Economy

The Future of the Big E

Every fall, western New England looks forward to one of the area’s most anticipated fairs: The Eastern States Exposition, better known as The Big E.   Last year, for the first time since World War II the fair, like many other events, was cancelled due to the...

BerkShares Offers an Alternative, Local Currency

As the economy opens back up, businesses across the US are experiencing a coin shortage. In a world that increasingly uses bank cards, Venmo, ApplePay and other online financial exchanges, clearly there’s still a place for physical money.   But did you know that...