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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...

Wynn, Mass. Gambling Regulators Sign Casino License

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September 17th, 2014
Artist Rendering of Wynn Everett (Image Courtesy: Wynn Resorts) By PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) -- Wynn Resorts and Massachusetts gambling regulators finalized the license Wednesday for a $1.6 billion casino outside...

NASA Picks Boeing and SpaceX to Ferry Astronauts

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September 16th, 2014
By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil. On Tuesday, the space agency announced it has picked Boeing and SpaceX to transport astronauts to the...

Wynn’s $1.6B Resort Wins Boston Casino License

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September 16th, 2014
Artist Rendering of Wynn Everett (Image Courtesy: Wynn Resorts) BOSTON (WGGB/AP) — Wynn Resorts has bested Mohegan Sun for the lucrative Boston-area casino license. The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted 3-1 Tuesday afternoon to award...

Elms College MBA Program Offers Forensic Accounting Certificate

September 16th, 2014
CHICOPEE — The MBA Program at Elms College is offering an advanced graduate-studies certificate program in forensic accounting to prepare accounting professionals, auditors, and law-enforcement personnel who may support litigation teams on...