Archive | September, 2004

Developments of Note

With the retirement of founder and artistic director Richard Rescia, the Florence-based Commonwealth Opera is entering a new era. Its leadership team, comprised of Artistic Director Alan Schneider and Executive Director Kara Noble, has ambitious goals to bring opera to new and wider audiences, and thus create new opportunities for the institution as it approaches […]

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The Steal Industry

Program organizers say the Affiliated Chambers’ Super 60 list shows the strength and diversity of the local economy — and portrays the entrepreneurial spirit that prevails in the Valley. This year’s list is deep with health care businesses, financial services providers, retail operations, including several car dealerships, and even two area colleges. Russ Denver says […]

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Entrepreneurial Thinking

Jack Wilson has some ambitious goals for the five-school University of Massachusetts system he now leads. He wants UMass to be more visible and much more of a force in economic development initiatives across the state. In a word, he wants the school to be indispensable to the Commonwealth. Since being named president of UMass […]

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