U.S. Rep. Richard Neal talks Berkshire County economy woes

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal talks Berkshire County economy woes

It’s a tale of two regions, if you will. The Boston Globe, in one of its latest headlines, describes it as “Tourism booms but locals struggle.” The Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, a public charity in Sheffield, calls it “mixed news” in regards to jobs and unemployment. The second part of the Globe’s headline makes it […]

Government gaggle tours Lee manufacturer for Startup Day

Government gaggle tours Lee manufacturer for Startup Day

LEE – Several Massachusetts officials visited town Tuesday morning for what many have recognized as Startup Day Across America. U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Springfield, state Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, D-Lenox, and state Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield, toured Berkshire Sterile Manufacturing – a clinical trial materials making company – and touted the importance of local business. […]