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Greener Than Ever

January 28th, 2014
Expert in Eco-friendly Construction Offers 10 Trends to Watch in 2014 What are the major trends likely to affect the green-building industry and markets in the U.S. in 2014? Jerry Yudelson thinks he knows the answers. Yudelson, a LEED fellow, is...

Short Headline

January 28th, 2014
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Target breach appears to be part of broader scam

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January 16th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) - The security breach that hit Target Corp. during the holiday season appears to have been part of a broader and highly sophisticated scam that potentially affected a large number of retailers, according to a report published by a...

Entrepreneurial Energy

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January 14th, 2014
Tim Van Epps Fuels Growth at Sandri Mike Behn was in Boston, “on a mission.” His assignment in that spring of 2005 was to essentially finish the work started by his boss, Bill (W.A.) Sandri, the previous Christmas to recruit...

Not Treading Lightly

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January 14th, 2014
City Tire Wants to Build on an 85-year Legacy Peter Greenberg in the showroom at City Tire’s Avocado Street location. It was the Thursday after New Year’s Day. A Nor’easter was slowly moving its way through the region, blending...

Cruise Control

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January 14th, 2014
REB’s New Director Wants to Build on Recent Momentum Dave Cruise says one of his priorities is to continue the employment board’s tradition of innovation in tackling regional workforce-development issues. Dave Cruise’s desk...

Diagnosis: Uncertain

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January 14th, 2014
Advances, Challenges Are Changing the Patient Experience Dr. Kevin Hinchey says a shortage of primary-care doctors is partly driven by a gap in pay and prestige compared to many specialists — but those factors may be improving. It’s a...

Running Strong

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January 14th, 2014
Carol Campbell Thrives in the Male-dominated Construction Field As she spoke with BusinessWest last week, Carol Campbell was preparing to head down to Walt Disney World to run in her fourth half-marathon. “I have to be competitive in...

Community Spotlight: Amherst

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January 14th, 2014
Amherst Is Redefining the Phrase ‘College Town’ John Musante says Amherst’s market-rate housing issue is being addressed with two new private developments, targeting two different demographics. Through most of its history, Tony...

The Lights Fantastic

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December 31st, 2013
LED Technology Could Be a Game Changer for Zasco Productions Mike Zaskey says LED (light-emitting diode) technology has been on his radar screen for more than a decade now. He understood its vast potential to open new doors for the company he...

Change for the Better

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December 31st, 2013
Valley Gives Organizers Look to Continue Building on Their Success ‘Doug the Dakin Dog’ traveled throughout Western Mass. on Valley Gives Day to promote the second annual e-philanthropy initiative. On Dec. 11, Flying Object was a...

New Year, New Legislation

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December 31st, 2013
Many Pending Bills Will Have a Significant Impact on Employers By ANNIE E. LAJOIE, Esq. and KARINA L. SCHRENGOHST Annie Lajoie Karina L. Schrengohst As we usher in the new year, employers should be mindful of pending legislation that has...

Reverse Mortgages for the Affluent, Too

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December 31st, 2013
Are You Up to Speed on the Advantages and New Regulations for 2014? Hyman G. Darling More and more people are starting to realize that reverse mortgages aren’t just for those struggling to keep their homes. These loans can also work for...

Moving Away from the Pain

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December 31st, 2013
Traumatic Stress Recovery Center Helps People Live with the Past Dr. Frank Gallo says trauma can paralyze people by causing them to constantly re-experience those negative thoughts and images, as if the event is happening again. The pain of a...

Safety First

December 31st, 2013
A chart of area security companies   Click here to download the...