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Pittsfield Seeks Solutions to Daytime Warming Shelters for Homeless
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Mayor Linda Tyer this week said the city of Pittsfield is feeling discouraged from the lack of community organizations willing to host a warming shelter that will house homeless individuals during the hours that the St. Joseph's temporary winter shelter on Maplewood Avenue is closed. "We're concerned
@theMarket: Market Cyclicals Take the Lead
It was a good week for investors, which is not surprising since Thanksgiving week has been kind to investors in the past. The question is, will December fulfill its role as one of the year's best months for stocks?   The short answer is yes, I don't see why not. My recent target for the S&P 500 Index is 3,800, but it is
State Declares 'Green Friday' in Support of Local Xmas Tree Farms
UXBRIDGE, Mass. — The Baker-Polito administration has declared Friday, Nov. 27, as "Green Friday" to encourage people across the commonwealth to visit their local farms and nurseries for Christmas trees, holiday plants, and holiday decorating needs.   To celebrate, state Department of Agricultural Resources
Wells Presented Superintendent's Award at Mount Greylock
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Jake McCandless is new to the Mount Greylock Regional School District, but he is no stranger to the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents' Academic Excellence Award.   He has been around them since he was an administrator in the Lee Public Schools in 2002 and has been giving them out in
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The Retired Investor: Pandemic Has Been Good to Pet Industry
Sales are increasing wherever you look in the pet sector. Toys, beds, grooming products, leashes, day care, you name it; the pet industry is experiencing double-digit increases in revenue. Better yet, there are few signs that consumer spending in this area will slow down anytime soon.   As readers are aware, the retail sector has
How Do You Cook a Turkey?: From the Mouths of 5-year-olds
Kindergarteners at Hoosac Valley Elementary working diligently at home to share their Thanksgiving recipes.  ADAMS, Mass. — Each year, the kindergartners in Robin Poirot's class at Hoosac Valley Elementary School offer their estimations on how long it takes to cook a turkey — in sizes ranging from three to 100
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Greenagers Offers Youth Nature-Based Work Amidst Pandemic
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A local youth environment community group has not let COVID-19 halt its stride. Greenagers has continued its commitment to outdoor programming amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic to offer teenagers and young adults nature-based work and socially distant connections. Executive Director Will Conklin and
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Sheriff's Office Delivers Thanksgiving Turkeys to Christian Center
Sheriff Thomas Bowler with Food Service Director Richard Millis. The Christian Center brings turkeys donated to the center to the House of Corrections, where they are cooked and carved for the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals the center provides.  PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Sheriff Thomas Bowler and his staff delivered
Mount Greylock Making Winter Plans for High School Sports
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Mount Greylock Regional School District is making winter plans for its athletic programs.   On Monday, Athletic Director Lindsey von Holtz proposed a plan to the School Committee for four competitive varsity teams in the upcoming season: boys and girls basketball and boys and girls cross country
Mount Greylock 'Snow Days' Will Be Remote Days
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Snow days will be school days in the Mount Greylock Regional School District, at least through the middle of February.   On Monday, newly installed Superintendent Jason "Jake" McCandless told the School Committee that he has decided to use snow days for remote learning in the PreK-12
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