Williamstown: Master cosmetologist joins North County day spa

10/29/2014 09:22 PM EDT
Master cosmetolgist and esthetician Anthony Leo Jr. has joined InTouch Massage & Day Spa. 
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Pittsfield: Hillcrest annual golf tournament raises $60,000
10/29/2014 09:21 PM EDT - Hillcrest Educational Centers raised more than $60,000 from tournament sponsorships, silent auctions, and raffle sales during its 2014 Fall Golf Classic at Wahconah Country Club in Dalton. Full Story

Pittsfield: Berkshire Bank's core earnings increase during third quarter
10/29/2014 09:21 PM EDT - Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc.'s core earnings increased by 4 percent to $11. Full Story

U.S. home prices grow slowly as sales modest
10/29/2014 09:18 PM EDT - WASHINGTON >> U.S. home prices grew more slowly in August amid modest sales, a trend that could help make homes more affordable in the months ahead. Full Story

U.S. consumer confidence reaches seven year high
10/28/2014 04:16 PM EDT - WASHINGTON >> U.S. consumer confidence rebounded strongly in October, hitting a seven-year high as solid job gains raised expectations for economic growth. Full Story

Business Briefs
10/28/2014 04:15 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD BerkshireWorks to hold unemployment workshop The BerkshireWorks Career Center will hold a session titled, "Understanding Unemployment Laws" on Wednesday, Nov. Full Story

Berkshires business briefs for Tuesday, Oct. 28
10/28/2014 10:57 AM EDT - BERkshires County businesses honored with MassECon awards Sinicon Plastics of Dalton and Nuclea Biotechnologies of Pittsfield have received the gold and silver awards, respectively, in the West region in MassEcon's 11th annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. Full Story

Business Briefs for Oct. 26
10/26/2014 01:37 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD On-the-Job Training Program in November The BerkshireWorks Career Center will hold an On-the-Job Training Program Workshop from 10 a. Full Story

A pitched battle: Slate vs. asphalt shingles
10/26/2014 01:36 PM EDT - Q. What do you think about having a slate roof in Massachusetts? I have a two-story home that needs a new roof. Full Story

Spot will cost you: Pet rents becoming a fad
10/26/2014 01:34 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES >> Man's best friend is taking a bite out of renters' wallets. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions for Sept. 22-26

10/26/2014 01:32 PM EDT
SEPT. 22-26 Adams USA HUD sold property at 35 Alger St., Adams, to USA HUD, $75,000. 
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Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions for Sept. 15-19
10/19/2014 11:58 AM EDT - Sept. 15-19 Becket Setrak Yergatian Jr. & Margaret Yergatian, Trustees of the Yergatian Family Trust, sold property at 101 Porcupine Court, Becket, to Jay R. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions
10/05/2014 10:13 AM EDT - Sept. 1-5 Becket Peter V. Dicke, Trustee of the Robert L. Dicke & Ida R. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions for Aug. 25-29
09/28/2014 12:23 AM EDT - Aug. 25-29 Adams Anthony S. Ruffo and Anton Knoll sold property at 6 John St. Full Story

Berkshire County Real Estate Transactions for the week of Aug. 18-22
09/21/2014 12:24 PM EDT - Aug. 18-22 Adams John J. Lennon Estate and Paul M. Lennon sold property at 10 Crandall 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