Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter Died At Age 62 – On Wednesday morning Bill Carpenter, three-term Brockton Mayor, the father of six children has died at the age of 62.
Bill Carpenter Cause Of Death:
The Brockton mayor recently underwent surgery for a heart condition. Bill Carpenter has died of a heart condition, the Brockton Enterprise reported.
Bill Carpenter announced in June that he pulled nomination papers to seek re-election for a fourth term. As Brockton Mayor, Carpenter focused on growing economic development in the city, fighting crime and the opioid crisis.
Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter Died At Age 62:
“Buildings are going up, crime is going down,” he said in his March State of the City address.
Carpenter lived in Brockton for 32 years and was re-elected to his third two-year term in the fall of 2017. Before becoming mayor in 2013, he worked four years as the Ward 5 representative to the Brockton School Committee.
Carpenter was known nationally and locally as a leader in fighting opioid abuse and was the only mayor to serve on Gov. Charlie Baker’s Opioid Addiction Working Group. Carpenter was the longtime radio voice of Brockton High sports and had a lengthy stint as a professional boxing ring announcer.
Council President Moises Rodrigues will be the acting mayor until January 2020, Farwell said. Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter underwent surgery after suffering a blockage of the cardiac artery in March.
Watched (listened) to @DonOrsillo call of Giants/Padres on @MLBNetwork a couple of nights ago. Reminded me how great Don & @Jerry_Remy were together. Don, Congrats on your Emmy! @SethLivingstone @GFarley_ent @TonyMassarotti https://t.co/F6n0hbTs7r
— Mayor Bill Carpenter (@MayorBillCarp) July 3, 2019
Congratulations to the 11 members of the Fire Recruit class of 2019 who received their badges today. The risks faced by firefighters constantly evolve: hazmat, drug OD’s, active shooter & now occupational cancer. Thank you for serving the residents of Brockton! @Brockton_Fire pic.twitter.com/Uwzi3owsIt
— Mayor Bill Carpenter (@MayorBillCarp) June 28, 2019