A successful yard sale involves hours of preparation and plenty of hard work. If you're ready to take advantage of warmer weather and the opportunity to declutter, consider these tips for having a successful sale.
Dr. Mark Pettus, who served as director of wellness, population health, and community care at Berkshire Health Systems, was recently named the first chief medical officer of Preventia, a virtual-first lifestyle-based technology platform in Indianapolis.
Cam Stockton has been promoted to program director of the Boys & Girls Club of the Berkshires in Pittsfield.
We may have plateaued on the inflation front, which could give the markets a needed boost higher. That would put us on the final climb of the "W” trend.
George Donnelly, a highly experienced and respected professional, has purchased the publication Massnonprofit News from former owner Peter Lowy.
Berkshire Bank is planning to sell the historic Berkshire County Savings Bank building at the corner of North Street and Park Square and consolidate two downtown Pittsfield branches at 66 West St.
Greylock Federal Credit Union provided $4.5 million in affordable loans to members last year, which helped keep people from falling victim to predatory lenders, the institution says.
The regional restaurant chain 110 Grill has won licenses from the Lenox Select Board and hopes to open by December next to the new Kohl's store in The Center at Lenox.
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Single-family home sales in the Berkshires dropped 19.5 percent in April on a year-over-year basis, according to the Warren Group of Peabody, which tracks state real estate transactions.
Barrington Stage Company's Artistic Director Julianne Boyd received the 2022 Robert K. Quattrochi Downtown Person of the Year Award from Downtown Pittsfield Inc. at the organization’s annual meeting on Thursday.
Bryan Beauregard, a sales manager at the Johnson Dealerships in Pittsfield, describes what selling motor vehicles is about, why he likes it so much, and how the internet has changed the way people buy cars now.
People tend to spend more when stocks and housing prices continue to climb because they feel wealthier and become more optimistic. It is one of the reasons why in the U.S., consumer spending continues to remain robust — until recently.
Berkshire Bank will be hosting its annual Xtraordinary Day (X-Day) activities on June 8. Three events are scheduled in the Berkshires.
Lara Tupper, of Swift Ink Stories, a writing platform for creative expression, will hold a free sample workshop for managers, “Expressive Writing: Reducing Stress in the Workplace”, at noon June 1 on Zoom.
Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires has earned a 2022 gold rating from the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics Quality Standards Program. VIM also received a gold rating from the NAFC last year.
Robert Fraser, the president and CEO of MountainOne Bank, was elected treasurer of the Massachusetts Bankers Association recently at the organization’s annual meeting.
PITTSFIELD — Jane Winn grew up in Pittsfield in a house that bordered a less than clean Housatonic River when General Electric was in its heyday during the 1960s.
Willard "Chip" Hodgkins III has found that the traditional form of broadcasting still pays off as president of WBRK-AM and FM in Pittsfield, the Berkshire's only remaining locally owned radio station.
Chris Kapiloff runs the Pittsfield operations of LTI Smart Glass, which makes cutting-edge laminated glass products for several industries. He also is the founder of School Guard Glass, whose company provides enhanced safety features for educational institutions.
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