Business

Water cooling still an issue at Vermont Yankee

Friday, September 12, 2014

VERNON, Vt. — The state’s Agency of Natural Resources is scheduled to issue a new water discharge permit in the next couple of weeks for the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, even though the plant will be a few months away from permanently shutting down by then. Still, the Connecticut River Watershed Council, which had fought in the courts for years … 0

Skate shop in Turners

Thursday, September 11, 2014

By CHRIS CURTIS Recorder Staff TURNERS FALLS — Barry Scott credits skateboarding with expanding his view of the region, adding photography and basic construction to his skill set as a teenager and teaching him focus and determination. Scott, 33, originally of Chicopee, knew of Turners Falls from skateboarding and from his time as … 0

Planned local bank merger is moving forward

Thursday, September 11, 2014

The Recorder The planned merger of Greenfield Co-Operative Bank and Northampton Cooperative Bank moved a step closer toward reality this month, with Northampton Cooperative depositors’ approval of the consolidation plan, which had already been approved by both banks’ boards of directors of both banks. According to William Stapleton, NCB’s president and chief executive officer, the vote represented 88 percent of the bank’s depositors. … 0

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 … 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 … 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 … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Bernardston Charles M. Deming and Jennifer A. Deming, by US Bank, NA, trustee, by attorney, Select Portfolio Servicing Inc., attorney, to US Bank, NA, trustee, 65 South St., $143,000. Buckland Russell E. Johnson Jr. and Bette J. Johnson to Johnson Investment Trust, Bette J. Johnson, trustee, 72 Elm … 0

Serenity

Thursday, July 10, 2014

By ANITA FRITZ Recorder Staff GREENFIELD — Two local women say they believe people have the power to heal themselves with their minds, so they’ve set up shop on Bank Row to help their clients learn how. After … 0

On the Job

Friday, June 27, 2014

Greenfield Co-op Bank elects directors SHELBURNE FALLS — Michael Tucker, president & CEO of Greenfield Co-operative Bank and its parent company, Greenfield Bancorp, MHC announced today that one new director and three new corporators were elected and several others re-elected at the Company’s 109th Annual Meeting held in … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ashfield Louis J. Viehmann Estate and Anna S. Viehmann Estate, Mark L. Viehmann of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Paul A. Viehmann of Houston, Texas, and Carol E. Viehmann, all executors to Christine T. Pinney, Maggy P. S. Potter and George Jerry Sawma, all of Conway, 1230 Conway Road, 1234 … 0

Franklin County home sales show strength compared to Mass.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Home sales in Franklin County have made modest gains over the past five months, besting the statewide picture. Sales of single-family homes were up slightly — by one house — for May, compared to May 2013, although they declined by three sales in April and one house in … 0

On the Job

Friday, June 20, 2014

Kelli Barry joins Baystate Franklin Medical Center as philanthropy officer GREENFIELD — Kelli Barry has joined Baystate Franklin Medical Center as a philanthropy officer with the Baystate Health Foundation. She brings a variety of fundraising experiences to her … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, June 20, 2014

Ashfield Helen I. Hall to Helen I. Hall Living Trust, Helen I. Hall, trustee, 161 Emmet Road, less than $100. Bernardston Scott M. DiGeorge and Donna M. DiGeorge to Richard J. DiGeorge and Carol A. DiGeorge of Greenfield, Bald Mountain Road, $40,000. Charlemont Valerie Ann Weber of Louisville, … 0