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BCC to Host Debate for Third Berkshire State Representative
Sep 7, 2011
Berkshire Community College (BCC), in collaboration with the Pittsfield Gazette and Pittsfield Community Television, will host a debate for state representative for the Third Berkshire District on Monday evening, September 12th, in the Robert Boland Theatre on BCC's main campus at 7:00 PM. The event is open to the public

All Democratic candidates have confirmed their attendance: Tricia Farley-Bouvier, Ryan Scago and Peter White. The public is invited to watch the event, either in person at BCC or via live telecasts on CityLink, the government channel of PCTV, or streaming at

David Cachat, coordinator of PCTV's CityLink, will moderate the debate.

The Third Berkshire District comprises 12 of Pittsfield's 14 precincts. The event will also be rebroadcast on PCTV several times prior to the primary elections on September 20th. Voting polls will be open on the 20th from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

All certified state representative candidates, including the Democratic nominee, will be invited to a follow-up debate at BCC on Monday, October 3rd at 7:30 PM. BCC will also host debates for Pittsfield Mayoral and Ward 4 City Council candidates on Monday, September 19th.

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