Business

Entergy files to do away with 10-mile emergency zone

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

VERNON, Vt. — Owners of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant want to do away with the 10-mile emergency planning zone surrounding its reactor after it ceases operation at the end of this year. The zone, which includes portions of Northfield, Bernardston, Gill, Greenfield, Leyden, Colrain, and Warwick in Massachusetts as well as 11 towns in Vermont and New Hampshire, is no longer needed, Entergy Nuclear Operations Site Vice President Christopher J. Wamser wrote in the company’s formal request to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for exemption. “ENO has performed an analysis which shows that, within 15.4 months after shutdown, the spent fuel stored in the spent … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, April 11, 2014

Ashfield Yvonne Bourdillon to Helena C. McCracken and Aime Bourdon of Northampton, 190 Creamery Road, $365,000. David P. Thibault and Faith B. Thibault of Conway to Yvonne Bourdillon, 1903 Conway Road, $280,000. Bernardston Steven J. Maniatty of Greenfield and Jill E. Maniatty to Jill E. Maniatty, 43 West Mountain Road, $1. Willis F. Deane of Guilford, Vt., and Charles R. Deane to Robert … 0

Greenfield Grille for sale

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Grille, which opened five years ago in the spot held for decades by the landmark Famous Bill’s Restaurant, is up for sale and will decrease its hours, its owner announced Wednesday. Joseph Poirier, 69, said he’ll be spending more time in a house he owns in Mexico and that … 0

Real Estate/ Changing Hands

Friday, March 21, 2014

Colrain Anna M. Nussbaum Estate of Colrain and Mary Sumner of Colrain to Paul Nussbaum of Greenfield, Anne Savage of Blacksburg, Va., and Mary Sumner, 600 Adamsville Road, land also in Heath. No consideration. Herzig Investment Trust, Charles R. Herzig, trustee, to Robert C. Herzig, Coburn Street, $1. … 0

Real Estate/ Changing Hands

Friday, March 14, 2014

Bernardston Sean M. Mason of Northfield and Annmarie C. Mason to Annmarie C. Mason, 2 Bald Mountain Road, $1. Barbara A. Dearborn to Mark A. Dearborn and Diane D. Dearborn, 9 South St., $1. Springleaf Financial Services of Massachusettss Inc., formerly known as American General Financial Services Inc. … 0

On the Job

Friday, March 14, 2014

Sandvik joins Fitzgerald GREENFIELD — Fitzgerald Real Estate welcomes the newest member of our Team, Laura Sandvik. Sandvik has enjoyed living in Shelburne for almost 30 years. She completed her Real Estate classes at UMass Amherst. She has … 0

Warfield House

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The picturesque Warfield House Inn in Charlemont, with its mountaintop views, will reopen for weddings, reunions, business conferences and other special events — but not as a conventional restaurant. The property also houses a 12-room bed-and-breakfast. The establishment’s … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, March 7, 2014

Buckland Jean-Marie Gobillot, also known as Jean G. Harris, Jean Harris and Jean-Marie Harris of Shelburne Falls and Per Brandin to Donald D. Cote and Cynthia A. Cote of Shelburne Falls, 118 East Buckland Road, $93,000. Conway Robert Stack and Eunice Stack of New York, N.Y., Jeanette Kozupsky … 0

Training program to fill gaps for entry-level skills

Monday, March 3, 2014

GREENFIELD — A new training program will equip unemployed and underemployed residents with manufacturing and work readiness skills so they can fill open entry-level jobs at local companies. Greenfield Community College and partner organizations will train at least 40 people in free 80-hour “foundational mechanical” training programs this … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, February 28, 2014

Ashfield Fitzgerald Investment Trust, June E. Fitzgerald, individual and trustee, to John W. Tatro and Brenda L. Tatro, Creamery Avenue and Norton Hill Road, $17,500. Bernardston Cynthia N. Reinhardt, formerly known as Cynthia D. Reinhardt of Dalton, to Brian McComb and Linda McComb, Martindale Road, $20,600. Charlemont Lynden … 0

On the Job

Friday, February 21, 2014

Eric Kuharich joins People’s United SPRINGFIELD — People’s United Bank announced today that Eric J. Kuharich has joined the bank as vice president, sales manager for Massachusetts, responsible for the bank’s residential mortgage origination business. Kuharich brings 12 years of residential mortgage sales experience, most recently at Wells … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, February 21, 2014

Ashfield Ellen M. Hilly Investment Trust, Ellen M. Hilly, trustee, to Robert J. Strossi Investment Trust of West Roxbury, Robert J. Strossi, trustee, 34 West Branch Road, $1. Emily W. Leue to Emily W. Leue and Andrew Plumer, Cape Street, $1. Bernardston Margaret E. Roberge, also known as … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, February 14, 2014

Bernardston Steven H. Guetti and Carol L. Guetti to Jennifer Guetti Slocum of Northfield and Steven H. Guetti and Carol L. Guetti, 175 Martindale Road, $1. Donald F. Freeman Jr. and Linda M. Freeman to Brian Scully, 37 Depot St., $205,500. Frank R. Foster and Jill F. Roth, … 0