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Letters: Alcombright Right Man for the Job
Letters to the Editor,
10:00AM / Monday, November 04, 2013
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  Mayor Alcombright understands what it takes to manage and promote our city and provide the services that people expect. He is deeply concerned about our cost of living, economic development and keeping North Adams an affordable place to live.  He is dedicated to enriching our schools and developing the teaching infrastructure we need to better educate children.   The mayor is very proactive about resolving crime, blight and poverty in our city and has the fortitude and courage to acknowledge the problems that drug and alcohol abuse have on this issue, locally and nationwide.   His challenger, Bob Moulton, has made many negative and untrue

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Letters: Mayoral Opponent 'Slinging the Mud'
By Dick Alcombright,
09:35PM / Friday, November 01, 2013
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Many weeks ago, I spoke with Bob Moulton when he informed me he was going to run for mayor.  Bob assured me that he would run a clean campaign and that he would respect our long term friendship and that of our families.

The campaign until this week has been very quiet and Bob has been an admirable challenger debating his points of view. At this 11th hour, however, he has decided or has been told to begin to degenerate this campaign by unfounded lies.

Two recent flyers that came to my house and I am certain to most households stated the following:

1. "I gave out tax deals to influential friends."
For those of you who know me, I have spent my entire adult

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Crime, Finance Return in 2nd Alcombright, Moulton Debate
By Tammy Daniels,
08:02PM / Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Incumbent Richard Alcombright, seeking a third term, and Robert M. Moulton Jr., a local businessman and former city councilor, traded jabs for an hour over crime, blight and taxes Wednesday morning live at the WNAW radio studio in their second and final mayoral debate.

Megan Duley of WNAW moderated and asked questions along with Tammy Daniels of iBerkshires.com and Jennifer Huberdeau of the North Adams Transcript. The debate was taped for broadcast on NBCTV.

Moulton stuck with his campaign platform of making the community "safe and affordable," saying he would "put together a team that will get North Adams

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Alcombright, Moulton Spar in First Mayoral Debate
By Tammy Daniels,
12:18AM / Thursday, October 24, 2013
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NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The mayoral candidates spent 90 minutes sparring in a debate Wednesday that was to focus on economics but turned on crime and the incumbent's record.

Richard Alcombright, running for a third term, said he had "made tough decisions that didn't always make me popular" over the last four years, but vowed to continue efforts to revitalize the city.

Challenger Robert M. Moulton Jr., a local businessman and former councilor, repeatedly attacked Alcombright's record and said he "will get the city moving in the right direction again and make sure the middle class of North Adams

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North Adams Candidate Forums, Debates Scheduled
Staff Reports,
11:25AM / Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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  NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — iBerkshires is hosting a City Council candidate forum on  at Mingo's Sports Bar & Grill at Greylock Bowl & Golf.    At least nine candidates have confirmed their attendance at the forum, which will include opening and closing comments and a conversation on city topics. Editor Tammy Daniels will moderate and those in attendance will be able to submit questions in writing as time allows.   The forum is open to the public and will be recorded for later broadcast on NBCTV.   Candidates running for council are incumbents Lisa Blackmer, Keith Bona, Jennifer Breen and

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