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Historic Proportions


Those predictions saying the voting public would break records today will definitely include Berkshire County.

By early this afternoon, at least half of the registered voters at polling stations around the county had voted. Williamstown voters had cast just over 2,000 ballots; there are some 4,300 registered voters in town.  Stockbridge was at the halfway point a little before 4 p.m. and Cheshire, well, you had to see it to believe it.

There was a constant stream of traffic in and out of the Senior Center on School Street. Town Clerk Christine Emerson said the flow had been steady all day. Just before 6, about 1,700 people had voted. How many does the town have? 2,358

Cheshire had hit the 70 percent mark a full two hours before the polls closing. Let’s hear a cheer for Continue reading