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Caring Health Center to Be Named Richard E. Neal Complex

September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Caring Health Center / Community Health Center (CHC), located at 1049 Main St., will be named the Richard E. Neal Complex at a dedication ceremony to be held on Monday, Sept. 22 at noon. CHC was just beginning construction on...

Massachusetts Jobs Down 5,300 in August

September 19th, 2014
BOSTON — According to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, preliminary estimates from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show Massachusetts lost 5,300 jobs in August. Job losses were impacted by temporary employment...

Attain Therapy + Fitness Open for Business in Westfield

September 19th, 2014
WESTFIELD — Attain Therapy + Fitness announced the hiring of Michael Fall, who will act as the facility manager and treating physical therapist at the recently acquired facility at 65 Springfield Road in Westfield. Fall has been practicing...

Dr. Robert Roose to Speak on Opiate Addiction, Treatment

September 19th, 2014
HOLYOKE — In recognition of National Recovery Month, Dr. Robert Roose, chief medical officer of Addiction Services for the Sisters of Providence Health System, will deliver the keynote presentation at the Human Service Forum Breakfast Meeting...

Leadership Pioneer Valley Introduces Class of 2015

September 18th, 2014
HOLYOKE — Leadership Pioneer Valley (LPV) officially kicked off its 2015 program year and introduced the Class of 2015, a group of emerging and established regional leaders, at a reception at the Wistariahurst Museum. The culturally and...

Bryan Rossano Joins Wingate Healthcare

September 18th, 2014
NEEDHAM — Wingate Healthcare, a leading provider of healthcare and hospitality for seniors, announced the strengthening of its Western Mass. region with the addition of Bryan Rossano, the company’s new regional director of operations....

Inspired Marketing Relocates to Springfield

September 18th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Inspired Marketing Inc., a full-service marketing agency and event-planning company, continues to grow, and has announced its relocation from the suburbs to 20 Maple St. in Springfield. This move brings the company into a larger...

Noble Hospital’s 50th Anniversary Ball Set for Nov. 1

September 18th, 2014
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital’s 50th anniversary Noble Ball will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the MassMutual Center in Springfield. More than 800 guests are expected to attend the black-tie event, which will feature live entertainment,...

Dow Ends at Record After Fed Maintains Low Rates

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September 17th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones industrial average is closing at a record high after the Federal Reserve maintained its stance on record-low interest rates. The Dow rose 24 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at 17,156 Wednesday, surpassing...

Apple’s iOS 8 Becomes Available for Download Wednesday

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September 17th, 2014
(CNN/WGGB) -- iPhone and iPad owners: the next generation of operating system is here. Apple's new operating system, iOS 8, isn't as radical as iOS 7, but there are a handful of new features. Those include sports scores and weather...

John Collins to Lead VA Central Western Mass. Healthcare System

September 17th, 2014
LEEDS — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the appointment of John Collins as the new director of VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System in Leeds. Collins will oversee a comprehensive healthcare system...

Webber & Grinnell Inducted into Circle of Excellence

September 17th, 2014
NORTHAMPTON — Webber and Grinnell Insurance Agency has been inducted into the Plymouth Rock Assurance and Bunker Hill Insurance 2014 Circle of Excellence, recognizing outstanding professionalism, financial performance, and commitment to...

BMLH to Host Tag Sale and Electronic Recycling Day Oct. 17

September 17th, 2014
WARE — Recent building renovations and office upgrades at Baystate Mary Lane Hospital have resulted in a quantity of used chairs, tables, desks, file cabinets, and other office equipment. As a result, a tag sale will be held on Friday, Oct....

Dr. Thomas Wadzinski joins Fairview Pediatrics

September 17th, 2014
CHICOPEE — Dr. Thomas Wadzinski has joined Dr. James Bell, Dr. Amy Pelletier, Dr. Hanna Awkal, and nurse practitioner Mary Andaloro on the provider staff at Fairview Pediatrics. Board-certified in general pediatrics and pediatric...

Blessing of the Animals Slated for Oct. 1 at Mercy Medical Center

September 17th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Handlers and owners of dogs, cats, birds, and other pets, as well as service and farm animals, are invited to bring their animals to Mercy Medical Center for the annual Blessing of the Animals service on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The...