1. At 'topping off' ceremony for $95 million Springfield factory, CRRC says it will start hiring workers in October

      At 'topping off' ceremony for $95 million Springfield factory, CRRC says it will start hiring workers in October
      ...ional Academy in Springfield, Springfield Technical Community College and Western New England University, the Regional Employment Board, and sheet metal and electrical union locals to find the workers it needs. Springfie...
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    2. Series of Key Partnerships Will Help Develop a Rail-car Workforce

      Series of Key Partnerships Will Help Develop a Rail-car Workforce
      ...orce.” That’s why CRRC has forged a number of interlocking partnerships — with the Regional Employment Board (REB) of Hampden County, the local sheet-metal and electrical unions, Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Acad...
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    3. Massachusetts announces $1.5 million for manufacturing training and additional

      Massachusetts announces $1.5 million for manufacturing training and additional
      ...nal with the $400,000 equipment grant, said Patricia H. Crosby, executive Director of the Franklin Hampshire  Regional Employment Board Inc. Capshaw and others were instrumental in getting the machine shop at Franklin C...
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    4. Springfield officials laud new $1.29 million grant for new skills training center at Forest Park

      Springfield officials laud new $1.29 million grant for new skills training center at Forest Park
      ...onal Employment Board of Hampden County and local unions representing carpenters and electricians, along with Springfield Technical Community College and the Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy. “It gets people...
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    5. Westfield Chamber, Training and Workforce Options join to host manufacturing training summit at Savage Arms

      Westfield Chamber, Training and Workforce Options join to host manufacturing training summit at Savage Arms
      ... president of foundation and workforce training at Springfield Technical Community College. According to the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, the Pioneer Valley boasts approximately 293 manufacturers who emp...
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    6. UMass plan for Springfield to be unveiled in about a month, university president Robert Caret says

      UMass plan for Springfield to be unveiled in about a month, university president Robert Caret says
      ...think we are nearing an end-game on that," Caret said following a meeting with Ira H. Rubenzahl, president of Springfield Technical Community College and UMass Trustees president Henry M. Thomas III. "We are a land-grant...
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    7. Holyoke gets $325,000 from state to help students learn English in summer school; Springfield shares $45,000 grant

      Holyoke gets $325,000 from state to help students learn English in summer school; Springfield shares $45,000 grant
      ...e Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, the Healthcare Workforce Partnership of Western Massachusetts, Springfield Technical Community College, and American International College, in Springfield, the press release...
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    8. Vocational high schools in Western Massachusetts could offer associate degree programs in the future

      Vocational high schools in Western Massachusetts could offer associate degree programs in the future
      ...e barriers to the success.” Career technical instructors at Chicopee Comprehensive have been working with the Regional Employment Board and area businesses to offer programs to existing employees to help update their ski...
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  2. Organizations in the News

    1. (10 articles) Holyoke Community College
    2. (8 articles) University of Massachusetts
    3. (4 articles) Western New England University
    4. (3 articles) Franklin Hampshire Regional Employment Board
    5. (3 articles) Pmrap
    6. (2 articles) National Tooling and Machining Association
    7. (2 articles) Westfield State University
    8. (2 articles) Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts
    9. (2 articles) FutureWorks Career Center
    10. (2 articles) CareerPoint
    11. (1 articles) American International College
    12. (1 articles) Knowledge Corridor
  3. Government Officials in the News

    1. (4 articles) Domenic J. Sarno
    2. (3 articles) Governor Deval L. Patrick
    3. (1 articles) Gregory P. Bialecki
    4. (1 articles) Congressman Richard E. Neal
    5. (1 articles) Kevin Kennedy
  4. Western Mass Cities in the News

    1. (26 articles) Springfield
    2. (14 articles) Holyoke
    3. (10 articles) Westfield
    4. (6 articles) Amherst
    5. (6 articles) Chicopee
    6. (4 articles) Northampton
    7. (2 articles) Palmer
    8. (2 articles) West Springfield
    9. (2 articles) Greenfield
    10. (1 articles) Ware
  5. Western Mass EDC Staff Members in the News

    1. (2 articles) Rick Sullivan
  6. Companies in the News

    1. (5 articles) Smith & Wesson Corp.
    2. (3 articles) MGM
    3. (2 articles) Hasbro, Inc.
    4. (2 articles) The Republican
    5. (1 articles) Mohegan Sun
    6. (1 articles) Sanderson MacLeod
    7. (1 articles) MassMutual
    8. (1 articles) Baystate Health
    9. (1 articles) Western Massachusetts Electric Company
  7. Business Leaders in the News

    1. (4 articles) William Ward
    2. (1 articles) Robert Caret
    3. (1 articles) Nick Fyntrilakis
    4. (1 articles) Kevin E. Lynn
    5. (1 articles) Marla Michel
    6. (1 articles) Timothy W. Brennan
  8. Western Mass EDC Board of Directors in the News

    1. (2 articles) Ira Rubenzahl