Business Briefs: State gas prices drop by less than one cent

07/06/2015 04:03 PM EDT
MASSACHUSETTS State gas prices drop by less than one cent over last week Average retail gasoline prices in Massachusetts fell 0. 
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Financial Markets: U.S. stocks fall broadly after Greece votes "No"
07/06/2015 03:56 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly in afternoon trading Monday following sharper drops in Europe and Asia as Greeks voted to reject the spending cuts and tax increases demanded by its creditors for additional loans. Full Story

Triple Scoop: New ice cream parlor making up for loss of two previous North Adams spots
07/03/2015 12:36 AM EDT - NORTH ADAMS — There's a new spot in town where locals young and old can grab an ice-cold treat.

The owners of Triple Scoop, an ice cream parlor serving up a wide variety of desserts, see the new business as a fitting addition to the family's line of local restaurants. Full Story

The Economy: Hiring up, unemployment down, but wages still flat
07/02/2015 04:20 PM EDT - WASHINGTON >> U.S. employers added jobs at a solid pace in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 5. Full Story

Business Briefs: Phillips earns CUNA financial counseling designation
07/02/2015 03:56 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD Phillips earns CUNA financial counseling designation Maureen Phillips, recently named Member Financial Education Program Coordinator at the Greylock Federal Credit Union, has earned her designation as a Certified Credit Union Financial Counselor through the CUNA Financial National Association. Full Story

Motor Vehicles: Self-driving cars hitting the roads
07/02/2015 03:34 PM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO >> The latest models of Google's self-driving cars are now cruising the streets near the Internet company's Silicon Valley headquarters as an ambitious project to transform the way people get around shifts into its next phase. Full Story

Transportation: The elusive option
07/02/2015 03:34 PM EDT - SACRAMENTO, CALIF. >> Travelers easily whiz from city to city on high-speed trains in many parts of South America, Asia and Europe. Full Story

European Debt Debacle: Fears being eased in Greek crisis
07/02/2015 03:34 PM EDT - The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore. In 2012, financial markets were rattled by the possibility that Greeks would elect a left-wing government, default on their debts and drop the euro currency. Full Story

Tech Talk: "Essential" summer beach gadgets
07/02/2015 03:28 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> If you're headed to the beach or any other weekend getaway, don't forget these "essential" gadgets. Full Story

The Motley Fool Investor: The good news about our bad economy
07/02/2015 03:28 PM EDT - "There's not a reason in the world we can't grow at 4 percent a year," presidential candidate Jeb Bush said this week, "and that will be my goal as president. Full Story

 
REAL ESTATE
Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, June 1-5

07/02/2015 03:23 PM EDT
June 1-5 Adams Bayview Loan Servicing sold property at 35 Burt St., Adams, to Kennard E. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, May 18-29
06/25/2015 02:59 PM EDT - May 18-29 Adams Hidden Hollow RT and James J. Sisto sold property at 25-27 Grove St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, May 11-15
06/18/2015 02:44 PM EDT - May 11-15 Adams Anthony P. Mcbride sold property at 4, 6 & 8 Liberty St., Adams, to John O. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, May 4-8
06/12/2015 12:30 AM EDT - May 4-8 Adams Scott A. Blanchard sold property at 87 Columbia St., of Adams to Laura M. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions, April 27-May 1
06/04/2015 02:47 PM EDT - April 27-May 1 Adams Jacqueline J. Cardonnel sold property at 36 East Hoosac St. Full Story

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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
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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
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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