Archive | October, 2007

Christine Phillips and Carole Parlengas

The Time Has Come

As Confusion Mounts, Cautious Optimism Surrounds Health Insurance Reform ‘One calendar month is the calendar month, commencing with the first calendar month following the first day of employment, unless the first day of employment is the first day of a calendar month, in which case the calendar month commences with the first day of employment.’ […]

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Richard May

The Lights Fantastic

O.C. White’s Success Stems from 113 Years of Bright Ideas Richard May, owner of The O.C. White Company in Thorndike, has a wide array of antique lights and magnifiers adorning his office. All of them are products made by his company, a lighting, audio, and magnification fixture manufacturer, at the start of its 113th year […]

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Some Practical Lessons from Lowell

This issue, BusinessWest begins a series of articles on how other cities are faring with the challenges facing all urban centers in the 21st century, with the goal of identifying strategies and philosophies that may be incorporated in this region. We start with Lowell, a community similar to Springfield in many ways — it is […]

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STCC Technology Park Is an Asset for the Region Lost in the controversy earlier this year about the possible location of a new state information technology center either at the STCC Technology Park or in the former Tech High School on Elliot Street is the vital role the tech park has played, and will need […]

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