|How can women overcome obstacles to financial security?|
On March 8, we observe International Women's Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Of course, women still tend to encounter more obstacles than men in the pursuit of financial security. Let's consider a few of them.
To begin with, women are still more likely to leave the
|Public Arts Commission Hopes to Present Master Plan This Spring|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Public Arts Commission is hoping to have a master plan draft ready for public comment by April or May at the latest.
"I am going to make some adjustments to placemaking priorities and reformat them to fit into the rest of the document," Chairwoman Anna Farrington said last week.
|Clark Art Virtual Conversation With Artist |
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. — Artist Erin Shirreff discusses her work and her current exhibition at the Clark, "Remainders," in a live conversation with Robert Wiesenberger, associate curator of contemporary projects, on Wednesday, March 10.
This free program takes place over Zoom at 12:30 pm.
|Baker: State Told Johnson & Johnson Ramping Up Vaccine Production|
MATTAPAN, Mass. — Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday said the commonwealth has been told to expect a "lot more" of the single dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the month.
In the meantime, he stressed that all vaccines are safe and effective and encouraged residents to get whichever vaccine they
|North Adams Eyeing Federal Relief Funds to Support School Programs|
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The School Department is anticipating an $18.2 million budget for fiscal 2022 based on state budget numbers and state and federal grants.
The appropriation would be level-funded from this year at $17,769,074.
Superintendent Barbara Malkas cautioned that this is still a preliminary budget
|@theMarket: Higher Interest Rates Clobber Stocks|
In the grand scheme of things, a small, upward blip in the yield of the U.S. 10-year Treasury bond should be of little concern to equity investors. But sometimes, when the conditions are ripe, even the tiniest spark can cause a conflagration within a speculative stock market.
As readers are aware, interest rates have been trading
|Letter: Hinkell Family Thanks Community for Support After House Fire|
To the Editor:
We would like to thank everybody for their generous support during these tough times for our family. We greatly appreciate all of the donations, prayers, meals, and support that has been sent our way. We feel so blessed to be part of such an amazing community and we honestly couldn't have made it through this past week
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