Letter: Vote for Mayor Tom

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To the Editor:

On Tuesday, November 5, I will vote to give Tom Bernard a second term as Mayor of North Adams. Two years seems like an awfully short time to judge a Mayor, but so far the man has kept the positive momentum of the city going, has shown up for everything, and has demonstrated a capacity for leadership.

Mayor Bernard has committed himself to working to create a successful, inclusive and safe community, and I think he has earned the right to stay in his job.

Richard Taskin
North Adams, Mass.

 

 


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Demartinis Leads MCLA Men to Second Win

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- MCLA's Mike Demartinis tied a career high with 31 points as he led the Trailblazers to a come from behind 90-82 win over Medgar Evers Saturday afternoon in the consolation round of the Western New England Invitational.
 
MCLA (2-2) trailed for the entire first half and eventually pulled to 40-38 at halftime. MCLA trailed 50-44 early in the second half before they started to surge behind Demartinis. He scored 22 of his 31 points in the second half.
 
MCLA took its first lead of the afternoon on Antoine Montgomery's bucket to make it 56-55, but still with plenty of time remaining. A few minutes later, MCLA trailed 67-64, but Quran Davis scored on back to back possessions to give the Trailblazers the lead for keeps. That started a 13-4 run that increased the MCLA lead to 77-71 with six minutes left to play.
 
The lead grew to 11 points on Demartinis' layup at 85-74 and MCLA cruised home from there.
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