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Massachusetts legislators urged to expand financial support of aging urban centers in gateway cities

Massachusetts legislators urged to expand financial support of aging urban centers in gateway cities

Springfield needs to diversify its economy, build more market-rate housing and attract younger professionals to downtown, Sarno said.

Commentary: Gateway Cities Innovation Institute hopes to tap synergy of collaboration to bring about deep and meaningful change

Commentary: Gateway Cities Innovation Institute hopes to tap synergy of collaboration to bring about deep and meaningful change

Collaboration, Innovation, Business News, Initials, Taps, Cities, Deep, Change, Plumbing Stops

Guest View: Benjamin Forman

A bill now working its way through the Massachusetts Legislature would put thousands of residents to work right away while overhauling the state's midsize urban centers to make them stronger regional economic engines over the long term.

In Gateway Cities, like Worcester, education and economic development go hand-in-hand

In Gateway Cities, like Worcester, education and economic development go hand-in-hand

For the economic health of the state's mid-sized cities to improve, the educational system must flourish, as one is reliant upon the other, according to a report by MassINC.

South Coast Today - Gateway Cities propelled Warren over Brown in Senate race

Boston Mayor Tom Menino's voter-turnout machine got much of the credit for propelling Elizabeth Warren past Sen. Scott Brown last week, but the focus on Boston obscures a much more significant shift in support in the state's Gateway Cities.

O'Connell Companies of Holyoke, Jay Minkarah of DevelopSpringfield, Armando Feliciano of Springfield Redevelopment Authority honored by MassINC, Gateway Cities

O'Connell Companies of Holyoke, Jay Minkarah of DevelopSpringfield, Armando Feliciano of Springfield Redevelopment Authority honored by MassINC, Gateway Cities

The awards, from the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute, honor those who have had a transformative impact on their communities. They will be honored on Nov. 12 at a luncheon in Boston.

Fall River Herald News - New institute to help revitalize Fall River, fellow gateway cities

MassINC, a Boston-based independent think tank, announced Wednesday the creation of the Gateway Cities Innovation Institute, an entity dedicated to revitalizing former manufacturing “gateway” communities like Fall River and New Bedford.

Governor wants $100M for Gateway cities

Governor wants $100M for Gateway cities

Education stressed during Gateway Cities event

LOWELL -- Gateway Cities, old manufacturing cities like Lowell, Lawrence or Fitchburg that often struggle with job growth have made economic development a key priority over the years.

New Gateway Cities institute to launch Wednesday

NEW BEDFORD — The push by Gateway Cities to gain statewide clout is becoming institutionalized — literally — with the launch of a new policy institute.

Governing Magazine - 11 Cities in Massachusetts Band Together to Solve Urban Ills

Can a collaborative network help tier cities?

Guest View: Early education in Gateway Cities: Building a foundation for success

Early education is the foundation of a child's future — not just of the child's success in school, but of the child's success throughout his or her life.

Gateway Cities Innovation Institute: Western Massachusetts residents tapped to contribute to statewide conversation

Gateway Cities Innovation Institute: Western Massachusetts residents tapped to contribute to statewide conversation

Fall River, Innovation, Business News, Worcester, Massachusetts, Taps, Westerns, Conversation, Cities

Gateway Cities initiative holds promise for Fitchburg

Gateway Cities initiative holds promise for Fitchburg

Real Estate Personnel On The Move: September 13, 2013

Real Estate Personnel On The Move: September 13, 2013

A summary of personnel moves, events, accomplishments and awards in Greater Boston’s real estate community.

Lowell Sun - Gateway Cities Innovation Institute unveiled

BOSTON -- The Gateway Cities Innovation Institute, a new entity that will use research, polling and policy development for the purpose of revitalizing former manufacturing centers in the state, will be officially launched at the Statehouse at 2 p.