|The Independent Investor: Credit Freeze for Free|
It just got cheaper to freeze your credit files, thanks to the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. But should you do it?
The law, signed by President Trump back in May, only took effect this month. It requires the three major credit reporting bureaus — Equifax, Trans Union and Experian — to
|Berkshires Beat: Children's Races Kick Off Fall Foliage Festival|
The winners are ...
The annual Fall Foliage Children's Races and Family Fair, presented by Northern Berkshire United Way and the Adams Youth Center, kicked off the Fall Foliage Festival on Sept. 22, with local families coming to Houghton Street to enjoy a morning of fun with local nonprofits offering games, art projects, and
|Mount Greylock Regional Teachers End Job Action|
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- The Mount Greylock Regional School District and its teachers union have reached an accord to end the job action that has limited extracurricular activities at the district's three schools.
Mount Greylock Superintendent Kimberley Grady late Wednesday morning sent an email to the Mount Greylock community announcing
|Understanding Risk Tolerance Is Essential for Investment Success|
To succeed as an investor, you might think you need to know about the economy, interest rates and the fundamentals of companies in which you would like to invest. And all these things are indeed important. But it's most essential to know yourself. Specifically, you need to know how much risk you are willing to tolerate to achieve your
|Ground Broken For Berkshire Innovation Center|
Gov. Charlie Baker helped break ground on the $13.7 million project.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Shawna Axenroth and her daughter go hiking in the scenic Berkshire Hills and talk about the environment. They run science experiments in their kitchen.
And they are both looking to pursue scientific careers.
|Biz Briefs: Humane Society Opening Second Catwalk Boutique|
Catwalk Times Two
Berkshire Humane Society will open a second location of Catwalk Boutique, its successful women's resale shop, in downtown Lenox this coming winter/spring. Dates are to be determined. The original Catwalk Boutique, located at 325 Stockbridge Road in Great Barrington, opened in May 2014. The shop specializes in
|Democrats Open Pittsfield HQ For November's Election Push|
State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier introduced Andrea Harrington, calling her successful campaign for the Democratic nomination an inspiration.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — With the primaries in the rearview mirror, Democrats are gearing up for the -final election push.
Locally the party
|@theMarket: Record Highs and More to Come?|
The Dow and the S&P 500 Indexes made record highs this week. That's right, we broke the levels of January and we closed out the week holding these new higher levels. So much for the bear's prediction of a 5-7 percent pullback.
Over two weeks ago, when I published my last column, I wrote that most of the Wall Street
|William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty Taps Brokerage Manager|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty has announced that Tim Donnelly will assume the role of brokerage manager for the firm's two Berkshire County brokerages in Great Barrington and Lenox, Mass.
Donnelly previously served for nearly three years in the position of assistant brokerage manager
|Berkshire Immigrant Center Names New Advisory Board Members, Leadership|
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire Immigrant Center has welcomed three new members to its Advisory Board and has new board leadership.
Joining the Advisory Board are Jenn Gomez, Helen Moon and Colin Ovitsky, all of Pittsfield, and Dr. Rose Ellis of Williamstown assumed the role of Advisory Board chairwoman on July 1. Ellis is the
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