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Biz Briefs: Pine Cobble School, Northshire Bookstore to Host Book Fair

Books will be sorted into categories, with selections for very young children, picture books, early chapter books, middle grade books, young adult, adult fiction, and a few specialty books. All will be gift-worthy. Twenty percent of all proceeds will go to Pine Cobble's library.

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Biz Briefs: Big Y Helps Fund Books for North Adams, Pittsfield Elementary Schools

The six elementary schools benefiting from this generous donation included Silvio O. Conte Community School, Morningside Community School and Crosby Elementary in Pittsfield and Brayton Elementary, Greylock Elementary and Colegrove Park Elementary in North Adams.

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Biz Briefs: Main Street Hospitality Branching Outside Massachusetts to Rhode Island

When completed in the spring of 2020, the $29 million development will include an 84-room boutique hotel to be managed by Main Street Hospitality, as well as a 4,000-square-foot restaurant and 3,000 square feet of retail space.

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Biz Briefs: Red Lion Inn Partners with Stash Hotel Rewards

Stash members earn five points for each dollar spent on eligible room rates and can redeem them at great independent hotels across North America, including the Caribbean and Hawaii.

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Coffee Opens Fall Art Show

Sutro's abstracted realist paintings recall memories of existence among peaceful landscapes, while Osborn's macro-paintings delve into life at the cellular level, sharing the beauty of biology’s smallest divisions.

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Biz Briefs: Humane Society Opening Second Catwalk Boutique

The shop specializes in affordable women’s clothing with an emphasis on designer and upscale labels, current styles, and contemporary fashion.

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Biz Briefs: Three Local Businesses To Be Celebrated For Growth

On Wednesday, Sept. 19, officials from the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center will celebrate three local small businesses that have received free counseling from the MSBDC and successfully acquired SBA financing to grow their business.

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Biz Briefs: Greylock's Lee Wildcats Debit Card Generates $2,130 for School

Lee Middle and High School Principal Gregg M. Brighenti said the funds have been used to purchase furniture for the library, to fund students who couldn't afford school trips, to pay for two dinners the students served to senior citizens, and to buy a small cookie oven for the Lee High School booster clubs to use at games as a fundraiser for their programs.

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Biz Briefs: Williamstown Contractor Named to Big50 Class of America' Top Remodelers

Jack Miller Contractors is a full-service general contractor building distinctive new homes and remodel projects in the Berkshires and Southern Vermont.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Bank Unveils MyTeller Interactive Machines

Berkshire Bank is the first bank in Berkshire County to unveil MyTeller – the bank's new Interactive Teller Machine (ITM) technology – to its Berkshire County customers.

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Biz Briefs: Guido's Fresh Marketplace Brothers Named Members of the Year

The Masieros now operate Guido's Fresh Marketplace at two locations in the Berkshires: 1020 South St. in Pittsfield and 760 South Main St. in Great Barrington.

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Biz Briefs: Study Says Kripalu Generates $64M in Economic Activity

A new study conducted by the Williams College Center for Creative Community Development has found the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health has a strong economic impact on the Berkshires, surrounding Western Massachusetts communities, and the state of Massachusetts as a whole.

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Biz Briefs: Mack Molding Gives $5 Million to SVMC ER Project

The gift constitutes the largest in the health system’s history since Henry W. Putnam, Sr. bequeathed the Bennington public water system for the construction of this community hospital over 100 years ago.

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Hosts Art Show Through End of June

The show runs until the end of June 2018 and combines bright, surreal paintings with color-rich rural photography.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Realtors Host Battle of the Bartenders

All tips from the evening will support BIC and its current "10,000 Strong" campaign, honoring the 10,000+ foreign-born residents of the Berkshires during June's national Immigrant Heritage Month. Donations will ensure the center can continue meeting immigrants' most critical needs.

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Watercooler: Michelle Little of Pittsfield Wins Berkshire United Way Car

This marks the 18nth year the two companies have participated in this giveaway, their contributions totaling more than $200,000.

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Biz Briefs: Haddad Subaru Donates $23,000 to Berkshire Humane Society

Subaru's Share the Love program allows dealerships to select a charity of their choice to receive $250 for every new Subaru vehicle sold or leased between Nov. 21 and Jan. 2.

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Biz Briefs: Nonprofit Center Names Award Finalists

Nominations were solicited throughout February and March. A team of 14 judges from the business sector reviewed and ranked the nominations, choosing the finalists and winners at a meeting earlier in April at Berkshire Bank.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Bank Pays Veteran's Mortgage for One Year

The giveaway was extended to active military members and eligible veterans, serving as an extension of the dedication of Berkshire Bank to the servicemen and servicewomen of our country.

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Biz Briefs: Steepleview Realty Celebrating 20th Anniversary

As the business became more successful, Segala expanded to include offices in North Adams and Pittsfield. In 2015, longtime sales associate Deb Trzcinski became a partner with Segala and now owns and operates the business on a daily basis with her.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Community College Hosts Annual 40 Under Forty Awards

The event aims to recognize outstanding young professionals who are excelling in their industries through their leadership roles. The event, taking place on Thursday, March 29, at 5 p.m., will be held at Berkshire Plaza Hotel.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Money Management Founder Allen Harris Publishes First Book

"Build It, Sell It, Profit" is written for all business owners, including those who know what they need to do, but who are trying to navigate where to begin in the process.

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Biz Briefs: Pittsfield Couple Opens Realty Agency

Their first office opened in in downtown Pittsfield at 34 Depot St. at the start of February and they kicked things off with many new listings throughout Berkshire County.

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Biz Briefs: Pittsfield Chiropractor Sponsors Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity

To support Central Berkshire Habitat for Humanity, Schagen will donate all of the proceeds from new patient exams scheduled through his community outreach program.

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Biz Briefs: Bank of America Offers Free Museum Admission to Members

Each Bank of America, Merrill Lynch or US Trust cardholder is allowed one free general admission to participating institutions on any eligible day.

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