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@theMarket: Markets in Good Shape for Now
As the equity markets continue to consolidate around record highs, investors wait for the presidential hand-off on Jan. 20. This could turn out to be the best thing that could happen for the bulls. Remember readers, there are two kinds of corrections; the kind we have been experiencing for the last three weeks, and the nasty kind that no
'Fences': Scales the Dramatic Heights
Denzel Washington's phenomenally touching, multitextured performance in August Wilson's "Fences" sings a heartrending paean to every dad who struggled to make a living, raise a family and preserve his human dignity in the face of herculean obstacles. Plying one of the most complexly realized, tragic American figures since
Paris Leads Greylock Boys to Win in Tourney Opener
DALTON, Mass. -- The Greylock seventh- and eighth-grade boys travel basketball team jumped out to a 9-0 lead and held on Thursday for a 43-33 win over the CYC in the Dalton CRA's Jim Horth Tournament.   Derek Paris hit a 3-pointer to get Greylock off to a quick start on his way to an 11-point night.   CYC battled
Williamstown Community Preservation Committee Copes With Declining State Match
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — The Community Preservation Committee on Wednesday took its first look at the 2017 applicants for CPA funds and returned to the familiar ground of discussing how conservative the committee should be in allocating those funds.   Representatives from eight groups seeking Community Preservation Act funding
Ross Leads Greylock to Youth Basketball Win
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. -- Patrick Ross scored 12 points Wednesday to lead the Greylock seventh- and eighth-grade travel boys basketball team to a 46-13 win over Berlin, N.Y.   Greylock started its second string, and the reserves made the most of the opportunity, coach Rick Paris said.   "It was a great experience for
The Independent Investor: Gyms Are Counting on Your New Year's resolution
Barbara Schmick tries out her new Peloton machine. While she's likely to keep going, most exercise resolutions fall short. It's that time of the year again when people like me hate people like you. January is the month when all those good intentions to get healthy and fit translate into a 12 percent bump in health club
Hinds Sworn In As State Senator
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Adam Hinds was sworn in Wednesday as the Berkshires' newest state senator.   Hinds took the oath of office in the Senate Chambers on Beacon Hill on Wednesday to serve the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden District. The Pittsfield Democrat won election in November to fill the shoes of Benjamin
Consider Some New Year's (Financial) Resolutions
We have just opened the door to 2017, so you might be thinking about some New Year's resolutions. What's on your list this year? More visits to the gym? Learning a new language? Mastering the perfect beef bourguignon? All worthy ambitions, of course, but why not also include some financial resolutions? By reviewing your needs and
'Why Him?': Why Waste Your Money?
For parents of a daughter approaching marrying age, James Franco's Laird Mayhew is your worst nightmare realized. On the positive side of the ledger, the Silicon Valley mega-billionaire would doubtless be a good provider. But topping the much longer list of negatives, he is a filthy mouthed libertine who thinks nothing of regaling you with
Velyvis' Tale a Refugee's Success Story
John's wife Claire describes him as 'the life of the party' with the accordion he brought with him from Europe when he emigrated to Canada in 1949. The executions took place on the eastern outskirts of the city where a few years ago we used to go to watch the military shows. I learned later that some kids sneaked
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