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Sommer Wants to Bring Experience to Adams...

Selectman candidate Donald Sommer hopes to right the select board with past experience. click for more

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Selectman Candidate Rosenberg Wants to Change...

He is one of three candidates vying for two three-year seats in the Board of Selectmen in the Monday, May 3, election; the other two are incumbent John Duval and former board member Donald Sommer. click for more

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Branch Makes Run for North Adams Mayor

Former mayoral candidate Rachel Branch took out papers on Thursday to make another run at the corner office. click for more

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Hasty Wants Williamstown to Do the 'Hard Right'

And this spring, Wade Hasty livened up Williamstown's curbsides with distinctive bright yellow and green signs carrying a simple message, "Electorate leads the way," and bordered by images of flowers. click for more

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Cummings Opposes Those 'Trying to Tear Apart'...

Cummings is the principal at Cummings General Contractor, Inc., and a blues guitar artist who has released nine albums and toured internationally. He declined a request for an interview, but he did agree to answer questions by email for this article. click for more

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White Withdraws From Williamstown Select Board...

White had to run for the last year of the term being vacated by Jeffrey Thomas and had gained enough signatures to be placed on the ballot for the annual town election. click for more

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Johnson Seeks to Heal Williamstown

Johnson, a lifelong resident of the town, has an ambitious agenda for town government and boundless energy to talk about his priorities. click for more

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Former Council President Kevin Sherman Makes Ward...

In his bid, he is focusing on neighborhoods, businesses, and public utilities within the ward as well as citywide recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. click for more

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Nomination Papers Available Tuesday for North...

Offices up for election are mayor for two years; nine City Council seats, also for two-year terms; three School Committee seats for four-year terms and one for three years; and two McCann School Committee seats for four years. click for more

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Newcomers Running for Cheshire Selectmen

Raymond Killeen, Shawn McGrath and Michael "Mickey" Biagini Jr. will all run for the two open selectmen seats. No incumbents are running.

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Boskovich Seeks to Give Voice to Voiceless in...

Boskovich is one of two candidates who have filed nomination papers for an open three-year seat on the five-member Select Board. As it stands, he will be running against Jeffrey Johnson in the May 11 town election. The deadline to file completed nomination papers is Monday, March 22.

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Three Will Vie for Two Seats on the Adams Board of...

Duval is seeking a fourth three-year. The second three-year seat is open and had been held by James Bush, who died in 2020. The Selectmen decided against appointing a replacement to finish out the last year of Bush's term.

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Some Williamstown Town Election Ballot Spots Still...

With just more than a week to go to file papers for the spring's town election, two positions still have seen no interest from potential candidates. The deadline for returning papers with a sufficient number of nominating signatures is Tuesday, March 23.

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Persip Focuses on Economic Development, COVID...

The councilor's announcement come after the decisions of three of his colleagues not to run: Ward 2 Councilor Kevin Morandi, Ward 4 Councilor Chris Connell, and Ward 3 Councilor Nicholas Caccamo announced early this year that they would not seek re-election.

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White Declares for Spot on Williamstown Select...

Nicholls White on Tuesday said he plans to run to serve the last year of the term being vacated by Jeffrey Thomas.

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Williamstown DIRE Committee Member Running for...

Jeffrey Johnson, 47, grew up in Williamstown, attending both the local elementary school and Mount Greylock Regional School, and currently works for the commonwealth's Department of Developmental Services in its Pittsfield/North Adams office.

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North Adams Councilor Indicates Interest in Mayor...

Several city councilors responded with their regrets that the mayor would not run for a third term, and saying they respected what must have been a difficult decision.

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Nomination Papers Available for Clarksburg Town...

There are eight seats up for election, of which seven are currently held by incumbents. The single office open for the election is town moderator for a one-year term.

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Pittsfield Councilor Nicholas Caccamo Not Seeking...

Ward 3 Councilor Nicholas Caccamo will not be running for his fifth consecutive term so he can focus on the next step in his career.

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Cheshire Nomination Papers Available 2021 Town...

There will be two three-year term selectmen seats up for election this year as well as one Hoosac Valley Regional School District Committee seat.

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North Adams Councilor Lamb Not Standing for...

City Councilor Benjamin Lamb announced via Facebook on Monday that he would not be seeking a fifth term this fall.

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Greene Wins Seat on Mount Greylock School...

Carolyn Greene will finish the last two years of a four-year term on Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.

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Galvin: Election Process Marked by Integrity,...

William Galvin met with the media on Monday morning against a backdrop of questions being raised nationwide and in the White House about the process for choosing the president of the United States.

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Markey Speaks at Last-Minute Rally in Park Square

He was greeted by more than a dozen supporters as he spoke about the importance of the general election just a week away. The Democrat is seeking a second term against Republican challenger Kevin O'Connor.

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Pittsfield Clerk Conducts Ballot Tests in...

City Clerk Michele Benjamin said the testing is to make sure that all ballots are read with 100 percent accuracy.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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