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Letter: Alcombright Endorses Bernard for Mayor

The tasks are complex and no two days are the same. Challenges do not always fit into neat boxes as one moment you are managing the city finances through a recession, then a natural disaster might strike, and very often you find yourself taking on tasks that go well beyond the job description.

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Mayoral Candidate Moulton Cites Newspaper Investor's Donation to Opponent

Hans Morris of Stockbridge donated $250 to the campaign of Thomas Bernard last month. Morris is a member of the group of investors who purchased New England Newspapers last year. Mention of Morris' donation was omitted from an article in The Eagle on the pre-election campaign finance reports. iBerkshires also wrote an article about the filings but did not catch Morris' name in connection to the newspaper group.

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North Adams Candidate Misses Filing Deadline Second Time

Candidates who fail to file campaign finance reports in a timely fashion are penalized $25 a day up to $5,000 and must pay with their own, not their campaign, money by the Office of Campaign and Political Finance.

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North Adams Mayoral Candidates Meet in Final Debate

Thomas Bernard and Robert Moulton Jr. tangled over crime, economic development, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, students' "gangster" dressing, and what has become an albatross at every election, the Mohawk Theater.

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Letter: Bernard Right Choice for Mayor

One of the most quietly influential people in both these realms during this time has been Tom Bernard, who is now running to become mayor of North Adams. I heartily endorse Tom's candidacy because he is the right choice for North Adams.

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Bernard, Moulton Move Forward to General Election for Mayor

Thomas Bernard and Robert Moulton Jr. took top votes in Tuesday's preliminary election for mayor.

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Tuesday Election to Narrow Down North Adams Mayoral Candidates

Polls open for voters in North Adams at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, and close at 7 p.m. All five wards will be voting at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center this year. The City Council voted earlier this year to move the Ward 4 polling location to the parish center, where the other four wards have been for a number of years.

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North Adams Mayor Candidates Fined for Missing Filing Deadline

Robert R. Moulton Jr. and Peter Oleskiewicz failed to file campaign reports with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance by the Sept. 11 filing date. Each was being fined $25 a day until their report is filed. This is a personal fine and committee funds may not be used.

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North Adams Mayoral Hopefuls Meet at Chamber, MCLA Forum

Three of the four mayoral candidates running in the preliminary election on Tuesday offered their positions on questions ranging from economic development to the opioid crisis at a forum Thursday held in the renovated Weave Shed at Greylock Works.

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Oleskiewicz Withdraws From North Adams Mayoral Race

Peter Oleskiewicz is withdrawing as a candidate for mayor, although his name will be on the ballot for the preliminary election on Sept. 19.

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North Adams Mayoral Candidate Bernard Releases Statement on Education

Mayoral candidate Tom Bernard has released a position statement on education, one of the cornerstones of his economic development strategy for North Adams:

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Moulton Making Second Run for North Adams Mayor

The mayoral race is beginning to get crowded with the appearance of a fourth candidate in Robert M. Moulton Jr. The city councilor pulled papers last Friday for a second run at the corner office.

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Bernard First to Announce for North Adams Mayoral Run

The first candidate for the corner office has thrown his hat into the ring less than a week after Mayor Richard Alcombright announced he would not run for a fifth term. Thomas Bernard, a city native who is currently director of special projects at Smith College in Northampton, took out nomination papers Monday afternoon.

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North Adams Mayor Alcombright Won't Run for Fifth Term

Mayor Richard Alcombright announced on Thursday afternoon that he would not run for a fifth term. In a brief press conference in his office at City Hall, the Alcombright said it was time for new leadership to take over.

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Alcombright Plans Run for Fifth Term as North Adams Mayor

Mayor Richard Alcombright is indicating that he will run for a fifth term next year. But that announcement was the one thing missing from his address to supporters at his "Picnic on the Patio" event last week at the Richmond Grille.

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Tyer Develops 'Guiding Principles' For Next Four Years

How can we? That's a question Mayor Linda Tyer wants city employees to consider when faced with any issue - whether it be a constituent complaint, a specific project or idea, or long-term planning.

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Finance Reports Show Bianchi Outspent Tyer in Final Election Push

The largest contribution in that period was a $12,000 loan the former mayor took out on Oct. 28.

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Tyer, New Council Leadership Takes Office With Shared Focus

"I think you have people who are willing to put everything aside — the political battles, egos or whatever — and just get things done." — John Krol

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Pittsfield's Tyer Takes Over Corner Office

"I will devote every day to protecting our neighborhoods, to creating a community where every person thrives, and to shaping a modern city where prosperity is for all." — Linda Tyer

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Bianchi Reflects On Past Four Years as Tenure Ends

"When I first came in I identified three real critical areas: education, economic development, and public safety." — Daniel Bianchi

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Pittsfield Mayor-Elect Tyer Crafting Transition Plans

"It's been a bit of an adjustment to shift from being in competitive campaign mode to now starting to think about transition." — Linda Tyer

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