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State Rep. Pignatelli appointed as Lenox’s interim town manager, effective July 1

Select Board members applauded filling the opening with a local resident already knowledgeable with town workings.

Jeff Beals is true progressive choice for NY-19

In a letter to the editor, Steve Dunda writes: "Jeff Beal's diplomatic work under both Republican and Democratic administrations will help Republicans and Democrats work together."

News Briefs: RMV plate lottery; Rhodes ad focuses on gun safety

Althea Brennan, a junior at Chatham High School who is featured in the new Gareth Rhodes campaign ad, helped lead her school’s walkout to protest the lack of gun safety reform.

Seven Democrats seek chance to unseat Republican John Faso in crucial NY-19 district

The Democratic candidates debate lasted nearly three hours and covered issues from Trump's new tariffs, how to protect the EPA and deal with a shortage of farm workers as well as questions on immigration reform, gun control and health care.

News Briefs: Berkshire Museum painting acquired by Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts; Knight declares DA candidacy; Democratic NY-19 candidates to debate

The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts has invited all Berkshire County residents to visit the Frederic Church painting free of charge “in perpetuity.”

News Briefs: Caccaviello joins ballot for DA; MassHealth overpaying for drug tests, screens; ‘Listen to Us John Faso’ poll

Caccaviello was sworn in as Berkshire district attorney March 15 after serving as first assistant district attorney under former Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless.

News Brief: NY-19 candidate Gareth Rhodes gains support of Kingston City Council members

Bill Carey, Ward 5 alderman and former majority leader of the City Council, and Jeffrey Morell, Ward 1 alderman, are supporting Rhodes’ campaign.

In NY-19 race, Democratic candidates take shots at ‘empty suit’ Faso

Though its boundaries have shifted in recent years, NY-19 has been represented by a mix of Democrats and Republicans over the decades.

News Briefs: Lenox real estate taxes due; Rhodes calls on Faso to address union pensions

The Butch Lewis Act of 2017 is a bipartisan bill that would help repair the nation’s union pension crisis by providing critical financial support to protect pension plans at risk of insolvency.

Youthful challenger races around NY-19 in bid to ‘repeal and replace’ Faso

Rhodes, who exudes the boyish charm one would expect from a guy who grew up on a Bruderhof farm in Ulster County and eventually found his way to Harvard Law School, saves his best shots for the man he wants to replace: first-term Republican Rep. John Faso.

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