Archive | July, 2006

Branching Out STCU Credit Union recently cut the ribbon on its new branch in Westfield. Doing the honors are, from left, directors Robert Mulcahey, Sidney Snegg, Rosmarie Mazza-Moriarty (with her son, Jake), Kenneth Ketchum, Chairman Ronald Joyal, STCU President and CEO Gary Fishlock, and directors Awilda Chaban-Colon, Erin O’Leary, and Norman Halls. Grade Expectations Rotary […]

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OPINION

For the first time in three decades, federal funding for the National Institutes of Health was cut this year. The reduction, which followed two years of level funding, not only imperils the development of lifesaving scientific breakthroughs but also has a detrimental impact on regional economies that are dependent on innovation — and New England […]

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Ann Burke

Home Field Advantage

New Program Takes Business- Retention Efforts to the Next Level Ann Burke called it “a new way of looking at business retention.” She then paused for a second and declared that she didn’t really like that word retention, or at least she didn’t think it worked properly in this context. “It sounds too static, like […]

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The Virtual Visit

Northampton Chamber Launches New Web Site The Greater Northampton Chamber of Commerce has a new home, virtually speaking. Earlier this month, the chamber launched its new Web site, explorenorthampton.com. Suzanne Beck, executive director of the Northampton chamber, said the new site has been in the planning stages for some time, and brings several benefits to […]

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