• BankLandscapeCov1114b

    Your Move

    Banks Navigate a Rapidly Changing Chess Board In assessing the many ways banking in Massachusetts ...

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BankLandscapeCov1114b

Your Move

Banks Navigate a Rapidly Changing Chess Board In assessing the many ways banking in Massachusetts has changed, Dan Forte summons two numbers: 338 and 175. The first, said Forte, president […]

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Features

CasinoCountdownExclusive1114b

The Countdown Begins

Casino Project Generates Challenges, Anticipation Thirty-three months. That’s how long MGM Resorts International has to complete construction on its $800 million casino complex in Springfield’s South End, according to the […]

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Heather Budrewicz

Community Spotlight: Southampton

Southampton’s Building Boom Brings Challenges Although the downturn in the economy in 2008-09 caused building to come to an abrupt standstill in most cities and towns across Western Mass., Southampton […]

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Special Features

BankLandscapeCov1114b

Your Move

Banks Navigate a Rapidly Changing Chess Board In assessing the many ways banking in Massachusetts has changed, Dan Forte summons two numbers: 338 and 175. The first, said Forte, president […]

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HealthcareExclusive1114b

Primary Concerns

Physicians Get Back to Work After HCPA Bankruptcy Dan Moen understands that the closing of Hampden County Physician Associates (HCPA) is a big story in the region, but it’s just […]

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MarketExclusive1114b

Shuffling the Deck

Casino Vote Spurs Movement in Real-estate Market Kevin Jennings called it “an election-night hangover.” That’s how he chose to describe the relative — and unexpected — quiet on the morning […]

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Ken Williamson

Upping the Ante

Retailers Cautiously Optimistic About Holiday Shopping Season This year’s holiday shopping season holds the promise of being merry and bright for local retailers. And although it’s too early to determine […]

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For Sale, for Lease

A listing of available commercial properties Click here to download the PDF

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Anabela Pereira Grenier

Members First

Pioneer Valley Credit Union Takes a Service-focused Approach By KEVIN FLANDERS Once a fledgling establishment operating out of a single post office room in 1923, Pioneer Valley Credit Union now […]

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Sean Wandrei

Do Your Kids Watch TV in Your Home Office?

Know the Rules to Understand If You Qualify for Deduction Today, technology allows us the opportunity to work from just about anywhere. One benefit is the ability to work from […]

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Loan Stars

A chart of the region’s credit unions Click here to download the PDF

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HMClogo

Sending a Message

Holyoke Medical Center Works to Raise Its Profile in the Community John Morris starts off by explaining that he’s a lighting technician and concert roadie by trade, and that if […]

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Joyce Thielen

Equipping the Future

Demand for Nurses Rises — Along with a Push for More Education If you want to be a nurse, the jobs are plentiful. If you want to be a certain […]

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BlackBirchGiftBasket

Perfect Presents

Local Ideas for Gift Giving Sure to Please Everyone on Your List Leisurely shopping is a pastime many people enjoy, but when it comes to finding gifts to suit the […]

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Let’s Make a Deal

A chart of area commercial real-estate managers Click here to download the PDF

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Opinion

Editorial

Americans Repudiate Obama, Finally At an address last month at Northwestern University, President Barack Obama gave his critics a present and the voters a unique opportunity, one they certainly seized. […]

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Opinion

How to Repurpose Your Thanksgiving By BAYSTATE HEALTH PROFESSIONALS Thanksgiving is about more than just enjoying a delicious holiday feast of turkey with all the trimmings, then heading out the […]

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