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Williamstown Sees Unusually High Turnout in Local Election

On Wednesday morning, Town Clerk Nicole Pedercini announced that the total turnout for the local election was 1,823, or 38 percent of the town's registered voters.

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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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Letter: Vote for Cummings and Boskovich for Williamstown Select Board

Albert Cummings and Tony Boskovich want a return to moderation for our town.

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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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Letter: Vote on May 11

I am excited to endorse Albert Cummings for Select Board. I have known Albert for decades.

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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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Sommer Wants to Bring Experience to Adams Selectmen

Selectman candidate Donald Sommer hopes to right the select board with past experience.

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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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Hasty Wants Williamstown to Do the 'Hard Right'

And this spring, Wade Hasty livened up Williamstown's curbsides with distinctive bright yellow and green signs carrying a simple message, "Electorate leads the way," and bordered by images of flowers.

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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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Johnson Seeks to Heal Williamstown

Johnson, a lifelong resident of the town, has an ambitious agenda for town government and boundless energy to talk about his priorities.

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Former Council President Kevin Sherman Makes Ward 3 Bid

In his bid, he is focusing on neighborhoods, businesses, and public utilities within the ward as well as citywide recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Newcomers Running for Cheshire Selectmen

Raymond Killeen, Shawn McGrath and Michael "Mickey" Biagini Jr. will all run for the two open selectmen seats. No incumbents are running.

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Boskovich Seeks to Give Voice to Voiceless in Williamstown

Boskovich is one of two candidates who have filed nomination papers for an open three-year seat on the five-member Select Board. As it stands, he will be running against Jeffrey Johnson in the May 11 town election. The deadline to file completed nomination papers is Monday, March 22.

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Three Will Vie for Two Seats on the Adams Board of Selectmen

Duval is seeking a fourth three-year. The second three-year seat is open and had been held by James Bush, who died in 2020. The Selectmen decided against appointing a replacement to finish out the last year of Bush's term.

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Some Williamstown Town Election Ballot Spots Still Empty

With just more than a week to go to file papers for the spring's town election, two positions still have seen no interest from potential candidates. The deadline for returning papers with a sufficient number of nominating signatures is Tuesday, March 23.

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Persip Focuses on Economic Development, COVID Recovery in Council Re-Election Bid

The councilor's announcement come after the decisions of three of his colleagues not to run: Ward 2 Councilor Kevin Morandi, Ward 4 Councilor Chris Connell, and Ward 3 Councilor Nicholas Caccamo announced early this year that they would not seek re-election.

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Veteran Williamstown Prudential Member Not Running Again

Longtime Prudential Committee member Ed McGowan announced at Wednesday's special meeting of the body that he will not be seeking another term on the five-member panel.

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White Declares for Spot on Williamstown Select Board

Nicholls White on Tuesday said he plans to run to serve the last year of the term being vacated by Jeffrey Thomas.

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