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Biz Break: Hewlett-Packard hopes China can help reverse sales slump

05/21/2015 07:05 PM EDT
Today: Hewlett-Packard creates a partnership in China and shows continuing declines in sales, with hopes that the China deal and coming separation will help reverse its slide. 
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Rebecca Matthews book signing at Mayfest
05/21/2015 03:11 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Author Rebecca L. Matthews, a resident of Whitefield, N.H., will be available to sign copies of her books, "The Light Within," "Marie's Watch" and "Little Birch Finds Peace," from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Mayfest on Main Street. "The Light Within:" Love, betrayal, hope, and tragedy will unite this broken family. Full Story

How to protect your personal data online
05/20/2015 09:17 PM EDT - The Pew study indicates that while Americans are concerned about their privacy and security, relatively few have taken steps to protect themselves. Here are some things you can do to better protect your personal information. Full Story

SVMC's Northshire Campus welcomes family nurse practitioner
05/20/2015 02:59 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has announced the appointment of Carlie Felion, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the SVMC Northshire Campus in Manchester Center. "I am looking forward to working with the outstanding team at the SVMC Northshire Campus to deliver high-quality care to our patients and the Northshire community," Felion said. Full Story

VSECU expands presence in Bennington with merger and new branch
05/19/2015 11:08 AM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Bennington E/E Federal Credit Union and VSECU, the only credit union to offer statewide membership in Vermont, successfully completed a merger this month. The merger brings more financial services and a new level of convenience to the combined membership. The merger brought 367 members into VSECU, which now serves nearly 56,000 Vermonters. Full Story

YouTube's toddler app full of disturbing videos, say child advocates who want FTC to investigate
05/19/2015 09:08 AM EDT - Searching for videos on how to juggle knives while balancing a chain saw? Taste battery acid? Make chlorine gas? Tie a noose? You'll be able to find it on YouTube Kids Full Story

Carbone Auto Group hosts grand opening
05/18/2015 02:16 PM EDT - TROY, N.Y. >> On May 14 the Carbone Auto Group, in conjunction with the local Chamber of Commerce, hosted a private grand opening celebration for their new, state-of-the-art Subaru dealership in Troy, NY. The three hour event commenced at 4 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m. The 30,000 square foot facility, formerly the site of the old Grand Union grocery store, has been Full Story

Terra Gallery opens in Williamstown
05/18/2015 02:15 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS. >> This summer Terra Gallery will open at 20 Spring St. Landscape painter Tracy Baker-White and ceramist Stephanie Boyd, co-directors of this latest pop-up shop in northern Berkshire county, are excited to contribute to the growing art-related shopping opportunities in Williamstown. Full Story

Biz Break: Netflix hits new highs amid China expansion talk
05/15/2015 07:06 PM EDT - As reports say that Netflix is talking to potential partners about an expansion into the world's most populous nation, the Los Gatos company's stock tops $600 for the first time. Full Story

Real Estate: Homebuyers facing many obstacles this year
05/14/2015 03:16 PM EDT - Eager to buy your first home this spring? Already own, but want to trade up? Full Story