Statehouse News

If your first Paycheck Protection Program loan wasn’t enough, you have the opportunity to receive another. If you missed out entirely, you have another chance to get what is now an enhanced PPP loan (or PPP2). The PPP borrower application form was made available at on Dec. 31.

Elano Dallmeyer has been promoted to program manager for the assistive technology regional and technology support center at UCP of Western Massachusetts, which has locations in Pittsfield and North Adams.

PITTSFIELD — Chris Andrews has been promoted to director of quality assurance for Berkshire County Arc. His department is responsible for conducting regular audits of all agency programs to ensure compliance with state, federal and other accreditation requirements.

Investment managers have spent the last decade buying and selling U.S. equities largely to the exclusion of the rest of the world. That made a lot of sense, since the S&P 500 was the best-performing index in the world during that period. But, times are changing.

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