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Introducing the Class 2015

The Top Young Business and Community Leaders in Western Massachusetts Diverse. That’s a word that could be used to describe any of BusinessWest’s classes of 40 Under Forty winners. But […]

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List of 40 Under Forty Alumni

Recognizing Continued Excellence

BusinessWest to Present New Award to 40 Under Forty Alums Presenting Sponsor: When BusinessWest launched its Forty Under 40 program in 2007, it did so to identify rising stars across […]

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Investments for the Future

Common Capital Program Helps Individuals Fuel Small Businesses Beverly Weeks spent close to two decades as a librarian at West Springfield High School, so she understands the importance of researching […]

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Special Features

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Tracking Progress

Union Station Project Moves to Critical Next Phase Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno had probably been inside the old terminal building at Union Station a few dozen times since he was […]

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Expanding Horizons

Landscapers Transform Backyards, Public Spaces into Recreational Areas Last summer, a successful businessman asked Stephen Roberts to construct an edible forest on several acres of his backyard property. “He said […]

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Stuart Fearn (center, with certified sprayers Todd Kinney, left, and Tyler Jenson)

Floor to Sealing

Safco Foam Insulation Helps Homeowners Fill In the Gaps Stuart Fearn was a mechanical engineer by trade, but when the plant where he worked closed 12 years ago, he decided […]

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From the Ground Up

A chart of the region’s home builders Click HERE to download the PDF chart

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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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Andrew Crane

Cost and Effect

Sustainable Building, Remodeling Is an Investment in the Future Andrew Crane says homeowners love the idea of energy efficiency and green construction — it’s the price tag they don’t always […]

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Business is Booming

A chart of area landscape design companies Click HERE to download the PDF list

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2015 Golf Preview: Steady Course

Golf Industry Adjusts to a Changing Climate While golf courses in the Pioneer Valley will certainly be opening earlier than those east of Worcester — where close to nine feet […]

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Full Circle

Steven Schwartz Looks Back at a Lifetime in Law Steven Schwartz considers himself a lucky person, because he’s spent a career doing exactly what he always wanted. “Some people, when […]

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It Will Be a Real Draw

Seuss Museum Expected to Provide Boost for Quadrangle, City Holly Smith-Bove says that, over the years, the bulk of the phone calls and inquiries from visitors to the Springfield Museums […]

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John Gannon

Medical Leaves of Absence

Recent Cases Should Serve as Wake-up Calls for Employers By JOHN S. GANNON Managing employee medical leaves of absence can certainly give employers a headache. The Family and Medical Leave […]

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Katherine McCarthy

Cases in Point

SJC Interprets Key Provisions of Alimony Reform Act By KATHERINE E. McCARTHY The passage of the Alimony Reform Act of 2011 brought about widespread changes to alimony in Massachusetts. Perhaps […]

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Opinion

Editorial

Now This Is a Sound Investment We’re not at all sure how the nonprofit agency Common Capital intends to market its Community First Fund moving forward — to date, it […]

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Editorial

A Bitter, Necessary Pill for Holyoke There is considerable angst, not to mention anger, in Holyoke these days, among residents and elected officials alike, as the state mulls whether to […]

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