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Hasty, Johnson Elected to Williamstown Select Board

Wade Hasty and Jeffrey Johnson were elected to the Select Board on Tuesday in a high-turnout election.

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Four Ward Races Open in Pittsfield Election

Four ward councilors have announced that they will not seek re-election, leaving space for new leadership in those areas and a changeup of at least a third of the council November.

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New Selectmen Elected in Adams and Cheshire

Duval and Rosenberg were the clear winners in the town election with both collecting more votes than the third candidate and former selectman Donald Sommer.

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Williamstown Planning Board Candidates Make Cases at Forum

Incumbent Susan Puddester and challengers Kenneth N. Kuttner and Roger TW Lawrence participated in a virtual candidates forum hosted by the local chapter of League of Women Voters.

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Duval Seeks Re-election in Adams to Finish Projects

Duval has been on the board for nine years. Before that, he spent 17 years on the then Adams-Cheshire Regional School Committee. He also has volunteered with local youth sports organizations and is an employee at General Dynamic.

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Selectman Candidate Rosenberg Wants to Change Adams' Narrative

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.

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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.

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Cummings Opposes Those 'Trying to Tear Apart' Williamstown

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.

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White Withdraws From Williamstown Select Board Race

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.

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Nomination Papers Available Tuesday for North Adams Election

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.

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Pittsfield Nomination Papers Available April 2

Up for election will be City Council seats in all seven wards and four at-large seats for two-year terms. Also on the ballot are the six School Committee seats and the city clerk, all for two-year terms.

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'Protect The Results' Gets Comfortable in Park Square Until Election Over

Thousands of ballots are still being counted in key states that will determine the winner of the 2020 presidential election. Organizers say the daily rallies are tentative and dependent on the results.

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Election Day in the Berkshires 2020

Election Day for the Berkshires was sunny and brisk, with little to impede a steady flow of voters to the polls.

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North Adams Election Worker Has Seen It All Over 14 Years

O'Brien said he first got involved in elections like many do in North Adams - he was a known retiree and former City Clerk Marilyn Gomeau knew he was likely free on election day.

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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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Mount Greylock School Committee 'Ticket': No Intent To Be Divisive

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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Candidates Set for Mount Greylock School Committee

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

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Registration, Early Voting Deadlines Set for State Primary

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

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Letter: Berkshires, Country Need Neal in Congress

In this day and age it is refreshing to have a representative who remembers so vividly where he came from. A leader who is accessible, responsive and listens to his constituents. He is a fixture in the Berkshires, visiting our businesses, speaking to our children in schools and meeting with our local officials.

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Markey Talks Education, Health & Green New Deal in Campaign Swing

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 Berkshires

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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Mazzeo Claims Irregularities as Reason for Mayoral Recount

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 Week

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, Reynolds

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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