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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Club Scout: Laura Mustard to perform Friday at Manhan Cafe in EasthamptonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Mustard has played all over the Connecticut and Western Massachusetts music scenes. She is known for her engaging performances and blends percussive piano playing with emotive vocals.

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  15. Is Massachusetts holding your cash or property? The Treasurer's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Today's Sunday Republican has a list of property owners who have had assets worth $100 or more turned over to the Unclaimed Property Division in the last six months. To find out if the Treasury is holding property that belongs to you, look for your name in the publication or contact them directly: WRITE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of the State Treasurer Unclaimed Property Division One Ashburton Place, 12th Floor Boston, Ma 02108 Every year the Treasury receives unclaimed cash, securities and other valuables from a person forgetting to cash a check to people overpaying bills.

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  16. Irish wit takes center stage at CityStageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Event: Best of Boston Comedy Festival - Irish Edition, part of the Bud Light Presents STAND UP Comedy Series When: Saturday, March 14, 7:30 p.m. Where: City Stage, Springfield Cost: $27 For more info: Call 788-7033 or visit citystage.symphonyhall.com Known for their quick wit and humor, the Irish will be front and center at CityStage on Saturday when the Best of Boston Comedy Festival - Irish Edition comes to Springfield. The laugh fest - part of the Bud Light Presents STAND UP Comedy Series - will feature some of Boston's finest Irish comedians who draw upon their unique heritage to entertain audiences.

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  17. FEMA official: Funding for rebuilding Cathedral High School not tied...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | MassLive.com

    BOSTON — The $29.8 million in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Assistance to help rebuild tornado-damaged Cathedral High School located on Surrey Road does not require the diocese to construct a new school on the same site, a FEMA spokesman said on Friday. If the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield were to rebuild Cathedral elsewhere, however, a new site would be subject to FEMA rules and regulations – including legal, environmental and historical reviews, according to Dennis Pinkham, external affairs director for the FEMA Region I of U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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  18. Massachusetts man ships record-breaking Boston snow for $89 a box - and it's selling outRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | MassLive.com

    A man walks an unplowed street on Beacon Hill in Boston, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. A blizzard warning was in effect for coastal areas from Connecticut to Maine on Saturday for a fourth major storm in less than a month, promising heavy snow and powerful winds to heap more misery on a region that has already seen more than 6 feet of snow in some areas.

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  19. Holyoke has company in historic district dispute: roundup of controversies elsewhereRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Schedule a meeting in Holyoke about the proposed Polish Heritage Historic District and they will come: Here, people pack a session that had to be moved upstairs to the ballroom at City Hall because the crowd was so large Nov.10. ) The Polish Heritage Historic District would attach the official designation of historic to 21 residential and commercial properties -- especially the closed Mater Dolorosa Church -- on the south side of Lyman Street.

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  20. Boston 2024 Olympics committee plans 20 meetings across Massachusetts, including SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | MassLive.com

    Boston 2024 , the organization working to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston, plans on hosting a community meeting in Springfield on April 2, one of 20 planned across Massachusetts. The time and location of the Springfield meeting was not announced.

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