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Biz Briefs: Greylock Federal Moving Branch, Furniture Company Has New Name

The new Allendale branch is less than half a mile from its current location in the Coltsville neighborhood.

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Biz Briefs: Big Y Closing Stores for Thanksgiving Holiday

Big Y has issued a reminder that it will close all stores including Big Y World Class Markets, Table & Vine and Fresh Acres specialty market on Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, as well as Friday Nov. 27. Big Y Express Gas & Convenience locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day as well.

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Biz Briefs: Carr Hardware Donating Personal Protective Equipment for Schools

Carr Hardware, a family-owned business for more than 90 years, has launched “Round-up for the Schools” to benefit the local Berkshire County school districts.

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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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