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STCC Names Collins Dean of Academic Advising and Student Success

September 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Kamari Collins was recently appointed to the position of dean of academic advising and student success at Springfield Technical Community College by the STCC board of trustees after serving as the college’s director of...

Fourteen Bulkley Richardson Attorneys Selected as ‘Best Lawyers’

September 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Fourteen lawyers from Bulkley Richardson were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2015. Bulkley Richardson had the most honorees of any law firm in Springfield, with 12 of its 14 selected...

Seven Robinson Donovan Attorneys Named to ‘Best Lawyers’

September 23rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Robinson Donovan, P.C. announced that seven of its attorneys will be included in the 2015 edition of the prestigious national guide Best Lawyers in America. Robinson Donovan attorneys were included in a number of categories,...

Allpax Gasket Cutter Systems Now Offers Complete Product Line

September 23rd, 2014
CHICOPEE — Allpax Gasket Cutter Systems, a division of Guardair Corp., announced a new, expanded line of extension-style gasket cutters, replacement parts, and accessories, including Zimmerman Spearhead brand-compatible products. Allpax has...

Bear Necessities

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September 23rd, 2014
Ted Hebert Sets His Own Standard of Success Ted Hebert walks through his store, hugging customers he knows, slapping them on the back, making recommendations, and bending over happily to pat dogs that people bring inside with them. His positive...

Across the Generations

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September 23rd, 2014
Greenfield Savings Bank Emphasizes Community Ties Greenfield Savings Bank President Rebecca Caplice Rebecca Caplice laughed when asked whether Greenfield Savings Bank had seen growth of its online and mobile services among younger...

Future Stars

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September 23rd, 2014
John Robison’s Auto-repair School Helps ‘Different’ Students Succeed Growing up in the 1960s, a victim of abuse at home and an inability to fit in socially at school, John Robison had every reason to worry that he wouldn’t...

Big Picture

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September 23rd, 2014
Art and Commerce Intersect at Thriving 1350 Main Street Evan Plotkin says 1350 Main Street, with its robust leasing activity and artsy “vibe,” is a microcosm of what could happen across downtown Springfield. There’s an art and...

Lots of Options

September 23rd, 2014
A chart of area auto dealers Click here to download the...

US Existing Home Sales Fall in August

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September 22nd, 2014
By JOSH BOAK, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes...

Tina Stevens Joins Adjunct Faculty at GCC

September 22nd, 2014
GREENFIELD — Tina Stevens has joined Greenfield Community College as an adjunct faculty member for the academic year. She will be teaching “Principles of Marketing,” an in-depth course covering the fundamental concepts of...

Berkshire Healthcare Communities Earn 20 National Awards

September 22nd, 2014
PITTSFIELD — Of the select few long-term-care and senior-living providers in Massachusetts recognized this year by National Research Corp. for exceptional customer and employee satisfaction, more than half of the Massachusetts winners are...

DA-elect Anthony Gulluni to Speak at Wilbraham & Monson Academy

September 22nd, 2014
WILBRAHAM — Newly elected Hampden County District Attorney Anthony Gulluni will visit the Wilbraham & Monson Academy campus on Thursday, Sept. 25 and speak during classes and at the weekly all-school meeting at 2:30 p.m. A 1999 alumnus of...

Noble Hospital Announces Mental-illness Support Group

September 22nd, 2014
WESTFIELD — Noble Hospital announced a new support group for family and friends of people with mental illness. Noble employee Kathy Reed, who will oversee the group, is a trained mental illness group facilitator. The Family & Friends of...

Caring Health Center to Be Named Richard E. Neal Complex

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September 19th, 2014
SPRINGFIELD — Caring Health Center / Community Health Center (CHC), located at 1049 Main St., will be named the Richard E. Neal Complex at a dedication ceremony to be held on Monday, Sept. 22 at noon. CHC was just beginning construction...