North Adams Mayor Discusses Budget Proposal, Downtown Revitalization Efforts

Apr 29, 2019

In North Adams, Massachusetts, budget season is underway. First-term mayor Tom Bernard just checked off a major decision for the year with the appointment of Jason Wood as the city’s new police chief earlier this month. Now, Bernard has presented a more than $44 million budget to the city council finance subcommittee. Bernard spoke with WAMC about the spending plan’s focus and the ongoing challenge of downtown revitalization.