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Western MA • NorthampTON A Lifetime of Family Hospitality

B ella Notte Italian Restaurant & Banquet Room Restaurant Hours Weds-Sat: 4pm - 10pm Sunday Dinner: Noon - 9pm Fri-Sat: DJ & Dancing 9pm - 1am

Banquet Facilities Available

In addition to a la carte dining, we have banquet rooms available for hosting your next unforgettable event. Perfect for every occasion. Our seating capacity is 300 people. Liquor License and full bar.

(413) 648-9107

199 Huckle Hill Rd., Bernardston, MA 01337

Steve Lewis Subaru

Your Subaru will come with an honest deal and an honest dealer NOBODY will sell a Subaru for LESS

Sales: (888) 698-0162 • Service: (888) 698-0169 • Parts: (888) 698-0185 315 Russell Street, Rt. 9, Hadley, MA

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Welcome to the Western Massachusetts Pink Pages, please use

the companies and services in the pages and let them know that you found them in the Pink Pages. They are community based or lgbt friendly companies that openly welcome your business. So if you’re looking for products or services, think pink and find it in the Pink Pages. Heating/AC12 Heating/Plumbing 12 Insurance 12 Jewelry 13 Justice of the Peace 14 Legal 15 LIMOUSINE 15 Masonry 15 Media 15 Movers 16 Northampton Info 16 PET VETERINARIAN 16 Plumbing/Heating 16 pools 16 pride celebration 16 Real Estate 16 Restaurants 17 Retirement Communities 18 Schools 18 storage 18 tattoo/piercing 19 towing 19 TREE SERVICE 19 VETERINARIANS 20

Accommodations 3 addiction 4 Adult 5 Assisted living 5 Auto Body/Collision 5 AUTO dealers 5 Auto Rentals 6 Auto Towing 6 Bars 6 career education 6 carpets 7 carpet cleaning 7 CATERING/banquet 7 Contractors 7 COUNSELING 8 DIGITAL/FILM IMAGING 8 electrician 9 Fence 9 foster care 10 function Halls 10 Funeral 10 Gifts 11 furniture 11 grocery/food coop 11 Harware Store 11 HEALTH 11

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JoanieSchwartzRealEstate.com She knows houses: she knows people. Put her experience to work for you. Sold over 1,100 properties in her 25 years as a Realtor. Serving Hampshire and Franklin Counties

Contact Joanie at 413•348•2348 or online at joanieschwartzrealestate@gmail.com

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Accommodations

Accommodations

Fox Inn & Bella Notte Ristorante

71 Northfield Rd., Bernardston, MA 01337 (866) 6402796,www.foxinnmass.com Massachusetts Motel, Italian Restaurant & Banquet Room. Enjoy delicious Italian cuisine at the Italian restaurant located just 3 minutes from Fox Inn at the top of Huckle Hill Road. Our owner was born into the hospitality business, so our collective experience is high. If you’ve never felt close to heaven, our Bella Notte Ristorante is the perfect spot to experience the ambiance. Visit our motel in Bernardston, Massachusetts, for great lodging rates, a fine Italian restaurant, and a spacious banquet room. Contact us for additional information.

Autumn Inn

259 Elm St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 584-7660, www.hampshirehospitality.com. Quiet and relaxing, finely appointed colonial Inn, offering 29 guest rooms, 2 suites, outdoor pool and complimentary breakfast. Located in downtown Northampton.

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center

1 Atwood Dr., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 586-1211, www.hampshirehospitality.com. Northampton’s largest hotel & conference center. With 122 guest rooms and suites, we offer indoor and outdoor swimming pools, pool side bar, tennis courts, banquets, meetings, conference, commitment ceremonies for 2-400.

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Addiction

Addiction

Old Mill on the Falls B & B

Brattleboro Retreat

87 School St., Hatfield, MA, (413) 247-3301, www. oldmillbnb.net. The Old Mill on the Falls bed and breakfast has just been renovated into 9 beautiful bed and breakfast rooms and a 60 seat banquet facility. All rooms have private baths, some with whirlpool tubs, hardwood floors, cable TV, wireless internet, and are furnished with antiques, or stay in one of our suites overlooking the falls.

(802)258-3700, www.brattlebororetreat.org. Welcome to the Brattleboro Retreat. Here you’ll find expert caregivers with the skills and compassion to help you or a loved one find the strength to make positive life changes. That’s been our mission since 1834, and that’s our ongoing promise to you. Whether you’re suffering from an addiction problem, a mental illness, or both, our approach to care considers the whole person, and the traumas that may have shaped your life. Call us at 1-800-RETREAT. Let your journey to better health start right now.

Old Mill on the Falls

Bed & Breakfast and Banquet Accommodations Weddings Rehearsal Dinners Receptions Showers Private Parties Corporate Functions Seats 20-60 87 School St., Hatfield, MA

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Adult

Adult

Auto Dealers

GlenMeadow

24 Tabor Crossing, Longmeadow, MA 01106, (800) 633-6313, (413) 567-7800, www.glenmeadow.org, info@glenmeadow.org. Glenmeadow is dedicated to providing premier senior services; nurturing mind, body, and spirit of those we serve and employ. Glenmeadow provides a solution for individuals who need help with bathing, dressing, and monitoring medications, but who want to maintain their independence.

Oh My

122 Main St., Northampton, MA (413) 584-9669, www. ohmysensuality.com. A sensuality shop. Mon-Thu 12-7, Fri & Sat 12-8, Sun 12-5. Oh My a Sensuality Shop is a woman-owned, women-run sensuality boutique located in downtown Northampton since 2003

Assisted living

Auto Body/Collision Repair Service

Cadbury Commons

617-868-0575, www.cadburycommons.com, Cadbury Commons, a welcoming community, is a family-owned and -operated Independent and Assisted Living residence, located near Harvard Square across from Danehy Park . At Cadbury, outstanding chefs offer nutritious and interesting food choices that respond to the tastes and dietary needs of our Residents. Outstanding calendars of programs – such as lectures, discussion groups, trips, concerts and exercise classes – are designed to meet the individual needs of our Residents and enrich their lives.

Norm’s Auto Body

11 Railroad St., Hadley, MA 01035 (413)586-2824 E-Mail: norm@normsautobody, www.normsautobody. com . Expert painting and fender work. A complete body service. Offering frame straightening, expert painting, and towing. All foreign and domestic. Lic# 002655, RS# 3443.

AUTO dealers

GLENMEADOW, INC

Steve Lewis Subaru

315 Russell Street, Rt. 9, Hadley, MA 01035 (413) 584-5355, Toll Free: (888) 698-0162, www. stevelewissubaru.com. Lowest Overhead Equals Lowest Prices. We have the lowest overheard of any Western Massachusetts, Southern Vermont or Connecticut Subaru dealer! Because of this, we can beat any dealer advertised price! Try us, and let us prove it. Open MonThur 8:30AM - 8PM, Fri 8:30AM - 6PM, Sat 8:30AM - 5PM & Sun Noon - 4PM.

(800) 633-6313, (413) 567-7800 24 Tabor Crossing, Longmeadow, MA www.glenmeadow.org

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*ALL FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC *FRAME STRAIGHTENING *EXPERT PAINTING

•a sensuality shop•

586-2824

Mon-Thu 12-7 • Fri & Sat 12-8 • Sun 12-5

e-mail: norm@normsautobody.com

122 Main St. Northampton, MA

11 Railroad St. Hadley, MA

413-584-9669

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Auto Rentals

Career Education

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Auto Rentals Enterprise

career education

24 North King St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 586-5177, (800) rent-a-car, www.enterprise.com. Great cars, low rates, free pick-up (subject to certain restrictions). Major credit cards accepted. .

BRANFORD HALL CAREER INSTITUTE

112 Industry Ave., Springfield, MA 01104, (413) 7812276, 189 Brookdale Drive, Springfield, MA 01104, (413) 732-0546, (800) 959-7599, www.branfordhall. edu. For over 40 years, Branford Hall Career Institute has been providing real world education to students throughout the Northeast. Branford Hall offers day and evening courses in some of today’s fastest growing careers, giving graduates an effective way to begin a high-growth career with excellent income potential.

AUTO Towing

Aaron’s 24/7 Towing & Recovery

1 Loomis Way, Easthampton, MA, (413) 529-1100. Our tow truck drivers are experienced, dependable and completely professional. Each is fully licensed, maintains an impeccable safety record and has undergone extensive background checks and drug screenings. Monday to Sunday, 12:00am - 12:00am, for non-emergency transport and roadside emergency service anywhere nationwide. Providing roll off dumpster services.

HALLMARK INSTITUTE OF PHOTOGRAPHY

492 Pleasant St., Northampton (413)586-8161

241 Millers Falls Rd., Turners Falls, MA 01376 (413) 863-2478 www.hallmark.edu Hallmark Institute of Photography provides a real world, serious approach to professional photographic education. Our objective is to provide aspiring image makers with the technical, artistic, and business skills necessary in the field. We offer a stimulating, rigorous program in professional photography and imaging arts, in an environment where creative energy flows, new ideas are developed and talent emerges.

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JOLIE HAIR & BEAUTY ACADEMY

Bars

Club Xstatic

240 Chestnut St., Springfield (413)736-2618

Diva’s Nightclub

44 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA 01056, (413) 589-0747 www.jolieacademy.com. Are you creative? Do you have an eye for style and a flair for fashion? Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy offers career-focused programs in the exciting fields of cosmetology, esthetics and manicuring. Call for a tour today!

234 Chestnut St., Springfield (413) 785-1234

OZ Nightclub

397 Dwight St., Springfield www.ozspringfield.com

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Carpets

Contractors

CARPETS

CATERING/Banquet

1594 Dwight St., Holyoke, MA 01040, (413) 533-3000, www.american-rug.com. American Rug represents more than forty manufacturers of carpet and oriental rugs, and is a local, family-owned business since 1905.. We are one of the very few carpet retailers operating today with our own installers, and each salesperson at American Rug has over five years of carpet experience. We sell vinyl sheet goods, ceramic tile, bamboo, conic linoleum and prefinished wood flooring from all the major manufacturers. Residential and Commercial.

324 King St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 584-3333, www.bluebonnetdiner.net. Banquet facility for 200, featuring our Lunch and Dinner Buffets. We also have sit-down meals. Check out our Florentine Room for your next function. Tax, gratuity and room use all included in one low price.

AMERICAN RUG

The Bluebonnet Diner

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Carpet Cleaning

Contractors

Air Fresh Cleaning Systems

Rainbow Home Improvement

Toll Free: (800) 696-2532, www.AirFresh.com. Carpet & Uphostery Cleaning. Residential & Commercial. Dries in 1-2 Hours with no shrinkage. Pet odor removal, red stain removal. Allergy & Dust Mite control. Carpet & upholstery purification cleaning. Mold & mildew odor removal. we vacuum before cleaning. Soil/stain protection. Insured & Bonded. “Cleanly Superior”. Ask about our guarantee. “The Professionals” Backed by 47 years experience. Free Estimates.

128 Ryan Rd., Florence MA 01062, (413) 885-9038 or 860-794-9732, www.RainbowHomeImprovement. net, e-mail: rainhome@aol.com. Gay owned and operated company serving New England. Over Twenty years experience. Service and Quality are our priorities. Fully licensed and insured. Services include: interior and exterior remodeling, bathrooms, kitchens, windows, doors, tile floor installation, painting, wall paper hanging, decks, porches, and fencing.

Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Dries in 1-2 Hours with no shrinkage Pet Odor Removal Red Stain Removal Allergy & Dust Mite Control Residential & Commercial

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800•696•2532

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1594 Dwight St., Holyoke, MA

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Digital/Film Imaging

Digital/Film Imaging & Processing

Route 9 Design & Build

104 North Elm St., Northampton, MA, (413) 587-3050, Fax: (413) 587-3051, www.route9designbuild.com. As your architect & builder, Route 9 Design & Build is your trusted advocate & partner throughout your project. With extensive knowledge of, and experience in construction, Route 9 is able to produce designs that are efficient & ready to build, either by your builder or by our in-house construction team.

Iris Photo & Digital

164 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060, (413) 5868417, www. iris-photo.com. Voted best camera store in Valley Advocates Readers’ Poll 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010. You can use self-serve kiosks to make greeting cards, calendars, photo books, and collage posters, all fully customizable with your own photos and text. In addition to quick, high quality prints from digital files, we also are one of Massachusetts’ last full service film labs. We process color (C41) negatives, B&W negatives, and E-6 Slides all in house; in 35mm, 120/220, and 4x5 sheet size. And if you have that perfect photo, get a high quality archival pigment print on our Epson 9900 up to 44” wide on the valley’s largest selection of archival papers!

Structures by Design, Inc.

Northampton, MA (413) 586-1086, e-mail: edy.ambroz@verizon.net Let Structures by Design make your building dreams come true! We design and build kitchens and baths, renovate existing structures, and bring new construction ideas to life. Need energy improvements to your home or business? We lead the pack in cost-effective “green” design. Our eco-friendly building solutions are functional, attractive, and enduring. Customers like you have built our reputation as the quality specialists in home and commercial construction. We deliver on time and leave no mess behind! Structures by Design is a woman-owned, full-service architecture and construction business committed to service, to excellence, and to you, our customer.

Iris Photo & Digital

counseling

Digital & Film Imaging

Brattleboro Retreat

(802)258-3700, www.brattlebororetreat.org. Welcome to the Brattleboro Retreat. Here you’ll find expert caregivers with the skills and compassion to help you or a loved one find the strength to make positive life changes. That’s been our mission since 1834, and that’s our ongoing promise to you. Whether you’re suffering from an addiction problem, a mental illness, or both, our approach to care considers the whole person, and the traumas that may have shaped your life. Call us at 1-800-RETREAT. Let your journey to better health start right now.

Online Photo Products

www.iris-photo.com (413) 586-8417 164 Main St., Northampton, MA

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Electricians

Fence

Electricians

Fence

Southampton, MA, (413) 527-1234, e-mail: bdelectric@ charter.net. Residential, commercial and industrial work. Residential service upgrades and repair. 40 foot bucket truck. Completely insured and bonded. In business since 1982. MA MASTERS ELECTRICAL LIC #10509.

P.O. Box 3158, Springfield, MA 01101, (413) 537-1479. We provide a full range of commercial and residential tree and fence services including: lot clearing, stump grinding, wood fences, chain link, custom fences, pool enclosures and more! No job is too big or too small, we are fully insured. Call for your free estimate today!

Blanchard & Daly, Electrical Contractors

Quality Fence and Tree Service

Electricians USNE, Inc

4 Coleman Ave Westfield, MA 01085 24 hour Response Number 413 485 7177, E-mail: www.utilityservicenewengland.com Full service electrical contractorService changes, building maintenance. Residential, Commercial, and Industrial Wiring. Service Contracts. Parking lot lighting, Signs. Green solutions, PE Solar and energy saving audits. Electrical safety Inspections.

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Blanchard & Daly elec tric al contrac tors residential • commercial • industrial

service upgrades & repair completely insured and bonded in business since 1982 lic #10509

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Foster Care

Funeral

Foster Care

Funeral

425 Union St., Level B, West Springfield, MA, (413) 734-2493, www.devereuxma.org. Wanted: NonTraditional & Traditional families or individuals to provide foster care throughout MA. We are seeking candidates who will open their homes to children. Minimum $350 weekly (tax free) stipend, paid respite program, $1000 foster parent referral program, unparalleled training & support & company paid liability insurance covering foster parents.

783 Bridge Rd., Northampton, MA 01061 (413) 587-0044, Fax: (413) 587-0041. Michael T. Ahearn, Director. Pre-Planning Arrangements, Traditional and Alternative Services and Full Cremation Services.

Devereux Therapeutic Foster Care

Function Halls

Storrowton Village Museum

1305 Memorial Ave., West Springfield, MA 01089 (413) 205-5052 , www.thebige.com We cordially invite you to step back to another era and hold your wedding in our Meetinghouse, built in 1834, or on the charming Gazebo centered on our Village Green. Visit Storrowton Village Museum, a permanent reminder of New England life in bygone days.

Ahearn Funeral Home, Inc.

Pease and Gay Funeral Home

425 Prospect St., Northampton MA, (413) 584-0412, www.peaseandgay.com. At Pease and Gay Funeral Home we strive to offer the highest value in the services we offer, and the facilities and staff used to carry out those services. Whether your wishes are for pure simplicity, an elaborate tribute or something in between, we strive to provide the highest level of services to cater to your needs at your time of need.

Storrowton Village Museum Your wedding should be a memorable occasion. Make it so by holding it at Storrowton Village Museum. 1305 Memorial Ave., W. Springfield

(413) 205-5052 www.thebige.com

Funeral Home, Inc.

hearn

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(413) 587-0044

Michael T. Ahearn, Director 783 Bridge Rd., Northampton, MA 01061

Pease and Gay Funeral Home We are very willing and open to customizing our service packages to your particular needs and desires. Since 1999, it has been our purpose to provide thoughtful service. In so doing we hope to lighten one’s burden at their time of need. Caring is a tradition at Pease & Gay Funeral Home.

(413) 584-0412

425 prospect st. northampton, ma

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Gifts

Health

Gifts

Health

150 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060, (413) 7273758, npj01060@gmail.com, www.nohoprideandjoy. com. We aim to provide an exciting retail experience for members and allies of the LGBTQ community, local and non-local Northampton aficionados, and politically progressive patrons who are looking for products that appeal to them, in a trendy and fun environment. We’re your source for LGBTQ gifts, high quality Northampton souvenirs, and progressive mementos and keepsakes, while also playing a vibrant role in our community as a gathering place.

296 Nonotuck Street, Florence, MA, 01062, (413) 586-2016, (800) 696-7752, www.tapestryhealth. org. Tapestry Health has delivered family planning and reproductive health services and advocacy throughout Western Massachusetts for 38 years. By combining compassionate, community-based health care with the most recent advances in medical practice, we ensure that those in need can get the care that they deserve, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or income.

Northampton’s Pride & Joy

Tapestry Health

Grocery/Food Coop River Valley Market

330 North King Street, Northampton, MA (413) 584-2665 www.rivervalleymarket.coop Conveniently located just South off I-91 exit 21, River Valley Market is a grocery store that has a mission to support local farmers and showcases the local harvest of every season. We specialize in fresh, local, and organically grown foods. Our fresh meat department features an exciting selection of house-made sausages and River Rock Farm fresh local beef. Our wine department specializes in wines that are big on quality with value prices and we’ve got a great selection of micro-brewed beers. Our in-house prepared foods department makes it worth your while to pull off the road for a quick breakfast, lunch, dinner, or picnic snack. Open to the public 9 AM - 9 PM daily. No membership required.

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Hardware Store Fleury Lumber

231 Main St., Easthampton, MA (413) 527-2693, www.fluerylumber.com. Your grandfather’s hardware store with a modern selection. At Fleury Lumber you will find old-fashioned commitment to customers that was common in your grandparent’s time with all of the selection of today’s quickly-changing tastes and styles.

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Western MA • NorthampTON

Insurance

Heating/Air Conditioning

HEATING/PLUMBING

295 North Rd. Westfield, MA 01085, (413) 564-0333, Fax: (413) 579-5296, charlandrefrigeration@msn. com. Specializing in commercial and residential heating, air conditioning, refrigeration and plumbing

25 Texas Rd. Northampton, MA (413) 586-6800, www.oconnelloil.com. Proudly Serving Western Massachusetts for Over 85 yearsO’Connell Oil Associates Inc. now owns and operates three oil company locations, 29 Convenience Plus Stores, seven gas stations, a wholesale gasoline business and full service commercial and residential plumbing, heating and air conditioning departments.

Charland Commercial & Residential

We do everything from concept to cleanup!

413.586.6800 Toll Free: 800.734.6680 25 Texas Rd. Northampton, MA

O’Connell Oil

Insurance

Goss & McLain Insurance Agency

(413) 534-7355, www.gossmclain.com, e-mail: info@ gossmclain.com. Personal Service and Professional Advice. Established in 1879, providing service to the Community for over 125 years. We offer a full range of insurance products, including auto, homeowners, condo, business insurance, life, health and more. Registry and notary service available. Contact us for a competitive quote at (413) 534-7355 or www.gossmclain.com.

www.oconnelloil.com

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“Personal Service & Professional Advice” Auto, Homeowners, Business Life, Health

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Jewelry

Don Muller gallery

Jewelry

CROSS JEWELERS

1-800-433-2988, www.crossjewelers.com. 570 Congress St., Portland, Maine, 1-800-433-2988, www. crossjewelers.com. What you need is a little road trip. Portland is a fun city surrounded by salt water on three sides. We have the Old Port waterfront and the Arts District high on the hill in the center of town. Come do lunch, spend the day exploring our city by the sea, and of course, a visit to Cross is a must! Open Monday through Friday 9:30am-5:00pm and the first Saturday of every month. . See you soon.

40 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 586-1119, www.donmullergallery.com The Don Muller Gallery, located in the heart of Northampton, Massachusetts, features an outstanding collection of museum quality crafts and designer jewelry from over 400 American artists. Niche Magazine awarded the gallery American Craft Retailer of the Year for 2011. In 2010 the Don Muller Gallery won Coolest Small Store in America by Instore magazine. The gallery also placed in the prestigious Top 10 Design Retailers by Jeweler’s Circular Keystone (JCK) in 2009.

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Murduff’s Jewelry

90 Main St., Florence, MA 01062, (413) 586-8760, www.murduffs.com. When you visit MurDuff’s Goldsmiths and Engravers, we promise you a relaxed, professional experience. We are formally trained master graduate craftsmen who love what we do and it shows in our work. Since 1946, we’ve been catering to the creative.

Justice of the Peace

Springfield Jewelry & Diamond Exchange

883 Sumner Ave., Springfield (413) 734-8977 Licensed & Bonded Jewelers, Buying Gold for over 25 Years. We pay top dollar for your gold.

Unusual Wedding Rings & More

137 North Street, Crawford Square Pittsfield, MA 01201, (413) 236-9300, www.gayweddingrings. com. Specializing in wedding rings and engagement rings. Wide variety of jewelry for special occasions and every day wear. Family owned since 1947 and a gay friendly business.

Justice of the Peace

Charlene Dianne Martin, JP, MJPA. We specialize in wedding rings and engagement rings Wide variety of jewelry for special occasions and every day wear

Chicopee, MA 01020, (413) 532-0932, E-mail: justicecharlene@aol.com, www.justicecharlenedmartin. com, Performing wedding ceremonies since 2003. As your Justice of the Peace, I will focus on providing you with high-quality service and customer satisfaction—I will do everthing I can to meet your expectations and help you design a beautiful wedding designed especially for you.

Family owned since 1947 137 North Street | Crawford Square Pittsfield, MA 01201 | 413.236.9300 www. gayweddingrings . com

Extraordinary Bands, For Extraordinary People

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Legal

Legal.

Media

Western Mass. Pink Pages

Law Offices of Alfred P. Chamberland

5 Arthur St., Easthampton, MA 01027, (413) 529-0404, apchamberl@aol.com. Licensed in Massachusetts & Connecticut. General Practice of Law. Personal injury, bankruptcy, employment law, sexual harassment, discrimination, criminal.

(617)423-1515, e-mail: kpmedia@aol.com., www. linkpink.com. LGBT yellow pages for Western Massachusetts. Free Referrals by phone or web to lgbt owned and friendly businesses

Margot E. Thomas, Attorney at Law

2 Maple Ave, Suite 22 (22 Maplewood Shops), Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 584-2759, Fax: (413) 584-6605, e-mail: margot_thomas@hotmail.com, www.MargotThomas.com, Wills, prenuptial and coownership agreements, purchase & sale of real estate.

Limousine

A-Executive Limousine

Toll Free: (800) 287-2527, (978) 663-9009, (603) 880-1896, www.a-executivelimo.com. At A-Executive Limousine we pride ourselves on quality limos, professional chauffeurs, and exceptional service. Whether you’re going to your prom, wedding, or that important meeting, A-Executive Limousine will make sure you arrive on time and in style! We are the premier limo service in MA and NH, specializing in limos for Logan and Manchester airports.

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Masonry

E.M.C. Masonry

91 Springfield, MA 01080, (800) 572-1630, www. emcmasonry.com. We specialize in residential masonry projects, including design and construction of both interior and exterior fireplaces, chimneys, walls (decorative and retaining), walkways, patios, veneers, steps and stairs; utilizing brick, natural and manufactured stone, block, stucco and concrete flatwork. We can diagnose and remedy leaks and water infiltration, structural failure, premature deterioration, or poor craftsmanship.

Media

The Rainbow Times

www.therainbowtimesmass.com Monthly lgbtq newspaper serving Western MA, Southern VT and Northern CT.

Law Offices of

ALFRED P. CHAMBERLAND

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Real Estate

Movers

PLUMBING/Heating

454 Worthington St., Springfield, MA, (413) 781-0644, www.ministoragebigmovers.com. Affordable moving & storage. Low cost rental charges are available on a month to month basis, with longer leases available at special rates. Rent only the space you need from company 5x5 ft. to spacious 10x30.

25 Texas Rd. Northampton, MA (413) 586-6800, www. oconnelloil.com. Proudly Serving Western Massachusetts for Over 85 years O’Connell Oil Associates Inc. now owns and operates three oil company locations, 29 Convenience Plus Stores, seven gas stations, a wholesale gasoline business and full service commercial and residential plumbing, heating and air conditioning departments.

Mini Storage & More

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Pools

99 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA (413) 584-1900, fax: (413) 584-1934, www.explorenorthampton.com

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Pet Veterinarian

Easthampton Animal Hospital

O’Connell Oil

(413)527-0127,www.easthamptonanimalhospital. com, The Easthampton Animal Hospital offers a wide range of services. Wellness care is very important. This includes yearly physical exams, new puppy or kitten education, senior pet examination with blood work, flea, tick, heartworm and lyme disease prevention, nutritional consulting, diabetic consulting, management of non-life threatening diseases, and many other things. Any and all questions you have are very important to us. We know you want to give the best possible care to your pet and we do also.

Aqua Pool and Patio Inc.

53 Newberry Rd., East Windsor, CT, (860) 623-9886, www.aquapool.com. More than just an inground pool installation company, Aqua Pool provides total and distinctive outdoor living space transformations. Respected as one of New England’s premier inground Gunite pool and spa companies, Aqua Pool has been enhancing the value of finer homes throughout Connecticut, western New England and eastern New York for over a third of a century.

Pride Celebration

Northampton Pride LGBT March & Rally! www.northamptonpride.org. May 12. 2012, 3 County Fair Grounds

Real Estate

Mark Carmien Realtor, Goggins Real Estate

(413)320-1162 e-mail: mark@gogginsrealestate. com. Serving 413 with Pride. Specializing in relocation services.

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Restaurants

The Bluebonnet Diner

Barbara and Valerie Demerski, Realtors

10 Bright St., Northampton, MA 01060, (413) 5862345, www.barbarademerskirealestate.com. Depend on Realtors Barbara Demerski and Valerie Demerski, a mother-daughter team with over 50 years combined experience to guide you through all of the complex details of buying or selling a home. Valerie Demerski has earned the EcoBroker Certified® designation, the first in the Pioneer Valley, having successfully completed a unique & informative training program on the energy and environmental issues that affect real estate transactions. Call today to list or buy your green dream home.

Joanie Schwartz Real Estate

(413) 348-2348, JoanieSchwartz.com. See ad on contents page of this section for more info.

Pedal To Properties

(413) 575-2277, www.pedaltoproperties.com. Located at 14 Strong Ave., Pedal to Properties Northampton is a full-service real estate office that can help you really get to know our Pioneer Valley neighborhoods via our fun-to-ride cruiser bicycles.

Remodeling-See Contractors Restaurants Bella Notte

199 Huckle Hill Rd., Bernardston, MA 01337, (413) 648-9107, abazi@earthlink.net. Enjoy delicious Italian cuisine at our beautiful scenic Italian restaurant located just 3 minutes from the Fox Inn at the top of Huckle Hill Road. Bella Notte Ristorante is owned and operated by the same family as our motel. From the Executive Chef to the Host our family takes pride in serving yours. Our extensive menu offers many appetizers, steaks, pastas, seafood, chicken, and veal dishes. You can finish your dining experience with delicious desserts imported from Italy and to top off the night on Friday or Saturday, dance away on our fun filled dance floor.

324 King St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 5843333, www.bluebonnetdiner.net. Featuring Brekfast, Lunch and Dinner. We also have daily dinner specials. Check out our Florentine Room for your next function. Tax, gratuity and room use all included in one low price for functions..

Green Street Café

64 Green St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 5865650. Near Smith College theatres, Botanical Gardens, and Fine Art Museum. A romantic café with a private garden, fireplace, and very good food. Reservations accepted.

Route 7 Grill

999 Main St, Great Barrington, MA 01230, (413) 5283235, www.route7grill.com. We at Route 7 Grill are proud to be providing fresh, local food to our Berkshire neighbors and friends. All of our meats are naturally raised from local farms or small family farms. Everything we serve, including stocks, soups, dressings & desserts are made here from scratch. The barbecue menu features foods smoked in-house over hickory and other local hardwoods. Our philosophy is inspired by Berkshire Grown, as well as the Slow Food movement. The restaurant, nestled in the Housatonic river valley of the Southern Berkshires offers a full service dining room and full bar with an outdoor patio as well as beautiful outdoor facilities. Located on historic Route 7 south of Great Barrington in the shadow of June Mountain.

Serios Market

65 State St. Northampton, MA (413)584-2633 Fax: (413)585-9756 www.SeriosMarket.com. We support local products. Daily lunch specials. Serio’s Market can deliver your lunch or grocery order to your front door Monday through Friday! Lunch orders can be phoned faxed in or e-mailed. Free delivery for orders over $15. $3 delivery charge for orders under $15. Drivers can accept cash, checks or EBT cards.

Viva Restaurant

A Taste of Spain in the Berkshires

14 Glendale Road (Rt. 183), Glendale, MA 01229, (413) 298-4433, www.vivaberkshires.com. Welcome to Viva, A taste of Spain in the Berkshires. Viva is owned by Chef Luis Zambrano.My goal is to take you to Spain for a relaxing evening or afternoon with Tapas, Entrees, and House made sangria, Flamenco music in the back ground. Tapas, the little dishes of Spain, are a feast of delectable foods. Tapas can be a first course before an entrée or mixed and matched for a meal. Tapas can be traced back to regions of Spain where a piece of bread was used to cover a glass of sherry to keep the flies and dust out, it then evolved into an array of different little dishes , a favorite pastime for the Spaniards is to meet at tapas bars. So let Viva And our staff take you for a trip to Spain in the Berkshires.

Green Street Café A romantic café with a private garden, fireplace, and very good food.

(413) 298-4433

Near Smith College theatres, Botanical Gardens, and Fine Art Museum.

www.vivaberkshires.com

64 Green St., Northampton • 413. 586-5650

14 Glendale Road (Rt. 183), Glendale, MA 01229

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Retirement

Storage

Retirement Communities

Schools

24 Tabor Crossing, Longmeadow, MA 01106, (800) 633-6313, (413) 567-7800, www.glenmeadow.org, info@glenmeadow.org. Glenmeadow is dedicated to providing premier senior services; nurturing mind, body, and spirit of those we serve and employ. Enjoy private living, along with communal services and amenities, wellness programs, driving services, social and educational activities, personal care, medication management, and other retirement services.

112 Industry Ave., Springfield, MA 01104, (413) 7812276, 189 Brookdale Drive, Springfield, MA 01104, (413) 732-0546, (800) 959-7599, www.branfordhall. edu. For over 40 years, Branford Hall Career Institute has been providing real world education to students throughout the Northeast. Branford Hall offers day and evening courses in some of today’s fastest growing careers, giving graduates an effective way to begin a high-growth career with excellent income potential.

GlenMeadow

LATHROP RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES An Affiliate of the KENDAL Corporation

1 Shallowbrook Ln., Northampton, MA, 100 Bassett Brook Dr., Easthampton, MA, (413) 586-0006, www. lathrop.kendal.org, info@lathrop.kendal.org. Vibrant retirement living options in townhomes or apartments, on two campuses nestled in the heart of the Pioneer Valley, just minutes from downtown Northampton

BRANFORD HALL CAREER INSTITUTE

The Montessori School of Northampton

The Montessori School of Northampton 51 Bates St., Northampton, MA 01060, (413) 586-4538, www.northamptonmontessori.org Celebrating 35 years of Montessori education for students from ages 2 through 12. Call for an appointment to observe classes in session, or visit us for an open house in October, January or April. School year and summer programs available. Your family will feel at home here.

Storage

Mini Storage & More

The Montessori School of Northampton

51 Bates Street, Northampton, MA

454 Worthington St, Springfield, MA, (413) 781-0644. Affordable moving & storage. Low cost rental charges are available on a month to month basis, with longer leases available at special rates.

Lashco

(413) 586-4538

Tree Service

www.northamptonmontessori.com

Provide professional, competent, Arborist services to our clients at reasonable prices. • Planting • pruning • cabling • stump grinding • high risk removals

(413) 534-8733 Fax.(413) 534-1899 46 Ferry Street South Hadley, MA

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tattoo/piercing

Tree Service

Tree Service

Lashco Tree Service

Living Art Studio Tattoo and Body Piercing

219 Main St., Northampton, MA 01060 (413) 5843758, www.thelivingartstudio.com. Featuring the best in local artists in our art gallery. We take pride in being at the forefront of the tattoo scene of New England for over 26 years.

Lucky’s Tattoo and Piercing

37 Main St. Northampton, MA (413) 587-0004, www. luckystattoo.org Lucky’s is a custom tattoo and piercing shop located in downtown Northampton, Massachusetts. We have been open since 1999, starting with piercing and then expanding ourselves to tattooing once it became legal in Massachusetts. We pride ourselves on providing high quality tattoos and piercings in a comfortable and clean environment. With close attention to sterile technique and friendly bedside manner, we strive to make every customer have a positive and memorable experience. We currently have 4 tattoo artists and 2 piercers here. Check out our site at the top to see our artists’ work, piercings, staff and more info about the shop!

46 Ferry St., South Hadley, MA 01075, (413) 5348733, Fax. (413) 534-1899, www.lashcotree.com. At Lashco Tree Services our purpose is to provide professional, competent, Arborist services to our clients at reasonable prices. We have the ability, experience and equipment to make any job a safe job including Planting, pruning, cabling, stump grinding, and high risk removals. We take pride in our work. LashCo Tree Service is owned and operated by Jeremy Cotton, a third generation, Stockbridge School Graduate and ISA Certified Arborist.

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Towing

Aaron’s 24/7 Towing & Recovery

1 Loomis Way, Easthampton, MA, (413) 529-1100. Our tow truck drivers are experienced, dependable and completely professional. Each is fully licensed, maintains an impeccable safety record and has undergone extensive background checks and drug screenings. Monday to Sunday, 12:00am - 12:00am, for non-emergency transport and roadside emergency service anywhere nationwide.

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VETERINARIANs

Veterinarians

Easthampton Animal Hospital

Berens Animal hospital

185 Locust St., Northampton, MA 01062 (413) 584- (413)527-0127,www.easthamptonanimalhospital. 9477. We provide complete medical and surgical com, The Easthampton Animal Hospital offers a wide services, dentistry, X-rays, prescription diets for cats, range of services. Wellness care is very important. This dogs and exotics. Limited boarding for clients only. includes yearly physical exams, new puppy or kitten Specialized surgery and ultrasound also available. education, senior pet examination with blood work, Caring, professional, high quality. Visa, MC and Discover flea, tick, heartworm and lyme disease prevention, nutritional consulting, diabetic consulting, management of accepted. Mon.–Sat. by appointment. non-life threatening diseases, and many other things. Any and all questions you have are very important to us. We know you want to give the best possible care to your pet and we do also.

Easthampton Animal Hospitial

was opened in 1984 and offers wellness, urgent, and surgical care to dogs and cats. We are located in Easthampton, MA.

Sick visits • Laboratory • X-RAY Surgery • Financial • Kennel Animal Behavioralist • Pet Sitter

Dr Mark Berens Dr Marci Lowy

Medicine & Surgery for Cats, Dogs, & Exotics

410 Main Street. Easthampton, MA

(413)584-9477

413-527-0127

185 Locust St (Rt 9) Florence • Northampton

www.easthamptonanimalhospital.com

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