Williamstown: Financial firm promotes attorney
Derek Leo has been appointed senior vice president, general counsel, and general compliance officer at Dion Money Management, the company has announced.
Leo joined Dion in February after spending over seven years in the U.S. Army. As a judge advocate, he served as a legal secretary and then as a military prosecutor at Fort Hood, Texas during his first tour.
In 2008, Leo was selected to be the chief counsel to a two-star general at the U.S. Army War College and led the Carlisle Barracks legal office. Following a yearlong deployment to Iraq, where he advised the joint staff on a number of investigations, including the Wikileaks case, Leo was assigned to Fort Bragg, N.C. as a brigade judge advocate.
Leo is a graduate of Bucknell University, and holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Fordham University School of Law.
Lanesborough: Party Barn reopens at new site
The Party Barn has moved to a new location.
After closing for five months, the Party Barn recently re-opened at 585 South Main St. (Route 7).
The business was formerly located at 525 South Main St. in a building that was demolished on Sept. 19 to make way for a Dollar General Store. That property had been vacant for several months before it was demolished.
Gt. Barrington: Greylock gives $10K for meals
The Greylock Federal Credit Union has donated $10,000 to Berkshire South Regional Community Center, which plans to use the funding to purchase food and supplies for its free Community Supper program.
The Community Supper is a weekly event and has served more than 3,600 meals, prepared by some of the Berkshire's finest chefs, who contribute their time to prepare meals.
Boston: Gas prices decline 5 cents for week
(AP) Gasoline prices in Massachusetts continue to fall, down another nickel in the past week.
AAA Southern New England has reports that the average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular has dropped to $3.53 per gallon.
Even though prices are 9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago, and 30 cents per gallon lower than at the same time last year, Bay State prices remains 6 cents above the national average.