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North Adams Councilors Push for Public Participation

The nine-member council held its last meeting in person on March 24, days after the governor's order to limit gatherings of more than 10 people to contain the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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North Adams Council Candidates: Moulton, Cardimino & Sheldon

The fifth and last in a series of five candidate articles profiling the 14 City Council candidates running for the nine at-large seats on the North Adams City Council.

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North Adams Council Candidates: Hopkins, Lamb & Sweeney

The third in a series of five candidate profiles of the 14 City Council candidates running for the nine at-large seats on the North Adams City Council.

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North Adams Council Candidates: LaForest & Wilkinson

The third in a series of five candidate articles profiling the 14 City Council candidates running for the nine at-large seats on the North Adams City Council.

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North Adams Council Candidates: Sapienza, Harpin & Oleskiewicz

The second in a series of five candidate profiles of the 14 City Council candidates running for the nine at-large seats on the North Adams City Council.

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North Adams Council Candidates: Bona, Blackmer & Eurbin

The first in a series of five candidate profiles of the 14 City Council candidates running for the nine at-large seats on the North Adams City Council.

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North Adams Council Candidates on Green Initiatives

We wanted voters to know where candidates stand on issues of interest to our committee. iBerkshires is posting the responses as a public service.

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Letter: Sweeney for North Adams City Council

I feel a sense of obligation and duty to bring a unique voice to the City Council chambers. I represent a younger demographic, which my work throughout North Adams and the surrounding towns has led me to connect and work with closely.

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North Adams Council Rejects Recommendation for Earlier Meetings

City Councilor Wayne Wilkinson had raised the idea of meeting earlier as the council's meetings crept longer into the evening. With meetings regularly running past 9 and sometimes closer to 10, Wilkinson thought a 6 p.m. start rather than 7:30 would get the councilors and audience out earlier.

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North Adams Council Considering Earlier Start Time

The council postponed action on the change Tuesday because two councilors were absent and the minutes of the General Government Committee meeting that discussed weren't ready.

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North Adams City Council Votes to Limit Public Comment

The new Rules of Order are a return to past practice in only allowing the public to speak to agenda items at the beginning of the meeting during "hearing of visitors" and keeps the open forum portion at the end of the meeting.

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North Adams Councilors Demand Rights to Solicitor, Chambers

Councilors have been grumbling for some time over having to go through the mayor's office to reach the city solicitor. The changes were implemented earlier this year when the city engaged KP Law of Boston, a firm specializing in municipal law.

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