Andrea Harrington, at left, and Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello at right.

A battle of political endorsements is underway in the district attorney race in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Marijuana plants.
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One of the last hurdles standing in the way of retail cannabis sales in Massachusetts is slated to be cleared this week.

Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello.
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Berkshire District Attorney Paul Caccaviello has announced he's running as a write-in candidate in the November election.

Andrea Harrington.
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In Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Andrea Harrington is on her way to being the new district attorney. That's after she beat two other candidates in the Democratic primary, including the current DA.

Massachusetts State Senator Adam Hinds moderates a debate in Becket, Massachusetts, for Democratic candidates for Berkshire County District Attorney on August 14, 2018. From left, the candidates are Paul Caccaviello, Judith Knight and Andrea Harrington.
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The lone primary race in western Massachusetts for district attorney is taking place in Berkshire County. Three Democrats are vying to replace David Capeless, who abruptly retired in March.