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Pittsfield Sisters Start Up Own Candle Company

Grace Proskin and Isabella "Izzy" Brown were on a family trip to Ireland in June when they found a candle shop, seemingly out in the middle of nowhere.

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New Co-working Space Framework to Open in Pittsfield

There are a lot of people who work from home or are just starting up a small business, which doesn't yet need to open an office. Framework will be opening on North Street at the end of the month and it hopes to bring those people together into a new, dynamic co-working space. The new company has leased out two storefronts at 437 North Street and has built out all of the amenities of a traditional office and will operate on a membership-based model.

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Business Bootcamp Seeking Entrepreneurs With Great Ideas

Getting a great idea or service to market can be challenging, even for those with business savvy. That's why 1Berkshire and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts are building on last year's Business Bootcamp to create a free program aimed at "fostering an entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout the Berkshires."

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'Farm to Hand' Food Truck Wins MCLA's First Entrepreneur Challenge

Twenty-seven teams of two to five students entered the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge last fall, the first-ever competition held by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and funded by the Feigenbaum Fund and Jack and Susy Wadsworth. After months of research, planning, and guidance by mentors, four finalist teams stood to present their business plans.

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E3 Academy Releases New North Adams Merchandise

Merchandise that celebrates North Adams got another boost with Thursday's unveiling of a new series of branded caps, beanies, and bandanas. Students in the E3 Academy rolled out their new NAMApparel line of headgear with the slogan "North Adams: Find it, Love it."

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Muraca Leaving Nuclea to Head Spinoff; New CEO Hired

"It is hard to leave a company but this is a victory lap. This was a true success." — Pat Muraca

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