In 2018, district voters OKed a proposal to expand the three-member committee that oversees the district. The enabling legislation to change the district's charter was approved in Boston at the end of the most recent session.
The five candidates for the Board of Selectmen made their final pitches to dozens of residents at the Community Center Friday night.
The forum, hosted by Gene Gebarowski, gave the candidates five minutes each to address the crowd before breaking into informal question and answer sessions. The election is on Tuesday.
First up were the three candidates vying for one seat for a two-year term.
The school site had several issues, not the least of which was safety as some residents and officials were concerned about the imminent move of the Youth Center to the school building. The new site is located near the intersection of the Ashuwillticook Rail Trail and the Appalachian Trail.
The four candidates on the ballot in the Oct. 10 Democratic primary discussed their platforms and qualifications to represent the 1st Berkshire District on Beacon Hill in a 90-minute forum hosted by the town's Democratic Committee and moderated by state Rep. Paul Mark, D-Peru.
A standing-room-only crowd Wednesday packed the American Legion hall to help John Barrett III kick off his run for the state legislature.
The former mayor is one of four Democrats running for the nomination to fill the unexpired term of deceased 1st Berkshire District state Rep. Gailanne Cariddi, who died earlier this summer.
This is a listing of public forums and debates for candidates in the municipal elections in North Adams and Pittsfield and for the special election for state representative in the 1st Berkshire District.