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Williamstown Select Board Candidates Meet for Pre-Election Forum

But their answers at the Tuesday event did reflect some differences...

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North Adams Gets More City Council Candidates

There is some potential for new faces on the City Council and School...

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Williamstown Select Board Candidates Speak on Town Issues

Three candidates will vie for two seats on the Select Board in the...

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North Adams Nomination Papers Available for Election 2023

There will also be nine two-year seats on the City Council and three...

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Pittsfield Council President Peter Marchetti to Run for Mayor

City Council President Peter Marchetti is embarking on a second run...

Election Checkup: Pittsfield Sees Increased Interest in School Committee

More candidates have had their signatures certified and there is now...

Pittsfield Sees Certified Candidates, Ward Races

The 2023 municipal election is heating up with multiple certified...

More Candidates Appear for North Adams Election

A few more names have been entered as potential candidates in the...

Williamstown Town Election Tuesday

Voters Tuesday will choose two people for three-year terms on the...

West Stockbridge Town Election Set May 8

There is one race on the ballot for a seat on the Select Board this...

Lanesborough Opts Out of Early Voting By Mail

Voters will not be able to cast ballots early by mail but can they...

Campaign Statement: Morrow Running for North Adams City Council

Deanna Morrow, a direct care support worker at the Brien Center's...

Pittsfield Sees Interest in All Wards, Two Certified Candidates

The city now has a potential candidate for Ward 2 and two with...

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Former Pittsfield Councilor John Krol to Run for...

John Krol is returning to local politics after a two-year absence in a big way — with a bid for mayor.

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Paul Mark Set to Move to State Senate

A six-term representative of the 2nd Berkshire District, the Democrat was leading his Republican opponent Brendan Phair of Pittsfield by nearly 60 percent with more than a third of precincts reporting on Tuesday night.

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High Turnout in Berkshires Helps Elect New Slate...

More locally, Democrats Paul Mark was elected to the state Senate and state Rep. William "Smitty" Pignatelli to another term in the State House in the new 3rd District. North Adams' own Tara Jacobs was on track to be the first Berkshire resident elected to the Governor's Council.

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Lt. Gov. Candidate Driscoll Makes Campaign Swing...

Lieutenant governor candidate Kim Driscoll was talking about addressing housing issues and public infrastructure as she made a last swing through far Western Mass on Friday.

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Conservative Candidates Promote Campaigns in Park...

With less than a week until election day, Republican congressional candidate Dean Martilli stood out in Park Square with supporters on Wednesday.

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Letter: Support Tara Jacobs for Governor's Council

The choice here is clear. Tara has ability, intentions, and integrity to work with both government and community stakeholders to help make Western Massachusetts a better, safer, and more just place to live, work, and visit.

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Package Store Owners Supporting Question 3 on the...

Berkshire Wine & Liquor and George's liquor store owner Jigar "Jay" Sinroza has been working to educate the community and other liquor store owners about the importance of passing Question 3 on the November ballot.

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Healey, Diehl to Face Off for Governor in November

Both candidates had been the expected victors on Tuesday night: Healey was the only Democrat left in the primary after Sonia Chang-Diaz dropped out last month and Republican Diehl handily beat businessman Chris Doughty.

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Shugrue Cruises to Victory in District Attorney...

But an unhappy electorate voted against giving her another term on Tuesday, boosting defense attorney Timothy Shugrue as the county's top prosecutor.

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Bowler Wins Third Term as Berkshire County Sheriff

Bowler walked into the crowded room hugging his family, friends, co-workers, and proud supporters as they shouted "six more years."

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Pittsfield Having a Quiet, Rainy Election Day

City Clerk Michele Benjamin reported that as of noon, there was only a 12 percent voter turnout. She hopes to see more votes cast later in the day and that the gloomy weather conditions don't deter too many people.

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Polling Stations in Berkshire County

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Letter: Harrington Deserves Another Term

Andrea walks the walk on showing up to make change.

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Letter: Vote For Kingsbury-Evans

We need younger bloodlines in our elected officials and offices. She has good ideas and will a good representative in the Massachusetts First House District.

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District Attorney Candidates Meet in Final Debate

District Attorney candidates Timothy Shugrue and Andrea Harrington met for a debate at the Mount in Lenox on Tuesday.

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Palfrey Drops Out of AG Primary

In his statement, he endorsed opponent Andrea Campbell, saying her "devotion to public service is admirable. She will continue the legacy of Maura Healey and be a fighter for justice for all."

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Shannon Liss-Riordan Touts Experience in Attorney...

As a labor attorney, she has spent the last 23 years fighting for working people and winning huge cases, she said. The candidate has taken on companies such as FedEx, Amazon, Uber, and IBM and has been victorious against them in court.

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