(Patrick T. Fallon — Bloomberg)
Retail: J.C. Penney aiming to be new king of the mall

As rivals falter, department store chain adding new merchandise and services
08/26/2016 05:43 AM EDT
J.C. Penney Co. is in a surprising position more than four years after it was almost run aground by a former chief executive officer: It could be the last department store standing at your local mall. 
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Business Briefs: BBPW hosting Career Achievement Scholarship Awards
08/26/2016 05:43 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD BBPW hosting Career Advancement Awards Berkshire Business and Professional Women will begin its 2016-17 year by presenting the Career Advancement Scholarship Awards on Monday, Sept. Full Story

Business Briefs: CHP adds nurse practicioner to expanded pediatric team
08/26/2016 05:46 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON CHP adds nurse to expand pediatric team Pediatric nurse practitioner Stephanie H. Full Story

Renewable Energy: GE building future from portion of Enron's ghost
08/26/2016 05:46 AM EDT - Blade by blade, General Electric is building part of its future a few miles off the Rhode Island coast, turning a one-time piece of Enron Corp. Full Story

The Economy: The hidden risk that lies in corporate balance sheets
08/26/2016 05:47 AM EDT - NEW YORK — America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think. Yes, the federal government owes trillions of dollars more than it did a few years ago. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, July 25-29

08/12/2016 10:33 AM EDT
July 25-29 Adams Mary A. Krutiak sold property at Bucklin Road, Adams, to Ryan P. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, July 18-22
08/05/2016 12:52 PM EDT - July 18-22 Adams Aaron H. and Michelle M. Mercier sold property at 6 Hathaway St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, July 11-15
07/29/2016 01:31 PM EDT - July 11-15 Adams Joseph M. and Paulette O. Ebiware sold property at 6 Country Road, Adams, to James E. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, June 27-July 1
07/15/2016 02:59 PM EDT - June 27-July 1 Adams Patricia A. Nuvallie sold property at 20 Allen St., Adams, to Raymond T. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, June 20-24
07/08/2016 11:07 AM EDT - June 20-24 Adams Scott A. Currie and Wells Fargo Bank NA sold property at 46 Melrose St. Full Story

(Adam Berry)
Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
(Chris Pizzello)
Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story