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HOLYOKE, MA (November 23, 2020) – PeoplesBank has announced the following key promotions.   Christina Bordeau has been promoted to Assistant Vice President, Banking Center Manager for the High Street, Holyoke location. Ms. Bordeau has more than 24 years of financial services and banking experience having served in various retail banking roles.   A resident…

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NORTH ADAMS, MASS. —Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) will donate up to 150 Coronavirus test kits to North Adams Public Schools (NAPS) available for optional testing for all hybrid or in-person NAPS staff on Monday, November 23. NAPS will be administering the tests at special testing clinics throughout the district.   “We are grateful…

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (11/20/2020) Western New England University announces a unique training/mentoring partnership with Solomon EOS to prepare professionals to integrate proven Lean Six Sigma tools into their workplace. Accredited workshops starting in January 2021 Lean Six Sigma is an effective business and engineering methodology that emphasizes elimination of waste and inefficiency through data collection and…

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (11/20/2020) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a $559,057 grant to Western New England University (WNE) for its project, “Broadening Participation in Computing through Authentic, Collaborative Engagement with Computing for the Greater Good.” WNE Professors of Computer Science and Information Technology Dr. Heidi Ellis and Dr. Stoney Jackson, are the recipients of…

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 Structural Project Engineer Eric Ohanian has been named a 2020 Young Professional of the Year by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts (ACEC/MA). This award recognizes the accomplishments of young engineers by highlighting their interesting and unique work, and the resulting impact on society.   Ohanian has been a key contributor to the successful…

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (11/18/2020) Western New England University College of Engineering Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Dr. Devina Jaiswal, has been named an Engineering Unleashed 2020 Fellow by The Kern Foundation. This honor recognizes faculty for their contribution to engineering education, and specifically entrepreneurial engineering. “Dr. Jaiswal is truly an ambassador of excellence for Western New…

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Bacon Wilson is pleased to announce that Attorney Joshua L. Woods has joined the firm. Attorney Woods is an associate and a member of the firm’s business and commercial law team, and is licensed in both Massachusetts and Connecticut.   Prior to joining Bacon Wilson, Attorney Woods practiced law in Hartford and also in the…

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Longmeadow – Willie Ross School for the Deaf announced it has received a MassHealth Provider Access Improvement Program (PAIGP) grant in the amount of $32,122.50 to purchase audiology equipment for the school’s expanding audiology program. The grant is from Health Resources in Action on behalf of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.…

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SPRINGFIELD — Best Lawyers, in partnership with U.S. News and World Report, ranks Bulkley Richardson as 2021 Best Law Firm in the following 11 practice areas: banking and finance law, bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law, commercial litigation, corporate law, criminal defense: white collar, criminal defense: general practice, litigation: labor and employment, medical-malpractice law:…

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SPRINGFIELD (MA)—The Springfield Museums announce the winner of the 29th Ubora and 11th Ahadi award winners: Representative Bud L. Williams and Kareem Wedderburn. The Award Ceremony will be held virtually November 14, 6-7:30 pm, $25/household. Registration is online or by phoning 413.263.6800, ext. 325. The Ubora Award and the Ahadi Youth Award—conferred by the African…

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