high performance computing center http://wamc.org en Expansion Of Holyoke Canal Walk Begins http://wamc.org/post/expansion-holyoke-canal-walk-begins <p>State and local officials led by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick today marked the start of construction on a project to expand a pedestrian walkway around an industrial canal in Holyoke.&nbsp; Officials say the canal walk will be an inviting place for both city residents and visitors.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:17:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 92721 at http://wamc.org Expansion Of Holyoke Canal Walk Begins Gov. Patrick Launches Open Cloud Computing Project In Holyoke http://wamc.org/post/gov-patrick-launches-open-cloud-computing-project-holyoke <p>A new public cloud computing infrastructure is going to be developed in Massachusetts, as the state looks to position itself as a leader in the new sector known as “big data.”&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Massachusetts will put $3 million toward developing the open cloud project. The announcement was made by Governor Deval Patrick Friday at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke.</p><p> " Massachusetts Open Cloud will be a virtual laboratory to big data researchers and innovators in industry, academia , and government all across the Commonwealth."</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:13:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 89069 at http://wamc.org Gov. Patrick Launches Open Cloud Computing Project In Holyoke Urban Planner Hired To Direct Economic Development http://wamc.org/post/urban-planner-hired-direct-economic-development <p><font size="2">The mayor of Holyoke Massachusetts has made the first major appointment<br /> of his new administration. Mayor Alex Morse, Wednesday, appointed a new<br /> director of economic development. WAMC&#39;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief<br /> Paul Tuthill reports.<br /><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Mayor Morse has hired Marcos Marrero, a young urban planner and<br /> policy professional with experience in energy and sustainability<br /> projects to implement the young mayor&#39;s vision for revitalizing one of<br /> the state&#39;s poorest cities.<br /> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 37616 at http://wamc.org Urban Planner Hired To Direct Economic Development