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A visitor to Art in the Orchard sculptural exhibit at Park Hill Orchard interacts with the Big Red Frame. Jean-Pierre Pasche renamed his framing business after the piece of art. PHOTO COURTESY JEAN-PIERRE PASCHE.

Eastmont Custom Framing in Easthampton changes name to Big Red Frame

Sunday, November 24, 2013

EASTHAMPTON — A framing business in the Old Town Hall that has been known as Eastmont Custom Framing for the last 12 years is now Big Red Frame. Owner Jean-Pierre Pasche announced last week that he was renaming his shop after a piece of art he created that was a big hit at this summer’s Art in the Orchard sculpture … 0

Shel Horowitz: Busting myths about the costs of going green

Sunday, November 24, 2013

You often hear going green is too expensive. Answer those critics with the ways going green is actually cheaper than staying brown. And there are many of those “low-hanging fruit” savings areas. So you can put those into place in your own business, start saving money to fund more expensive green improvements, and … 0

Area propety deed transfers

Sunday, November 24, 2013

For the week ending Nov. 15, 2013 Amherst Cheryl H. Cobb, Cheryl V. Cobb, George & Cheryl Cobb Living Trust, George W. Cobb to Cheryl V. Cobb Revocable Trust, Cheryl V. Cobb, trustee, George W. Cobb Revocable Trust, George W Cobb, trustee, 40 Harris Mountain Road, Amherst, $1. Deborah G. Kliegl, Timothy J. … 0

Anthony Paciorek

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Anthony Paciorek, head chef/president of Grill ’N Chill, 127 Elm St., Hatfield Age: 26 Your duties: Head chef, food inventory, manager How did you land your job? I worked at the location in previous … 0

Wayne Petlock

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Co-owner, with my wife, Marie Petlock, of Furniture Recyclers, 31 Union St., Easthampton. Age: 61 Your duties: Buying and selling good-quality furniture and household goods. How did you land your job? Experience from a … 0

Tess Poe

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Founder, Beehive Sewing Studio and Workspace LLC, 271 Pleasant St., Northampton Age: 37 Your duties: Strategic planning, financing, marketing, programming, administration, sewing — everything! How did you land your job? I founded the company … 0

Dave Satkowski

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Owner, Deerfield Cabinets, 55B Main St., South Deerfield Age: 57 Your duties: Everything: kitchen and bath design, measuring windows, estimating construction costs, budgets, ordering, delivery, billing and follow-up, developing new products, advertising, you name … 0

Patricia Shields

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Co-owner with my mother, Susan Markush, Pecan Patti, Starkweather Hill Road, Worthington Age: 24 Your duties: Product development, wholesale/retail development, vendor management of Pecan Patti, which makes and sells candy and other confections. How … 0

Cameron Sours

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Vice president of operations, Peaceful Pool & Spa Inc., Red Rock Plaza, 15 College Highway, Southampton. Age: 46 Your duties: Run the retail store and e-commerce. Sell pools, spas, saunas and supplies. We also … 0

Roger Taylor

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Co-owner, Coco & The Cellar Bar, 95 Main St., Easthampton. Age: 34 Your duties: I cook, clean, make orders and replace light bulbs. How did you land your job? My wife, Unmi Abkin, and … 0

Yue Zhang

Monday, February 25, 2013

Job title and company: Owner of Aqua View Design, a tropical fish store at 20 Crafts Ave., Northampton Age: 24 Your duties: Retail sales and operations, caring for the fish and other stock. How did you land your … 0

Five-year construction plan totals $1.1 billion at UMass 

Sunday, February 17, 2013

AMHERST — An ambitious, five-year construction and renovation plan is under way to enlarge and revitalize the campus at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Estimated cost for all the projects is $1.1 billion. The university is building new … 0

Two-year, $12.3 million renovation completed at Lederle Graduate Research Center  

Sunday, February 17, 2013

AMHERST — One segment of the five-year plan that has already been completed is a two-year, $12.3 million renovation in the Lederle Graduate Research Center at the University of Massachusetts. UMass officials say the project enhanced research in the biological and physical sciences and made the campus competitive … 0