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Real Estate/Land Transfers

Friday, July 18, 2014

Bernardston Lawrence A. Hawks and Michele L. Hawks by UMass Five College Federal Credit Union to UMass Five College Federal Credit Union of Hadley, 165 Merrifield Road, $140,000. Scudder Bay Capital, LLC, of Wakefield, to Brian K. Puchalski and Rebecca L. Puchalski, 167 West Road, $325,000. Buckland Snow Family Revocable Living Trust, Kenneth F. Snow and Nancy L. Snow, trustees, to Shereri L. Moffatt of Shelburne Falls, 58 North St., … 0

On the Job

Friday, July 18, 2014

Lodge Tire names Pascale manager GREENFIELD — City Tire Auto Care Centers, headquartered in Springfield announces the appointment of a new Greenfield store manager, Blaise Pascale. He joins the management staff of John Peters, sales manager, and Jodi Walker, assistant manager, at Lodge Tire Company — the Greenfield location of City Tire. “With … 0

Franklin County Community Development Corp. lands bigger contributions with help from tax-credit program

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

The Franklin County Community Development Corp., marking its 35th anniversary, recently got a $35,000 donation from Greenfield Savings Bank, which is typically one of its largest contributors. But this year’s contribution from the local bank is about three times the level of support it usually receives, according to CDC Director John Waite. And the CDC’s overall annual campaign this year brought in $144,000 … 0

Open meeting complaint postpones COG’s pipeline meeting

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

GREENFIELD — A planned regional meeting with proponents of a natural gas pipeline has been postponed following the filing of an Open Meeting Law complaint. The meeting, which had been scheduled for Thursday evening at the John W. Olver Transit Center, was postponed after Northampton attorney Michael Pill, … 4

Pipeline spurs joint meeting

Sunday, May 11, 2014

GREENFIELD — The proposed Tennessee Gas pipeline will be the subject of what’s believed to be the first meeting of its kind of the Franklin Regional Planning Board and Franklin Regional Council of Governments Thursday. The 7 p.m. meeting, with a presentation by Kinder Morgan Energy Partners Public … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, May 9, 2014

Bernardston Wesley J. Platek and Aubrey S. Platek to Mark J. Vallee and Aubrey M. Prokowicz of Erving, 62 Shedd Road, $185,000. Buckland Greenfield Savings Bank of Greenfield to Christian M. LeDoyt and Carrie A. LeDoyt of Shelburne Falls, 2 Harmony Lane, $145,900. Christian M. LeDoyt and Carrie … 0

Deerfield company helps bring bullet rail to California

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Recorder Staff SOUTH DEERFIELD — A Deerfield company has designed equipment being used to create the first bullet train in California. RCM Power Engineering is providing a remanufactured mobile rail car mover, a Trackmobile 3 TM, for the … 0

Pizza just one ingredient for success

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Between them, Craig White and Robert Lindner had experience running a pizza shop, cooking at schools like Austine School for the deaf and Bement School, as well as organic farming and human services. After meeting at Tai Kwan … 0

On the Job

Friday, May 2, 2014

Greenfield Co-op Bank promotions GREENFIELD — Michael Tucker, president and CEO of Greenfield Co-operative Bank, has announced three promotions: Michael S. Johnson was appointed Vice President of Financial Services. Johnson has more than 18 years of financial services experience, including 10 years in Greenfield. He has earned Financial … 0

WMECO offering free energy efficiency aid in Greenfield

Friday, May 2, 2014

GREENFIELD — Small downtown businesses in the Franklin County town of Greenfield could soon be benefiting from a new energy efficiency pilot program offered by Western Mass Electric Co. Bolstered by the successful roll-out of its Main Street Energy Efficiency Pilot Program in two other Western Mass. communities … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, May 2, 2014

Bernardston Sonja A. Randall to Bernard C. Randall, West Road, $1. Colrain Kim A. Costine of Evans, Ga., to Paul Gatker and Charlene Gatker of Leyden, 9 Main Road, $106,500. Eileen E. Folan Revocable Trust, Eileen E. Folan, individually and trustee, to Patrick M. Shippee and Carol H. … 0

Cream puffs at the Potholes

Thursday, April 24, 2014

By DIANE BRONCACCIO Recorder Staff SHELBURNE FALLS — Combine the village’s scenic attractions with a family recipe for cream puffs, bake them daily with local cream, local wheat and maple syrup, and what have you got? Lindsay’s Emerald … 0

Pie high: New pizzeria flourishing in Charlemont

Thursday, April 24, 2014

CHARLEMONT — Just two weeks after it opened, Berkshire Pizzeria is already thinking about expanding. For now, this new pizzeria has nine booths and tables, but plans are in the works to add a deck, for outdoor dining, … 0