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Dante Birch Elected to Williamstown Planning Board

Dante Birch defeated incumbent and current PLanning Board Chairwoman Amy Jeschawitz by a margin of 608-343 in balloting at Williamstown Elementary School.

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Birch, Jeschawitz Vying for Williamstown Planning Board

The issue that figures to draw the most debate at the May 21 annual town meeting is at the center of the only contested race in the Tuesday, May 14, town election.

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Letter: Dante Birch for Williamstown Planning Board

I am breaking my habit now to endorse Dante Birch for the Williamstown Planning Board because he possesses the personal qualities that are essential to the success and credibility of town boards.

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Letter: Amy Jeschawitz for Williamstown Planning Board

Williamstown will voters will face an important election on May 14, and it is crucial that Amy Jeschawitz be re-elected to the Planning Board.

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Lenox Elects Mitts to Board of Selectmen

Mitts garnered 462 votes against Max Scherff's 114 and Michael Feder's 78 to win the seat being vacated by three-term Selectman Kenneth Fowler. Mitts has also served on the School Committee.

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Cheshire Voters Send Biagini & Levesque to Select Board

Mark Biagini and Jason Levesque received the most votes Monday to win seats on the Board of Selectmen.

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Adams Returns Incumbents; Rice Re-Elected as Treasurer

Treasurer/Collector Kelly Rice, who was first elected to complete a vacant term five years ago, posted an overwhelming victory over Paul Nowicki, who had held the post for nearly 20 years in the 1980s and '90s.

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Lanesborough Election Features Two Contested Races

There are two contested race on the ballot this election. Gordon Hubbard, owner of Mount Greylock Campsite Park, is challenge incumbent Robert Ericson for a three-year term on the Board of Selectmen. Ericson has been on the board since winning election in 2013, which follow a stint on the Mount Greylock School Committee, and filled the shoes of William Prendergast who opted not to run for re-election that year.

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Rice, Nowicki Vie For Adams Treasurer in Monday's Town Election

The only race on this year's election ballot is is for treasurer/tax collector, with incumbent Kelly Rice being challenged by Paul Nowicki, who held the post years ago.

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Incumbents Blanchard, Nowak Running Unopposed in Adams

Incumbents Richard Blanchard and Joseph Nowak will run unopposed Monday, May 6, for their two seats on the Board of Selectmen.

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Clarksburg Sets Voter Registration Date for Town Elections, Meeting

Town election will be held on Tuesday, May 28, at the Clarksburg Senior Center on West Cross Road. Polling hours are noon to 7.

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Levesque, Scholz Running For Partial Term on Cheshire Selectmen

The final year of the three-year term was left vacant last fall when Edmund St. John IV resigned to apply for the town administrator post he currently occupies.

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Biagini And DeFino Vie For Cheshire Selectman Seat

Mark Biagini and Donna DeFino are vying for the open three-year selectman seat to be vacated by longtime Selectwoman Carol Francesconi.

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Mazzeo Announces Campaign For Pittsfield Mayor

After a decade on the City Council, Melissa Mazzeo intends to run for mayor. In a prepared statement, she said she's focused on "addressing our growing crime rates and drug epidemic, auditing our city processes and rejecting the notion of doing things because that's how it has been done, investing in public infrastructure without putting the city into debt, and holding GE accountable for their broken promises and the resulting undeveloped business park.

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Interest Slowly Building In Pittsfield Municipal Election

It is still early but interest in the municipal election is slowly building. Only incumbent Mayor Linda Tyer has announced a campaign for re-election so far but three others have taken out nomination papers, indicating a possible challenge. Former Pittsfield Police Officer Karen Kalinwosky, Rusty Anchor owner Scott Graves, and resident Craig Gaetani have also pull papers.

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Nomination Papers Available for Clarksburg Election

Nominations are open for elective office in Clarksburg. The annual town election will be held on Tuesday, May 28.

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Tyer Announces Re-election Bid

Neighborhoods, economic prosperity, and designing our future. Those are the three pillars of which Mayor Linda Tyer said has been a foundation of her first term as mayor. And she now wants to "do more of what works" as she announced her bid for re-election Thursday at Framework.

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Four Will Vie For Cheshire Selectmen Seats

There will be at least two new faces will be on the board come May as Donna DeFino, Mark Biagini, Jason Levesque, and E. Richard Scholz will run for the soon to be vacated seats.

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Three Will Vie For Adams Selectmen Seats.

Incumbents Joseph Nowak and Richard Blanchard will look to defend their seats from former Selectman Donald Sommer.

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One Contested Race, So Far, on Williamstown Election Ballot

The town has one contested election and one elected office in search of a candidate with 11 days left to file paper for May's election.

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Simonelli Won't Seek Re-election to Pittsfield City Council

After four terms, Ward 7 Councilor Anthony Simonelli will not seek re-election this November. Simonelli sent an e-mail to his constituents on Thursday announcing his intentions to "retire" from the council.

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