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Lenox Re-Elects Incumbents in Low Turnout Election

The town of Lenox has posted the unofficial results for Monday's annual town election. All incumbents were returned to their positions unchallenged.

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Williamstown Voters Go to the Polls on Tuesday

The town's voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide one of five five-year seats on the Planning Board. That is the only contested race among the six positions on the ballot for the annual spring election.

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Letter: Voting Makes Voices Heard

The only way to solve the issues in our government, our political process, and our country is to make our voices heard. Whether it's a local, state, or national election, each of us has a civic duty to vote to make our government work for us the way it's supposed to.

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Letter: Democracy In quarantine: Vote, and Vote Safely

Never has it been so dangerous to cast our vote; yet, more so than ever, we need to. This upcoming national election will determine the course of our country, our town, our family, and our life.

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Lanesborough Elects Murphy as New Selectman

Former Finance Committee member Michael P. Murphy easily ousted incumbent Hank Sayers, 295-156. Sayers has served on the board since winning a special election in 2013 to fill a vacant seat.

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Candidate Statement: Murphy Running for Lanesborough Selectman

Candidate statement by Michael Murphy, who is running for a seat on the Board of Selectmen. The town election is Tuesday, June 16, from noon to 6:30 p.m.

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Clarksburg Write-in Candidate Wins Seat in Light Turnout

Allen M. Arnold garnered 86 write-in votes on Thursday to beat Karin V. Robert, a former board member who had been the only candidate to take out papers. Robert earned 72 votes.

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Clarksburg Lists Voter Precautions for Thursday Election

This year's election will be taken with precautions because of COVID-19 and only four voters will be allowed inside the polling center at a time.

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Elections Go Off Without a Hitch in Adams, Cheshire

Adams and Cheshire held their annual town elections Monday and despite all the changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, there were no problems reported at either polling station.

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Williamstown Planning Board Candidates Meet in League of Women Voters Forum

The two candidates for one seat on the Planning Board found a lot of common ground in a forum held last week.

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Williamstown Sees Bump in Applications for Mail-In Ballots

The town is prepared to serve voters on election day next month but still hoping that it will not have to serve too many of them.

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Beck, Carlisle Contend for Williamstown Planning Board Spot

It is a local election season like none we have seen before, and the town's two candidates in the only contested election on the ballot are missing out on opportunities to see the voters and make their case.

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Towns Shift Election, Town Meetings This Spring

For elections, town officials are encouraging voters to apply to receive mail-in ballots in order to protect the health of voters and ballot workers on election day.

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Deadline for Nomination Papers for Clarksburg Election

The last day to take out papers for the eight offices on the town election ballot is Friday, April 3.

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Few Contested Races in Adams This Coming Election

Only current Chairwoman Christine Hoyt had returned nomination papers by the Monday deadline, meaning she will run for her second term unopposed on the ballot.

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Adams Nomination Papers Due Monday

There is one three-year seat up for election on the Board of Selectmen that is currently held by Chairwoman Chistine Hoyt is up for reelection.

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Massachusetts, Vermont Vote in Presidential Primary Tuesday

They'll have a long list of candidates to chose from on the Democratic side but recent events have whittled active campaigns down to just five.

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Williamstown Needs Candidates for May's Town Election

In addition to those two slots, voters will be asked elect three members of the Housing Authority, two members of the David and Joyce Milne Public Library Board of Trustees, and one member of the Planning Board.

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Harrington Endorses Kennedy Run for U.S. Senate

Kennedy announced in September his decision to primary U.S. Sen. Edward Markey. The 39-year-old Democrat and grandson of Robert F. Kennedy said on Saturday morning that we're at "a moment of reckoning" in the country and his campaign will shine a spotlight on the things "we haven't done as well as we could have or should have."

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Candidate For Congress Alex Morse Holds Health-Care Town Hall

The progressive Democrat sees inadequate health care as one of the biggest issues in the country and wants to radically change the system.

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Markey Says He'll Keep Fighting for Progressive Values

Markey said Massachusetts and the Berkshires have been revolutionary leaders for progressive actions ranging from abolitionists and suffragists to the origins of the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage.

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