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SPRINGFIELD — Gun maker Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges by federal regulators that it bribed foreign officials to sell firearms in other countries. The Securities & Exchange Commission said Monday… Read more

PALMER — The Republican reported today that Mohegan Sun is ending its 99-year lease with Northeast Realty for the former casino site off Thorndike. The casino giant sited an inability to find a major retailer to anchor a proposed development… Read more

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Bank announced the renaming of its mortgage- lending division to Berkshire Bank Home Lending. The line of business includes a home lending call center, operations, servicing, and a team of mortgage loan originators. This… Read more

EAST LONGMEADOW — FieldEddy Insurance announced that Maria Koutroubila has joined the firm as a personal lines account manager. She brings more than 10 years of insurance-related experience to the position, and is a member of the National… Read more

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When It Comes to Business, Dave Ratner Has Some Pet Peeves When Dave Ratner speaks to small-business owners — something he does often — he will inevitably touch on some of the highlights from his intriguing, 40-year career selling soda… Read more

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Is This as Good as the Recovery Is Going to Get? Mike Oleksak says positive things are happening with the economy, but many business owners don’t believe what they’re seeing and hearing. Andre Mayer says business owners who are still… Read more

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Anzovin Studio Stays on the Cutting Edge of Animation Technology By KEVIN FLANDERS Raf Anzovin, left, and David Boutilier, with an image they created for an American Canoe Assoc. public service announcement. Raf Anzovin, president of… Read more

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Local Projects Reflect the Evolution of Cancer Centers A rendering of the BMC Cancer Center in Pittsfield Mark Fulco recognizes the trends. In fact, as senior vice president of strategy and marketing for the Sisters of Providence Health System,… Read more

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MassMutual Invests in Springfield’s Entrepreneurial Future Nick Fyntrilakis says economic growth in Western Mass. is more likely to spring from a culture of startups than by attracting large employers. Nick Fyntrilakis says economic growth… Read more

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Hadley Takes Steps to Enhance Commercial Growth David Nixon says Hadley’s mix of open space, farmland, commerce, and homes has positioned it well for the future. The town of Hadley has always strived to achieve a balance between open land,… Read more

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Cooper’s Commons Complex Is Shaping Itself into a Destination Kate Gourde Kate Gourde laughed as she talked about how she’s spent the past several weeks rolling up her sleeves and “diving back into things” at… Read more

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Annual Show Will Put the Spotlight on Entrepreneurship Organizers of the Western Mass. Business Expo, slated for Oct. 29 at the MassMutual Center, are finalizing elements of the show, which will certainly have an entrepreneurial flair to… Read more

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When It Comes to IT, Responsibility Is Reaching to the Top By GREG PELLERIN Greg Pellerin When it comes to your company’s IT infrastructure, whose job is it, anyway? Who takes the blame (or maybe even the fall) if something goes wrong? More… Read more

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When It Comes to IT, Responsibility Is Reaching to the Top By GREG PELLERIN Greg Pellerin When it comes to your company’s IT infrastructure, whose job is it, anyway? Who takes the blame (or maybe even the fall) if something goes wrong? More… Read more

A chart of area computer retailers Click here to download the… Read more