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Email ‘Picture This’ photos with a caption and contact information to [email protected]   Open for Business Pullman & Comley, one of the largest full-service law firms based in Connecticut, celebrated the opening of its new Springfield office on June 11 with a ribbon cutting and reception welcoming local business and

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Healthcare Heroes Nominations Through July 29: In the spring of 2017, BusinessWest and its sister publication, the Healthcare News, created a new and exciting recognition program called Healthcare Heroes. It was launched with the theory that there are heroes working across this region’s wide, deep, and all-important healthcare sector, and

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People on the Move

KeyBank announced that Hans Jung has joined the bank as senior relationship manager within its Connecticut and Western Mass. middle-market Commercial Banking team. In this role, he will work with companies with annual revenues from $10 million to $2 billion, offering a range of corporate finance solutions, treasury management, and

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Company Notebook

White Lion Expands Beer-garden Footprint SPRINGFIELD — White Lion Brewing Co. obtained local licensing approval to operate a series of beer gardens in three Western Mass. cities: Holyoke, Westfield, and Springfield. As a local brewer, White Lion collaborates with community stakeholders and engages a broad audience that embrace and support

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The following business incorporations were recorded in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties and are the latest available. They are listed by community. AMHERST Powell Family Home Improvement Inc., 149 Pomeroy Lane, Amherst, MA 01002. Michael Powell, same. Home improvement. CHICOPEE Connors Home Improvements Inc., 16 Sampson St., Chicopee, MA 01020.

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Real Estate Transactions

The following real estate transactions (latest available) were compiled by Banker & Tradesman and are published as they were received. Only transactions exceeding $115,000 are listed. Buyer and seller fields contain only the first name listed on the deed. FRANKLIN COUNTY BERNARDSTON 754 Battleboro Road Bernardston, MA 01337 Amount: $714,924

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Building Permits

The following building permits were issued during the month of June 2024. CHICOPEE A1 Screw Machine Products Inc. 717 Fuller Road $24,900 — Roofing C&C Mass Ventures LLC 33 Haynes Circle $15,000 — Install new handicap ramp to existing storefront entrance Chicopee Assisted Living 929 Memorial Dr. $249,995 — Roofing

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Consider Office-to-housing Conversions

Editorial   Gov. Maura Healey’s administration recently announced it is providing $15 million to help extend a Boston program designed to bring more vibrancy downtown by converting underused office buildings to housing. The money will help Mayor Michelle Wu continue a program that offers property tax breaks for such office-to-residential

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A New World of HR Leadership

Opinion By Allison Ebner Over the past several decades, the human-resources position has slowly evolved from a very tactical and compliance-heavy role to a more holistic and thoughtful voice that helps lift an organization to bigger heights. That slow pace of evolution has had a few Red Bull energy drinks

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The Importance of Summer Jobs

Editorial Summer is officially here. For college students, it started more than a month ago. And for high-school students, it began just a few days ago. That means a lot of people are looking for work, and that’s good, because companies across every sector of the economy are looking for

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