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The following building permits were issued during the months of April and May 2024. CHICOPEE Magdalene D’Angelo 147 Broadway St. $40,000 — Roofing Hershal LLC 600 Memorial Dr. $350,000 — Exterior cosmetic renovation, including roofing and repainting stucco Eric Szlachetka et al. 10 Center St. $65,000 — Replace storefront glass

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BusinessWest, Like the Economy, Has Changed Much in Four Decades

Editorial The Western Mass. region has a strong tradition of entrepreneurship that goes back more than three centuries. And BusinessWest publisher John Gormally reflects that tradition in many ways. He has owned, or still owns, everything from a billboard company to a television station to a boutique resort hotel in

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Email ‘Picture This’ photos with a caption and contact information to [email protected]   A New Era at HCC Hundreds of Holyoke Community College (HCC) friends, former colleagues, relatives, students, dignitaries, and supporters filled HCC’s Leslie Phillips Theater to capacity on April 19 to celebrate the official installation of George Timmons

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Tri-State SHRM Conference May 13-15: The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced that the Tri-State SHRM Conference, the largest human-resources (HR) conference in New England, will take place at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The conference aims to unmask the changing face of HR by providing HR leaders with

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People on the Move

David Glidden, president and CEO of Liberty Bank, and the bank’s board of directors jointly announced that Doug Anderson was unanimously elected chairman of the board at its March meeting. The election of Anderson comes after the unexpected passing of longtime Chairman Mark Gingras on March 7. Gingras served as

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Company Notebook

Gateway City Arts Sells Complex to LightHouse Holyoke HOLYOKE — Gateway City Arts (GCA) announced it has signed a purchase and sale agreement with LightHouse Holyoke for the transfer of the three-building arts complex at 92 Race St. in Holyoke. LightHouse is a competency-based middle and high school for self-directed

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Incorporations

The following business incorporations were recorded in Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties and are the latest available. They are listed by community. AGAWAM 2017 Baaz Corp., 7 South Bridge Dr., Agawam, MA 01001. Kuljit Singh Khalsa, 94 Navratil Road, Willington, CT 06279. Pizza parlor. AMHERST Amherst Mobile Market Inc., 990

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Doing Business as Certificates

The following business certificates and/or trade names were issued or renewed during the month of April 2024. HOLYOKE Comfortable Colors Painting 35 Reservation Road Mary Hamel Emmanuel Jewelry 311 High St. Tai Kang Enterprise Rent-A-Car 1615 Northampton St. Stephen Ranieri Estella Insurance 580 Appleton St. Laura Solano Flo’s Services 42

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Bankruptcies

The following bankruptcy petitions were recently filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Readers should confirm all information with the court. Arthur, Jane E. 57 Woodlawn Dr. Williamstown, MA 01267 Chapter: 7 Date: 04/08/2024 Brodeur, Judith O. 133 Carol Ann St. Springfield, MA 01128 Chapter: 7 Date: 04/03/2024 Brunelle, James C. Brunelle,

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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 BUCKLAND 76 Ashfield Road Buckland, MA 01370 Amount: $235,000

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