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Interprint Asking Pittsfield for Tax Incentive in $22M Expansion

Interprint is investing more than $20 million in its printing...

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Starbucks Proposed on Pittsfield-Lenox Road

The Community Development Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a...

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@theMarket: Stocks Drop as Fed Delivers Same Dire Message

It was another "read my lips" moment for equity investors. Federal...

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The Retired Investor: The Dishwasher Debates

The company argues that skipping the pre-rinsing of dishes and...

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New Team Taking Over Desperados in North Adams

A sign announcing the reopening went up on the door of the Eagle...

State $2.5 Million in Grants Commercial Refrigeration Program

In recognition of Massachusetts Climate Week, the Baker-Polito...

North Adams Package Store Being Sold

The License Commission on Tuesday approved a transfer of the...

Financial Focus: Should you Stick with Index-based Investments?

You may have heard that you can simplify your investment strategy...

Arch and Rose Quartz SPAtique Opens in Dalton

Cosmetic tattoo artist Ashley Ciepiela and licensed esthetician...

Lever, Mass Life Sciences Center Announce Health Tech Challenge

The challenge will award $50,000 to the startup that presents the...

@theMarket: Consumer Price Index Triggers Market Decline

The overall macroeconomic data still points to an economy that is...

North Adams Planners OK Inn at Historic Beaver Mill

All alterations will be in the interior and on the first floor for...

The Retired Investor: Too Late to Stop Climate Change?

\Disagreement over how bad the effects will be, how long we have left...

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Financial Focus: Look Closely at Open Enrollment...

Once again, it’s the season for football games and back-to-school activities. And if you work for a medium-size or large employer, it will soon be open enrollment season – the time of year when you can review your employee benefits and make changes as needed. What areas should you focus on?

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The Retired Investor: Where Have All the Workers...

In addition to early retirement, COVID-19, itself, continues to be an important reason for our labor shortage. The Brookings Institute believes COVID could be keeping as many as 4 million workers out of the labor force.

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Berkshire Kind Has Plans for Former Starbase...

Originally to be built in the William Stanley Business Park, the cannabis company now plans to convert the former Starbase Technologies at the corner of Peck's and Valentine Roads into a cultivation and manufacturing facility.

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Financial Focus: When Should You Adjust Your...

There are no shortcuts to investment success — you need to establish a long-term strategy and stick with it. This means you’ll want to create an investment mix based on your goals, risk tolerance and time horizon — and then regularly review it to ensure it’s still meeting your needs.

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Berkshire Adventures Guild Opens in North Adams

Berkshire Adventures Guild provides like-minded or curious individuals to do what they love or learn a new hobby.

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@theMarket: September Is Tough Month for Equities

It is called "The September Effect" and no one market or news event has been responsible for this anomaly. Some attribute the negative results to seasonal behavior bias.

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Financial Focus: Are You Properly Insured?

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And it is indeed important to be aware of the importance of life insurance. Are you adequately insured?

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@theMarket: Bad News from Jackson Hole

Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Jerome Powell set investors straight at the Fed's annual Jackson Hole symposium. He said the job of lowering inflation is not done, and that the Fed will continue to raise interest rates in order to slow the economy.

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The Retired Investor: Consumers Get Price Relief...

Many consumers have changed their diets over the last two years consuming more chicken, pork, and fish and less beef. Driving this substitution have been the stratospheric increases in meat prices. The good news is that high-end beef cuts are now dropping in price.

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Licensing Board Rescinds Johnny's Beach Club...

On Monday, the Licensing Board voted to rescind Barcelona Tapas and Bar's annual all-alcohol license. Its former tavern, Johnny's Beach Club, has been closed for a number of years and, in 2019, the owners opted to put it on the market.

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Financial Focus: Should You Own Bonds When...

The stock market has attracted a lot of attention – and for good reason, as we’ve seen considerable volatility almost from the beginning of the year.

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Nudel Closing After 13 Years in Lenox

Nudel restaurant is ending its 13-year tenure in the fall with the hope that a new owner will continue its legacy.

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Black Star Tattoo Studio Continues Historical...

The body art practice was made legal in 2000 after Stephan "Lefty" Lanphear won a lawsuit against the state that found its 40-plus year ban on tattooing unconstitutional.

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Mass MoCA Workers on Strike for Wages, Working...

The union employees are striking outside the museum premises until 6 p.m., when it closes. Employees seek a minimum contract of $18 per hour for the first year of the contract and pay raises in 2023 and 2024.

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The Retired Investor: The Beloved Baseball Glove

There is only one place in the U.S. that still manufactures baseball gloves from top to bottom. Based in Nocona, Texas, and founded in 1926, Nokona has been making baseball gloves in a small brick factory since the Great Depression era.

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Historic Store at Five Corners Reopens in...

Under new ownership and management, the Store at Five Corners reopened Tuesday morning for the first time in more than two years.

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