Springfield Regional Chamber Partners with MassHire BizWorks on Free Webinar

The Springfield Regional Chamber (SRC) will partner with MassHire BizWorks, a division of the MassHire Department of Career Services’ Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, to offer a free educational webinar for businesses. On Tuesday, Oct. 5 from 8:30 to 10 a.m., participants will meet leading authorities and learn how the state’s economic-development programs…

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$250 Million EPA Loan to Upgrade Infrastructure, Advance Renewable Energy in Springfield

At an event with U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Martin Suuberg, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, and other local officials, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator for Water Radhika Fox announced a $250 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission. This…

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College of Nursing at UMass Amherst Receives $21.5 Million Gift

UMass Amherst announced it has received a gift of $21.5 million from the Elaine Nicpon Marieb Charitable Foundation. The university’s College of Nursing will become the Elaine Marieb College of Nursing, named for the late UMass Amherst nursing alumna and bestselling textbook author Elaine Nicpon Marieb. The gift will advance the university’s innovative nursing engineering…

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Thunderbirds sign new lease agreement, will stay at MassMutual Center

The Springfield Thunderbirds will continue to make the MassMutual Center their home ice after signing a new lease agreement. The Springfield Thunderbirds and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority announced the agreement on Thursday. The team signed on for the next four years with the option of a one-year extension. Read the source article at WWLP…

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Neal, EPA administrator to announce water infrastructure funding

The Springfield Water and Sewer Commission will announce major funding for infrastructure renewal Thursday. EPA Assistant Administrator Radhika Fox and Congressman Richard Neal will join local officials to announce $500 million in funding for Springfield’s water investment program. The funding comes from the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act. That program is meant to help…

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Enterprise Holdings Foundation Awards More Than $12,000 to Square One

The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $12,143 to Square One in support of its Campaign for Healthy Kids. The contribution is a piece of the Enterprise Holdings ROAD Forward commitment to allocate $35 million to more than 70 global Enterprise operating teams to drive local impact as part of its broader commitment to donate $55 million…

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PeoplesBank Recognized in Reader’s Choice Survey

Thousands of voters chimed in recently for the Daily Hampshire Gazette’s Readers’ Choice consumer polls, and PeoplesBank was named a winner in several categories, including Best Local Bank, Best Local Online Banking, Best Mortgage/Home Loan Provider, Best Green Business, and Best Place to Work. “PeoplesBank is proud to play a role in making this a…

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