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Bloomberg opens offices to compete in primary

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – It has been decades since a major presidential candidate has paid as much attention to Massachusetts as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is focusing on the Bay State....
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Ocean State Job Lot buys former Toys ‘R’ Us on Boston Road

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – A longtime retailer in the city is expanding with a new location, creating more jobs....
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Springfield schools see large turnaround in graduation rates

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Speaking about the newly released graduation figures, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno said, “It’s unbelievable the turnaround in rates that have occurred.”...
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Sarno: final agreement on 31 Elm St. project in near future

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The rehabilitation and reuse of the 31 Elm St. complex is getting closer to realization....
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Springfield recognized for small business growth, opportunities

Danielle Eaton
daniellee@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Small business within Springfield has evolved since the city’s inception, and now it is being recognized as one of the best places in the country to start a small business....
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MGM Springfield is not afraid of change

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – If there is one thing that is a constant in the casino business it’s change....
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Local colleges prepare individuals for careers in cannabis industry

Debbie Gardner
debbieg@thereminder.com

GREATER SPRINGFIELD – As the cannabis industry continues to expand following the legalization of recreational use in 11 states – including Massachusetts – the need for qualified workers for all aspects of this emerging market grows....
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WNEU preparing for inaugural Women’s Ice Hockey season

Dennis Hackett

SPRINGFIELD – After years of research and preparation, Western New England University is in the final stages of putting together its women’s ice hockey team in its inaugural season which kicks off in October of 2020....
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MGM’s Cal Mare to be replaced with Italian eatery Costa

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – Another change comes to MGM Springfield: Cal Mare is out and Costa is in....
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Classical High School grad Gwenn Ifill honored with stamp

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – The late prize-winning journalist Gwen Ifill was honored in the high school from which she graduated on Feb. 9 with the unveiling of a first-class forever stamp in her honor....
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East-west rail linking Pittsfield, Boston would cost $25 billion

G. Michael Dobbs
news@thereminder.com

SPRINGFIELD – While the meeting of the East-West Passenger Rail Study Advisory Committee on Feb. 6 provided additional information about the viability of the six options to establish east-west passenger rail service, the final report has been delayed once again......
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