1. Articles mentioning both Palmer and Holyoke

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    1. Q&A with Transportation Secretary Richard Davey: Davey responds to your questions on the I-91 viaduct, a commuter rail in the Pioneer Valley and more

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 28 2014)

      Q&A with Transportation Secretary Richard Davey: Davey responds to your questions on the I-91 viaduct, a commuter rail in the Pioneer Valley and more ...des increased service to Boston. Anne (declined to provide last name) of Brimfield: At times, travel between Holyoke and Northampton can be a standstill and drivers do not realize it when getting on I-91. Would MassDOT ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Palmer   Amtrak

    2. Western Massachusetts vocational-technical high schools partner with industry to build skills for jobs | masslive.com#incart_river#incart_river#incart_river#incart_river#incart_river

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2014)

      Western Massachusetts vocational-technical high schools partner with industry to build skills for jobs | masslive.com#incart_river#incart_river#incart_river#incart_river#incart_river ...t industry needs in this area.” Thus, effort is being expended to research and study “where the jobs are” in Holyoke, in the region and in the nation, he said. That will help build related programs at the school where h... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Greenfield Community College   Palmer   Greenfield

    3. Greenfield train platform to go out to bid in project that will return Amtrak service to city

      Explore masslive.com (Feb 14 2014)

      Greenfield train platform to go out to bid in project that will return Amtrak service to city ...ith Northampton, Springfield and Holyoke, especially since the new route will eliminate the loop east through Palmer and Amherst. “It will take 25 minutes off that trip,” Verseckes said. Benjamin expects work on the pr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   Amherst

    4. Fast trains to Boston, New Haven, Montreal subject of Springfield meeting | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 24 2014)

      Fast trains to Boston, New Haven, Montreal subject of Springfield meeting | masslive.com ... station and thinks the depot could once again hum with the bustle of travelers. He knows people commute from Palmer to Boston now. "The MassPike is busy," he said. "This would be an alternative for people." Lamothe an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer   Springfield

    5. MGM Resorts International details plan for Springfield casino in front of Massachusetts Gaming Commission

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 24 2014)

      MGM Resorts International details plan for Springfield casino in front of Massachusetts Gaming Commission ...lause written into the contract with MGM, the only other local municipality to negotiate the same benefit was Holyoke, under the surrounding community agreement reached with Mayor Alex Morse. Last week, 13 towns and cit... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual   Mohegan Sun

    6. Talk of high-speed rail between Springfield and Boston heats up; meeting next

      Explore GazetteNET (Jan 13 2014)

      Talk of high-speed rail between Springfield and Boston heats up; meeting next .... Those plans call for a shift in the Amtrak Vermonter’s alignment, which today takes it through Amherst and Palmer before getting to Springfield, to a more direct southern route. While infrastructure work takes place ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Palmer

    7. One-stop shop: Detector Technology in Palmer looks to create 'manufacturing mall'

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 6 2014)

      One-stop shop: Detector Technology in Palmer looks to create 'manufacturing mall' ...supplier, others for design and testing and so on, including an employee fitness center.. "It'll be like the Holyoke Mall (at Ingleside)," he said. Only the customers will be Detector Technology itself and its machinis... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Holyoke

    8. Pioneer Valley Transit Authority seeks $70 million to build new bus operations and maintenance facility in Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 6 2013)

      Pioneer Valley Transit Authority seeks $70 million to build new bus operations and maintenance facility in Springfield ... authority provides fixed-route bus service and paratransit service to communities such as Amherst, Chicopee, Holyoke, Northampton, Palmer, Springfield and Westfield. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Palmer   Springfield

    9. Massachusetts community hospitals eligible for grants as part of state health care reform

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 28 2013)

      Massachusetts community hospitals eligible for grants as part of state health care reform ...Center, Baystate Franklin in Greenfield and Baystate Mary Lane in Ware, and UMass Memorial — Wing Memorial in Palmer. Established through the Commonwealth’s landmark cost containment law, Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Palmer   Holyoke Medical Center

    10. Massachusetts Gaming Commission reaffirms view that casinos should market

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 17 2013)

      Massachusetts Gaming Commission reaffirms view that casinos should market ...nership agreements with the Mohegan Sun Massachusetts, which is planning a nearly $1 billion casino resort in Palmer, and MGM Resorts International, which is planning an $850 million resort in the South End of Springfiel... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   Palmer   Springfield

    11. Viewpoint: Western Massachusetts' economic development is blossoming

      Explore masslive.com (Oct 13 2013)

      Viewpoint: Western Massachusetts' economic development is blossoming ...oke leaders to explore strategies for downtown redevelopment, an effort that grew from collaborating with the Holyoke Housing Authority to examine options for the redevelopment of Lyman Terrace. After studying opportuni... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   West Springfield   Palmer

    12. Mohegan Sun to use Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in negotiations with surrounding communities to its proposed Palmer resort casino

      Explore masslive.com (Sep 24 2013)

      Mohegan Sun to use Pioneer Valley Planning Commission in negotiations with surrounding communities to its proposed Palmer resort casino ... said they have been encouraged by the support and help they have received from both the West Springfield and Holyoke groups against casino gambling. Pease said he and his wife are opposed to the casino on moral grounds... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Mohegan Sun   West Springfield

    13. Western Massachusetts companies share in work force training grants

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 4 2013)

      Western Massachusetts companies share in work force training grants ...ielsen said. Sealed Air is joined locally by companies in Chicopee, Granby, Greenfield, Holyoke, North Adams, Palmer, Pittsfield, Turners Falls, West Springfield and Westfield. All told, the grants total $5.7 million at ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    14. Western Massachusetts small businesses looking for their piece of casino ... - MassLive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 24 2013)

      Western Massachusetts small businesses looking for their piece of casino ... - MassLive.com ...M or any other casino, said Christopher L. Sikes, CEO of Common Capital, a nonprofit business lender based in Holyoke. "They are going to have to gear up to meet these demands, " Sikes said. "We need to start that proces... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Palmer

    15. Massachusetts legislative leaders propose to increase gas, cigarette taxes to finance transportation improvements | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 3 2013)

      Massachusetts legislative leaders propose to increase gas, cigarette taxes to finance transportation improvements | masslive ...ute bus service and paratransit service to 24 communities, including Amherst, Chicopee, Holyoke, Northampton, Palmer, Springfield and Westfield. Here are key details of a plan by leaders of the state Legislature to raise... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield

    16. $400 million overhaul of Interstate 91 hovers over planned casinos in Springfield, West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 1 2013)

      $400 million overhaul of Interstate 91 hovers over planned casinos in Springfield, West Springfield ... as MGM Springfield was being developed." Paul E. Burns, a town councilor in Palmer who supports a casino for Palmer, said the need to repair Interstate 91 should be "a huge plus" for the Mohegan Sun, which is competing ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    17. Community College Casino Careers Training Institute inks deal with potential casino operators to train Western Massachusetts gaming workers

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 8 2013)

      Community College Casino Careers Training Institute inks deal with potential casino operators to train Western Massachusetts gaming workers ...y said people interested in getting casino jobs should contact their local career center, like CareerPoint in Holyoke or FutureWorks in Springfield. If they don't have a high school diploma, they need to get their GED no... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Mohegan Sun   Springfield Technical Community College

    18. Western Massachusetts companies get state funds to aid in cost of training workers

      Explore masslive.com (Jan 7 2013)

      Western Massachusetts companies get state funds to aid in cost of training workers ...e seat made by Mustang Motorcycle Products of Palmer. The company has received a state grant to train workers PALMER – The recession hurt the motorcycle market badly, but Mustang Motorcycle Products, which has its factor... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    19. Casino traffic and engineering studies under way for Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 14 2012)

      Casino traffic and engineering studies under way for Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield ...gan Sun is planning a casino in Palmer and would compete for the license in Western Massachusetts. Meanwhile, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse will hold a meeting Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the Holyoke Transportation Center at 206 M... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   Michael D. Bissonnette   West Springfield

    20. MGM Resorts, Penn National pledge local jobs, boost to business, traffic solutions in Springfield casino presentations

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 11 2012)

      MGM Resorts, Penn National pledge local jobs, boost to business, traffic solutions in Springfield casino presentations ...ompetition. Ameristar had proposed a casino in East Springfield Casinos are also being proposed in Palmer and Holyoke. Both Springfield casino operators said they are confident that expert traffic studies and resulting p... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Palmer   Springfield

    21. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse seeks meeting with mayors on regional ups, downs of casino resort

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 4 2012)

      Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse seeks meeting with mayors on regional ups, downs of casino resort ...uss one of the most important decisions to face our region, Morse wrote in the letter dated Monday. HOLYOKE - Holyoke Mayor Alex B. Morse has sent letters to officials in Springfield, Chicopee and seven other communities... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    22. Ameristar Casinos drops plans for Springfield casino

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 30 2012)

      Ameristar Casinos drops plans for Springfield casino ...h End and North End, respectively, of Springfield's downtown. In addition, casinos are proposed in Palmer and Holyoke. Under state law, up to three casinos will be allowed in Massachusetts including one in Western Massa... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Palmer   Springfield

    23. Holyoke to see Paper City Development's plan for casino after all

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 26 2012)

      Holyoke to see Paper City Development's plan for casino after all ...se said Monday that the potential of a huge gaming project affecting Holyoke but located in Springfield means Holyoke at least should try to influence such an impact. MGM Resorts International, Penn National Gaming and A... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   West Springfield   Palmer

    24. Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse to announce casino resort plan for Mountain Park with Eric Suher

      Explore masslive.com (Nov 24 2012)

      Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse to announce casino resort plan for Mountain Park with Eric Suher ...oject of billion-dollar magnitude will be coming to the region and will affect Holyoke, thus making sense for Holyoke to have a say, and that with Suher involved the project offers a Holyoke businessman with a quality pl... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Mohegan Sun   Palmer

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