|@theMarket: The Same Old Song|
Investors have been waiting all year for that elusive interest rate hike promised by our central bank. September proved to be another false start. Once again, markets rallied on the news, the dollar fell, and investors were happy. So what's new?
As we have written so many times in the past, investors and markets are fixated on a Fed
|Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members|
STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Norman Rockwell Museum welcomed new members to its Board of Trustees and National Council during the museum’s annual meeting held on September 16.
Robert Babcock, Peter Blum, Terry Burman, Marian Raser, and David Schwartz were elected as new trustees, starting this fall. New members for the National
|Adams' Fourth Annual Great Chair Auction Open For Bids|
Mazzucco says a few words before launching the auction.
ADAMS, Mass. — From comic and cartoon characters to paeans to nature, this year's Great Chair Auction offering up some fantastical seating for enjoying — or just viewing.
The annual fundraiser for Youth Center Inc. commenced after an official ribbon
|The Independent Investor: The Impact of One Bad Apple|
For years, the mantra of Corporate America has been that they are drowning in government rules and regulations. Small business has echoed that refrain, as has Wall Street. The problem is that these same entities continually shoot themselves in the foot.
Over the last two weeks, thanks to Wells Fargo in the banking sector, and Mylan Labs in
|'Bridget Jones's Baby': Sweet, Cute and Crawls|
While the average gestation period for human women is nine months (280 days to be specific), it sure seems to take a lot longer in the sweet, cute but oh-so-slow moving "Bridget Jones's Baby."
Folks who just absolutely love this franchise, featuring Renée Zellweger's intrepid single gal, perhaps won't mind the
|Berkshire Works Job Fair Connects Job Seekers With Open Positions|
A steady flow of people looking for work or looking for a new opportunity browsed the positions available from an array of industries and educational organizations.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Hundreds of people looking to advance their careers or get into the workforce browsed through an array of available jobs at the Berkshire
|Kmart Closing in Great Barrington; Marshalls Eyed for Location|
GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. — The Kmart department store, No. 9146, the only one left in Berkshire County, is slated to close by the end of the year.
The BerkshireEdge reports that a Marshalls will take over Kmart's 24,000-square-foot location in the Barrington Plaza, owned by Kimco Realty. The department store's
|Berkshires Beat: Buddy Walk of the Berkshires Set for Sept. 24|
Bring a buddy: Berkshire County Arc’s Down Syndrome Family Group will host the 10th Annual Buddy Walk of the Berkshires on Saturday, Sept. 24. The goal of the walk, which is affiliated with the National Down Syndrome Society, is to promote awareness and inclusion of people with Down syndrome and to fundraise for those with Down syndrome
|Give Yourself the Gift of the Present|
I cannot count the number of times I have heard the phrase "I'm not ready yet" when talking with retirees about the benefits of a senior living community, whether they are 65 or 95.
"Not ready for what?" is usually my first question, in response. "I want to wait until I need it," is quite often the reply.
|40th Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon in the Books|
LENOX, Mass. -- The team from Allen Heights Veterinary Sunday won the 40th Great Josh Billings RunAground Triathlon with a time of 2 hours, 17 minutes, 21 seconds.
With Josh Lipka on the bicycle, Tom Keefe and Ben Pigot in the canoe and Steve Monsulick handling the running, Allen Heights clocked in nearly nine minutes ahead of
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