Mazzeo Crime Claims Spark Debate In Pittsfield

WAMC: A blistering press release from a mayoral candidate in Pittsfield, Massachusetts has ignited a conversation about the city’s crime rate.

The week in Pittsfield politics kicked off with a Labor Day missive from At-Large City Councilor Melissa Mazzeo. It knocked city leaders for a “significant lack of response to recent violence.” WAMC spoke with the candidate at a campaign standout on West Street on Tuesday.

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