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10 Reasons To Vote For North Adams, MA Today!

What is so special about the smallest City in Massachusetts you ask? Why should you go to this link and vote for them you say? Well let me tell you! (but first...here's the voting link http://smallbusinessrevolution.org/main-street/season-two/finalist-north-adams-ma/)

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1. We helped win the space race.

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Sprague Electric, which operated in the city for years, developed and made electronic parts that were used in the early eras of space travel...who woulda thunk.

2. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Lived Here! (sorta)

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Peter Laird, one of the creators of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was born and raised right here, nestled in the Berkshire hills, where we have both sewers AND pizza! You're welcome comic book folk...you're welcome.

3. We do art. Bigly.

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After Sprague Electric shut down in the 80s, the city innovated and came up with Mass MoCA, soon to be the Largest (bigliest) Contemporary Arts Museum in the country!

4. He might not know it...but Matthew Perry was born here! (in our hospital anyway...)

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It's true! THAT Matthew Perry was born at North Adams Regional Hospital...even though he lived in the next town over. We're claiming dibs.

5. We are scrappy.

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When the going gets tough, the tough get going, and North Adams can't stop, won't stop and keeps on picking itself up. We are small but mighty!

6. Pig Iron...it was a thing here.

In fact, pig iron produced here in North Adams was actually used to build the Monitor, one of the first iron clad ships in the Americas...I mean...it sunk...but it still counts.
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In fact, pig iron produced here in North Adams was actually used to build the Monitor, one of the first iron clad ships in the Americas...I mean...it sunk...but it still counts.

7. We hold the western gateway.

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You. Shall Not. PASS! But seriously...North Adams is home to the Hoosac Tunnel, which when finished in 1875, was the 2nd longest tunnel in the world. It became a main corridor from Boston to Upstate New York. Again...you're welcome! Now, it's not quite as active, and it's TOTALLY one of the most haunted places in New England.

8. Things converge here.

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The Appalachian Trail, Mohawk Trail, and Hoosac River all converge here. So whether you love travel, nature, or just being outdoors, there is something for everyone!

9. Jacks Hotdog Stand. Nuff said.

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Turning 100 this year. Best. Hotdogs. Ever. (get the chili cheese dog...they put the cheese UNDER the dog ::mind. blown::)

10. We are on the verge of greatness.

When it comes down to it. Winning the Small Business Revolution could be a true game changer for this city, it's small businesses, and it's community. We're the smallest City with the biggest spirit, and we are representing all of New England in this competition, so why not play a part in us winning big?

When it comes down to it. Winning the Small Business Revolution could be a true game changer for this city, it's small businesses, and it's community. We're the smallest City with the biggest spirit, and we are representing all of New England in this competition, so why not play a part in us winning big?

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