Voters in North Adams, Massachusetts have elected Richard Alcombright to a third two-year term as mayor. But, the political tug of war isn’t lightening up.
During his victory speech, Democratic Mayor Richard Alcombright said unity is the most important political issue in the city. But he then referenced John Barrett, who served as mayor for 26 years before being defeated by Alcombright in 2009.
Voters in North Adams, Massachusetts head to the polls today to determine who will be the city’s mayor for the next two years.
Through a couple of debates, crime and economic development have become the two main topics in the race. Two-term Democratic Mayor Richard Alcombright is facing Republican challenger Robert Moulton Jr., a former city councilor, in the city’s mayoral race. Moulton has attacked Alcombright bringing attention to an uptick in area crime since April.
Candidates for mayor in North Adams, Massachusetts faced off in a debate Wednesday night.
Two-term Democratic Mayor Richard Alcombright and Republican challenger Robert Moulton laid out their plans for the city, focusing on crime and economic development. Moulton, a former city councilor, says people in North Adams don’t feel safe anymore and that safety had been a big draw for the area.