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SPRINGFIELD — The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield is seeking nominations for its annual Super 60 awards program. Now in its 25th year, Super 60, formerly the Fabulous 50, celebrates the success of the fastest-growing… Read more

CHICOPEE — Buffalo Wild Wings will soon be opening a restaurant at 490 Memorial Dr. Franchisees Martti Matheson and Aaron Miller (a 15-year NHL veteran and Olympian) will open the doors to their restaurant at 11 a.m. on August 18. The eatery… Read more

PITTSFIELD — Berkshire Bank announced today that its two charitable foundations awarded $843,615 in grants from Jan. 1 to June 30 to non-profit organizations across Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and Vermont. While the two… Read more

WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation today announced the formation of the Small Business Retail Council to organize, recruit, and engage Main Street merchants and independent community retailers in grassroots advocacy activities. The… Read more

SPRINGFIELD — The Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield is seeking nominations for its annual Super 60 awards program. Now in its 25th year, Super 60, formerly the Fabulous 50, celebrates the success of the fastest-growing… Read more

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