• What’s in a Name?

    Schools See Value in Swapping ‘School’ for ‘University’ Carol Leary was asked about her institution’s ...

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What’s in a Name?

Schools See Value in Swapping ‘School’ for ‘University’ Carol Leary was asked about her institution’s decision to call itself a university, rather than a college, and the reasons behind that […]

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Features

At the Crossroads

At a Time of Change in Retail, Holyoke Mall Marks 35 Years When the Holyoke Mall opened in the Ingleside section of the city in 1979, shopping malls were the […]

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Community Spotlight: Southwick

Community Spirit Fuels Growth in Southwick Russell Fox grew up in Southwick and remembers when it was primarily a farming town. Although that has changed, farming still plays a significant […]

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Special Features

Filling the Gap

New Programs Prepare People for Careers in Manufacturing Several weeks ago, Bob LePage met with a fourth-generation manufacturer who is having problems finding new employees with the right skills to […]

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History Lessons

The Big E Continues to Be an Economic Engine Joshua L. Brooks was a man who got things done. And Gene Cassidy, CEO of the Eastern States Exposition, doesn’t let […]

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Explosion of Potential

Springfield Unveils Blueprint for Downtown Innovation District From the wreckage of a natural-gas explosion in Springfield almost two years ago has emerged a revitalization plan — one that encompasses far […]

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A Time to Reflect

Clark Art Institute Reopens After Major Renovation The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute in Williamstown celebrated the grand reopening of its 140-acre campus on July 4. It has been […]

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Sales & Marketing

It Takes the Right Tactics to Improve Sales Performance By JOHN GRAHAM In Lee Child’s Without Fail, a Secret Service official simplifies a disturbing problem. “If the Yankees come to […]

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Firm Resolve

Robinson Donovan Is in a Growth Mode Jeff Roberts, managing partner with Robinson Donovan, P.C.[/caption]For Jim Martin, understanding where Robinson Donovan, P.C. is headed requires an appreciation of the past. […]

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Maximum Potential

Sunshine Village Provides Opportunities for Clients, Solutions for Employers Gina Golash Kos says Sunshine Village gives people with disabilities the opportunity to fulfill their potential, become independent, and learn valuable […]

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Zip It

Area Recreation Facilities Raise the Game for Summer Fun By KEVIN FLANDERS The forest is cool and quiet, sunlight coruscating through the trees. In the distance, a high-pitched, mechanical whine […]

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Continuum of Care

Armbrook Village Helps Seniors Navigate Stages of Life By JAMES PALEOLOGOPOULOS In the sleepy northwest corner of Westfield lies a winding path marked by a sign that reads “Armbrook Village: […]

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Eric Gouvin

Coping with a New Reality

WNEU, Like All Law Schools, Is Adjusting to Lower Enrollment Eric Gouvin says there is ongoing discussion and debate within higher education about why enrollment is down at law schools […]

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Channez M. Rogers

Legal Landmines

Questions Can Cause Problems During Fitness-for-duty Exams By CHANNEZ M. ROGERS, Esq. Employers, beware of the questions you ask your employees during their annual fitness-for-duty examinations. All-too-familiar questions regarding family […]

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Ann I. Weber

Filling the Holes in Medicare

Coverage May Be Unjustly Denied in Many Circumstances By ANN I. WEBER, Esq. and MICHAEL A. FENTON, Esq. Millions of seniors rely upon Medicare and supplemental Medigap policies to pay […]

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Opinion

Editorial

In Pursuit of an Innovation District Kevin Hively, one of the authors of a redevelopment plan for the area impacted by the natural-gas explosion in 2012 — and the streets […]

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Opinion

Education Alone Won’t Save the Economy By ROBERT KUTTNER Our economy is now five years into an economic recovery, yet the wages of most Americans are flat. For the entire […]

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