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Berkshires Beat: Pittsfield Shared Streets and the...

There will be a sidewalk tour to view poetry created by eight Pittsfield elementary school students, in collaboration with The Mastheads project, which is stenciled on sidewalks in downtown Pittsfield click for more

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Big Y Stores Closed On Thanksgiving, Black Friday

All stores will be closed including Big Y World Class Markets, Table & Vine and Fresh Acres specialty market. Big Y Express Gas & Convenience locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day as well. click for more

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Jewish Women's Foundation of the Berkshires Awards...

Recipients needed to demonstrate the ability to maintain their programming during the pandemic and/or respond to newly-identified needs. The grants range from $2,000 to $3,500 and run for one year. click for more

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Berkshire Money Management Donates To Foster...

Each family received a gift bag with children's masks sewn by members of the community, school and art supplies, and a gift card to a local restaurant or grocery store, including Smokey Diva's and Wohrle's Foods in Pittsfield. click for more

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Caregivers Must Also Care (Financially) for...

If you're a caregiver, possibly for a loved one dealing with an illness such as Alzheimer's disease, you're probably already facing some significant emotional and physical challenges – so you don't need any financial ones as well. Yet, they are difficult to avoid. What steps can you take to deal... click for more

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A Plant Based Circle Opens At The Plant Connector

The show is a collection of plant-based art from Eleanor Derby-Kilfoyle, Kristin Graves, Tina Louise, Fran Berasi, and Alicia Canary. click for more

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@theMarket: Investors Reduce Risk as Stimulus...

Hope springs eternal, but even the most strident bulls threw in the towel this week. American politics took precedence over the country's economic well-being once again, as both political parties refused to compromise on a stimulus deal. click for more

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The Retired Investor: China Leads Global Economic...

By almost any economic measure, China has not only managed to avoid a recession this year, but will actually see its GDP grow by 1.6 percent in 2020. To put that growth in perspective, the world's economy is expected to decline by 4.4 percent this year. click for more

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Norman Rockwell's 'Four Freedoms' Return to...

Returning to New England this fall after a six -city international tour is an exhibition devoted to Norman Rockwell's iconic depictions of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Fear, and Freedom from Want. click for more

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Adams Couple Turn Doughnut...

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North Adams Police Seek...

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Norman Rockwell's 'Four Freedoms' Return to...

Returning to New England this fall after a six -city international tour is an exhibition devoted to Norman Rockwell's iconic depictions of Franklin D. Roosevelt's Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Fear, and Freedom from Want.

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Berkshire County Edward Jones Office Supports Toys...

Residents may bring in new, unwrapped toy to the office on 71 Main Street, North Adams, during regular business hours beginning Oct. 14 through Dec. 7.

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Berkshire United Way Starts Campaign Year

This year will look different for Berkshire United Way's 140 workplace campaigns, but the goal to raise money while having fun remains the same.

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Greylock Rewards Members for Shopping Local

Greylock Federal Credit Union is offering a personal credit card incentive to remind members and cardholders to spend their money with local merchants, shops and restaurants.

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Avoid Financial Mistakes During Retirement

When you retire, you've learned a lot about all sorts of things, helping you avoid some of the mistakes you made earlier in life. However, you may still be susceptible to financial missteps specifically related to your retirement years. How can you dodge these errors?

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PEDA Further Approves Cultivation Facility Project

One year ago, PEDA voted to support the project and authorize the program director to sign the option-to-purchase agreement.

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Williams Students Start Food Delivery Service

Wyatt Khosrowshahi and Brennan Lee were on track to be completing their senior year right now, but each decided to take a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the prospect of having to finish their college careers with remote classes.

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@theMarket: One way or Another, Markets Expect...

While the financial media is focused on the minute-by-minute political machinations of will there or won't there be a stimulus bail-out package before the elections, investors have come to the conclusion that when doesn't matter.

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The Retired Investor: U.S. Moves to Nail Down...

In our present trade wars with China, the possibility that China might respond to U.S. tariffs by embargoing our REE imports is a real threat, since last year China accounted for 80 percent of our total rare-earth compounds and metal imports.

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Pearson Wallace Insurance Appoints New Partner

A longtime employee of Pearson Wallace Insurance, Bennett has most recently held the position of Vice President of Sales.

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iBerkshires Hosting New Directory to Support Local...

Local online publisher Boxcar Media is launching a website to support local businesses during the novel coronavirus pandemic: SupportTheBerkshires.com.

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Can You Influence Your Financial Aid Award?

Most colleges do offer financial aid packages that can greatly help with these expenses. But it pays to know, well in advance, how financial aid works. And the key platform for determining much of your child's financial aid is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In fact, if you have children starting college next year, now is the time to get going on the FAFSA, which became available Oct. 1 for the 2021-22 award year.


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