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Community Spotlight Gordon Smith became superintendent of schools in East Longmeadow in 2010. Not long after, the ‘journey,’ as he called it, to build a replacement for the high school […]

Funding Drive Regional public transit plays a vital role in communities across Massachusetts, but the current funding approach is fragmented, unfair to those living in rural areas, and unable to […]

Solving a Sticky Situation UMass Amherst food scientist Lynne McLandsborough recently won the 2024 Mahoney Life Sciences Prize for her research that offers a solution to a sticky sanitation and […]

Certified Diverse Businesses By Julie A. Dialessi-Lafley, Esq. and Britaney N. Guzman-Bailey, Esq. It is no secret that running a profitable business can be difficult. It can be even more […]

Thinking Outside the Firm By John Trusler, CPA   Small-business owners often wear many hats, juggling various roles across their operations. But let’s face it: doing it all is not […]

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 […]

Opinion By Kim Dunn   Many organizations face the challenge of creating and keeping their workplaces free from conflict and drama. Although drama comes from many places and in many […]

View the Photo Gallery of the June 20, 2024 Event Here Photography by Underwood Photography The 2024 40 Under Forty Click on each name to read their story Shirley ArriagaLev […]

Melissa and Peter A. Picknelly (far left and right) with fourth-generation company leaders

Staying True to Their Routes   The past five years have brought a raft of challeges to the world of tourism and transportation. The biggest one? Survival. “The worldwide pandemic […]

Paul Kozub says the need to keep the distillery in Poland busy

At a Tipping Point When asked about all that has changed since he first started finalizing plans for creating his own vodka label 20 years ago, Paul Kozub chose to […]

Ashley Sullivan, president of O’Reilly, Talbot & Okun.

Engineering a Youth Movement   Ashley Sullivan can think of plenty of reasons why someone might want to go into engineering. “It is a very rewarding field where you get […]

Culture Shift   Diversity, equity, and inclusion — commonly known as DEI — has become a well-recognized expression in the world of employment, human resources, and executive suites. But Nicole […]

With Legislation Stalled, 2024 Sees Few Changes By Kristina D. Houghton, CPA   After overwhelming approval by the House Ways and Means Committee on Jan. 19, the Tax Relief for […]

Architect’s renderings of the Clocktower Building and the Colonial Block (below).

‘We Love Real Estate’ When Ed Woodbury was encouraged by close friend Tim Brangle, president of Chicago Consultants Studio, to closely consider the Clocktower Building project in Springfield, he immediately […]

Critical Funding

Email ‘Picture This’ photos with a caption and contact information to [email protected]   Critical Funding The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Bureau of Substance Addiction Services recently awarded Mercy Medical […]