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Baystate Health Bloodmobile to Hold Blood Drive Feb. 17

February 13th, 2015
GREENFIELD — The Baystate Health Blood Donor Mobile will host a blood drive on Tuesday, Feb. 17, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Medical Office Building parking lot, 48 Sanderson St. All blood types are needed. All eligible donors will receive...

United Personnel Announces Promotions, Staff Addition

February 12th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Due to sustained growth, United Personnel announced the promotion of two staff members, as well as the addition of a new senior staffing consultant. Jennifer Atwater, assistant vice president of Operations for Hampshire and...

United Bank Cuts Ribbon at New Location in Connecticut

February 12th, 2015
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. — William Crawford IV, CEO of United Financial Bancorp Inc. and United Bank of Glastonbury, Conn., joined by community and business leaders as well as members of the United Team, cut the ribbon to the company’s newest...

Massachusetts Ranks Fifth in Nation for LEED-certified Buildings

February 12th, 2015
BOSTON — Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton recently announced that Massachusetts has been ranked fifth in the nation for 2014 sustainable-building design, construction, and transformation by the U.S. Green...

Dr. Ariel GallantBernstein Joins Greenfield Family Medicine

February 12th, 2015
GREENFIELD — Pediatrician Dr. Ariel GallantBernstein has joined the staff of Baystate Medical Practices – Greenfield Family Medicine. GallantBernstein is a graduate of Wellesley College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in...

ESB Reports Solid 2014; Assets Now Exceed $1 Billion

February 11th, 2015
EASTHAMPTON — At Easthampton Savings Bank’s recent quarterly meeting, President and CEO Matthew Sosik reported that the bank’s total assets surpassed $1 billion at the end of 2014. Also, Bozena Dabek, senior vice president and...

UMass System Launches Presidential Search

February 10th, 2015
DARTMOUTH — UMass trustees formally launched the system’s search for a new president by creating a 21-member presidential search committee to oversee what it said would be a wide-ranging and comprehensive search process. The committee...

Jones Whitsett Architects Awarded GCC Child Care Center Project

February 10th, 2015
GREENFIELD — Greenfield-based Jones Whitsett Architects has been chosen to design Greenfield Community College’s new Child Care Center. The Mass. Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) selected Jones Whitsett to...

Dr. Charlotte Boney Named Chair of Pediatrics at Baystate Health

February 10th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Charlotte Boney, a nationally recognized pediatric endocrinologist and physician educator, has been named to the position of Tufts University School of Medicine chair of Pediatrics at Baystate Health and vice president of...

Holyoke Health Center Announces ‘Dental Adventure’ Event

February 10th, 2015
HOLYOKE — Holyoke Health Center is celebrating Children’s Dental Health Month by hosting a two-day event called “Dental Adventure” on Feb. 17 and 18 to raise awareness for Pediatric Oral Health. The American Dental Assoc....

Difference Makers: The Class of 2015

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February 10th, 2015
Difference Makers Will Be Celebrated on March 19 at the Log Cabin Sponsored By:Photos by Denise Smith Photography While each of the first six classes of Difference Makers was diverse, and effectively showed just how many groups and individuals are...

Boston Wrong

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February 10th, 2015
Author, Economist Andrew Zimbalist Says Olympics Are a Bad Deal Andrew Zimbalist shakes his head at the prospect of the Summer Olympics coming to Boston in 2024. While the U.S. Olympic Committee paints a rosy picture of gleaming new construction,...

Gaming Face

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February 10th, 2015
Each Day Is Different for MGM Springfield General Counsel Seth Stratton Ask Seth Stratton for his job description, and he’s likely to respond, “which day?” “I don’t know the answer, and that’s the exciting part...

Employer Confidence in Massachusetts Hits 14-year High

February 9th, 2015
BOSTON — Employers are more confident about the Massachusetts economy than they have been in 14 years. In the latest Business Confidence Index released by Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM), employer confidence in the Bay State...

BusinessWest, Healthcare News Launch New Lecture Series

February 9th, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — BusinessWest and the Healthcare News are pleased to announce a new lecture series presented by Comcast Business. This series of lectures, panel discussions, and presentations will address timely and important business...