Election

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Letter: Support for Lynette Bond for mayor

She has the experience of working on the Rail Trail extension in Adams and has the passion to ensure we move forward with this critical project for the City of North Adams. click for more

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Letter: Vote Bond for Mayor

Lynette Bond is the right choice for the future of North Adams. She will be a caring, effective, successful mayor for everyone in our city. click for more

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Letter: Elect Lynette Bond for Mayor

She has the resume, the education, the experience and the determination to lead our fine city forward. While her message honors and respects our past and knows it is important to all of us, Lynette is driven and motivated by what the City of North Adams can become. click for more

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Letter: Lynette Bond for Mayor

Lynette is everything you'd want in a mayor. She is honest, a great leader, has the tenacity to make tough decisions, and an amazing ability to inspire others to reach their goals. click for more

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Ben Downing Talks 'Transit For All' During Lee...

Ben Downing wants the state to have a transportation policy that improves the lives of residents and combats climate change. click for more

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Guiel Lampiasi Will Keep at Pedestrian Safety,...

She seeking re-election for a second term as Ward 6 city councilor, aspiring to continue that work into the future while representing her constituents. click for more

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Benoit Seeks At-Large Seat to Advocate for Small...

This was when he knew that his voice could inspire change in the community and in turn, decided that it was time to run for one of the four at-large seats on the City Council. click for more

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White Runs for Pittsfield At-Large to Stay...

The current councilor at large is seeking a fourth term. He served one term as Ward 2 councilor from 2010-11 and was elected to his current position in 2015. click for more

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Marchetti Wants to See Pittsfield Turn a Corner...

Peter Marchetti is seeking re-election for his eighth term as councilor at large with a focus on making Pittsfield turn a corner for the better after a markedly difficult year. click for more

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Wrinn Seeks Collaboration, Problem Solving in Bid...

He advocates for the general well-being of the ward and city with strong values in public safety, quality education, and a healthy environment.

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Conant Seeks Efficient City Services for...

Conant is running for Ward 4 city councilor with an emphasis on ensuring adequate city services in the area and constituents getting the most of out their taxpayer dollars.

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Kavey Wants Pittsfield to Be a Desirable Place for...

Patrick Kavey is running for re-election in Ward 5 with a focus on making the city a place that is desirable to live and work in.

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Warren Says Passion for Ward 1 Community Driving...

As a 37-year resident himself, he says his passionate interest in what happens in the area has again led to a bid to represent the needs of the ward's constituents.

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Voter Registration Set for North Adams Preliminary...

The city is holding a preliminary election on Tuesday, Sept. 21, to reduce the field of four candidates for mayor to two.

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Carmel Focuses on Bettering Community in Ward 6...

Edward Carmel says he wants to address issues within Ward 6, such as crime and violence, while being an accessible presence to constituents.

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Charles Ivar Kronick Wants to be Independent Voice...

Charles Ivar Kronick wants to be the voice for residents of Ward 2 who are living on a fixed income and, as a member of the City Council, make choices based on the fundamental principles of what is good for the community.

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Macksey Unveils Lengthy To-Do List at Campaign...

The former director of finance for the city touted her familiarity with City Hall and ticked off a long list of priorities she'd tackle as mayor, punctuating several points with a bang of her fist on the lectern at her campaign kickoff on Wednesday.

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Matthew Kudlate's Bid for Ward 2 Focuses on Needs...

This is Kudlate's first run for political office and he feels that his personal investment in the ward empowers him to be a successful leader.

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Four Women Running for North Adams Mayor

The city is about to hold some historic elections: for the first time ever, the only names on the preliminary and general election ballots this year are of women.

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Bond Highlights Infrastructure, Schools, Business...

Bond kicked off her campaign for mayor on Thursday at the Greylock Community Club with a short speech highlighting the infrastructure challenges North Adams faces but also putting a strong emphasis on the business investment flowing into the state's smallest city.

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Pittsfield Sees Races for City Council, School...

Up for election in November will be seats for all seven wards and four at-large seats for two-year terms. All six School Committee seats will also be on the ballot and the city clerk, all of which have two-year terms.

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North Adams Nomination Papers Due by July 23

With seven business days left to file papers for city office, North Adams is so far on track to be assured its first woman mayor.

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Former North Adams Treasurer Macksey Joins Race...

Macksey is a former city treasurer and currently assistant superintendent of operations and finance for the Northern Berkshire School Union.

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North Adams Planning Board Member Lynette Bond...

Bond has a been a member of the Planning Board since 2013 and was one of the leaders in the push to approve the Colegrove Park Elementary School project.

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New Candidates Join Election Slate in Pittsfield

Up for election in November will be City Council seats for all seven wards and four at-large seats for two-year terms. All six School Committee seats will also be on the ballot and the city clerk, all of which have two-year terms.

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Clarksburg Returns Incumbents to Office

The ballot question on making the town clerk an appointed position passed 53-41. A special town meeting approved the change last fall.

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North Adams Council President Hopkins Tenders...

Paul Hopkins, in is second term, said he is leaving the council for personal and professional reasons. Hopkins has had his home for sale for some months and had not intended to run for re-election this year.

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Hasty, Johnson Elected to Williamstown Select...

Wade Hasty and Jeffrey Johnson were elected to the Select Board on Tuesday in a high-turnout election.

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Four Ward Races Open in Pittsfield Election

Four ward councilors have announced that they will not seek re-election, leaving space for new leadership in those areas and a changeup of at least a third of the council November.

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