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    1. Doing great by doing good: MicroTek's mission succeeds on all fronts

      Doing great by doing good: MicroTek's mission succeeds on all fronts
      MicroTek faces the same challenges as any other firm including global competition, downward pressure on pricing, the need to create strategic alliances and growing the business. The company is a non-profit so it doesn’t have to deliver a high return on investment. But it does have to survive if the company is to continue its mission.
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    2. 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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    3. Springfield College president Richard Flynn calls decision to retire, 'one of the toughest decisions of my professional life'

      Springfield College president Richard Flynn calls decision to retire, 'one of the toughest decisions of my professional life'
      Flynn called his decision to retire “one of the toughest decisions of my professional life.” “For me, serving as president of Springfield College has been a true labor of love. To the students,faculty, staff, members of the leadership team, alumni, trustees and others who have shared this wonderful journey with me, I’m deeply grateful for your support, commitment, and dedication,” he said in a prepared statement. .
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    4. 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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    5. Toys "R" Us to hire 10,000 seasonal workers, including new staff at Hampshire Mall and Eastfield Mall

      Toys "R" Us to hire 10,000 seasonal workers, including new staff at Hampshire Mall and Eastfield Mall
      Retailers are expected to hire more temporary staff in 2010 than they hired in 2009 and 2008, but not nearly as many as they hired in 2006 and 2007 when they added more than 746,800 temporary workers nationally, according to the annual holiday hiring forecast, global outplacement consultant Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. in Chicago.
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    6. Village Hill: Development of Northampton state hospital site finally taking hold

      Village Hill: Development of Northampton state hospital site finally taking hold
      Kollmorgen’s new $18 million plant sits solid, with a nice view from its back windows of the Holyoke Range. Paving began last week, and the building looks nearly complete. The company, which designs optical and imaging systems for submarines, surface ships and combat vehicles, is still operating in its old plant on King Street. Workers there are preparing to move, and Andrew Crystal, who is managing the project for O’Connell Development Corp., said he expects the move-in date to be around the new year.
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    7. Big E attendance for 2010 is the third-highest in the history of the fair

      Big E attendance for 2010 is the third-highest in the history of the fair
      A total of 1,228,418 people attended the fair despite the continuing lagging economy. Since the majority of people visit the fair as a day trip, it shows a lot of people continue to look for entertainment close to home, he said. The attendance total is the third-highest in the history of the fair. The highest total came last year when 1,260,487 people came to the Big E.
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