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The Twists and Turns of the District Attorney's Race

The night hadn't been as late as many expected because, in just about every town, Harrington's numbers were above what Caccaviello could get. The race was over and while Caccaviello hadn't yet conceded, Harrington knew it and celebrated.

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Ziemba Wins Six-Year Term as Northern Berkshire Register

Ziemba will succeed Frances Brooks, who has worked at the Registry for more than 56 years, 14 of them as register.

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Mount Greylock School District Elects New School Committee

Conry was the top vote-getter among the three, collecting 1,788 nods from voters in Williamstown and Lanesborough. Regina DiLego finished second with 1,737. Michelle Johnson finished eight votes out of the money with 1,729 votes.

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Harrington Claims Victory in Berkshire District Attorney Race

While her opponent, Paul Caccaviello has not conceded, Harrington has opened up enough of a lead that her supporters feel confident that she will carry the day.

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Berkshire County Election 2018

Voter turnout maybe being driven by the handful of races on the ballot, the three ballot measures Massachusetts is deciding or the wave of competitive races across the nation sparked by the current administration.

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District Attorney Write-In Campaign Could Delay Results

City clerks say they're ready for what's expected to be a long night of hand-counting. It won't add too much time to the smaller towns that have always counted their ballots by hand but for the larger communities, it means thousands of ballots.

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Three Vie for Two Seats on Mount Greylock School Committee

There are three candidates running for two four-year seats available to Lanesborough residents, creating the one contested race in the election.

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Letter: Integrity Matters in District Attorney Race

A candidate must be held responsible for allowing and promoting information about his rival that is blatantly not true and hurtful.

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Letter: Write-In Paul Caccaviello

Write-in Paul Caccaviello on Nov. 6. Choose an experienced prosecutor over a politician.

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Guest Column: Question 1 Not a Fit For the Berkshires

After much reflection and discussion, our organization agrees with many other key stakeholders that there is no conclusive evidence that a nurse-staffing law will lead to improved care.

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Letter: Support Our Democratic Nominee Andrea Harrington

It is now crystal clear that Paul Caccaviello used the Democratic Party as a way to assure what he perceived as an easy path to get elected. Why should this be a surprise as he was never a Democrat and his positions throughout the campaign demonstrated that?

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Letter: Question 1 Will Hurt Small Hospitals

This mandate would take autonomy away from me as a nurse. I need to be able to individualize care based on my own knowledge and comfort, not a rigid mandate.

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Letter: Support for Paul Caccaviello for District Attorney

I am a "law and order" person who believes in the rule of law and the safety of our community, but I know the district attorney's duties go beyond that. So, to help decide who the best candidate for DA is, I looked all the facts and ask that you do the same.

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Letter: Moran Top Choice For Register of Deeds Position

I am writing to express my full support for Deborah A. Moran and her candidacy for the position of register at the Northern Berkshire Registry of Deeds.

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Letter: Maria Ziemba for Register of Deeds

I am writing to express my support for Maria Ziemba to become the next North Berkshire register of deeds.

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Berkshire Republicans Back Democrat Caccaviello In DA's Race

In the latest surprising turn in the race for district attorney, the second-place finisher in the Democratic primary has now been endorsed by the Republican Party. Paul A. Caccaviello is being supported in his write-in campaign against Andrea Harrington by the Berkshire County Republican Association

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North Berkshire Registry Candidates Tout Experience, Future Plans

Two experienced and longtime employees in the Northern Berkshire Registry of Deeds are hoping to succeed Frances Brooks, who is retiring after 56 years, 14 of those as register.

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Letter: Choose Harrington Over Opponent's Spin

Paul is running a "write-in" campaign under the mostly false premise that "not everyone had the chance to vote in the primary."

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Knight Backs Caccaviello in District Attorney's Race

Judith Knight isn't going to be the next district attorney. But she hopes Paul Caccaviello will be. Knight, who finished third in the Democratic primary in September, is putting her support behind Caccaviello's write-in campaign. Knight made the announcement on steps of the Berkshire Superior Court on Tuesday.

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Secretary of State Candidate Amore Drums Up Support in Pittsfield

The Swampscott Republican is challenging longtime incumbent William Galvin for the post of secretary of state in the November election. Amore has a lengthy background in security he's currently security chief at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and is pledging to increase public access to records and secure the election process.

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AG Healey Touts Record, Endorses Harrington for District Attorney

Attorney General Maura Healey stressed the importance of voting at the local level during her stop at Democratic campaign headquarters on North Street this past Monday.

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Democrats Open Pittsfield HQ For November's Election Push

With the primaries in the rearview, Democrats are gearing up for the final election push. Locally the party opened a North Street headquarters for the coordinated campaign.

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Caccaviello Announces Write-In Campaign For District Attorney

The bell has been rung to start Round 2. Paul Caccaviello announced on Wednesday that he intends to run a write-in campaign for district attorney. The announcement comes two weeks after he lost the Democratic primary. Caccaviello released a statement confirming his intention to continue to seek the office of district attorney, however, was not available for further comment moments after releasing the statement.

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Harrington Claims Victory in Tight District Attorney Race

The lead between the candidates shifted as the votes in the two cities were recorded but narrowed as ballots from the smaller towns came streaming in. Harrington opened up a lead that couldn't be overcome.

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Berkshire Voters Head to the Polls on Primary Day

Voting in all cities and towns is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; find polling places for your communities here. Those enrolled in a party must vote in that party's primary; voters who are unenrolled may choose which primary to vote in.

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