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Museum Dedicated to All Things Seuss Opens Its Doors

A World of Imagination By Kathleen Mellen It’s called the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss, and that pretty much says it all. One of Springfield’s favorite sons, the good doctor […]

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Features

Doug Stefancik

Ludlow Builds Off Mill Project’s Momentum

Community Spotlight   When it comes to economic development in Ludlow, the sprawling project known as Ludlow Mills has been the lead story for several years. But it’s far from […]

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Dana Barrows

Here Are the Nominees for the 2017 Continued Excellence Award

Sensational Six When gathering her thoughts on this year’s six nominees for the Continued Excellence Award, Susan Jaye-Kaplan summoned none other than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “I believe Dr. […]

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Special Features

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Home Care Has Become a Critical Key to Living Independently

Aging in Place As the Baby Boom generation continues to advance into the golden years, the demand for home care continues to rise, as families embrace a model that keeps […]

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Raipher, P.C. Continues to Build a Record of Success

Winning Attitude Its marketing materials are emblazoned with the phrase ‘for the win.’ But at Raipher, P.C. — the law firm Raipher Pellegrino founded in 1994 and put on the […]

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NetLogix Aims to Reduce Stress, Keep Clients Focused on Growth

Human Touch Information-technology solutions providers can easily get lost in a maze of technical jargon, but that’s the last thing Marco Liquori wants to throw at customers. Instead, the technicians […]

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Valley Venture Mentors’ Accelerator Awards

VVM Accelerator Awards Boost Startups in More Ways Than One

Sweet Smell of Success Valley Venture Mentors’ third annual Accelerator program may have been capped by the grants given to a dozen of its participants at a recent awards ceremony, […]

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Dr. Robert Wool

Women’s Health Associates Forges Proactive Partnerships

Holistic Approach Women’s health is almost as broad a category as healthcare itself, and the practitioners at Women’s Health Associates in Westfield understand this. Although they focus on obstetrics and […]

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Dr. Rajiv Padmanabhan

Stroke Is a Common Killer of Women — but Doesn’t Have to Be

A Matter of Time Everyone knows women who are fiercely independent and used to doing everything for themselves. Getting to the hospital after a stroke — or, more likely, getting […]

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Local Farmer Awards Give $116,000 to Area Growers

Growing the Future Farms and farmers have long been among the region’s most important entrepreneurs. Now in its third year, the Local Farmer Awards program continues to help farmers welcome […]

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Jeffrey Adams

The Legal Issues Surrounding This Exploding Housing Market

Tiny Homes, Big Questions By Jeffrey L. Adams Tiny homes are efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly. Generally speaking, tiny homes are defined as residential dwelling units measuring 400 square feet […]

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John S. Gannon

Recent Decision Reinforces Personal Liability in Employment Law

Taking It Personally By John S. Gannon, Esq. As a management-side employment attorney, I know how frustrating it is for businesses to be sued by current or former employees. Employers […]

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Jo-Anne Gaughan-Cabral

West Central Family and Counseling Launches Cancer Program

After the Diagnosis As a provider of psychotherapy services for patients of all types, the therapists at West Central Family and Counseling observed a striking trend, said Jo-Anne Gaughan-Cabral. “We […]

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Sarita Hudson

Innovative Public-health Project Makes Use of ‘Social Investors’

Home Is Where the Asthma Is A nyone who has experienced an asthma attack, the chest-tightening, often panicky feeling of not getting enough air into the lungs, knows it’s not […]

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UMass Awards $735,000 in Science and Technology Grants

Banking on Breakthroughs   Three UMass Amherst campus research initiatives are among nine projects across the five-campus system that are sharing $735,000 in grants from the President’s Science & Technology […]

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Opinion

Giving Big Ideas a Boost

Editorial   The best ideas are often born of need, and Ronny’s Priefer’s big idea is exhibit A. As the story on page 24 relates, Priefer’s niece was diagnosed with […]

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It’s Getting Hot in Here

Opinion By Associated Industries of Massachusetts With summer approaching, employers should again turn their attention to managing work in the summer heat. Although Massachusetts has guidelines on what it means […]

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