The seven candidates vying for six seats on the School Committee answered questions Monday at a forum held at Berkshire Community College and sponsored by the Pittsfield Gazette and Pittsfield Community Television.
Mayoral candidates Linda Tyer and Melissa Mazzeo sparred over education during a debate hosted by the Pittsfield Educational Administrators Association and United Educators of Pittsfield on Tuesday night.
The four candidates, Rusty Anchor owner Scott Graves, retired Pittsfield Police Officer Karen Kalinowsky, Councilor at Large Melissa Mazzeo, and incumbent Mayor Linda Tyer fielded questions from local radio personality Larry Kratka and made their pitch to potential voters.
Four names will be on the preliminary ballot but only three candidates showed for the debate held by the Pittsfield Gazette and hosted at Berkshire Community College. The moderator was radio host Larry Kratka and Pittsfield Community Television aired the event.