|News and events in North Adams, Mass.
|Holiday Spending Can Help Teach Children About Money|
|Submitted by Edward Jones, |
10:42AM / Wednesday, December 16, 2015
During this holiday season, you likely will be spending money, in various amounts and in various ways. And you can use this experience to teach your children about money management.
Here are a few ideas for doing just that:
* Stick to a budget. Tell your children you have set aside a certain amount of money for gifts and holiday events, such as hosting parties, and that you won’t exceed it. And if you have saved money throughout the year in a special holiday fund, let your kids know about that, too. This information should help impress upon them the importance of sticking with a budget and saving for a goal.
* Discuss credit and debt. Ideally, you won’t have to use your
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|North Adams Library May Open Doors to Common Folk |
|By Jack Guerino, iBerkshires Staff|
03:35AM / Wednesday, December 16, 2015
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The library trustees are considering housing local artist collective Common Folk and other programs to increase the usability of the library.
Rich Remsberg told his fellow trustees Monday that he met with the Common Folk director briefly about the possibility of holding its meetings and performances at the public library.
"Common Folk lost their space down town and they are looking for a new place to have acoustic concerts and generally hang out and drink coffee," Remsberg said.
Common Folk spent the summer on Main Street and hosted a plethora of free live shows and gallery exhibits.
Remsberg said the collective with more than 50 members would also
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|City Woman Wins Hometown Holidays Gift Basket|
Jonathan Secor had some help in pulling the winning ticket.
Congrats to Janet O'Neill of North Adams who won the big Hometown Holidays gift basket on Thursday. O'Neill won some $1,300 worth of gift certificates and merchandise.
The drawing could be entered by spending $50 downtown during the Thursday night Hometown Holiday events. Jonathan Secor of MCLA Gallery 51 said 62 people had entered the contest (including the editor of iBerkshires &mdash amazing how much cat toys cost nowadays).
Secor contacted O'Neill who was excited and surprised at winning. "No, I'm not kidding," Secor assured her
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