Archive | November, 2010

Publick House General Manager Michael Glick in the Tap Room.

Publick Speaking

Sturbridge Landmark Has Location and Charm — in Abundance Back when things got started, in 1771, the Publick House was a stagecoach stop, a place to eat and sleep on the way to somewhere else. In recent times, though, this landmark has become a true destination, one known for its classic, charm, holiday decorations, traditional […]

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David Fontaine, president of Fontaine Bros. Inc.

Profiles in Business

Building on the Foundation of a Family Business Dave Fontaine was in his conference room, referencing the pictures on the walls, all representing projects this family business had undertaken — from perhaps its biggest initiative, the complex at UMass Medical School, to one of the most visible in this region, Scibelli Hall on the campus […]

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Editorial

Time for Springfield to Get Its Message Out Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno is right. The city is, in many respects, like a company with products, he told BusinessWest. And like those companies, it has to sell itself if it wants to grow and prosper. And so, what is being touted as Springfield’s first major marketing […]

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Opinion

Putting the Pioneer Valley Back on Track A $70 million federal grant to rebuild the Pioneer Valley’s main, north-south rail line has generated excitement and anticipation across the region. Another $210 million of committed rail-corridor grants in neighboring Connecticut and Vermont underscores the strategic importance of this critical Northeast rail link connecting New York City […]

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