Archive | August, 2010

A Matter of Speculation

A Matter of Speculation

A New Potential Developer, Renewed Optimism for State School Site To date, efforts to redevelop the former Belchertown State School property have been met with only frustration and some embarrassing moments — the last lead development team bounced a check on the town as it proceeded with initial steps in the process. But there is […]

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Springfield Public Forum 2010

Study in Longevity

The Springfield Public Forum at 75 Launched in 1935 as a pilot program designed to further the education of adults unable to attend college at the height of the Great Depression, the Springfield Public Forum is today one of the oldest lecture series in the country and perhaps the only one that remain free to […]

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Bruce Landon, president, general manager, and co-owner of the Springfield Falconsv

Profiles in Business

This Hockey Veteran is Certainly Goal-oriented Bruce Landon said an equipment manager found it a few months ago in an old equipment bag in the back of a storage area at the Springfield Falcons complex within the MassMutual Center. Now, the goalie mask, which Landon last used in action in the mid ’70s when he […]

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Opinion

We Must Separate Doctors from Industry This summer, Harvard Medical School announced new restrictions on the relationships between its faculty and the pharmaceutical and medical-device industries. The policy prohibits faculty from accepting gifts and meals, limits their consulting income, and requires public reporting of any payments received. The stated goal is to eliminate a perception […]

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