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Downing & Mark bring Coffee & Conversation to Charlemont Town Hall on Nov. 14th
November 03, 2014

PITTSFIELD - State Senator Benjamin B. Downing (D- Pittsfield) announces today that his November Coffee & Conversation forum will be held at Charlemont Town Hall (located at 157 Main Street) on Friday, November 14th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. 

Downing will be joined by his colleague State Representative Paul Mark (D- Peru) who represents the 16 communities of the 2nd Berkshire House District, including Charlemont.

In order to be accessible to all his constituents, no matter where they live, Senator Downing hosts Coffee & Conversation open forums in rotating towns across his Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin & Hampden district. 

This year Downing visited Lanesborough, Lenox, Hinsdale, Cheshire, Savoy, Peru, Hawley and Tyringham. Prior to Charlemont, Rep. Marked joined him in Peru and Hawley for Coffee & Conversation.

The Charlemont event on November 14th will be the Senator’s final Coffee & Conversation event of 2014, however, next month he will hold his Annual Toys for Tots Holiday Open House in his Pittsfield Office on December 11th. 

All are welcome to join the Senator, Rep. Mark and their district staff to pose a question, submit a comment or pitch an idea regarding state government. Downing provides free coffee and refreshments for those who attend. 

For more details on the Senator’s Coffee & Conversation program, please visit Downing’s online office at and click on “Upcoming Events.”

Downing will announce the Coffee & Conversation schedule for calendar year 2015 in early January.


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