Harrington begins hiring new staffers, opens search

By Theodore Nappo PITTSFIELD — District attorney-elect Andrea Harrington announced her choice for first assistant district attorney, as well as who will spearhead her transition team into the district attorney’s office. Harrington has named the Hampden County assistant district attorney Karen Bell as her first assistant district attorney. Bell has been a prosecutor in Hampden […]

Democrats gather in Pittsfield to endorse Harrington

Democrats gather in Pittsfield to endorse Harrington

PITTSFIELD — On Monday, October 1, Maura Healey visited the Democratic Coordinated Headquarters of Pittsfield on North Street to endorse Andrea Harrington for Berkshire county District Attorney. Healey and Harrington were joined by other Democratic leaders from around the county, such as Mayor Linda Tyer of Pittsfield and Tricia Farley-Bouvier member of the Massachusetts House […]

District attorney primary runner-up announces write-in campaign

District attorney primary runner-up announces write-in campaign

The incumbent Berkshire county district attorney, Paul Caccaviello, announced last week that he will seek to defeat Andrea Harrington in a write-in campaign this November. Harrington defeated Caccaviello and Judith Knight in the September Democratic primary earlier this month. Harrington defeated Caccaviello by three percentage points on the September 4 primary. Caccavielllo, however, is determined […]

DA candidates talk opiate crisis, reform, in Stockbridge

DA candidates talk opiate crisis, reform, in Stockbridge

STOCKBRIDGE — The three candidates for Berkshire County District Attorney argued over the opiate crisis, reform, and the looming 14-year legacy of David Capeless as DA at their final debate, as Capeless’ appointed successor tries to fend off two challengers in the Sept. 4 Democratic primary. “The DA’s office is still stuck in the 1980s […]