Archive | February, 2008

When It Comes to Conventions, Waiting Is Part of the Game

There’s one overriding positive regarding the role conventions play in the health and well-being of a given city or region: volume. Tourism and hospitality are relatively robust sectors in Western Mass.; there are several attractions across the region with a national pull, including the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Historic Deerfield, the college towns […]

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The following business incorporations were recorded in Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties, and are the latest available. They are listed by community. AGAWAMKRIDE Inc., 68 Plantation Dr., Agawam 01001. Mark D. Benedix, 38 Old Farm Road, Somers, CT 06071. Steven D. Stark, 68 Plantation Road, Agawam 01001, treasurer. (Nonprofit) To raise funds for the research, […]

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OPINION

Plan for Education Czar Threatens Reform Efforts Fewer than 15 years ago, K-12 public education in Massachusetts — a few favored communities aside — was in bad shape. The system by which schools were funded was so inequitable that it was in danger of being declared unconstitutional, student achievement was mediocre at best, and there […]

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