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  1. MGM Springfield, city officials to meet with Mass. Historical Commission regarding casino projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Representatives of the city and MGM Springfield will meet Friday with officials from the Massachusetts Historical Commission in Boston to discuss how MGM will address historic preservation issues related to its $800 million casino project in the South End. The 1:30 p.m. meeting at the Massachusetts Archives building in Boston follows recent votes by Springfield Historical Commission , approving MGM's mitigation plans for historic buildings within the three-block casino footprint.

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  2. Boston ranked 3rd most walkable city after New York and San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | MassLive.com

    BOSTON -- Getting around Beantown on foot may have been a bit difficult this winter, but according to a new report , doing so was still easier than in most big cities. Redfin, a residential real estate company based in Seattle that acquired WalkScore.com in 2014, says Boston is the third-most walkable city in the US.

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  3. Red Sox' Ryan Hanigan, the local boy, comes through in first...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Catcher Ryan Hanigan, an Andover High grad, has stayed in contact with one former local coach who helped him on his journey to the major leagues. And that coach is loving every minute of seeing Hanigan wear Red Sox attire.

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  4. Commemorations for Boston Marathon bombing anniversary to take place with trial in backgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In this April 17, 2013 photograph, flowers and signs adorn a barrier, two days after two explosions killed three and injured hundreds, at Boylston Street near the of finish line of the Boston Marathon at a makeshift memorial for victims and survivors of the bombing. Boston will mark the second anniversary of the 2013 marathon bombings Wednesday, April 15, 2015 with a subdued remembrance that includes a moment of silence, the pealing of church bells and a call for kindness.

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  5. Springfield Parking Authority chooses design consultant for Civic Center garage repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The Springfield Parking Authority on Friday selected a Boston engineering consultant to design and oversee an estimated $890,000 repair and renovation project at the Civic Center Garage in the downtown. The authority chose Desman Associates of Boston for the design work and will finalize the contract in coming days, said Mary McNally, the authority's executive director.

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  6. Boston Marathon bombing survivor to speak at Rays of Hope gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Adrianne Haslet-Davis, a professional ballroom dancer who lost her lower left leg in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, will be the keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Rays of Hope Breast Cancer Survivors' Day, Saturday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MassMutual Center. SPRINGFIELD - Adrianne Haslet-Davis' website says: "I refuse to be called a victim.

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  7. Massachusetts VA clinic, hospital wait times vary widelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In a state that prides itself on access to great health care, wait times at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics vary widely, with some facilities in central and western Massachusetts delaying appointments at much higher rates than in the affluent east. Nearly 9,000 medical appointments at VA facilities in Massachusetts - about 2 percent of the state's total during the six-month period ending in February - failed to meet the department's goal of completing medical appointments within 30 days.

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  8. Four ways to celebrate Easter Sunday in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Planning on spending Easter Weekend in the Boston area? From an egg hunt downtown to a brunch aboard a Boston Harbor cruise, here are four events to help plan your holiday in the hub. Easter Egg Hunt at Faneuil Hall : On Saturday, April 4, Boston's Faneuil Hall's Easter celebration will feature live music, photo opportunities and an Easter egg hunt.

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  9. Boston 2024: UMass crew coach advocates Olympics rowing course in Western MassachusettsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Members of the Smith College crew team take to the waters of the Connecticut River for an early morning practice in 2010 SPRINGFIELD -- Western Massachusetts has countless bodies of water to speak of, but locals with a stake in the Boston 2024 Olympics bid want to build another - a venture that could bring in big bucks for the region, supporters say. University of Massachusetts crew coach Jim Dietz said he believes the ideal location for a world-class course for Olympic rowers is right here in the Pioneer Valley.

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  10. Spark Holyoke goal to help business prospects become business playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Executive Director Farid Khelfaoui discusses new program to help businesses in Holyoke called Spark Holyoke at the event launching the program Monday at the Volleyball Hall of Fame. HOLYOKE -- The Spark Holyoke program unveiled Monday is intended to turn prospective business owners into business operators by helping with specifics, officials said.

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  11. Holyoke business-catalyst program Spark Holyoke gets goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Prospective business operators mingle with business owners, city officials and politicians at the event to begin the Spark Holyoke program to help get businesses started, Monday at the Volleyball Hall of Fame, 444 Dwight St. ) HOLYOKE -- Karate and a beauty salon were among the ventures percolating Monday at the beginning of a program called Spark Holyoke intended to help idea-holders start new businesses. "I'm interested in starting a gym and a karate studio.

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  12. Bishop Rozanski tells area anchor Laura Hutchinson he hopes to meet...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | MassLive.com

    In a wide ranging interview with WWLP-22 News's Laura Hutchinson , the Most Rev. Mitchell T. Rozanski, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield, raised the possibility he will get to meet with Pope Francis when the pontiff makes his first papal visit to the United States in September.

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  13. Starting from scratch: How a Boston-based charter system could...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | MassLive.com

    This story is part of a series for which MassLive.com spent a day observing classes and speaking with administrators, teachers and students at UP Academy Charter School of Dorchester to give readers a glimpse of what a planned shift from public to charter might look like at a Springfield middle school. BOSTON -- The piece of standard white printing paper was taped underneath a bulletin board across from the front office with a dozen others like it.

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  14. Lt. Gov. Karen Polito: Baker administration committed to boosting economic progress in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    SPRINGFIELD – Calling Springfield a Gateway City "on the move," Lt. Gov. Karen Polito said on Friday that the Baker administration is committed supporting economic development efforts across the entire state.

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  15. Holyoke to launch SPARK program as catalyst for new businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The SPARK Holyoke event is set for Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Volleyball Hall of Fame, 444 Dwight St. ) HOLYOKE -- At a recent conference on innovation, Farid Khelfaoui said the goal of a new venture known as SPARK Holyoke is to found 300 new businesses here in 10 years and have at least half owned by Latinos.

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  16. Friends of the Springfield Library celebrate National Library Week,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    These inspiring words are from Phillis Wheatley, born in West Africa and brought by slave ship to Boston, Massachusetts in 1761, where she was purchased by a wealthy family who soon recognized her intelligence and taught her to read and write. The first published African American poet Phillis' first volume of poetry, "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral," was published in 1773.

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  17. Greenfield raises legal tobacco sale age to 21, joining 51 Massachusetts communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Following a sharply-divided public hearing, Greenfield's three-member Board of Health voted unanimously Wednesday night to ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21, to banish most flavored tobacco products from local stores, and to cap the total number of retail tobacco permits in town to 25. The new regulations , which go into effect July 1, further outlaw tobacco sales within 500 feet of a school while allowing existing permits to be "grandfathered." Permits that are not renewed will be retired so as to reduce the number in circulation.

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  18. Public hearings seek input on safe patient limits for ICU nursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Hearings soliciting public input on proposed regulations related to safe patient limits for registered nurses staffing intensive care units will be held March 25, in Boston, and April 2 in Worcester. The hearings relate to regulations proposed by the Health Policy Commission of the state's Department of Public Health concerning an 2014 amendment , known as the "An Act Relative to Patient Limits in All Hospital Intensive Care Units," to Chapter 111 of State Laws.

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  19. 2015 Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade honoree Dan Kane defines 'good citizen'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Kane, founder of the Dan Kane Singers, has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Citizenship Award presented by the Holyoke St. Patrick's Parade Committee. The Citizenship Award is presented to a person or organization that may be of non-Irish descent that has made substantial contributions to the parade and/or the Parade Committee.

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  20. Tasty tradition of Springfield's Albano's Market must be preserved: Guest viewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    I am one of the hearty Springfield transplants that now call the Boston area their home. We are a spirited phalanx, often with a geographic inferiority complex, yet deeply proud of our '413' roots.

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