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Local Political Groups Participate in Nationwide 'Big Send' Mailing

"The Big Send" is a national campaign by nonprofit Vote Forward to encourage participation in this year's presidential election. The Berkshire Brigades, a local Democratic organization, North County's Greylock Together and Left Field in Great Barrington were among those across the country depositing handwritten letters at local post offices on Saturday.

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North Adams Awarded Election Grant; OKs Power Purchase Agreement

The grant is from the Center for Tech and Civic Life, a national nonprofit dedicated to increasing civic engagement and professional administration in elections. City Clerk Deborah Pedercini applied for the grant.

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Registration, Early Voting Deadlines Set for State Primary

The last day to register to vote or to change voting affiliation for the Sept. 1 Massachusetts state primary is Saturday, Aug. 22.

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Letter: Mail-In Voting

If you apply to vote by mail, in many or most towns you can deliver your own ballot envelope to the town's drop box. In Cheshire, for example, there is a drop box at the Town Hall right next to the entrance to the town clerk's office.

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Baker Rejects Trump's Suggestion of 'Delayed' Election

Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday rebuffed the suggestion of postponing this fall's election due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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North Adams City Council Endorses Voting by Mail

The City Council on Tuesday endorsed a resolution supporting bills in the Legislature that seek to expand voting by mail. The resolution passed 7-2, with Councilor Robert Moulton Jr. and Wayne Wilkinson voting against.

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Williamstown Sees Bump in Applications for Mail-In Ballots

The town is prepared to serve voters on election day next month but still hoping that it will not have to serve too many of them.

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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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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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