Girls Inc. of Holyoke unveils its new name

Girls Inc. is of Holyoke has been working with young women in Western Massachusetts for many years, so the organization felt it was time to match its name to its reach. From now on Girls Inc. of Holyoke will be known as Girls Inc. of the Valley. “Not everyone realizes that we serve girls from…

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Deerfield Balances Old, New Ways of Thinking – BusinessWest

Deerfield boasts numerous draws for businesses looking to relocate, Diana Schindler says, from its reasonable property-tax rate to its proximity to Interstate 91, Route 116, and Routes 5 and 10.  But there’s also been some pushback against some of those businesses, which reared its head when residents recently spoke out against a proposed Dollar General…

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Big Y Springfield distribution expansion gets $4M local tax incentive

The state gave its approval to an eight-year local property tax incentive to Big Y Foods for the expansion of its distribution center on Roosevelt Avenue. The incentive, already approved by the city of Springfield, has a value of about $4.2 million, according to a Office of Housing & Economic Development news release issued Wednesday.…

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