The first candidate for the corner office has thrown his hat into the ring less than a week after Mayor Richard Alcombright announced he would not run for a fifth term.
Thomas Bernard, a city native who is currently director of special projects at Smith College in Northampton, took out... click for more
Former radio host Bob Heck plans to seek a seat on the City Council.
Heck announced on Monday that he plans to run for an at-large seat on the council. The Alden Avenue resident is the former host of 'Bob Heck in the Morning' on Live 95.9 and later on WBRK. He now owns and operates an... click for more
Officials have been worried about elected seats going vacant in Tuesday's election, but enough candidates have come forward to ensure most will be filled.
A seat on the Select Board and three on the Planning Board looked like they would go empty in the town election but three people have stepped... click for more
Clarksburg citizens have until Wednesday (tonight) at 8 p.m. to register to vote in the annual town meeting and election.
Voter registration hours are being held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. at Town Hall.
As we strolled down the sidewalk with Mount Greylock in the distance, we knew we had made the right decision to buy our home in Adams. Since then, Pete and I have branched out joining community organizations and commissions, both in Adams, as well as throughout the County.
The three people running for the three-year seat being vacated by Selectman Jeffrey Snoonian spoke at the forum, with the first being Elizabeth Bushey was first to speak Sunday afternoon at a well-attended Civic Club meeting at the Polish National Alliance.
E. Richard Scholz believes with his experience in business he is the right candidate to bring change to Cheshire.
Scholz, who currently serves on the Advisory Board, has made two previous runs for selectman and heads his own telecommunications consulting firm. He has 20-plus years' experience in project management and consulting experience within the telecommunications industry.
Edmund St. John IV is running for selectman to advocate for Cheshire and help move the town forward.
He said he decided to run because he wanted to be able to do more for the town he has lived in since the age of 10.
That's the day of the town election and five offices will have blank spaces next to them on the ballot. Three are on the Planning Board, and if there are no write-in candidates, that board effectively won't exist on May 24.
Political newcomer Elizabeth Bushey wants to bring balance to the Board of Selectmen and bring all voices to the table.
Bushey, who is originally from a Sunderland, Vt., and has a background in human services, said she decided to run because she wanted to make a difference.
All members of the current School Committee have taken out nomination papers.
Joshua Cutler, Daniel Elias, Pamela Farron, Anthony Riello, Cynthia Taylor, and Katherine Yon have all taken out papers. Only one challenger has taken out papers, Craig Gaetani.
The town election will be held on Tuesday, May 9, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.. Town meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 16, at 7 p.m. Both events will take place in the gymnasium of the Williamstown Elementary School.
Musician and real estate broker Billy Keane is mounting a bid for a seat on the City Council.
Keane took out papers on Monday to challenge incumbent Donna Todd Rivers. Keane is the managing broker for his family's business, Jan Perry Realty & Associates, and a local musician.
Monday wasn't just opening day for the Red Sox season, it was also opening day for election season.
This fall voters will be choosing a new City Council and School Committee. Nomination papers became available on Monday and there was a flurry of activity in the City Clerk's office. A total of 14 potential candidates took out nomination papers for the City Council and two incumbent School Committee members took out papers.