(Greenfield, MA) – There will be a race for Greenfield mayor this year. Former Conway finance committee member Patty Morey Walker formally announced her candidacy in a Friday night speech at the Arts Block. Walker says she brings experience and a fresh view to the political debate. Walker is a relative newcomer to Greenfield. She worked previously in the administration of former Boston Mayor Tom Menino, and recently ran the Franklin County campaign of Attorney General Maura Healey.
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