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North Adams Mayoral Debate Scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 16

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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — A debate between the candidates in the preliminary mayoral election will be held on Thursday, Sept. 16, at 6 p.m. on Northern Berkshire Community Television.

Participating candidates are Lynette R. Bond, Aprilyn Carsno and Jennifer Macksey; Rachel Branch has declined to attend.

All four women will face off on Tuesday, Sept. 21, in an election that will narrow the field to two for the general election on Nov. 2.

Adams Town Moderator Myra Wilk will be the moderator and pose questions to the candidates about issues important to the city of North Adams. Each candidate will have time for opening and closing statements and will take turns being the first to answer questions.



The debate is being sponsored by iBerkshires.com and hosted by Northern Berkshire Community Television. It will be televised live on NBCTV Channel 1303 and also simulcast on WMNB 107.1-FM. It will later be posted on the television station's website and rebroadcast.  

This event is closed to the public.

iBerkshires.com will also be doing its regular "Conversations with the Candidates" programs with candidates for City Council on NBCTV this October. Another mayoral debate for the mayoral finalists is also being planned for October; public participation will depend on public health conditions at the time. 


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