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SPRINGFIELD, MA– Today, the American Hockey League announced that the Springfield Thunderbirds have been named the league’s Ticket Sales Department of the Year and also recognized the franchise for achieving 15% growth in group ticket revenue for the 2019-2020 season. “We are truly proud to receive this award from the AHL. Ticket sales growth is…

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Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante have announced that under the Acts of  2008 Chapter 468, Christopher Caputo of Springfield has been appointed as the City of Springfield’s new Treasurer/Collector.   Stephen J. Lonergan, who has served as the City Treasurer/Collector since 2010, has accepted…

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  SPRINGFIELD, MA- Western New England University’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the unanimous appointment of Dr. Robert E. Johnson as the institution’s sixth President, according to Chairman of the Board of Trustees Kenneth M. Rickson. Dr. Johnson succeeds Dr. Anthony S. Caprio, who has served as Western New England University’s President with distinction…

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (June 15, 2020) The Board of Directors of Big Y Foods, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Theresa A. Jasmin as CFO following the recent retirement of William T. Mahoney. She is responsible for the company’s strategic planning, finance, accounting, treasury and tax functions. As a senior member of the executive…

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  CHICOPEE—Florence Bank broke ground Thursday on its third Hampden County branch at 705 Memorial Drive in Chicopee. Bank leaders said the full-service location will open later this year.   “Prior to the pandemic, we had identified and procured the former Hu Ke Lau restaurant site as our third location in Hampden County,” said Kevin…

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West Springfield, MA – University of New Hampshire professor emeritus and UNH Agricultural Experiment Station research scientist, Dr. J. Brent Loy, received Eastern States Exposition’s 2020 New England Fellowship of Agricultural Adventurers award. The honor was bestowed at the ESE annual meeting, May 21, with a special presentation made to Dr. Loy at his home in…

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Today, your Chamber held its annual meeting – for the first time, virtually. Typically, this in-person meeting doubles as a grand celebration of our collective success. But, clearly, nothing is typical anymore. While anything pre COVID-19 seems like a distant blur, it is important that we still remember what we have accomplished together to drive…

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SPRINGFIELD, MA… Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and Western New England University (WNE) School of Law’s Center for Social Justice have joined the COVID Relief Coalition of law firms, nonprofits, and government agencies to provide small business owners and nonprofit organizations with pro bono (free) legal support.   Through the Coalition, members of MassMutual’s…

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SPRINGFIELD, MA [June 5, 2020] – Peter Pan Bus Lines buses will be back on the road serving major cities along the north-east corridor starting June 5 and the company has developed a new and unique cleaning process to keep both customers and employees safe.   “Shutting down was one of the hardest things we have…

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