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|Independent Investor: Millennials — The Misunderstood Generation
It is darn difficult to imagine living better than your folks under those circumstances.
Thousands Rally In Springfield in Support of Sanders
"We are living in a rigged economy. Heads they win, tails you lose. That has got to change." — Bernie Sanders
Conservation Commission Approve Paving Project Without DEP's Blessings
"I cannot understand why all of the sudden white is black and black is white." — James Fassell
Adams Anthony Center Focuses on Creative Spaces
"We can be the people that figure out how to get the projects done and that will turn the town around." — William Kolis
Barrett Withdraws From MCLA Mayoral Debate
The debate was proposed and organized by a state and local politics class being taught by J. Benjamin Taylor. 1 Comment
Northern Berkshire Children's Parade Winners Announced
Two groups even copied costumes that had been worn by parents and relatives in past parades
'The Intern': Works Well Enough
Now, I don't want De Niro to take it the wrong way when I say he has gone from Godfather to Fairy Godfather.
The Independent Investor: The Stock Market & You
Although the stock market and the economy do not necessarily perform in lock step, over time, they tend to trend in the same direction.
Bianchi's Name To Sit Atop November Election Ballot
Representatives from each campaign sealed their candidate's name in a small envelop and the clerks pulled them from a box to determine the order.
Pediatric Development Center Sets Annual 5K Fundraiser
The race benefits the center, a nonprofit early intervention program that provides therapeutic services for children between birth and 3.
Letter: Gaetani Running Write-in Campaign
The special interest groups have forced every city in town in America into the fiscal mess they find themselves in today.
Former Marine Takes Over at Local Jewish War Veterans
Waldheim is looking to increase participation among younger veterans in the Jewish community.
2015 Fall Foliage Festival Events
"There will be hundreds and hundreds of hotdogs," said Director of Communications Jodi Joseph
Cultural Pittsfield This Week: Oct. 2-8
Adams-Cheshire School Committee OKs Mediation Program; Holds Costa Rica Trip
"What we are trying to do is let them know that we are here to try to solve problems." — William Ballen
Pittsfield's 2015 MCAS Scores: Good, Bad, Ugly
"We definitely saw some good. We definitely saw some bad. We definitely saw some ugly." — Jason McCandless
North Adams' UNO Program Celebrates 25 Years
"They called us the vigilantes; we were tough." — Shirley Davis
North Adams Police Nab Suspected Heroin Dealers
Some 990 bags of heroin were seized, with a street value of about $9,740.
State Breaks Ground On War Memorial Tower Renovations
"We will fulfill our mission to bring back the glory of the War Memorial." — Carol Sanchez
Sonsini Animal Shelter Celebrating Renovations
A public open house will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3, from noon to 5.
Pittsfield Authorizes Payment Of Dated Bills
"The result is that we didn't leave enough money for these other bills." — Bruce Collingwood
North County Emergency Responders Receive National Award
"You could say that we do it better than anyone else right now, and it's a team effort." — Amalio Jusino
Southwestern Vermont Medical Prepped for 'Active Shooter' Scenario
"They reported this morning that our emergency department was the best drill they've ever witnessed." — Leslie Keefe
Lanesborough Linking Police Software With Sheriff's Department
"We are fortunate to have this close by asset." — Paul Sieloff
Annual BerkshireWorks Job Fair Offered More Jobs, More Employers
"I think that it is a sign that the recession is receding and companies are hiring." — Amy Demarest