Our Golden Doors

Jonathan and Fatima’s success story today — car parked outside and apartment whose rent they pay on time and which comfortably houses a growing family — was made possible by the very hard work, and very long hours, of many people, coordinating their assistance among many local social service organizations.

Bits & Bytes: ‘What a Heart Loves;’ more than 300 attend legislative breakfast; Bach’s birthday dinner party; ‘As Time Goes By;’ James P. Cousins at Scoville Memorial Library

The legislators who attended the breakfast expressed their understanding of a tough road ahead due to new legislation and budget cuts, said they will continue to fight for the rights of individuals with disabilities in Berkshire County and in Washington, and expressed that voices will be heard through their representation.

Business Briefs: BCIN investor presentation; Fairview celebrates nurses’ accomplishments; perfect marks for CHP providers; technology contract for UCP; BTCF grant deadlines; Martin to manage Millerton bank branch

Berkshire-Columbia Investment Network began in order to create an alternative to conventional financial markets by brokering a conversation between local businesses and individuals who seek to provide loan money to support locally sustainable businesses.