Archive | August, 2006


Getting Moving on Health Care People say nothing is happening in Washington on health care. They say the only thing that has happened is that the crisis has gotten worse. They’re right. But while Washington waits, Wall Street has acted. Too many big businesses are deciding that to compete and win in the global economy, […]

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An Important Victory for the Area’s Biomedical Sector

At first blush, the numbers don’t seem too impressive, at least when compared to the $1.1 billion Bristol Meyers Squibb manufacturing facility recently announced for the Fort Devens site, and the hundreds of jobs it will generate. This is a $4.9 million grant to study therapies for treating Type 1 diabetes, and the gain of […]

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Philanthropy — to the Max Max’s Tavern in Springfield recently staged the Max’s Classic golf tournament, an event, now in its third year, that raised more than $150,000 for Baystate Children’s Hospital. Staged over two courses, The Ranch in Southwick and Crestview Country Club in Agawam, the tournament drew hundreds of golfers, with teams from […]

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Steven Stein and Mike Barrasso

Reaching Out to the Cloud Crowd

Springfield Club Owners Take to the Sky with New Entertainment District Venture From their newest venture in Springfield’s entertainment district, club owners and developers Steven Stein and Mike Barrasso have an enviable view: one that includes the city’s skyline and comes complete with comfortable seating and a chilled martini. Located at Stearns Square in the […]

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