Pittsfield city charter

Three fresh faces and a new president will shape the Pittsfield City Council going forward in 2014.

Two incumbent councilors have stood out as potential replacements for council president Kevin Sherman, who did not seek re-election. Councilor Melissa Mazzeo, the top vote getter  in November’s elections, is entering her third term and says she will accept a nomination if her name is put forward at the swearing-in ceremony on January 6.

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2013 was a busy year in local politics in the Berkshires, but many key leaders are remaining in place come the new year.

The city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts is now operating under a new charter.

Tuesday’s elections in Pittsfield, Massachusetts will include a new proposed city charter, city council races and the current mayor running unopposed.

Voting Booth Next Step for Pittsfield City Charter

Aug 23, 2013

When Pittsfield residents head to the voting booths in November, there will be an item on the ballot voters haven’t seen in the city in more than 80 years.