Archive | April, 2006

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Government often finds itself in a position of outlining parameters in which businesses and individuals must operate. For the most part, government does this well. Legislation dictating safe working conditions, limits on hours and days of work, speed limits, exposure to chemicals and other elements, are all good examples of this. But when government puts […]

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Drafting a Blueprint

Some might look at the price tag and says it’s way too much for a city on the brink of receivership, a community where hard-working municipal employees have-n’t had raises in years. But the $120,000 that Springfield will soon commit to an economic development study to be undertaken by a panel from the Urban Land […]

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Business Market Show 2006 The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce staged its 2006 Business Market Show Conference and Exhibition on April 5 at the MassMutual Center. The event featured more than 200 exhibitors and drew hundreds of visitors. Some scenes from the show:   Sharing time at the Elms College booth are, from left, Pat Burden, […]

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Pay Attention

Government often finds itself in a position of outlining parameters in which businesses and individuals must operate. For the most part, government does this well. Legislation dictating safe working conditions, limits on hours and days of work, speed limits, exposure to chemicals and other elements, are all good examples of this. But when government puts […]

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