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    New Director Wants to Take the Women’s Fund Elizabeth Barajas-Román says there are a number ...

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Scaling Up

New Director Wants to Take the Women’s Fund Elizabeth Barajas-Román says there are a number of reasons why she actively pursued the position of CEO for the Women’s Fund of […]

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Features

From left, Mark Noonan, Tara Gehring, and Douglas Mattoon

Community Spotlight: West Springfield

West Springfield Takes Active Approach to Growth Mayor Edward Sullivan says the city of West Springfield has changed its tactics toward economic development, and is moving forward “like a battleship,” […]

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At the Crossroads

At a Time of Change in Retail, Holyoke Mall Marks 35 Years When the Holyoke Mall opened in the Ingleside section of the city in 1979, shopping malls were the […]

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Special Features

Shedding Light

Alan Robinson’s Second Book on Ideas Shows Organizations How to Get ‘There’ When asked what prompted his second book on the broad subject of ideas in the workplace and how […]

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Widening the Horizon

Whittlesey & Hadley Expands into the Western Mass. Market Tom Terry started with the Holyoke-based accounting firm Lester Halpern & Co. back in 1976. And for as long as he […]

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Family Plan

T.P. Daley Insurance Navigates a Changing Industry Insurance is certainly in the Daley family’s blood. But their father wanted them to be certain. “Our father made sure we all worked […]

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Dr. Doug Salvador

Making Ends Meet

Hospitals Challenged by New Era of Fiscal Efficiency Dr. Doug Salvador says the push toward more efficiency in healthcare is working. According to recent information from the Centers for Medicare […]

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John Gannon

Cough Today, Get Paid Tomorrow

Mandatory Paid Sick Leave on the Horizon for Many Employers By JOHN S. GANNON This November promises to be an exciting — and important — time for the Commonwealth. The […]

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Greg Pellerin

Bring Your Own Device

This Growing Trend Can Make Employers Tipsy By GREG PELLERIN An airplane pilot wants to bring his own propeller to work. A fireman insists on bringing his hose from home. […]

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Christopher Marini

Eight Organizational Tax Tips

Making Your Tax Return a Year-round Commitment By CHRIS MARINI Tax season can often be a stressful time of year for just about everyone. The key to reducing this stress […]

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Beyond the Numbers

A chart of area Accounting Firms Click here to download the PDF

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Protect and Serve

A chart of the region’s insurance agencies Click here to download the PDF

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Noble’s new diagnostic imaging and X-ray service

Catalyst for Change

Noble CEO Ronald Bryant Creates a Network of New Services Ronald Bryant’s vision for Noble Hospital in Westfield has seemingly no limits. Over the past three years, the president and […]

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Joel Vengco

Beyond Technology

Baystate CIO Joel Vengco Says His Job Requires Wearing Many Hats Joel Vengco was talking about the role of the hospital, or health system, chief information officer (CIO) — the […]

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Dr. Robert Roose

Fighting Back

Task Force Takes on State’s Daunting Addiction Problem Tough problems require bold solutions, and opiate addiction has become a tougher problem than ever before in Massachusetts. Responding to a troubling […]

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Opinion

Editorial

Some Steps in the Right Direction Several months ago, we wrote about what we perceived as a considerable challenge for this region: finding capable successors for all Baby Boomers — […]

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Opinion

Electricity Grid Bending, and Might Break By MARC BROWN For the past two years, New England has seen its energy rates rise from $.036 per kWh in 2012 to $.056 […]

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