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Massachusetts Early Voting Runs Through Oct. 29

Voting in advance or by mail is being encouraged to reduce long lines and potential exposure to the novel coronavirus. Early voting in person began on Oct. 17. click for more

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Mount Greylock School Committee 'Ticket': No...

In all, there are four School Committee seats up for grabs in November. One, the lone seat for a Lanesborough resident up for election this cycle, has a single candidate, Michelle Johnson, running unopposed for a four-year term. click for more

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Markey, Neal Win Democratic Primaries

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Richard Neal have won their primaries by large margins against U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III and Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, respectively. click for more

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Letter: Morse Will Bring Progressive Values to...

Alex encouraged me to cast aside the hate, derision and patronizing comments to focus on what really mattered: the needs of the people in Ward 5. He told me to have faith in the voters but, first and foremost, have faith in myself. click for more

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Letter: Vote For Alex Morse

As a sometimes songwriter, my recent song, "Ripped," expresses why we should vote Morse on Sept. 1: click for more

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Letter: Statement of the Lenox Democrats Regarding...

We, the Lenox Democratic Town Committee, condemn the Massachusetts Democrats and the Massachusetts College Democrats for their deplorable conduct with respect to candidate Alex Morse for Congress. click for more

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Letter: Neal for Congress

I am urging voters to vote for Richie Neal on Sept. 1. I have known Richie for many years and know that he cares deeply about Western Mass and his constituents. I also know that he has delivered for us time and again. click for more

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Candidates Set for Mount Greylock School Committee

This week, the district released the names of the candidates who have been certified for the ballot. click for more

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Registration, Early Voting Deadlines Set for State...

The last day to register to vote or to change voting affiliation for the Sept. 1 Massachusetts state primary is Saturday, Aug. 22. click for more

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Markey Talks Education, Health & Green New Deal in...

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey made three stops in the Berkshires on Friday to speak on education, technology climate change, health care, racial justice and other issuing affecting the nation.

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Senate Candidate Kennedy Makes Stops in the...

Joe Kennedy III, a Boston Democrat and grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, is taking on incumbent Ed Markey in the Sept. 1 primary.

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Lenox Re-Elects Incumbents in Low Turnout Election

The town of Lenox has posted the unofficial results for Monday's annual town election. All incumbents were returned to their positions unchallenged.

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Williamstown Voters Go to the Polls on Tuesday

The town's voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide one of five five-year seats on the Planning Board. That is the only contested race among the six positions on the ballot for the annual spring election.

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Letter: Support for Peter Beck for Planning Board

I write to enthusiastically support Peter Beck for a five-year term on the Williamstown Planning Board. Peter was a star student at Yale Law School.

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Lenox Memorial Names Top Two Students for 2020

Nora Mathews and Alexandra "Ali" Hochfelder have been named valedictorian and salutatorian of the Lenox Memorial High School class of 2020, according to Principal Michael Knybel.

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Candidate Statement: Murphy Running for...

Candidate statement by Michael Murphy, who is running for a seat on the Board of Selectmen. The town election is Tuesday, June 16, from noon to 6:30 p.m.

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Clarksburg Write-in Candidate Wins Seat in Light...

Allen M. Arnold garnered 86 write-in votes on Thursday to beat Karin V. Robert, a former board member who had been the only candidate to take out papers. Robert earned 72 votes.

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Clarksburg Lists Voter Precautions for Thursday...

This year's election will be taken with precautions because of COVID-19 and only four voters will be allowed inside the polling center at a time.

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Elections Go Off Without a Hitch in Adams,...

Adams and Cheshire held their annual town elections Monday and despite all the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, there were no problems reported at either polling station.

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Williamstown Planning Board Candidates Meet in...

The two candidates for one seat on the Planning Board found a lot of common ground in a forum held last week.

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Beck, Carlisle Contend for Williamstown Planning...

It is a local election season like none we have seen before, and the town's two candidates in the only contested election on the ballot are missing out on opportunities to see the voters and make their case.

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Mazzeo Claims Irregularities as Reason for Mayoral...

The recount is being requested by Melissa Mazzeo, who lost the hard fought race against Linda Tyer by 529 votes on Nov. 5.

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Pittsfield Mayoral Election Recount to Start Next...

City Clerk Michele Benjamin said Tuesday that the recount will begin Monday at 8:30 a.m. and continue until the recount is complete.

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Williamstown Fire District Voters Choose Moresi,...

Moresi received 137 votes to the 39 received by his opponent, Gerald Smith. Reynolds notched 114 votes to the 64 votes of his opponent, Bruce MacDonald.

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Williamstown Fire District Voters to Select New...

On Tuesday, voters will choose either David Moresi or Gerard Smith for an 18-month term on the Prudential Committee, which governs the town's fire district. Richard Reynolds and Bruce MacDonald are the two candidates for a 30-month seat on the committee.

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Harrington Endorses Kennedy Run for U.S. Senate

Kennedy announced in September his decision to primary U.S. Sen. Edward Markey. The 39-year-old Democrat and grandson of Robert F. Kennedy said on Saturday morning that we're at "a moment of reckoning" in the country and his campaign will shine a spotlight on the things "we haven't done as well as we could have or should have."

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Large Turnout Propels Pittsfield's Tyer to Second...

Linda Tyer was elected on Tuesday to a second four-year term, beating out opponent Melissa Mazzeo by 529 votes out of nearly 12,000 cast.

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Pittsfield Voters to Choose Mayor, City Council &...

Voters will elect a mayor, a new City Council, and School Committee on Tuesday.

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