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Revitalize CDC’s #GreenNFit Named Bronze Award Winner in World Habitat Awards

Revitalize CDC is only organization in North America to win award  Springfield—#GreenNFit Neighborhood Rebuild, the Revitalize Community Development Corporation’s initiative that has revitalized 191 homes in Springfield’s Old Hill Neighborhood, has been named the Bronze Award Winner in the 2019 World Habitat Awards. Revitalize CDC is one of only nine organizations internationally to win this…

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City of Springfield’s Administration and Finance Division Recognized with Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud to report that the city’s Administration and Finance Division, led by Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante, has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) with the prestigious Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. Mayor Sarno and CAFO…

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Comcast Business Provides Customers Free and Discounted Access to Leading Third-Party Business Applications

Combination of tools and services aimed at helping businesses navigate the current environment and adapt for the future PHILADELPHIA – April 23, 2020 – Comcast Business has unveiled a collection of resources and offers, providing customers with free or discounted access to leading third-party business applications and software to support them as they adjust to…

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PeoplesBank Issues 2020 Corporate Green Report

Highlights include a new total of $188 million in financing of green energy projects, nine green community projects supported, and the pursuit of a fourth LEED® certification. HOLYOKE, MASS (April 22, 2020) – PeoplesBank has issued its 2020 annual Corporate Green Report in recognition of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Through its green values…

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Local attorney makes and donates masks during COVID-19 outbreak

Wanting to do something to lend support during the coronavirus outbreak, Attorney Emily Eash of Greenfield recently spent a weekend making custom masks, which she donated throughout the community. A new associate at Robinson Donovan P.C., in Springfield and Northampton, Eash set a personal goal to make 100 masks, collected donations from her colleagues to…

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Grant extends free HCC college-prep program

HOLYOKE — Holyoke Community College has been awarded a $450,000 state grant to extend its free college preparation program, Transition to College and Careers, for three more years. The grant from the state Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) allocates $150,000 a year for the next three fiscal years – 2021, 2022 and 2023…

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Smith & Wesson and Eastman Chemical Company for their Donations of PPE’s

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to thank our Springfield business community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for our police, fire and frontline personnel. Smith & Wesson continues to answer the Mayor’s call for additional PPE’s for the city’s first responders.  Today, Smith and Wesson donated an additional 300 face shields…

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AIS Remains Open to Supply Critical Providers During COVID-19 Crisis

Company is designated Essential Employer during statewide emergency order Leominster, MA – April 7, 2020 – AIS, a leading manufacturer of commercial office furniture and seating, remains open as a designated Essential Employer during the COVID-19 Crisis. The company’s decision is in direct response to urgent requests received through its sales and dealer network to…

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Western New England University Law Dean Named to Lawyers of Color Power List

SPRINGFIELD, MA- Sudha Setty, Dean of the School of Law at Western New England University, was named to the Lawyers of Color’s Power List 2020 by the Lawyers of Color, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting diversity in the legal profession and advancing democracy and equality in marginalized communities. The Power List recognizes the most influential minority…

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