1. ‘It’s great working here’: Workers say MBTA car builder CRRC of Springfield is helping them build a future

      ‘It’s great working here’: Workers say MBTA car builder CRRC of Springfield is helping them build a future
      ...ing 71 union production employees. "You can see the jobs," said Richard K. Sullivan, president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. "And they have great relationships they are developing wit...
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    2. Saying Boston gets whatever it wants, WMass business leaders blast MassDOT's 'disrespect' of Greater Springfield politicians who want Interstate 91 viaduct buried

      Saying Boston gets whatever it wants, WMass business leaders blast MassDOT's 'disrespect' of Greater Springfield politicians who want Interstate 91 viaduct buried
      ...sonable," the EDC letter said. "It's not the cheapest alternative. It's not the most expensive, either," said Richard K. Sullivan Jr., president and CEO of the EDC, in an interview Friday. "We're really disappointed that...
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    3. 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
      ...staff, Rick Sullivan, for the project. Sullivan, a former mayor of Westfield, is now president and CEO of the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. Springfield was once a center for rail car manufacturing b...
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    1. (2 articles) Timothy W. Brennan
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    1. (2 articles) Kumble Subbaswamy
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