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County Democrats Celebrate Biden-Harris Presidential Win

Spontaneous celebrations broke out around the country and in cities overseas on Saturday afternoon when Joseph Biden was projected to become the nation's 46th president.

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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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Greene Wins Seat on Mount Greylock School Committee

Carolyn Greene will finish the last two years of a four-year term on Mount Greylock Regional School Committee.

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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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Galvin: Election Process Marked by Integrity, Safety

William Galvin met with the media on Monday morning against a backdrop of questions being raised nationwide and in the White House about the process for choosing the president of the United States.

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DA's Office Ready to Field Election Day Complaints

The Berkshire District Attorney's Office is collaborating with the Attorney General's Office, local law enforcement, and local election officials to ensure that voters have a safe and orderly experience.

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Williamstown Prepares to Protect Potential Post-Election Protests

Town officials are preparing to protect demonstrators who may take to the streets in the wake of next week's presidential election.

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Letter: Vote YES on 2 for Ranked Choice Voting

There are only two things a voter needs to know when using RCV before casting a ballot. First, instead of voting for one candidate, you rank them in order of preference. As simple as ranking candidate choices in order of preference may be, opponents repeatedly argue that this is "too confusing" for voters. This is a preposterous insults to voters' intelligence.

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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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Pittsfield Clerk Conducts Ballot Tests in Preparation for Election

City Clerk Michele Benjamin said the testing is to make sure that all ballots are read with 100 percent accuracy.

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Great Barrington Women's Rally Attracts 200 Participants

The event at Town Hall included music by Hoping Machine and Berkshire Batteria, speeches by the Mount Everett Social Justice League, and a performance by Housatonic dance studio Berkshire Pulse.

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League of Women Voters Endorses Question 2, Ranked-Choice Voting

The question, if passed, would radically change the way voters cast ballots in Massachusetts for statewide offices (like governor), statewide legislative offices and federal congressional offices starting in 2022.

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PHS & Taconic Students Recruited as Poll Workers for Election

About 23 students from Pittsfield and Taconic high schools have been recruited as poll workers for the fall's election because of an increase in demand.

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Baker: Trump's Transfer of Power Answer 'Appalling and Outrageous'

Baker was given a chance at the end of his regular press availability to comment on Trump's Wednesday response to a question about what he would do if he loses the November election.

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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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Letter: Trump has Committed a Crime

He appears to have committed a criminal act and should be prosecuted, and at least prevented from committing more criminal acts. Wake up, people! This man is using our freedoms to destroy those very freedoms. He is a danger to our nation.

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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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Letter: Morse Will Bring Progressive Values to Washington

Alex encouraged me to cast aside the hate, derision and patronizing comments to focus on what really mattered: the needs of the people in Ward 5. He told me to have faith in the voters but, first and foremost, have faith in myself.

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Letter: Vote For Alex Morse

As a sometimes songwriter, my recent song, "Ripped," expresses why we should vote Morse on Sept. 1:

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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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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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Guest Column: Morse Allegations a 'fishy' Story

We should be talking about Neal being on the corporate payroll. Instead, we are talking about Morse's private dating life.

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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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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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