Business

Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

OPAL, Wyo. — A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub. Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik says there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated to an area about 3 miles outside the town as a precaution. Opal has about 95 residents and is about 100 miles northeast of Salt Lake City. … 0

Yankee Candle CEO leaving

Monday, April 21, 2014

SOUTH DEERFIELD —After 13 years, the president and CEO of Yankee Candle Co., Harlan Kent, is leaving the national candle company. Rachel Wilson, a spokesperson with Jarden Corp., confirmed that Kent will “eventually move on. He has exciting opportunities ahead of him.” The move is a personal decision of Kent’s and is not related to Jarden’s purchase of Yankee Candle in November, said … 0

Kali B’s serving up wings in Turners Falls

Thursday, April 17, 2014

TURNERS FALLS — Turners Falls is fast becoming the destination place for good food with bustling restaurants boasting a steady stream of customers. Kali B’s Wings and Things, the new all American wings and pub joint at 166 Avenue A, is a good example. “Everyone has been having the best months they’ve had. … 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

The boxer: Shutesbury man opens martial arts club in Greenfield

Thursday, February 6, 2014

GREENFIELD — Aaron Snow has been boxing since he was a kid. “Fighting is a part of me — it’s in my blood,” said Snow, who has opened Sitmangpong Thai Boxing and MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) at 20 Chapman St. Kru Snow, which means head teacher Snow, said … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, February 7, 2014

Buckland Scott M. Doneilo and Bonita Doneilo to Rebecca Byram-Wigfield de Beauport of Turners Falls, 27 William St., also known as Williams Street, $215,000. Charlemont Peter A. White of Greenfield, Michael Sisum and Kristie Faufaw of Hawley to Cold River Properties, LLC, 31 and 22 Main St., $1. … 0

On the Job

Friday, January 31, 2014

GREENFIELD — Mary Wilson Cohn, Realtor, ABR, GRI, has earned a real estate broker’s license in Massachusetts. To obtain the license, she had to complete 40 hours of course work and pass a 4 hour exam. Cohn has been a leading sales agent since 2006 and is also … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, January 31, 2014

Conway Conway Town Treasurer to Leigh Trust of Deerfield, Marcia C. Evans, trustee, 638 South Deerfield Road, $26,000. Conway Town Treasure to Russell Trust, Marcia C. Evans, trustee, of Deerfield, 149 Old Cricket Hill Road, $115,000. Deerfield Brandon T. D’Antonio and Judith A. D’Antonio to Jacqueline A. Hanlon, … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Ashfield Journey’s End Nominee Trust, Thomas S. Leue, Mark S. Leue and Emily W. Leue, trustees, to Doc Barbeaux, 1625 Cape St., $1. Bernardston Hilda Laufer Morgello Estate of Bronx, N.Y., and Susan Morgello of Bronx, N.Y., to Susan Morgello, individually and trustee, 348 Eden Trail, land also … 0