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Franklin County Land Transfers, week of 2/10/16

Thursday, February 11, 2016

ASHFIELD Little Switzerland Trust, Norman S. Walker, Trustee, to Anne Helene Walker Matviak, of New Canaan, Ct., Alan Stewart Walker, of Norwalk, Ct., Bryce S. Walker, of New York, N. Y., Daphne Walker, of London, Ila, United Kingdom, Eliza Sullivan Walker, of New Orleans, La., Norman Stewart Walker, Jr., of New Canaan, Ct., Owen Walker, of Cambridge, Pierre A. Walker, of Beverly, and Sophia Alexandra Walker, of London, E14, United … 0

A&B Lawn Care goes ‘above and beyond’

Thursday, February 11, 2016

SUNDERLAND – A&B Lawn Care started off in jest. Friends Cody Pease and Ryan Jopson met working at Four Seasons Property Maintenance, and used to joke about starting their own company. Those hypotheticals became reality last year, when the two started their business in November after hammering out the particulars and finishing the … 0

A new online store that is a mash-up of Amazon and Whole Foods

Thursday, February 11, 2016

PHILADELPHIA - Sam Wolf, 34, is founder and “chief wellness spreader” of LuckyVitamin in suburban Philadelphia. The third-generation family business started as a pharmacy, then became a health-foods store and now is a leading online retailer offering almost 37,000 products. The company has 200 employees and nearly $100 million in annual revenues. Q: How did LuckyVitamin start? A: My grandfather and father had … 0

Hangar, Wings Over headed to Greenfield

Thursday, December 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — It appears it won’t be long before a chicken wings delivery service founded in Amherst in 1999, which has nearly three dozens stores in 13 states, will be opening a new restaurant in a downtown landmark. … 0

New CEO at Freedom Credit Union

Thursday, December 31, 2015

GREENFIELD — Springfield-based Freedom Credit Union, which operates branches in Greenfield and Turners Falls, has appointed Glenn S. Welch as its new president and chief executive officer. He will succeed Barry F. Crosby, who has been in the position since 2003 and will retire early next year. Welch … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands, Dec. 30

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Bernardston Jordan G. Brechenser to Clifford C. Spatcher and Natalie A. Gardner, 808 Brattleboro Road, $222,500. James P. Petrin and Patricia J. Petrin of Freeport, Maine, to Jordan G. Brechenser, 92 River St., $320,000. Beth Gildin Watrous to Gildin Watrous Investment Trust, Beth Gildin Watrous, trustee, 659 Brattleboro … 0

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