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CAPITAL IDEAS: Is the stock market riding on the outcome of the presidential election?

Even though it often feels like everything is riding on the outcome of the election, history reminds us that, over the long term, election results have not driven market results.

A public education funding update from Sen. Adam Hinds

As part of an investment in rural communities, Hinds and his colleagues recently pushed through a $1 million supplement to a $1.5 billion school aid package. “Rural” is a category that’s slowly being replaced by the more inclusive “Low and Declining Enrollment.”

‘Everything was pointing in this direction’: Pathways to the Trades is putting students to work

Participants will spend two to four afternoons per week working hands-on in the work world, on construction sites and working farms, earning both class credit and stipends, and learning skills in virtual and physical 'makerspaces.'

Business Briefs: 100 Main; chocolate shop rebranded; 1Berkshire Youth Leadership Program; Austen Riggs lauded; new Berkshire Workforce Board hires

Bunny Williams formed the concept for 100 Main after being impressed by the quality and talent of the many local artisans in the local area.

Business Briefs: BNRC upgrades trails; Juntos Avanzamos designation for Greylock; award for Darrow School; home-buying seminar; Berkshire Workforce Board meeting

Berkshire Natural Resources Council upgrades trails for summer season Lenox -- On June 10, Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, joined members of the Berkshire Natural...

Bits & Bytes: ‘The School of Love’ at Simon’s Rock; ‘North on the Wing’ birding lecture; college financial aid presentations; Fairview gala celebrates nurses

Naturalist and ornithologist Bruce Beehler will recount his 100-days-long 2015 field trip following the spring migration of songbirds from the coast of southeastern Texas up the Mississippi River and into the boreal forests of northern Ontario

As enrollment plummets, panel charts ‘future’ of public education in southern Berkshires

The driving force behind regional school reform is enrollments, which are dropping at an alarming pace. Berkshire County school districts saw enrollment losses of 22 percent between 2000 and 2015.

Bits & Bytes: DCSC May line-up; Simon’s Rock jazz concert; Lee Greener Gateway Clean-up; Williams College’s Olmsted Awards; ‘Avenue Q’ at BCC

Three hours later the groups reassembled at the town’s gazebo, having collected more than 200 large bags of trash and recyclables which filled a truck to overflowing and most of a nearby dumpster.

Bits & Bytes: ‘Miss Labeled’ in Lee; ‘Shakespeare in Song;’ ‘Haunting the Kerouac House;’ balance classes; Rx round-up recap

After screening the 15-minute film, Dayson and Monpierre will discuss the process behind the project and the lessons they learned about each other's respective art, and will invite questions and comments.

Bits & Bytes: ‘A Barefoot Holiday’ in Great Barrington; ‘Voices of Christmas’ at Ventfort Hall; ‘100 Cats for Christmas;’ Western Mass. FIRST Tech Challenge...

Berkshire Community College and the Berkshire Innovation Center are hosting the FIRST tech challenge, a robotics competition designed to engage and inspire students in science, technology, engineering and math.
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