Archive | December, 2006


A Model for Tackling the Energy Challenge On July 20, 1969, the United States reached the moon, beating the decade’s-end goal set by President John F. Kennedy. Many saw the original timetable as too ambitious. Yet with the country committed to the mission, and with the mission accelerated by federal policies promoting the necessary technological […]

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No Get Out of Jail Free Card for Albano

By most accounts, Springfield is starting to rebound. The Finance Control Board has stabilized the city’s finances and brought about relative peace and harmony to the labor front. The Urban Land Institute study of the city has established some priority areas for the community, and there is already movement on some of these fronts. We’ve […]

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Karen Volpe PeoplesBank has announced the promotion of Karen Volpe to Assistant Vice President of the Fairview office located at 1936 Memorial Drive in Chicopee. ••••• The Springfield Business Improvement District (BID) has announced the promotion of Jeffrey K. Keck to Executive Director. BID is an affiliate of the Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts. […]

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Hour Town

Time Management Is the Topic of the Day It’s called BuzzWhack. Created at the start of the new millennium, it’s a tongue-in-cheek Web site compiled by newspaper editor John Walston, devoted to defining corporate-speak in all its forms and calling attention to the human factor of any workplace. And sure enough, right there between ticker […]

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