Hinds will succeed fellow Pittsfield Democrat Benjamin Downing, who is retiring from the Legislature.
Some legislative seats are open, while in others, incumbents are facing challengers in a year that turnout is expected to be very high.
In addition to voting for president and on the state ballot questions, Greenfield voters have a contested state senate race to consider.
The fair was intended to help local veterans to understand the help available to them.
While the presidential race is receiving the most attention, there are some contentious races for sheriff and the state legislature.
About a quarter of the state’s voters already cast their ballot during the early voting period.
22News is working for you with a chance to review the statewide ballot questions before you head to the polls.
A pickup truck jumped the curb and destroyed the outdoor dining area of the Federal Street McDonald’s in Greenfield, Monday night
Professional football, which has riveted TV viewers for decades, is now repelling them.
Shoppers waited in line for their seasonal produce at the winter farmers’ market in Franklin County.
Massachusetts State Police arrested a man and a woman on drug charges Thursday, after a traffic stop on Interstate 91 in Greenfield.
Gov. Charlie Baker is encouraging all schools to give students time to be active during the school day.
Many Franklin County towns will be participating in the cider-related fun including Greenfield, Deerfield, Shelburne, and Colrain.
Voters who wish to cast their ballot before Election day have until Friday afternoon to do so.
Recent snow and rain may have helped reduce the area under “extreme drought” here in western Massachusetts.
Regardless of how you heat your home, it will be a smaller part of your budget this winter.
The 22News I-Team has uncovered that a larger number are being resettled in western Massachusetts compared to the rest of the state.
Turners Falls residents are still in shock and on edge after the stabbing that took place in their neighborhood on Halloween night.
The school committee in Turners Falls is trying to determine whether a high school nickname should be changed.
The victim of Monday night’s stabbing in Turners Falls suffered knife wounds to the head, face, and arm.