SPRINGFIELD - Unemployed and under-employed adults in the city who are in need of intermediate to advanced English for speakers of other languages and workplace skills should apply now for space in a new, six-month intensive workforce skills class that starts on Nov. 23 at Holyoke Community College's Ludlow-area adult learning center.
WEST SPRINGFIELD - With more than 45 breeds of horses to learn about and 400 exhibitors showcasing everything from hay to riding equipment, visitors at the 12th annual Equine Affaire show had plenty to do.
HOLYOKE - O'Connell Professional Nurse Service is using a $70,000 grant from the Commonwealth Corp. to both train new personal-care homemakers and provide certified nursing assistants with additional training in home health care.
UMass president endorses law schoolMassLive.comSome legislators in Western Massachusetts are concerned the law school would take money from the flagship Amherst campus and other university campuses. Rep. ...and more »
Despite the lagging economy, the 2008-2009 ski season in Western Massachusetts was a strong one. With good snow predictions for the upcoming winter, staffers at area ski resorts are hoping for another banner year this year.
SPRINGFIELD - Jobs in a green-conscious energy-efficient economy ranging from cutting-edge technology to installing insulation in older buildings are becoming a practical reality, according to the organizers behind the second annual Clean Energy Connections Conference and Opportunity Fair.