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Happier Valley Comedy Offering Free Events to Local Nonprofits

After the year nonprofit organizations have had, who couldn’t use more happiness? Happier Valley Comedy offers the Free Happiness Program, through which nonprofits serving underrepresented, marginalized communities can apply for a free Happier Valley Comedy event, such as an improv show, a personal- or professional-development training session, a keynote, or a workplace-wellness event to be […] Continue Reading >

COVID, Other Factors Inspire Entrepreneurial Energy

Among the many side effects of COVID and the so-called Great Resignation that has accompanied it has been a recognized surge in entrepreneurial activity. It has manifested itself in many ways, from soaring registration for the “Basics of Starting a Business” course at the Massachusetts Small Business Development Center to the absorption of many vacant storefronts, to […] Continue Reading >

Mass Audubon, partners protect 53-acre Littlewood property in Warwick

Mass Audubon has protected the 53-acre “Littlewood property” that is nestled within the Warwick State Forest. According to a Mass Audubon press release, this latest acquisition provides Mass Audubon with easier access to its Brush Valley Wildlife Sanctuary just west, enabling that sanctuary to be opened to the public and providing improved access for its […] Continue Reading >

Pioneer Valley farms receive state grant

In the era of climate change, farmers are on the front lines, enduring droughts, severe weather and unpredictable conditions that threaten their crops and livelihoods. Now, with help from the state, local farms will purchase new, environmentally efficient equipment to give them a better chance of surviving the changes to come. Continue Reading >