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Atlantic Furniture to set up shop in Deerfield Industrial Park

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Vacant for about four years, a 277,000-square-foot factory building at Deerfield Industrial Park has a new occupant. Deerfield Industrial LLC, which is owned by Mark Valone, purchased the building for $1,916,250 at auction and will rent the space to Atlantic Furniture, which is owned by the limited liability company. Valone also said he expects to add 15 to 20 new employees at the facility, adding he already … 0

Mary Anne Marsh —political pundit and GHS grad — shares her take on the ‘craziest’ election race she’s seen

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Expect a “slugfest through the spring and possibly the early summer.” That’s the word, at least, from Mary Anne Marsh, the Greenfield-raised political pundit reporting on “the greatest election of my lifetime, and the craziest I’ve seen,” following Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary. Marsh, the 1975 Greenfield High School graduate who appears regularly as … 0

Markey: Canadian natural gas export OK confirms plans for area pipeline

Monday, February 8, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s approval of U.S. natural gas export overseas from two proposed Canadian export terminals last week confirms Congressman Edward Markey’s “long-standing warnings that the ultimate goal of some natural gas pipeline proposals being made in New England is not to help our residents with expanded infrastructure but to use … 2

Pipeline co. promises ‘complete’ response to questions Monday

Friday, December 25, 2015

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. says it plans to meet Monday’s upcoming deadline to submit a “complete” response to federal regulators’ requests for more information on its 21,000-page application for the 412-mile Northeast Energy Direct project, including details about … 0

Business is blooming: Sigda Flower Shop changes hands

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

GREENFIELD — When Dr. Edward and Mary Lou Bueno want flowers for a special occasion, they typically go straight to Sigda Flower Shop on High Street. Rick Sigda, the shop’s long-time owner, supplied both of their daughters’ weddings … 0

Real Estate/Changing hands

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Bernardston Jeffrey J. Shaw and Lori C. Shaw, to Jeffrey J. Shaw. 85 Shaw Road. No consideration. Greenfield Bank of New York Mellon, Trustee, by attorney, Specialized Loan Servicing, LLC, Attorney, to Kenneth E. Purington. 82 Barton Road. $95,000. Christopher M. Goodwin and Cheryl D. Goodwin, to David … 0

Right on schedule: New Franklin County Courthouse’s due date doesn’t appear to be late

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

GREENFIELD — By this time next year, the Franklin County Courthouse should be open for business downtown. That’s right on schedule, according to state officials, although some had feared that its completion might be delayed until early in … 0

For sake of food and future

Sunday, December 20, 2015

ORANGE — There’s plenty to chew on in this community, and around North Quabbin where the hunger to turn the economy around and grow the local food economy is more than a pipe dream. The Pioneer Valley has … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands, Dec. 18

Friday, December 18, 2015

Ashfield Daryl Maznick to Michele D. Maznick, also known as D. Michele Maznick, also known as Michele Denise Maznick, 1327 Williamsburg Road, $1. Colrain Herman G. Herzig and Carol B. Herzig to Herzig 2015 Irrevocable Trust, Susan C. James, trustee, 323 Main Road, less than $100. Herman G. … 0

Clifford Fournier named Recorder Citizen of the Year

Thursday, December 17, 2015

ORANGE — Anyone would get tired just hearing about how Clifford Fournier is retired. “Here’s my schedule: Sunday mornings, I pick up at Hannaford, then an hour or so later, I pick up at Wal-Mart, then I go … 0

Wicked Owl prepares to take flight

Thursday, December 17, 2015

GREENFIELD — As a child growing up in Greece, John Dimitriou, the owner of Goodie’s Restaurant on Federal Street, loved making his own iced coffee from the milk produced by his family’s sole dairy cow. Dimitriou was responsible … 0

On the job

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Two Greenfield employees recognized for their exemplary work AMHERST — On Dec. 4 in the UMass Student Union Ballroom, during their annual Staff Appreciation and Holiday event, Clinical and Support Options, Inc. honored two Greenfield employees for their exemplary contributions in the course of their work. Ben Tozloski, … 0

Kennametal earns silver

Friday, December 18, 2015

On Nov. 24, during the 12th annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards Luncheon at the Boston Renaissance Hotel, Kennametal’s Greenfield facility received a silver award for its contribution in promoting business growth in Massachusetts. Kennametal, which is known for manufacturing high speed steel blanks and solution taps, was … 0