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Holyoke gets MassDevelopment fellow, manager of innovation district

August 4, 2017 :, by Jim Kinney

HOLYOKE - With just one month of work in Holyoke under her belt, Insiyah Mohammad Bergeron feels qualified to make a pretty bold statement:

"I've met more interesting people on the street in Holyoke than I did living in New York or Boston," she said. "That's no exaggeration. I'm on a listening tour right now."

Those interesting people include entrepreneurs, artisans, building owners and developers, she said. Her job is to get all those people connected and working together to start growing the economy in downtown Holyoke.

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