|@theMarket: Markets Have Best Week in Five Years|
Stocks have had what is called a "V" shaped recovery this week. The indexes climbed every day at least one percent or more. Will it continue or ...
It wouldn't surprise me if stocks took a breather about now. A bout of profit-taking after the stupendous come-back we have had would be entirely reasonable. If the
|Two Certified Nurse-Midwives, New OB-GYN Join CHP|
GREAT BARRINGON, Mass. — Following up on a commitment to bring certified nurse-midwife care back to Southern Berkshire County, Community Health Programs has named two CNMs to its CHP Barrington OB-GYN practice. An additional obstetrician-gynecologist has also joined the Great Barrington practice, which serves women in South County,
|Snowfall Predictions: Saturday Night Snow|
Ha, ha. You thought spring was here as you shed the heavy winter coats this past week!
But alas, a winter storm is moving into the Northeast on Saturday night, bringing with the potential of 3 to 6 inches of snow in Berkshire County, according to AccuWeather, which is putting the probability of snow at around 50
|BRPC to Choose New Executive Director Next Week|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — BRPC will pick its new executive director next week.
A search committee conducted its interviews for the three finalists for the position on Thursday and Berkshire Regional Planning Commission will pick Nathaniel Karns' successor next week. Karns is retiring from the job after 23 years. He was just
|BART Boys Basketball Rallies, Falls Short in League Title Game|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- You know a program has arrived when moral victories just don’t cut it.
In that sense, the BART basketball team has arrived.
Moments after losing its league championship game on a late 3-pointer after rallying from 11 points down midway through the third quarter, the Wolf Pack players
|The Independent Investor: Time to Hedge Your Bets?|
Over the last few weeks, the threat of rising inflation has triggered a great deal of concern among investors. Given that inflation has been at a low level for a number of years, their concern may be justified.
Many market pundits were surprised by the wage data in the non-farm payroll report for December, which was released two
|'Peter Rabbit': Hop to It!|
The kids whooped and hollered in gleeful approval of director Will Gluck's adaptation of Beatrix Potter's "Peter Rabbit." This even included the 10-to-12 contingent, usually too sophisticated to admit endorsement of an entertainment that might indict them of liking "baby stuff." And while the littler ones among the
|Guest Column: Quit Smoking to Celebrate American Heart Month|
To the Editor:
February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking is a leading cause of heart disease. Smoking can:
• Raise triglycerides (a type of fat in your blood)
• Lower "good" cholesterol (HDL)
• Make blood sticky and more likely to
|Holiday Hours: Presidents Day|
Gen. George Washington taking command of the Continental Army in Cambridge in 1775.
Washington's Birthday will be celebrated on Monday, Feb. 19.
The holiday was first enacted by Congress in 1879 to mark George Washington's birthday on Feb. 22 and later moved to the third Monday in February in 1968. While the name of
|MCLA Rolls Out New Career Development Platform|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Center for Student Success and Engagement at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts has launched a new, online career software portal to help prepare students for employment.
"The Career Trail Online" will provide a wide variety of services aimed at connecting students with their first jobs as
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