BusinessOctober 22, 2014

City businesses throw down donation gauntlet

WESTFIELD – At the Westfield Athenaeum Wednesday, a small collection of downtown merchants and assembled city officials gathered to hear the announcement regarding the city’s plans to continue where the recently-dissolved Westfield Business Improvement District (WBID) left off. According to Westfield Mayor Daniel M. Knapik, the initiative has drawn in two sponsors – United Bank

BusinessOctober 22, 2014

State to award Springfield subway car contract to Chinese firm

PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The state is set to award a $566 million contract to