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Marchetti, Krol Move on to November Election in Pittsfield

Tuesday's preliminary election has narrowed the mayoral field to...

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Pittsfield Having Quiet Preliminary Election Day

About halfway through polling, mayoral candidates Peter Marchetti,...

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Pittsfield Holds Preliminary Election Tuesday

Each of the three contested positions will be narrowed down to two...

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Letter: Alex Blumin for City Council

I am excited to endorse Mr. Alex Blumin for Ward 2 City Council. When...

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Community News

Pittsfield Mayoral Candidates Debate Policing, Mental Health, Infrastructure

The debate, which was carried live on PCTV, followed debates for Ward...

Pittsfield Ward Candidates Talk Police, Blight, Charter Objections

The Ward 2 debate featured Brittany Bandani and Alexander Blumin and...

Macksey Kicks Off Campaign for Second Term as North Adams Mayor

But Macksey, the first woman to lead North Adams, isn't conceding...

Pittsfield's Preliminary Ballot Positions Drawn for Mayor, Two Wards

Karen Kalinowsky pulled the first position on the mayoral ballot for...

No Preliminary Election in North Adams

There will be no preliminary election in North Adams this year....

Pittsfield Will Hold Preliminary Election on Sept. 19

The city is expected to hold a preliminary election on Sept. 19 to...

Pittsfield Mayoral Candidates Discuss Housing, Taxes in Debate

Three mayoral candidates delved into housing, taxes, and city...

Pittsfield Election Heats Up With New Faces, Certified Candidates

The city is seeing increased interest in this year's election and...

Lanesborough Returns Incumbents to Office

Michael Murphy was elected to a second term on the Select Board with...

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Pittsfield Mayoral Candidates Discuss Issues in...

Krol, a former City Council vice president, and Marchetti, current City Council president, kept the conversation focused on the issues. Both "cheerleaders" of Pittsfield, their campaign styles were described as a difference of personality.

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Pittsfield Sees Certified Candidates, Ward Races

The 2023 municipal election is heating up with multiple certified candidates and a returning face in Ward 2.

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More Candidates Appear for North Adams Election

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

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Williamstown Town Election Tuesday

Voters Tuesday will choose two people for three-year terms on the Select Board at the annual town election.

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West Stockbridge Town Election Set May 8

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

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Williamstown Select Board Candidates Meet for...

But their answers at the Tuesday event did reflect some differences on the starting points that each will bring to deliberations that may come before the board in the next three years.

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North Adams Gets More City Council Candidates

There is some potential for new faces on the City Council and School Committee this year, though it's too early in the election season to make any predictions.

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Williamstown Select Board Candidates Speak on Town...

Three candidates will vie for two seats on the Select Board in the May 9 town election.

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North Adams Nomination Papers Available for...

There will also be nine two-year seats on the City Council and three four-year seats each on the North Adams and McCann school committees.

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Pittsfield Council President Peter Marchetti to...

City Council President Peter Marchetti is embarking on a second run for the corner office next year.

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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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