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Pittsfield Election: More Than A Dozen Qualify For...

With 10 days to go, less than half the possible City Council and School Committee candidates who took out nomination paper have returned them. click for more

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Cohen Running for North Adams City Council

Rebbecca Ann Cohen, a longtime city resident, says she will be running for seat on the City Council this fall, and is applying for the current seat left vacant by Nancy Bullet. click for more

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Special Election Set to Fill Late Rep. Cariddi's...

The special election to fill the seat of the late state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7. click for more

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Bernard First to Announce for North Adams Mayoral...

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

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Only Incumbents Seeking Office In Lanesborough...

Only incumbents have returned nomination papers to be on the election ballot. Seven seats are up for re-election, six of which have candidates. click for more

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Pittsfield City Clerk Election: Phillips Out,...

City Clerk Jody Phillips will not seek re-election but Assistant Clerk of Elections Michele Cetti will seek the job. click for more

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Bob Heck Announces Campaign For Pittsfield City...

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

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Write-In Candidates Step Forward for Clarksburg...

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

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Earl Persip Jumps Into Pittsfield City Council...

Earl Persip III has joined the race for City Council. The director of operations at the Berkshire Family YMCA announced his candidacy for an at-large seat Friday morning. click for more

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Letter: Vote Shepard for Planning Board

I am writing to urge Williamstown residents to vote for Karen Shepard for Planning Board.

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One Race in Tuesday's Williamstown Town Election

Leave one and only one bubble blank. That is a handy tip for those voting Tuesday's town election, in which there is just one contested race among the five positions on the ballot.

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Letter: Vote Winters in Planning Board Election

I am writing this post to support Chris Winters' bid for re-election to the Williamstown Planning Board.

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Letter: Winters for Planning Board

Please re-elect Chris Winters to the Williamstown Planning Board by voting May in support of his third term.

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Letter: Winters Right Decision for Williamstown...

By definition, the Planning board is concerned about the future of Williamstown. That future will be determined by the rules and regulations we put in place.

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Clarksburg Election, Town Meeting Set; Wednesday...

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.

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Hoyt Wins Adams Selectman's Seat With 85 Percent...

Christine Hoyt, in her first run for public office, clobbered her competition to take some 85 percent of the votes cast in what she called a "humbling" showing in a town that she felt has adopted her.

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St. John Takes Selectmen's Seat in Cheshire Town...

Edmund St. John IV secured enough votes to fend off competitor E. Richard Scholz.

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Candidate Statement: Christine Hoyt for Adams...

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.

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Maple Grove Civic Club Hears From Adams Candidates...

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.

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Scholz Running Again Cheshire Select Board

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.

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St. John To Make Run For Cheshire Select Board

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.

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Clarksburg Seeking Write-In Candidates for Empty...

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.

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Few Candidates Take Out Papers For Lanesborough...

There is little doing this election season so far. Only five candidates for office took out nomination papers as of Wednesday afternoon, four of which are incumbents.

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Bushey Running for Adams Board of Selectmen

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.

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Pittsfield School Committee Incumbents Take Out...

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.

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Williamstown Registration Deadline April 19 for...

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.

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Billy Keane To Seek Pittsfield's Ward 5 Council...

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.

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Flurry of Potential Pittsfield Candidates Take Out...

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.

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