August 16, 2022 | 04:58AM
The candidates answered 12 questions with an option for rebuttal, were able to ask each other one question, and gave opening and closing statements. Topics ranged from participation with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to the Western Mass Regional Women's Corrections Center and the office's budget.
August 09, 2022 | 04:24AM
The two candidates, incumbent Thomas Bowler and challenger Alf Barbalunga, questioned each other on incarcerated women, operations and more.
July 08, 2022 | 04:45PM
The kickoff came on the heels of a candidate forum on Wednesday and the two-term sheriff wasted no time addressing topics brought up during that event.
July 07, 2022 | 04:22AM
Incumbent Thomas Bowler and his challenger Alf Barbalunga were queried on the interworkings of the office and their stances on national issues related to the position during the Zoom event.
July 06, 2022 | 11:38AM
"Know Your Sheriff" is a public education campaign by the ACLU of Massachusetts to build voter awareness about the life-changing decisions that sheriffs can make.
June 14, 2022 | 04:41PM
The driving force behind candidate Alfred E. Barbalunga's bid for Berkshire County sheriff is to make the region a safe place to live, work and play.
June 03, 2022 | 03:51PM
Thomas N. Bowler, who was sworn in for his first term as Berkshire County sheriff in 2011 and was re-elected in 2016, has announced that he will seek a third term in office.