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    1. Director of Massachusetts Recovery & Reinvestment Office touts stimulus spending in Springfield

      The Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, which provides services to people with physical and mental disabilities, received $6 million in stimulus funding for the program statewide. Of that $60,000 went to pay people with disabilities to learn on the job at Baystate over three years beginning a year ago in September 2009.
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    2. AMICCON - Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competition & Conference - scheduled for MassMutual Center in Springfield

      AMICCON - Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competition & Conference - scheduled for MassMutual Center in Springfield
      The event has already started paying dividends, Shinners said. His company hosted a reception a few months ago. A Springfield envelope manufacturer heard about Pioneer through that event and is now in talks to use Pioneer Packaging for its packaging needs.
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    3. Growing market spurs innovation by Pioneer Valley agricultural start-ups

      Growing market spurs innovation by Pioneer Valley agricultural start-ups
      similar combination of principles and pragmatism is fueling a wave of innovation at other small farms in the Pioneer Valley. New business models, ranging from year-round farmers markets to circuit-riding “veggie buses” to cutting-edge crops, are emerging to help farms survive while meeting the rising demand for locally produced food.
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    4. Technology park 'hidden gem'

      Technology park 'hidden gem'
      Tenants at the Technology Park account for about 900 jobs, according to an economic impact study released this week by the STCC Assistance Corp., which oversees the park, and the Appleton Corp., which serves as the on-site management company. The study, completed by the Center for Economic Development at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, also said that the park tenants have an estimated payroll of $37 million, and $1.4 million is spent in the local economy to buy goods and services.
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    5. Area colleges welcome the Class of 2014

      College president Vincent M. Maniaci was also present to help students unpack. Maniaci carries a cheat sheet with photos and names of all the incoming freshmen. “This is a new experience for most of them. They are leaving their homes and their families and if I refer to them by name it often makes them feel welcome and at home,” he said.
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    6. $85 million in National Science Foundation awards issued to 178 universities, colleges in Massachusetts

      The NSF funds research and education across in science and engineering by providing grants and cooperative agreements to more than 2,000 colleges, universities, K-12 school systems, businesses, informal science organizations and other research organizations throughout the nation. More than $218 million in National Science Foundation grants have been awarded to Massachusetts organizations and schools since March.
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