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FloDesign Sonics Adds Michael Harsh to Board of Directors

February 25th, 2015
WILBRAHAM — FloDesign Sonics Inc. announced it has added Mike Harsh to its board of directors. Harsh served as vice president and chief technology officer for GE Healthcare until December 2014 and led its Global Science and Technology...

Renaissance Advisory Services Expands Offices to Ludlow

February 25th, 2015
LUDLOW — Renaissance Advisory Services, LLC announced its expansion and relocation to Ludlow. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently with staff members, invited guests, and representatives of the East of the River 5 Town Chamber of...

Renaissance Advisory Services Expands Offices to Ludlow

February 25th, 2015
LUDLOW — Renaissance Advisory Services, LLC announced its expansion and relocation to Ludlow. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently with staff members, invited guests, and representatives of the East of the River 5 Town Chamber of...

UMass Researcher Partners with Chinese Inventor on New Antibiotics

February 25th, 2015
AMHERST — Margaret Riley, an evolutionary biologist at UMass Amherst and pioneer in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria, announced this week that she is partnering with a Chinese scientist to develop a new drug platform, pheromonicins. The...

UMass Researcher Partners with Chinese Inventor on New Antibiotics

February 25th, 2015
AMHERST — Margaret Riley, an evolutionary biologist at UMass Amherst and pioneer in fighting antibiotic-resistant bacteria, announced this week that she is partnering with a Chinese scientist to develop a new drug platform, pheromonicins. The...

Cathedral High School, Holyoke Catholic High School to Merge

February 24th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Cathedral High School and Holyoke Catholic High School will be merged into a new, regional Catholic High School under a plan announced yesterday by Mitchell Rozanski, bishop of the Diocese of Springfield. While the site of the...

Meyers Brothers Kalicka Hires Three New Associates

February 24th, 2015
HOLYOKE — Meyers Brothers Kalicka, P.C. announced the hiring of three new associates — Kayla Helitzer, MSA, Joseph Vreedenburgh, MSA, and Brandon Mitchell, MSA, CPA. Helitzer began her career at MBK as an intern before acquiring her...

AdClub of Western Mass. to Screen CLIO Awards on March 3

February 24th, 2015
WEST SPRINGFIELD — The AdClub of Western Mass. will bring awards season home on Tuesday, March 3, with a screening and celebration of the 2015 CLIO Awards at the Majestic Theatre. The CLIO Awards are an annual award program that recognizes...

Country Nissan Wins DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award

February 24th, 2015
HADLEY — Country Nissan has been awarded a 2015 DealerRater Consumer Satisfaction Award, a recognition auto dealerships can earn by delivering outstanding customer service as rated by online consumer reviews. DealerRater, the car-dealer...

Grasping the Big Picture

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February 24th, 2015
Video Specialist Chris Thibault is Focused on Growth Chris Thibault was asked to pinpoint why he believes his work — everything from television commercials to instructional videos on deck screws — stands out in a field crowded with...

A Real Kick Start

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February 24th, 2015
WNEU Students Tackle Crowd-funding Project for Russian Robotics Firm From left, John Garvey, Harlan Spotts, Mark Manolakis, Matt O’Connor, and Dan Koval discuss online marketing. John Garvey is in the business of making connections, which...

Getting the Jobs Done

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February 24th, 2015
TWO Program Is Honored for Closing Workforce Skills Gaps “The economic imperative for aligning the workforce needs of Massachusetts with the needs of students attending community colleges is powerful and growing. Massachusetts is at a...

Danger from Above

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February 24th, 2015
Insurance Companies Enlist Help from Homeowners to Prevent Losses When recalling the bizarre weather that descended on Western Mass. in 2011 — tornadoes in June, midsummer flooding, the freak pre-Halloween snowstorm — it’s easy...

Model Metamorphosis

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February 24th, 2015
Former Auto Dealership Is Transformed into a Unique Retail Facility This architect’s rendering shows current initiatives as well as future plans for the former Balise Ford dealership on Route 20 in Westfield. The Balise Ford dealership on...

Dr. Elizabeth Hukowicz Named Dean of New Elms College School

February 23rd, 2015
CHICOPEE — Elms College President Mary Reap has appointed Dr. Elizabeth Hukowicz dean of the newly established School of Graduate and Professional Studies. Hukowicz has been the associate academic dean of the Division of Graduate Studies and...