The state primary polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at Newton Memorial Town Hall.

The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot application is Friday, Sept. 2. Submitting applications on this day are by appointment only.

Early voting hours for registered voters are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday though Thursday, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1, in the Select Board office at the Town Hall.

Information: Town clerk at 413-442-1351.

Jeannie Maschino can be reached at 413-496-6256 or

Community News Editor / Librarian

Jeannie Maschino is community news editor and librarian for The Berkshire Eagle. She has worked for the newspaper in various capacities since 1982 and joined the newsroom in 1989.