Business Briefs: Main Street Hospitality to run Hancock Shaker Village cafe; film production workshop; Salisbury Bank buys Empire State Bank branch; Bartini receives architectural license; BTCF awards $1.5 million in winter grants cycle

Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation distributed over $708,000 in grants to individuals, schools and nonprofits and grants totaling nearly $800,000 from donors with charitable funds at the foundation during its 2016 winter grants cycle.