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Starrett pays EPA penalty

Thursday, July 24, 2014

ATHOL — Precision toolmaker L.S. Starrett is one of seven New England companies that have agreed to pay fines to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal laws meant to prevent oil spills. Starrett paid a $5,400 penalty to settle EPA claims that it did not have a spill prevention plan. The company has now prepared and implemented a spill prevention plan. All seven companies, which store or distribute … 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 Family Revocable Living Trust, Kenneth F. Snow and Nancy L. Snow, trustees, to Shereri L. … 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

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

On the Job: Metaphor Yarns hires events manager

Thursday, April 24, 2014

SHELBURNE FALLS — Metaphor Yarns, has hired Greenfield resident Adelle Ferreira as events manager, to plan and coordinate all special events the shop holds, both in store and off-site. The first project she will be working on is the store’s fall knitting retreat, which will be held at … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Charlemont Simon L. Dean of Zanesville, Ohio, and Douglas L. Dean and Eric R. Dean to Douglas L. Dean and Jodi L. Dean of Shelburne Falls, 1623 Mohawk Trail, $1. Colrain David Tasgal, also known as David H. Tasgal, and Faith A. Kaufmann to Jonathan D. Byerly, 98 … 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 … 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 … 0

New Montague Book Mill eatery offers view, locally based cuisine

Thursday, April 17, 2014

MONTAGUE CENTER — Visitors to the village center can now enjoy all-American cuisine while overlooking the rushing waters of the Sawmill River in an old historic mill. The Alvah Stone has opened its doors at the Montague Mill, … 0

Yankee Mattress opens Greenfield site

Thursday, April 17, 2014

By ANITA FRITZ Recorder Staff GREENFIELD — Joseph Noblit was a one-man show when he first opened Yankee Mattress Factory in 1999, but today he employs seven people, and has opened a third showroom — in Greenfield. Noblit’s … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Ashfield John M. Reino of South Deerfield and Pamela J. Reino to Pamela J. Reino, 454 Bellus Road. No consideration. Donald F. Senecal and Marjorie R. Senecal to Senecal Investment Trust, Donald F. Senecal and Marjorie R. Senecal, trustees, 123 Steady Lane, $1. Donald F. Senecal and Marjorie … 0

Real Estate/Changing Hands

Friday, April 11, 2014

Ashfield Yvonne Bourdillon to Helena C. McCracken and Aime Bourdon of Northampton, 190 Creamery Road, $365,000. David P. Thibault and Faith B. Thibault of Conway to Yvonne Bourdillon, 1903 Conway Road, $280,000. Bernardston Steven J. Maniatty of Greenfield and Jill E. Maniatty to Jill E. Maniatty, 43 West … 0

Greenfield Grille for sale

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GREENFIELD — The Greenfield Grille, which opened five years ago in the spot held for decades by the landmark Famous Bill’s Restaurant, is up for sale and will decrease its hours, its owner announced Wednesday. Joseph Poirier, 69, … 0