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Encore! Billy Collins

Billy Collins is surely the most popular American poet since Robert Frost. We are pleased to offer an encore column of his wonderful work.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Grant for the Mount; tree planting at Hawthorne Valley; Rogers joins VIM; Salisbury Bank promotes MacArthur; new BCC staff

As mission chief to Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cape Verde, Burundi and Eritrea, Rogers led IMF’s financial negotiations and annual country consultations, and helped design economic and financial policy frameworks to promote sustainable economic growth.

CAPITAL IDEAS: IRS lets you save on taxes

I also think that the pullback does double in size, but I’m not smart enough to time the starts and stops of corrections, so I tend to use them as opportunities to get more aggressive by reducing hedges, or getting cash invested, as opposed to selling investments.

BUSINESS BRIEFS: People’s Pantry grant; masks from BMM; virtual town hall; MCLA Trailblazers Keep Going initiative

The panel will share the current outlook of food and agriculture in the region, creative approaches some businesses have taken and from which others can learn, and provide a point of perspective on the future of the Berkshires’ food system.

CAPITAL IDEAS: Business as usual

However, as I’ve noted, due to the COVID-19 crisis, forecasting fundamentals is nearly impossible. When you don’t have access to fundamentals, you use technical analysis.

With more than 130 events canceled, BSO announces cuts in staff and salaries; Tanglewood season up in the air

Decisions about this year’s Boston Pops fireworks spectacular and the 2020 Tanglewood season will be made "over the next several weeks" as orchestra officials continue to monitor the recommendations of health authorities.

CAPITAL IDEAS: Take CARES of yourself

At the heart of this, it’s a medical issue, not an economic issue. The virus will determine the pace and the path of economic recovery.

BMC needs ventilators, as Neal assures county that help is on the way from the feds

Neal was eager to talk about the $2 trillion stimulus bill, which includes almost $900 billion to businesses small and large, $560 billion to individuals, almost $440 billion to state and local governments, and more than $153 billion to hospitals and "public health."

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