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Carr Hardware Wins Small Business Of The Year Award

Carr Hardware won the small business of the year award from Independent We Stand. And in turn, the splash park project for Clapp Park is a winner. Carr Hardware won the "Indie Award" from the business organization and the local company pledged to donate the $5,000 cash prize to Rotary's efforts to build a new splash park.

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Carr Hardware In Quarterfinals For Small Business Of Year Award

Carr Hardware is the only business in Massachusetts to make it to the quarterfinals of the "Independent We Stand Small Business of the Year Award." And, if they win they plan on donating that money right back into the community. Carr Hardware says the small business organization Independent We Stand is giving out $5,000 to this year's winner. If Carr Hardware gets it, it will be donated toward building a new splash pad at Clapp Park.

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North Adams Pushing For Votes as Deadline Looms

The post on the Small Business Revolution's Facebook page appeared about 3 p.m. showing North Adams as moving up from third to second place among the five finalists. Then it inexplicably disappeared, leaving the latest update on Tuesday with the city still in third place as of 10 a.m.

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North Adams Third in Small Business Revolution Voting

A third of the way through voting for a $500,000 downtown boost, North Adams is sitting right in the middle of the five final communities. The city was selected as a finalist last Thursday morning for a chance at the second season of Deluxe Corp.'s Small Business Revolution Main Street.

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North Adams in First Round of Small Business Revolution Challenge

North Adams is the running for a $500,000 boost to benefit its downtown and small businesses. The city is one of eight semi-finalists for the Small Business Revolution on Main Street challenge, selected from 14,000 entries.

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Hoosac Valley Student Takes 2nd in Arson Watch Poster Contest

Hoosac Valley Middle and High School once again placed in the annual Arson Watch Poster Contest. Katie Bentz, an eighth-grade student, took second place in Berkshire County. She was recognized at a banquet in Framingham on June 2 and received a plaque and $100.

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