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Clarksburg Select Board Sets Special Election to Fill Vacant Seat

Board member Ronald Boucher submitted his letter of resignation two weeks ago with nearly 2 1/2 years left on his term. The board on Wednesday morning set a date of Tuesday, Dec. 7, to elect his replacement.

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Lanesborough Holds 2021 Election For Offices

For Select Board, voters opted 2 to 1 for incumbent John Goerlach, with 215 votes, over challenger Brian Morrison, who garnered 92.

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Clarksburg Returns Incumbents to Office

The ballot question on making the town clerk an appointed position passed 53-41. A special town meeting approved the change last fall.

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Clarksburg Votes This Week for Offices, Fiscal 2022 Budget

The annual town meeting will be held Wednesday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m. outside at the Community Center. The annual town election will also be held at the Community Center on Tuesday, May 25, from noon to 7 p.m. All candidates on the ballot are running unopposed.

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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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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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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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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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