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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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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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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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Williamstown DIRE Committee Member Running for Select Board

Jeffrey Johnson, 47, grew up in Williamstown, attending both the local elementary school and Mount Greylock Regional School, and currently works for the commonwealth's Department of Developmental Services in its Pittsfield/North Adams office.

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Nomination Papers Available for Clarksburg Town Election

There are eight seats up for election, of which seven are currently held by incumbents. The single office open for the election is town moderator for a one-year term.

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Cheshire Nomination Papers Available 2021 Town Election

There will be two three-year term selectmen seats up for election this year as well as one Hoosac Valley Regional School District Committee seat.

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Williamstown Fire District Voters OK Purchase of Tanker Truck

Voters on Tuesday unanimously approved the Williamstown Fire District's budget in a brief annual meeting at Williamstown Elementary School.

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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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Beck Wins Seat on Williamstown Planning Board

Beck, a newcomer to town politics, took the seat from incumbent Alex Carlisle by a vote of 399-299, unofficially, in the only contested race on the town election ballot.

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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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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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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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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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Clarksburg Moves Town Election, Town Meeting to June

The town election had been tentatively scheduled for May 26 but Town Clerk Carol Jammalo had asked the board to reconsider the date to give her more time to plan because of the ongoing pandemic.

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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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Williamstown Encouraging Voters to Obtain Mail-In Ballots

Town Clerks Mary Kennedy and Nicole Pedercini addressed the board at its twice-monthly virtual meeting to talk about the adjustments being made for the now June 23 election day.

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Williamstown Postpones Town Election, Town Meeting

To get ahead of that possibility, the board voted unanimously to move the election to June 23 and the town meeting to a date to be determined.

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Cheshire Extends Property Tax Deadline

Like several other municipalities, Cheshire will give its property owners until June 1 to pay real estate and personal property taxes. The board extended the date from May 1 in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The June 1 date also applies to the application process for exemptions or abatements.

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