. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    2. Video pitches valley - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 5 2009)

      The EDC introduces new marketing video for the region's talent recruitment efforts. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Six Flags New England   Springfield

    3. Pioneer Valley businesses seeking new ways to attract young professionals

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 4 2009)

      Pioneer Valley businesses seeking new ways to attract young professionals Springfield Young Professionals have about 400 members and meet twice a month. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Six Flags New England   Springfield

    4. UMass, UConn natural partners

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 3 2009)

      If, as the old saying goes, "two heads are better than one" the combined brain power concentrated at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and the University of Connecticut at Storrs could become a formidable partnership for regional economic growth. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Springfield

    5. Region poised for recovering economy

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 2 2009)

      The Boston Fed president sees recovery starting at the end of this year, but unemployment might not improve until the middle of 2010. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    6. West Springfield passes $77.12 million operating budget for fiscal 2010

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 2 2009)

      Councilor Kathleen Bourque said she was troubled by the $175,000 for unemployment insurance. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield

    7. NSF grants UMass $250K for online library

      Explore masshightech.com (Jun 1 2009)

      NSF grants UMass $250K for online library The University of Massachusetts Amherst reports it has landed $250,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop an online library of material about conducting research ethically and responsibly. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    8. 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

    9. UMass, UConn getting closer

      Explore masslive.com (May 30 2009)

      EAST WINDSOR, Conn. - Scientists at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the University of Connecticut in Storrs work together, and the collaboration is getting more important as the region looks to emerging technologies to spur economic growth, leaders from the universities said on Friday. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Baystate Health

    10. Hampden County to get $5.1 million in federal stimulus funds to provide job training, support for laid-off workers

      Explore masslive.com (May 27 2009)

      Hampden County to get $5.1 million in federal stimulus funds to provide job training, support for laid-off workers Hampden County received the largest allocation of the 16 workforce investment boards in the state. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    11. Seasonal hiring drives Springfield's unemployment rate down

      Explore masslive.com (May 26 2009)

      Seasonal hiring drives Springfield's unemployment rate down An official with the state Division of Unemployment Assistance said about 1,000 more people were employed in April than in March. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Greenfield

    12. State puts wind in new generating plans' sails

      Explore Boston Business Journal (May 26 2009)

      State puts wind in new generating plans' sails State puts wind in new generating plans' sailsBoston Business Journal,  USAThe state's image has been tarnished by lengthy fights to site developments, mainly in western Massachusetts. For example, the Hoosac Wind project, a 30 MW development proposed by Iberdrola SA, has been in the permitting process for nearly eight years, ... (Read Full Article)

    13. Verizon presses for bill to speed fiber-optic cable licensing in ...

      Explore masslive.com (May 25 2009)

      Hoping to expand its fiber-optic cable service more rapidly across the state, Verizon is pushing for passage of a measure in the state Legislature aimed at streamlining the licensing process. Saying it takes an average of a year to get the approvals ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Northampton   The Republican

    14. Consumer Confidence in Mass. may be negative, but it jumped 26 points last month

      Explore masslive.com (May 22 2009)

      Consumer Confidence in Mass. may be negative, but it jumped 26 points last month It is the highest consumer confidence level since late 2007. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Western New England University   Springfield

    15. Cisco team to build relationships with New England companies

      Explore masshightech.com (May 22 2009)

      Cisco team to build relationships with New England companies This month, Cisco took its most significant step toward integretating itself into the New England community, quietly launching a six-person team focused on developing business relationships with New England-based companies specializing in five technology areas: collaboration, mobility, security, video networking and data center/virtualization. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Amherst

    16. Mass. unemployment rate climbs to 8% - highest level since 1993 - The Republican

      Explore masslive.com (May 21 2009)

      Mass. unemployment rate climbs to 8% - highest level since 1993 - The Republican by The Republican Newsroom By JIM KINNEY SPRINGFIELD - Massachusetts unemployment rose to 8 percent in April from 7.7 percent in March, but the pace of job losses and home foreclosures appear to be slowing. Massachusetts lost 12100 jobs in April ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    17. More than 100 health care graduates are honored at Springfield Technical Community College

      Explore masslive.com (May 20 2009)

      The pinning ceremony represents the transformation from student to health care professional. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    18. MassMutual Financial Group lays off 58 employees from retirement income business

      Explore masslive.com (May 20 2009)

      The $500 billion company has laid off 176 workers this spring (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield   Holyoke

    19. Holyoke Medical Center wins preliminary approval to build 4-story medical office building

      Explore masslive.com (May 20 2009)

      The center currently employs more than 1,300 people. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Medical Center   Holyoke

    20. Better Business Bureau office in Chicopee to close, consolidate operations in Worcester

      Explore masslive.com (May 19 2009)

      Better Business Bureau office in Chicopee to close, consolidate operations in Worcester Springfield and Worcester had separate Better Business Bureaus until they merged in 1999. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Chicopee

    21. Market Show and Sec. of Housing & Economic Development bring good news

      Explore The Reminder Online (May 19 2009)

      Market Show and Sec. of Housing & Economic Development bring good news SPRINGFIELD There was good news and sort of good news at this year's Business Market Show. The definite good news is that more businesses had more booths this year at the annual event that showcases businesses from Western Massachusetts and their goods and services. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   MassMutual Center   Russell Denver

    22. Organizations to offer enticement to encourage people to buy homes in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (May 19 2009)

      'Buy Springfield Now' is modeled after a similar program being offered in Worcester. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual   Baystate Health

    23. Study says Springfield has saved millions of dollars on health care costs

      Explore masslive.com (May 18 2009)

      The city joined the state-run Group Insurance Commission in January 2007. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield

    24. State oversight to continue in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (May 18 2009)

      By MIKE PLAISANCE mplaisance@repub.com SPRINGFIELD - The state will maintain a presence in city finances even after the June 30 departure of the state-appointed Springfield Finance Control Board, councilors were told Monday. Specifically, whomever is appointed to the new... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

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