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Dante Birch Elected to Williamstown Planning Board

Dante Birch defeated incumbent and current PLanning Board Chairwoman Amy Jeschawitz by a margin of 608-343 in balloting at Williamstown Elementary School.

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Birch, Jeschawitz Vying for Williamstown Planning Board

The issue that figures to draw the most debate at the May 21 annual town meeting is at the center of the only contested race in the Tuesday, May 14, town election.

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Lenox Elects Mitts to Board of Selectmen

Mitts garnered 462 votes against Max Scherff's 114 and Michael Feder's 78 to win the seat being vacated by three-term Selectman Kenneth Fowler. Mitts has also served on the School Committee.

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Cheshire Voters Send Biagini & Levesque to Select Board

Mark Biagini and Jason Levesque received the most votes Monday to win seats on the Board of Selectmen.

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Adams Returns Incumbents; Rice Re-Elected as Treasurer

Treasurer/Collector Kelly Rice, who was first elected to complete a vacant term five years ago, posted an overwhelming victory over Paul Nowicki, who had held the post for nearly 20 years in the 1980s and '90s.

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Lanesborough Election Features Two Contested Races

There are two contested race on the ballot this election. Gordon Hubbard, owner of Mount Greylock Campsite Park, is challenge incumbent Robert Ericson for a three-year term on the Board of Selectmen. Ericson has been on the board since winning election in 2013, which follow a stint on the Mount Greylock School Committee, and filled the shoes of William Prendergast who opted not to run for re-election that year.

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Rice, Nowicki Vie For Adams Treasurer in Monday's Town Election

The only race on this year's election ballot is is for treasurer/tax collector, with incumbent Kelly Rice being challenged by Paul Nowicki, who held the post years ago.

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Incumbents Blanchard, Nowak Running Unopposed in Adams

Incumbents Richard Blanchard and Joseph Nowak will run unopposed Monday, May 6, for their two seats on the Board of Selectmen.

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Clarksburg Sets Voter Registration Date for Town Elections, Meeting

Town election will be held on Tuesday, May 28, at the Clarksburg Senior Center on West Cross Road. Polling hours are noon to 7.

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Levesque, Scholz Running For Partial Term on Cheshire Selectmen

The final year of the three-year term was left vacant last fall when Edmund St. John IV resigned to apply for the town administrator post he currently occupies.

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Biagini And DeFino Vie For Cheshire Selectman Seat

Mark Biagini and Donna DeFino are vying for the open three-year selectman seat to be vacated by longtime Selectwoman Carol Francesconi.

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Adams Closes 2019 Town Meeting Warrant

The Selectmen also voted to approve the town ballot and a sample ballot can be found on the town's website.

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Nomination Papers Available for Clarksburg Election

Nominations are open for elective office in Clarksburg. The annual town election will be held on Tuesday, May 28.

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Four Will Vie For Cheshire Selectmen Seats

There will be at least two new faces will be on the board come May as Donna DeFino, Mark Biagini, Jason Levesque, and E. Richard Scholz will run for the soon to be vacated seats.

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Three Will Vie For Adams Selectmen Seats.

Incumbents Joseph Nowak and Richard Blanchard will look to defend their seats from former Selectman Donald Sommer.

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One Contested Race, So Far, on Williamstown Election Ballot

The town has one contested election and one elected office in search of a candidate with 11 days left to file paper for May's election.

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Adams-Cheshire School Committee Chairman Will Not Seek Re-election

At the end of Monday's meeting, Paul Butler, an Adams representative, said he will be stepping away this May after 19 years on the committee, many of them as chairman.

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Adams Nomination Papers Available

Two three-year selectmen seats will be on the ballot that are currently held by Richard Blanchard and Joseph Nowak.

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Francesconi Stepping Away After 30 Years as Cheshire Official

Longtime Selectwoman Carol Francesconi will not run for re-election this May.

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Cheshire Legislation Approval Paves Way for Expanded Board

Interim Town Administrator Edmund St. John IV told the Selectmen on Tuesday that after years of troubleshooting and working with the state, the town is poised to hold the vote needed to increase the board size.

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Lanesborough Ousts Reilly, Jones In Annual Town Election

Longtime moderator Robert Reilly and Finance Committee Chairman Ray Jones were both ousted from their seats in town government during Tuesday's election.

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Boucher Wins Write-in for Clarksburg Select Board

Joining him on the Select Board will be Karin Robert, who was the only candidate to take out papers to complete the last year of a three-year term. It will, however, be a somewhat inexperienced board with two brand-new members and Kimberly Goodell, who also won her three-year seat last year as a write-in.

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Boyd, Carlisle Elected to Williamstown Planning Board

The election featured three contested races, but the third, for Elementary School Committee, generated little interest. The two winners from among three candidates on the ballot will serve just about six weeks on the committee after they are sworn in following May 15's annual town meeting.

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Ciskowski Wins Cheshire Selectman Seat; Ballot Questions Pass

Ciskowski was the clear winner Monday night with a total of 297 votes, which was more than enough to defend his seat from political newcomer Biagini.

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