Goodwill offering veterans discount in retail storesBeginning Friday, Goodwill of the Berkshires and Southern Vermont will offer military veterans and their families a 15 percent discount on in-store merchandise every day of the year. The initiative will begin with special festivities from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday that honor Memorial Day weekend.The discount is available at Goodwill's six thrift stores in Great Barrington, Lee, North Adams, Pittsfield, and Bennington and Rutland, Vt. Representatives from veterans' services organizations will be on site at Goodwill's North Adams and Pittsfield stores on Friday.Goodwill of the Berkshires and Southern Vermont also offer a 15 percent discount in its store every Wednesday for those age 55 and above.