1. About Congressman John W. Olver

    Congressman John W. Olver

    Congressman John W. Olver has represented the 1st Congressional District spanning Berkshire, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin, Worcester and Middlesex Counties—since June 1991.

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    1. Soldier On has a proven track record of success working with community partners to effectively assist homeless veterans.
      In $400,000 grant boosts job training at Soldier On in Leeds
    2. This project will encourage regional economic growth and put people back to work.
      In Additional federal funds awarded to Knowledge Corridor rail project
    3. Construction on this project starts today. The high performance computing center is coming to Holyoke.
      In Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center groundbreaking in Holyoke draws state, college officials
    4. The Orange Route 2 safety improvements are precisely the type of highway project that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was intended to fund.
      In Mass. Gov. Patrick, Congressman Olver Highlight $27 Mil. in Road and Bridge ...
    5. High-speed rail funding in the stimulus is the most important transportation initiative since the ... interstate highway system.
      In Vermonter rail line gets $70 million stimulus funds, including adding station service in Holyoke, Northampton, Greenfield
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    2. Knowledge Corridor Special: Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, others christen Amtrak rails

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 22 2014)

      Knowledge Corridor Special: Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, others christen Amtrak rails ...rick,  U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, U.S. Rep. James McGovern, D-Worcester, and retired U.S. Rep. John Olver of Amherst hosted dignitaries and press on the "Knowledge Corridor Special." It was a test run of p... (Read Full Article)

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

    3. Holyoke steps toward return of passenger train service with ground-breaking for $3.2 million platform

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 22 2014)

      Holyoke steps toward return of passenger train service with ground-breaking for $3.2 million platform ...teps like the platform here have been planned for a while. He credited the work on the rail project of former Congressman John W. Olver, who attended the event. "He's here now, so we can call him out," Patrick said. D.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Springfield

    4. Northampton will celebrate the arrival of the new Knowledge Corridor passenger train Monday with Gov. Deval Patrick

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 19 2014)

      Northampton will celebrate the arrival of the new Knowledge Corridor passenger train Monday with Gov. Deval Patrick ...ch will be on hand at the mayor's invitation. Narkewicz and McGovern will then accompany the governor to the John W. Olver Transportation Center in Greenfield for another celebratory event. Funding for the project was p... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Amherst

    5. Holyoke Canal Walk Phase II construction begins, Gov. Deval Patrick, former U.S. Rep. John Olver on hand for groundbreaking | masslive

      Explore masslive.com (Jun 16 2014)

      Holyoke Canal Walk Phase II construction begins, Gov. Deval Patrick, former U.S. Rep. John Olver on hand for groundbreaking | masslive ...tudios Gateway City Arts and the Parsons Hall Project Space. HOLYOKE — Gov. Deval Patrick,  retired U.S. Rep. John Olver and officials from the city and from the the state Department of Transportation marked the ceremoni... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Amtrak   Northampton

    6. Plans are in the works to add local commuter runs on Amtrak passenger train line

      Explore masslive.com (May 22 2014)

      Plans are in the works to add local commuter runs on Amtrak passenger train line ...er an absence of 25 years. The run will provide another option for commuters along the corridor. With the new John W. Olver Transit Center in Greenfield and dedicated station space along the track in Northampton, the lin... (Read Full Article)

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

    7. 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 ...hat option to travelers in Greenfield, Northampton and Holyoke for the 1st time in decades. GREENFIELD — The John W. Olver Transit Center is up and running. Next stop: a train platform at the facility for passenger rail... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield   Amherst

    8. Population in Lower Pioneer Valley expected to fall as people age, according

      Explore masslive.com (Dec 4 2013)

      Population in Lower Pioneer Valley expected to fall as people age, according ...lature. The last census, in 2010, cost Western Massachusetts the House seat formerly held by former U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst. Other regions of the country are growing faster than Massachusetts. From now until ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    9. Panel named for reviewing public-private partnerships on Massachusetts transportation infastructure projects

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 25 2013)

      Panel named for reviewing public-private partnerships on Massachusetts transportation infastructure projects ...f Transportation announced that Gov. Deval Patrick appointed four members for two-year terms. They are former Congressman John Olver, of Amherst; Massachusetts Organization of State Engineers and Scientists President Jos... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Robert DeLeo   Amherst

    10. Holyoke adding pediatric dental center

      Explore WWLP 22 News Springfield (Oct 11 2012)

      Holyoke adding pediatric dental center ...uilding. It's the last part of a $25 million project that started ten years ago. Congressmen Richard Neal and John Olver were there today. The center will give both access and education to parents of young children. Jay ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke   Congressman Richard E. Neal   Congressman John W. Olver

    11. Officials to highlight 'Knowledge Corridor' passenger train service at potential

      Explore masslive.com (Aug 27 2012)

      ... spread over 32 colleges and universities. HOLYOKE — Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray and congressmen Richard Neal and John Olver were expected this morning to update efforts to bring passenger rail service to the so-called Knowl... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Northampton

    12. CSX railroad agrees to accelerate Route 20 railroad bridge construction, West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger says

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 5 2012)

      CSX railroad agrees to accelerate Route 20 railroad bridge construction, West Springfield Mayor Gregory Neffinger says ...y 48 hours. Neffinger said that development occurred after he held meetings over recent months with U.S. Rep. John Olver, D-Amherst; state transportation officials and Gov. Deval Patrick. The mayor said he met with Olver... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   West Springfield   Springfield

    13. $400,000 grant boosts job training at Soldier On in Leeds

      Explore GazetteNET (Jul 2 2012)

      ...announcement was made by U.S. Sens. John Kerry and Scott Brown, and U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern, Richard Neal and John Olver. "Soldier On has a proven track record of success working with community partners to effectively ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   John Kerry   Northampton   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    14. Greenfield dedicates John W. Olver Transportation Center

      Explore masslive.com (May 4 2012)

      Greenfield dedicates John W. Olver Transportation Center ... and the man after whom it's named as a visionary, a bevy of state, local and federal officials dedicated the John W. Olver Transportation Center Friday. Gov. Deval Patrick, state Sen. Stanley Rosenberg and Peter M. Rogo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Greenfield   Congressman John W. Olver

    15. Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Westfield marks 50 years

      Explore masslive.com (Mar 7 2012)

      Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of Westfield marks 50 years ....” 021712-c-csf-award.jpg Photo by Manon L. Mirabelli Agma Sweeney, a congressional aide to U.S. Rep. John W. Olver, D-Amherst, presents certificates of recognition to Cynthia A. Neary and Danutay Lysy, treasurer... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amherst   Westfield   The Republican

    16. A Look Ahead: Economic development front and center in Northampton

      Explore GazetteNET (Dec 30 2011)

      A Look Ahead: Economic development front and center in Northampton ... issue. He worked on economic development projects throughout western Massachusetts when he served U.S. Rep. John Olver, D-Amherst. In his mayoral campaign, Narkewicz pledged to create an economic development advisory c... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Common Capital   Amherst   Northampton

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