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    1. STCC Celebrates Expansion of Mechanical Engineering Tech. Building

      STCC Celebrates Expansion of Mechanical Engineering Tech. Building

      Some big things are happening in the technology program at Springfield Technical Community College. STCC is expanding its mechanical engineering technology building and that means more good paying jobs in the precision manufacturing field. Massachusetts Housing and Economic Development Secretary Greg Bialecki joined local officials in cutting the ribbon for the expansion of the mechanical engineering technology, or MET, program at STCC.

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    2. Women Business Owners Gather in South Hadley

      Women Business Owners Gather in South Hadley

      Dianne Fuller Doherty, Regional Director of the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center, explains, “We’re really focusing on how marketing is going mobile. More than 60 percent of web searches are done on smartphones. That is a fast change even from five years ago. For us to keep up, even a little a head of the curve, we are listening to these very smart, confident women tell us how to evolve with technology.”

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    3. Mass. Taxes Going Up on Computer, Software Services - Western Massachusetts Breaking News and First Warning Weather with WGGB.com ABC 40

      Mass. Taxes Going Up on Computer, Software Services - Western Massachusetts Breaking News and First Warning Weather with WGGB.com ABC 40

      Jeffrey Ciuffreda, the President of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield, is concerned.  “This would make us the highest rate and the broadest in the nation,” says Ciuffreda.  Originally, business leaders thought the tax would raise about $160 million, but it reaches much deeper than that.

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