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Financial Success Center to Open at Holyoke Community College‚Ä®

January 30th, 2015
HOLYOKE — Thrive, a one-stop financial success center for local college students and residents, will conduct a grand-opening celebration on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at 10 a.m. in room 309 in the Frost building at Holyoke Community College. Thrive,...

Two Local Banks Boost Capital Campaign for Cancer Center

January 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center announced that Westfield Bank and Chicopee Savings Bank Charitable Foundation have pledged gifts of $150,000 and $100,000, respectively, to “Transforming Cancer Care,” the capital campaign for...

MGM Springfield to Stage Meetings on Contractor Opportunities

January 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International announced that MGM Springfield is inviting site-fencing and demolition/abatement contractors to attend meetings to learn more about contractor opportunities for early work. This outreach follows recent...

Fourth Generation Joins A. Boilard Sons Inc.

January 30th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — A. Boilard Sons Inc., a local, family-owned and operated supplier of quality building supplies since 1936, announced that Matthew Boilard has joined the family business. His appointment as sales associate continues a legacy of...

First Connecticut Bancorp Reports Fourth-quarter Earnings

January 29th, 2015
FARMINGTON, Conn. — First Connecticut Bancorp Inc., the holding company for Farmington Bank, reported net income of $3.1 million, or $0.21 diluted earnings per share, for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2014, compared to net income of $2.5...

Greater Westfield Chamber Slates Legislative Luncheon

January 29th, 2015
WESTFIELD —The Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, which serves Blandford, Chester, Granville, Huntington, Montgomery, Russell, Southwick, Tolland, Westfield, and Woronoco, has slated its second annual Legislative Luncheon for Feb. 27 at...

AIC to Host Interactive Program on Leadership Skills

January 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Leadership is a position, a perspective, and a process. In today’s fast-paced, global environment, leaders need to be equipped with proven tools and techniques for leading their organizations’ teams. Successful...

Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra to Present Winter Concert

January 29th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Symphony Youth Orchestra’s (SSYO) Winter Concert is set for Sunday, Feb. 8 in Parenzo Hall at Westfield State University. The introductory Springfield Youth Sinfonia concert program will include...

United Financial Bancorp Announces Fourth-quarter Results

January 28th, 2015
GLASTONBURY, Conn. — United Financial Bancorp Inc., the holding company for United Bank, announced results for the quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2014. These results represent the second full fiscal quarter as the combined United Financial...

Construction Employment Increases in 40 States over Past Year

January 28th, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between December 2013 and December 2014, while construction employment increased in 38 states and D.C. between November and December, according to an...

Family Legacy Partners Expands with Northampton Office

January 28th, 2015
NORTHAMPTON — Karen Curran, CFP and Molly Keegan, CPA are pleased to announce the opening of a Northampton office of Family Legacy Partners Inc., an established financial-advisory firm headquartered in Greenfield. The new office is located in...

Rotary Club of Springfield Inducts Two New Members

January 28th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Alicia Garcia and Rowland Hawthorne were recently inducted into the Rotary Club of Springfield. Garcia, a Springfield native and 2014 graduate of Western New England University, is district executive for the Western...

Dakin Humane Society Urges Emergency Plan for Pet Care

January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Due to the large storm expected today, Dakin Humane Society urges everyone with pets to have an emergency plan, especially in case power is lost in the home. Dakin recommends the following: • Water, food, medications, and...

Monson Savings Bank Announces Three Promotions

January 27th, 2015
MONSON — Monson Savings Bank recently announced three promotions. Robert Chateauneuf has been promoted to vice president, commercial loan officer; Corinne Sawyer has been promoted to vice president, business development officer; and Dodie...

Western MA Baseball Hall of Fame to Induct Seven on Wednesday

January 27th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — The Western MA Baseball Hall of Fame committee will induct seven new members at a banquet on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 6 p.m. at La Quinta Inn & Suites in Springfield, in the 12th-floor ballroom. Red Sox radio broadcaster Joe...