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WMBExpo 2014

Your complete guide to the 2014 show Click here to download a PDF flip book of the entire guide Click here for the latest show information Click here to download […]

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Features

Comeback Stories

Hadley Fire Victims Maintain an Entrepreneurial Spirit A year later, Chuong Son remembers each of the many emotions he experienced that fateful night when he learned that the Norwottuck Shoppes, […]

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John Flynn

Community Spotlight: Hampden

Hampden Strives to Increase Revenue, Cut Costs John Flynn says many people want to make improvements to their homes but are curtailed by their budgets and increases in the cost […]

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Special Features

Soar Subject

Hot-air Balloon Pilot Rises to the Occasion As Lisa Fusco’s pickup truck approaches an elevated, wide-open space in Hadley called Sylvia Heights, this writer has the music from that scene […]

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Party Platforms

Restaurants, Banquet Facilities Anticipate Busy Holiday Season It was clear to Erin Corriveau that the corporate holiday party was back when a past client called to book a December get-together […]

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Paragus Strategic IT founder Delcie Bean

Capturing the ‘Paragus Vibe’

New Headquarters Facility Promotes Fun, Professionalism Sherwin Williams calls it “outrageous green.” That’s the exceedingly bright, neon-like shade that has come to define the company now known as Paragus Strategic […]

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Matt Sawyer

No Business Like Snow Business

Ski Resorts Aim for New Heights, No Matter the Weather Tyler Fairbank has long understood the relationship between weather and a ski resort’s success, but last winter hammered home the […]

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David Sarrasin

Royal Treatment

‘The Castle’ Focuses on Details That Make a Difference People who aren’t familiar with Chicopee might be surprised to learn the city, and specifically Memorial Drive, is home to a […]

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For the Big Night

A chart of area banquets facilities Click here to download the PDF chart

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David Rothenberg’s display

Main Attraction

Eclectic Community of Businesses Populates Monkey Wrench Building No one knows for sure how the monkey wrench got its name. Some say its original name was actually ‘Moncky wrench,’ after […]

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the church

Mass Appeal

Vodka Maker Has a New Home in an Old Hadley Church Paul Kozub says he can draw a number of parallels between his experiences with creating his own brand of […]

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For Sale, for Lease

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

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2014 Resource Guide Addendum

In September, BusinessWest presented its 2014-15 Resource Guide. What follows are needed additions and corrections to the charts that appeared in that issue: • Changes to Accounting Firms: Meyers Brothers […]

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Eye-Opening Experiences

The World Is Our Classroom Makes Learning Meaningful Sarah Topey never used to think twice about the water that came from the faucets in her home. But after spending a […]

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Reaching the Masses

Law Firms Raise Their Profile Through Blogs, Social Media Kevin Maltby says few people buy anything without checking it out online first. For example, millions check out Yelp reviews before […]

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Opinion

Editorial

Yes on Casinos, No on Question 3 Voters will head to the ballot box early next month to decide, among other things, whether to allow casinos in the Bay State. […]

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Opinion

Health Officials Vigilant Against Ebola By CHERYL BARTLETT To date, in Massachusetts, we are fortunate there have been no cases of Ebola virus, and the risk remains very low. Ebola […]

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