News Director Tom Conklin will be giving updates starting after 7 P.M. Tonight 9/17 on WUPE FM.

Voters in Pittsfield’s Ward 5 and Ward 6 have preliminary City Council races today as the city holds its preliminary election. In Ward 5, where Donna Todd Rivers has decided to not seek re-election, it’s a three-way race between Longtime former Ward 5 Councilor Jonathan Lothrop, Eugene Maselli and Patrick Kavey. In Ward 6, where John Krol is not seeking re-election, it’s a four-way race between Craig Gaetani, Edward Carmel, Joe Nichols, and Dina Guiel Lampiasi.

The entire city is voting in a four-way mayoral race between the incumbent mayor Linda Tyer, City Councilor At-Large Melissa Mazzeo, Scott Graves, and Karen Kalinowski. The top two vote-getters in each race will move on to the general election on November 5th. The polls are open until 8 PM at these locations.


  • Wards 1A & 1B-Reid Middle School, 950 North Street
  • Ward 2A-Morningside School, 100 Burbank Street
  • Ward 2B-Somerset Fire Station, 9 Somerset Avenue
  • Ward 3A-Providence Court, 379 East Street
  • Ward 3B-Egremont School, 84 Egremont Avenue
  • Ward 4A-Herberg Middle School, 501 Pomeroy Avenue
  • Ward 4B-Williams School, 50 Bushey Road
  • Wards 5A & 5B-Berkshire Athenaeum (Pittsfield Library), 1 Wendell Avenue
  • Ward 6A-Columbia Arms Housing, 65 Columbus Avenue
  • Ward 6B-Conte Community School, 200 West Union Street
  • Ward 7A-Pecks Road Fire Station, 54 Pecks Road
  • Ward 7B-Capeless Elementary School, 86 Brooks Avenue

Any last-minute questions? The Voter Registrars Office at City Hall will be open throughout voting hours and can be reached at (413) 499-9460.



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