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Adams Committee Raising Money for Susan B. Anthony Celebration

Adams is taking the lead nationally in recognizing Anthony as she was born on East Road in 1820.

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Three Students Receive VFW Scholarships

Dozens attended the award ceremony Monday held at the American Legion building banquet hall where a combined $2,950 in scholarships were given out to Hannah Berkel, Kailey Sultaire, and Kathrine Wilson.

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District Attorney Write-In Campaign Could Delay Results

City clerks say they're ready for what's expected to be a long night of hand-counting. It won't add too much time to the smaller towns that have always counted their ballots by hand but for the larger communities, it means thousands of ballots.

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MassPIRG Pushing to Increase Voter Turnout at MCLA

While turnout was low in the last mid-terms in 2014, only 16 percent, MCLA students turned out in numbers of 47 percent and 55 percent in 2012 and 2016, respectively.

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MCLA Students Explore Ranked-Choice, Plurality Voting Systems

Members of the Quantitative Understanding Across the Curriculum Committee looked to open students' eyes with the help of a little math and some candy to demonstrate that not only are their different methods of voting in an election but some, they believe, are vastly fairer.

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Adams Committee Getting Closer to Fundraising Goal for Anthony Statue

The committee member Erin Mucci in her financial update Thursday said the group has raised $82,678.39 to date.

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Berkshire Voters Head to the Polls on Primary Day

Voting in all cities and towns is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; find polling places for your communities here. Those enrolled in a party must vote in that party's primary; voters who are unenrolled may choose which primary to vote in.

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Ranked Choice Voting Seen as Way to End Vote Splitting In Elections

On Tuesday many voters will head to the polls to vote in the three-candidate district attorney's race. But they have to figure out the game. Is their favorite candidate loses, did that pull a vote from their second choice? Vote splitting has been an ongoing conversation in every election when there are more than two candidates. Two candidates pull from the same like-minded voting pool and a third candidate cruises to victory.

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Bernard Suggests North Adams May Hold Spectrum Meeting

Complaints have been rife as frustrated cable customers have dealt with poor customer service, slow or interrupted internet connections, pricey new digital boxes and dropped channels since Charter's takeover of Time-Warner the area's only cable service.

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North Adams Council Sets Clerk Committee, OKs Fund Transfers

An ad hoc committee appointed by City Council President Keith Bona will be reviewing operations at the city clerk's office because of the coming retirement of City Clerk Marilyn Gomeau.

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Vote For Susan Project Urges Adams Residents to Register, Vote, Run

Organizer Virginia Duval said the group has big plans leading up to 2020, the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, but the most immediate is to increase the number of registered voters in town, encourage voting and fill vacant town government seats.

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