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Harrington Kicks Off Campaign For District Attorney

Andrea Harrington says the "status quo" in the district attorney's office is not working for Berkshire County. "It is time to have a district attorney with integrity and who is accountable to this community," Harrington said.

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Letter: Caccaviello Clear Choice for DA

My family and I were the victims of a housebreak, so I know who I would choose, who I will choose in the upcoming election. Paul Caccaviello, in my mind, is the only possible choice for district attorney.

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Letter: Vote - For Susan

The Nov. 6 statewide election is just around the corner, and VFS has set its sights on a 50 percent voter turnout. Thank you to all those wonderful folks who wore buttons and ribbons and displayed lawn signs; please be sure to pull them out again this fall.

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Boyd, Carlisle Elected to Williamstown Planning Board

The election featured three contested races, but the third, for Elementary School Committee, generated little interest. The two winners from among three candidates on the ballot will serve just about six weeks on the committee after they are sworn in following May 15's annual town meeting.

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Ciskowski Wins Cheshire Selectman Seat; Ballot Questions Pass

Ciskowski was the clear winner Monday night with a total of 297 votes, which was more than enough to defend his seat from political newcomer Biagini.

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Adams Voters Send Bush, Duval to Board of Selectmen

James Bush won one of the two selectman seats with 695 votes, edging out two-term Selectman John Duval for the most votes. Coming in third was another newcomer, Heather Cachat Blake, who polled 355; running out of the money was former Selectman Donald Sommer with 308 and Wayne Piaggi, who withdrew but was still on the ballot, with 39 votes.

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Attorney General Candidate Visits Pete's Gun Shop

McMahon said he decided to run after Healey issued an enforcement order in 2016 expanding on the state's 1998 assault weapons ban.

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Caccaviello Officially Kicks Off Campaign For District Attorney

Wisdom comes from experience and Paul Caccaviello says his 30 years of working in the district attorney's office has given him the wisdom to lead it.

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Letter: Support Stephanie Boyd for Williamstown Planning Board

Ms. Boyd's skills and experience will translate well into service on the Planning Board, and we will all benefit from her participation there.

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Letter: Mike Goodwin for Williamstown Planning Board

To be effective, a planning board member must think creatively to solve problems. In addition, as a member of a committee, an effective individual must work cooperatively with others. Mike Goodwin is such a person.

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Adams Candidate Interviews: John Duval & Donald Sommer

The town election on May 7 will see two familiar names on the ballot for selectman: incumbent John Duval and former board member Donald Sommer.

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Letter: Boyd Will Bring Fresh Perspective to Planning Board

I am writing to endorse Stephanie Boyd for the Williamstown Planning Board.

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Adams Candidate Interviews: James Bush & Heather Cachat Blake

Two political newcomers say they have the right ideas to move the town forward. James Bush and Heather Cachat Blake are vying for the two seats on the Board of Selectmen in the May 7 town election.

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Incumbent, Newcomer Vying for Selectman in Cheshire

The two candidates vying for the three-year seat on the Board of Selectmen this year are offering voters a choice between experience or a fresh perspective.

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Letter: Stephanie Boyd for Williamstown Planning Board

I write to urge fellow Williamstown residents to vote for Stephanie Boyd for the Planning Board on May 8.

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Challenger Amatul-Wadud Dismisses Neal's Seniority Argument

Tahirah Amatul-Wadud doesn't put too much stock in U.S. Rep. Richard Neal's seniority. The talk around the sitting Congressman Neal is that if the House of Representatives turns in favor of the Democrats, then he'd be elected the chair the Ways and Means Committee. The Springfield Democrat Neal is currently the ranking member on that committee.

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Adams Selectmen Ask For Write-In Town Meeting Campaigns

Town officials are urging residents to stage write-in campaigns to fill numerous open seats and offer voters choices in uncontested elections.

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Nomination Papers Available for Clarksburg Annual Town Election

There are 10 offices up for election this year, including two seats on the Board of Selectmen and an open School Committee seat.

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Seven Seats Up For Lanesborough Election

Seven seats are up for election on June 19. Residents will be asked to vote for one Selectman, two members of the Finance Committee, a moderator, a library trustee, and a five-year and a two-year member of the Planning Board.

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Hinds Launches Re-election Bid for State Senate

State Sen. Adam Hinds has set his sights on 2020. And that starts with his election bid in 2018. The Pittsfield Democrat won election in 2016 to fill the seat being vacated by Benjamin Downing and has now launched his first re-election bid just over a year of serving in office.

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Two Vie For Open Cheshire Selectmen's Seat

Incumbent Robert Ciskowski, currently chairman, will defend his seat against challenger Mark Biagini, who is the only other resident who returned papers.

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Andrea Harrington to Challenge Caccaviello for District Attorney

The former Democratic candidate for state senator had hinted last week on "The John Krol Show" that she was interested, saying people had reached out to her about running and that she was "taking a really hard look at it."

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Democratic Candidates for Governor to Speak in Pittsfield

Jay Gonzalez, Bob Massie and Setti Warren will present their platforms in a forum to be moderated by state Sen. Adam Hinds, D-Pittsfield.

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Five Running For Selectman in Adams

John Duval, chairman of the board, will defend his seat from the other four candidates who returned their papers Monday. James Bush, Heather Marie Cachat, Wayne Piaggi and Donald Sommer will be on the ballot this year.

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Dem Candidate Palfrey Sees Policy Opportunities in Lt. Gov. Post

Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Quentin Palfrey spoke at Greylock Together's regular meeting, held in the gallery room at the Eclipse Mill. Some three dozen people attended the meeting of the local political group and Palfrey spoke and took questions for over an hour.

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