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Pittsfield City Council Ward Candidates Debate for Wards 5,6 & 7

All ward issues were on the table during Tuesday night's debate as candidates for Wards 5, 6, and 7 made their case to voters.

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Pittsfield Wards One & Four Candidates Debate

City Council candidates for Wards 1 and 4 debated ward issues and made their final arguments to voters before next week's election.

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Pittsfield School Committee Candidates Debate

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.

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Pittsfield Mayoral Candidates Debate City Issues

Mayoral candidates Linda Tyer and Melissa Mazzeo sparred over city issues during a debate hosted by the NAACP's Berkshire County Branch.

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Election 2019 Debates & Candidate Forums

Debates and candidate forums for the Pittsfield and North Adams municipal elections.

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Pittsfield Mayoral Candidates Debate Education Issues

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.

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Pittsfield Mayoral Candidates Spar in First Debate

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.

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Pittsfield's Ward 6 Candidates Vow to Serve Constituents

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.

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Pittsfield Candidates Debate Needs of Ward 5

Jonathan Lothrop, Eugene Maselli, and Patrick Kavey seated in the order their names will appear on the ballot took questions in Room K-111 at Berkshire Community College.

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Heated Ending to DA Candidates' Final Debate

The buzz after Tuesday's afternoon debate centers on a last-second comment from candidate Judith Knight. "Andrea, you have so little experience that you don't even know what you don't know," Knight said in her closing remarks.

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DA Candidates Battle in Pittsfield Gazette Debate at BCC

Andrea Harrington said some 95 percent of criminal cases end with plea deals crafted behind closed doors. When one person gets probation after being caught with pounds of marijuana and guns, while another person is given a two-year mandatory minimum sentence for selling a joint worth of marijuana, it certainly gives people pause. They wonder, is the justice system fair?

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Candidates Double Down on Talking Points in DA Debate In Becket

In 2009 Rebecca Moulton had a restraining order against her then-boyfriend David Vincent and she had left the apartment the pair shared. And then later she was found beaten to death in that apartment.

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Final Debates Set for Berkshire District Attorney Candidates

Paul Caccaviello, Andrea Harrington and Judith Knight are vying for the nomination that will essentially determine the winner in the race since there is no other candidate on the general election ballot.

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District Attorney Candidates Display Differences in Lengthy Debate

Judith Knight says she has "shown you what I am." On Wednesday night, the candidate for district attorney boasted of some 30 years of work in the community. She stood as a defense attorney up for teenagers for whom she believed were inappropriately getting the book thrown at them from former District Attorney David Capeless for selling marijuana.

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Democratic Candidates For Governor Share Views at Pittsfield Forum

The three Democratic candidates all believe that Gov. Charlie Baker can be beat in the fall. It is just a matter of which one of them will do it. Will it be Newton Mayor Setti Warren, former Secretary of Administration and Finance in under Gov. Deval Patrick's administration Jay Gonzalez, or author and activist Bob Massie.

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