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Biz Briefs: SABIC Donating to Local United Way to Support COVID-19 Response Efforts

The company, which operates the Polymer Processing Development Center in Pittsfield, Mass., also is donating face shields made with SABIC’s LEXAN polycarbonate sheet product to local police and fire departments.

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Biz Briefs: Wheeler & Taylor Insurance Donates Masks, Face Shields for Poll Workers

The face shields will be used by poll workers. Facemasks will be provided to poll workers and to ensure that all voters have proper facemasks on.

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Biz Briefs: Lodge Delays Opening, Grocers Want Front-Line Recognition

Community Development Corp. of South Berkshire was recently awarded an allotment of 2020 Community Investment Tax Credits in the amount of $150,000.

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Biz Briefs: Bromley Ski Resort Donates $3,050 to SVMC Cancer Center

The donation was raised through Bromley's "Mom's Day Off" events on Feb. 5 and March 6.

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Biz Briefs: Tunnel City Coffee Offering Coffee Care Packages

By sending something familiar and comforting like a pound of coffee, they are able to share the experience of having a cup of coffee together, even when they can't be together in person.

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Biz Briefs: Downtown Pittsfield Inc. Hosts Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week

The goal of Downtown Pittsfield Restaurant Week is to highlight the numerous and diverse dining options of downtown Pittsfield and to help boost business during what is typically a slower time of the year for restaurants

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Biz Briefs: Price Rite Marketpace to Hold Grand Re-Opening of Pittsfield Store

The supermarket is continuing to roll out its award-winning redesigned store concept focused on deep discounts and fresh foods after successful store rebrands in Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Pennsylvania locations.

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Biz Briefs: Gordmans Hiring for Upcoming North Adams Location

Gordmans offers a variety of positions in an energetic and engaging work environment.

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Biz Briefs: Wild Oats Donates to Habitat for Humanity

The member-owners of Wild Oats Market have selected Northern Berkshire Habitat For Humanity as the recipient of this quarter's donation from its Pass It On Program.

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Biz Briefs: 'Binka Bear' Wins All-Ideas Pitch Contest

Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) Berkshire County ran their first All-Ideas Pitch Contest at the Berkshire Museum, awarding a first prize of $1,000 to Kaitlyn Pierce of Binka Bear, a product that helps wean children off pacifiers. She also won the "Fan Favorite" award of $500.

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Biz Briefs: North Adams Verizon Wireless Zone Gives $1,000 to Food Pantry

The donation came from the Wireless Zone Foundation of Giving, which is made up of Verizon Wireless Zone stores across the country who take small donations then sponsoring local charities.

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Biz Briefs: Berkshire Food Co-op One of Three Finalists for MassEcon Award

Finalists compete on a regional basis in the West, Central, Southeast, Northeast and Great Boston areas. The winners from each of the five regions will be announced in October.

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Biz Briefs: Shakespeare & Company Seeks Property Proposals for Lenox Campus

Qualified entities are asked to provide an initial statement of interest to demonstrate how the campus, located within walking distance of the town of Lenox’s historic center, can be activated as a shared-use property.

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Biz Briefs: Jacob's Pillow Founder’s Property on the Market

The property, nestled on a hilltop overlooking 73 acres, provides opportunity for swimming, tennis and hiking.

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Biz Briefs: Catherine's Chocolates Changes Name to Mielke Confections

The Kinneys are continuing the tradition of a family-owned local business, creating handmade quality chocolates in the same location, as well as their choice of the new name, which is Trent Kinney’s family name.

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Biz Briefs: Tourists Hotel to be Honored at Celebrate the Berkshires Event

This recognition will be presented at the 1Berkshires' ninth annual Celebrate the Berkshires event on Sept. 26 at Jiminy Peak.

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Biz Briefs: New Berkshire Food Co-op Opens in Great Barrington

A ribbon cutting ceremony was at 7:30 a.m. with remarks from Jonathan Butler, president and CEO of 1Berkshire, the Regional Economic Development Organization of Berkshire County.

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Biz Briefs: Carr Hardware Opens 'Store of the Future'

The new store, Carr Paint, is a state-of-the-art "Store of the Future" collaboration with Benjamin Moore and will exclusively carry an expanded line of premium and professional grade Benjamin Moore products.

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Biz Briefs: MountainOne Bringing All Services Together in Downtown North Adams

The significant investment of creating this new and improved working space in downtown North Adams enables MountainOne to bring all of its financial service offerings of banking, insurance and investments together.

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Biz Briefs: BerkChique Fashion Fundraiser Returns to West Stockbridge

This year the sale is being presented by and in support of WAM Theatre and its programs, with additional donations going to the Berkshire Humane Society, Community Access to the Arts, and IS183 Art School of the Berkshires.

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Biz Briefs: Lenox Fit Owner Named Woman Small Business Owner of the Year

Lenox Fit is a multi-dimensional fitness and wellness facility that serves Berkshire County region. The customers range from rehab/post rehab from physical therapy, to advanced athletes and fitness enthusiasts of every level.

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Biz Briefs: Two Local Businesswomen Being Honored for Achievements

Two local organizations are honoring two women for their business and community achievements.

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Biz Briefs: Couple Returns to Berkshires to Buy Catherine's Chocolates

Catherine's Chocolate owner Kathy Sinico is retiring after more than 40 years of hand crafting chocolates from the same location on Route 7 in Great Barrington. The chocolatier has been a pillar of the South Berkshires, well known for its homey atmosphere and the scent of chocolate. Patrons return year after year for life celebrations in which Catherine’s Chocolate are an essential tradition.

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Biz Briefs: Wild Oats Launches New Catering Website

Wild Oats has been offering catering services for over ten years in their Main Street location, which includes a full-service kitchen and bakery. The ingredients are organic, in-season and locally sourced whenever possible and they use humanely raised, hormone- and antibiotic-free meat and sustainable seafood.

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Biz Briefs: North Adams Restaurants to 'Go Green' for the Month of April

The goal of "Go Green Month" is to reduce waste and practice behavior changes that are more environmentally friendly, with hopes that these changes will have a lasting impact on both the restaurants and the city.

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