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100 Days: An Interview With District Attorney Andrea Harrington
Andrea Harrington is sworn in as district attorney 100 days ago. She ran promising reform in the DA's office.   PITTSFIELD, Mass. — It's been 100 days since the changing of the guard in the district attorney's office.   Andrea Harrington defeated incumbent Paul Caccaviello in November
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The Independent Investor: Retirement Savers Could See Positive News This Year (Maybe)
In this acrimonious political environment, little in the way of new legislation is expected to pass both chambers of Congress. One exception may be the Secure Act. Last Tuesday, a key House committee unanimously approved the bill, which would greatly enhance some private retirement plans.   The bill would not only increase the
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Stop & Shop Workers Walkout Over Stalled Contract Talks
The union feels the company has been bargaining in bad faith. NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Stop & Shop employees walked out at supermarkets across New England on Thursday afternoon, saying the grocery chain has "continued to bargain in bad faith."   "Everything we are asking for in a new contract
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'Dumbo': A Relevant Elephant
Here's what drives me crazy. Mostly everyone you and I know has been brought up on a steady motion picture diet of morality tales like this latest version of Disney's "Dumbo," based on the studio's 1941, animated delve into the wiles and munificence of human nature. All the good lessons concerning proper human behavior are
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Berkshire Innovation Center Construction Ramping Up
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Construction on the Berkshire Innovation Center is ramping up, according to Executive Director Scott Longley.   "We are literally within weeks of starting to frame interior walls. The momentum and the progress of the BIC construction have definitely begun to pick up," Longley told the Pittsfield
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BCC's Coordinator of Multicultural Center Recognized as 2019 Latina Leader
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College's coordinator of the Multicultural Center, Eleanore Velez, has been recognized by Amplify Latinx as a 2019 Latina Leader. Amplify Latinx is a Boston-based, non-partisan, collaborative movement whose mission is to build Latinx economic and political power by significantly increasing
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What Can You Do With Your Tax Refund?
We're getting close to the tax-filing deadline. For many of us, this means it's that time of year when we get our biggest financial windfall – a tax refund. If you have recently received a refund, or are expecting to get one in the next few weeks, what should you do with it? Of course, you could just spend the money on
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Primary Care Offices Offer More Than Ever
As little as five or 10 years ago, you visited your doctor at your primary care office for your yearly physical and when you were ill. You might need to visit three or four other offices to get all of the care you needed. But times are changing. Many primary care offices are offering patients more types of care more conveniently than ever.
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Letter: DA's Decision on Prevention Programs Hurts Children & Families
To the Editor: For 15 years,the Community Outreach and Education Department (COE) in the Berkshire District Attorney's Office has provided student-based, educational and prevention programming to elementary, middle and high school students throughout Berkshire County. Tens of thousands of students have received vital educational
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Harrington Launches Plan to Address Domestic, Sexual Violence
Freeman Center Executive  Director Janis Broderick said domestic and sexual assault has been a growing problem in recent years and a lot more can be done. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Domestic and sexual violence has hit a "crisis level" according to District Attorney Andrea Harrington.   On Tuesday,
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