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Letter: Retired Superintendent: Macksey Cares Deeply About the City

When difficult decisions arise, her deciding cursor has always been "do what's best for the people in North Adams."

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Letter: Retired Fire Chief Supports Macksey for Mayor

We need a mayor who cares about this city and the services that we provide and one who will set expectations and make sure that they are followed. We need Jennifer Macksey as the next mayor of the city of North Adams

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Letter: Jennifer Macksey for Mayor

Jennifer Macksey is quite simply the best mayoral candidate for North Adams.

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Letter: Former Superintendent Backs Macksey for Mayor

I often referred to her as "Director of Everything." I confidently support her in becoming the next mayor of North Adams.

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Letter: Bosley Endorses Bond as 'Most Qualified' for Mayor

While I know and like both candidates, this election has to be about who is most qualified for the tough tasks that face North Adams. I believe that Lynette Bond has shown the qualities and qualifications to be our choice.

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Letter: Ivar Kronick Is Clear Choice for Pittsfield's Ward 2

I am writing this to give my unqualified support to the candidacy of C. Ivar Kronick for the position of city councilor in Ward 2.

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Letter: Macksey for Mayor: The Logical Choice

I would like to encourage the residents of North Adams to vote for Jennifer Macksey for mayor of the city. She has been training and preparing for this job throughout her professional career.

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Letter: Retired Police Chief Backs Macksey for Mayor

Having known Jennifer for nearly 25 years, she has the integrity, intelligence, and strong municipal knowledge to "hit the ground running" on Jan. 1, 2022.

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North Adams Mayoral Candidates Debate at MCLA Forum

This debate was sponsored by iBerkshires.com and the MCLA Political Science Club, and hosted by the MCLA. It was held at the Church Street Center and attracted a robust audience of more than 150 people.

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PCTV & iBerkshires Debates Conclude With At-Large Candidates

The candidates had varied positions on projects such as the North Street bike lane reconfiguration, Pittsfield's trash system, and mosquito spraying.

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Letter: Macksey For North Adams Mayor

I have known Jennifer for over 20 years and have had numerous interactions with her both professionally and personally. As a result, I am convinced as to her outstanding character, decisiveness and leadership abilities. She has always been responsive, reasonable, and willing to make tough decisions by tackling them head-on.

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Candidates Tackle Issues at Pittsfield School Committee Debate

William Cameron, Mark Brazeau, Vicky Smith, Alison McGee, Sara Hathaway, Daniel Elias, and William Tyer covered a number of topics ranging from staff wages and building improvements to Taconic High School's mascot change and the recent superintendent selection process.

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Letter: Support Bond for Mayor

Both of these women have great qualities to lead our city and I'm confident that we will be just fine with either one sitting in the corner office.

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Letter: Bond Has Knowledge, Experience for Mayor

Believe me when I say that this was a tough decision, as I know both candidates, both with different but relevant backgrounds. For me, though, I find Lynette Bond to be the superior choice.

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Letter: Jennifer Macksey For Mayor

It was discouraging to see the quality of candidate it appeared we could be looking at as the city's next chief executive. Things improved when Jennifer Macksey entered the race.

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Letter: Lynette Bond for Mayor

As a voter, you are deciding who the city hires to be the next mayor. Similarly in business, you also look at resumes and look for patterns with your candidates.

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Pittsfield Ward Candidates Make Their Pitch to Voters

The forum was held at the Berkshire Athenaum as a partnership between iBerkshires.com and Pittsfield Community Television. It was moderated by iBerkshires Executive Editor Tammy Daniels and Pittsfield Bureau Chief Brittany Polito.

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North Adams Candidate Meet & Greet Set Sunday

A meet and greet for candidates running for City Council and School Committee and McCann School Committee will be held on Sunday, Oct. 17.

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Eight Candidates Seeking Six Seats on Pittsfield School Committee

Of the eight candidates still running, half of them are incumbents seeking re-election: William Cameron, Mark Brazeau, Alison McGee, and Daniel Elias. The other four are newcomers Vicky Smith, Sara Hathaway, Karen Reis Kaveney-Murray and William Tyer.

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PCTV, iBerkshires Hosting Pittsfield Candidate Forums

Pittsfield Community Television, in partnership with iBerkshires.com, will present live debates for all the contested races in the city of Pittsfield during the month of October. The debates will take place in the auditorium at the Berkshire Athenaeum.

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Letter: Don't Repeat the Past in North Adams Mayoral Race

I was very excited when Lynette Bond announced her candidacy for mayor in June. However, when Jennifer Macksey announced her candidacy my concerns mounted.

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Pittsfield Draws City Council, School Committee Ballots

City Clerk Michelle Benjamin drew names for ballot positions in the 2021 municipal election on Thursday. The names were randomized in a tumbler that has reportedly been used by the city for many years.

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Bond, Macksey Move on to November's Mayoral Election

Voters decisively picked Lynette Bond and Jennifer Macksey as the top candidates for mayor of North Adams.

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North Adams Holds Preliminary Mayoral Election Tuesday

Voting will take place for all five wards at St. Elizabeth's Parish Center from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. The mayoral preliminary is the only question on the ballot.

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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.