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Transit Transformation

Region Sees Economic Potential in Rail Service Timothy Brennan calls the return of passenger rail service to the Pioneer Valley a “new frontier.” That’s a phrase that has been used […]

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Features

40 Under Forty 2014 Gala

The Class of 2014 Has Its Day in the Sun The population of 40 Under Forty winners in Western Mass. officially reached 320 on June 19, as BusinessWest’s Class of […]

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Channing Gibson, left, and Christopher Ketchen

Community Spotlight: Lenox

Lenox Strives to Become a Year-round Destination When Channing Gibson envisions what the town of Lenox will look like in the future, he sees a vibrant, year-round destination with a […]

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Special Features

Moving Forward

Westfield State Works to Put the Dobelle Controversy Behind It Elizabeth Preston acknowledged that, in the vast majority of cases, when someone in academia has the title ‘interim president’ in […]

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The Next Gear

Carmakers Branch Out as Sales Continue to Increase Jeff Sarat calls it “pent-up demand.” Auto-industry analysts have been saying for years that the average age of all cars on the […]

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Home Team

N. Riley Construction Builds on Its Early Success Nick Riley had never been one to turn down challenges, and he wasn’t about to turn down this one. It was the […]

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Joshua Weiss

Talking Points

Bay Path Launches Program in Negotiation, Leadership Joshua Weiss was talking about the difference between being assertive and being aggressive. And while doing so, he made it clear that, in […]

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Kid Stuff

A chart of area early education and child care facilities Click here to download the PDF

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Balise Hyundai dealership

More Investments in the Future

Balise Unveils $9 Million Plan to Reshape Its South End Complex “Serviceable.” That’s the term Mike Balise, vice president of Balise Motor Sales, used early and often to describe the […]

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MassMutual Unveils Renovation Project at Enfield Campus

ENFIELD — MassMutual unveiled more than $38 million in renovations to its Bright Meadow campus, the primary location for the company’s retirement-services and workplace-insurance businesses, on June 17. The investment […]

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If They Build It

A chart of general contractors in the region Click here to download the PDF

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For Sale, for Lease

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

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What’s in a Name?

Holland & Bonzagni Helps Clients Protect Their Intellectual Property Don Holland says most people don’t realize that a patent application in the U.S. can be a long, tedious process, taking […]

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James Barrett

2014 Mid-year Tax Planning

Take Steps Now to Reduce Your Tax Burden Later By JAMES BARRETT The first half of 2014 has produced little in the way of major tax legislation, but tax-planning opportunities […]

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Summer in the Valley

Mark Your Calendar with These 20 Happenings In the mood for some music or theater? Enjoy art or antiques? Feel like trying out some different kinds of food? The Pioneer […]

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Opinion

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Editorial

A Critical Moment for Springfield It was Friday the 13th when the Gaming Commission came to Springfield to commit the state’s first casino license to a developer, in this case […]

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Opinion

Early-childhood Education Is Important By Steve Grande There’s a perception that manufacturing is a dying industry in Western Mass., but the reality is quite different. In fact, a fundamental challenge […]

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