image description

Pittsfield Firefighters Extinguish Two Fires

Firefighters first responded to a call on 38 Beacon Ave to check a previous fire around 8 pm.

image description

Floor Sander Causes Small Fire at Lenox Inn

Because the fire station neighbors the inn, they were able to get on the scene in just a couple of minutes.

image description

Pittsfield Man Killed in Car Fire

The Pittsfield Fire Department responded with one engine and arrived at the same time as the Pittsfield Police Department. Upon arrival, they found a person who was still in the burning vehicle was on fire.

image description

Pittsfield Police Seeking Information on Woodlawn Ave. Shooting

Officers attempted to transport the animal to an emergency veterinary hospital but the dog succumbed to its injuries during transport.

image description

State Police Investigating Death At Jiminy Peak

Kimberlee Francoeur, 30, of Lanesborough, died after the snow groomer operator backed into the snowmobile she was operating.

image description

Williamstown Resident Injured, Dog Killed in Traffic Incident

A pedestrian suffered significant injuries and her dog was killed when they were struck by a vehicle on Main Street on Monday evening.

image description

Four Arrested After Shoplifting, Police Chase In South County

Officers from the Lee, Great Barrington, Lenox and Massachusetts State Police responded to the scene of the motor vehicle Stop. Investigators from the Stockbridge, Lee and Great Barrington Police Departments conducted immediate preliminary investigation on scene.

image description

Vermont Man in Critical Condition After Being Ejected From Vehicle

Trevor Gottardi, 30, of Readsboro was airlifted to Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center, where he was listed in critical condition.

image description

Connecticut Man Killed in Route 8 Crash

State Police from the Lee Barracks responded to the accident at about 3:05 p.m. near mile marker 7.3, in a wooded area.

image description

Owner of Pittsfield Veterinary Hospital Dies in Kayaking Incident

John Reynolds died Thursday at Berkshire Medical Center after his kayak overturned in Richmond Pond.

image description

Former North Adams Man Convicted of Sexual Assault

A man who fled from prosecution a decade ago will serve eight to 10 years in state prison for sexually assaulting two children.

image description

Man Found in Pittsfield State Forest Shot to Death

Delacruz-Batista's body was discovered by a hunter at the forest about 5 a.m. on Saturday. Emergency responders were called and paramedics with Action Ambulance pronounced him dead at the scene.

image description

State Police Investigating Death of Individual Found in Pittsfield State Forest

The identity of the individual will not be released until the conclusion of an autopsy scheduled for Sunday, according Berkshire District Attorney spokesman Andrew McKeever.

image description

Clarksburg Home Total Loss After Fire

The small single-family home at 471 Middle Road was reported on fire at about 11 a.m. Only one person was home at the time and was able to get out if the building safely with two dogs. A cat died in the fire.

image description

Pittsfield Man Charged in Catalano Murder Pleads Guilty

Jason Sefton, 23, pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday in Berkshire Superior Court. Judge John Agostini sentenced Sefton to serve a life sentence with the opportunity for parole after 25 years.

image description

Pownal Man Dies After Sustaining Injuries in UTV Rollover

State Police say Ralph Wilcox, 49, of Middle Pownal Road had been taken to Albany, N.Y., Medical Center with severe head trauma following the accident. An updated police report Monday morning said he had succumbed to his injuries.

image description

Three-Car Crash on Curran Highway Flips Vehicle

A three-car accident on Curran Highway on Monday afternoon caused no serious injuries, despite one of the cars flipping during the crash.

image description

Medical Examiner Confirms Suicide in Inmate Death

Members of the Berkshire County Sheriff's Office discovered an unresponsive detainee shortly after 4 p.m on Sunday, Nov. 7.

image description

Pittsfield Police Arrest Two Suspected in 'Ghost Gun' Manufacturing

Illegally owned firearms and "ghost guns" are an ongoing problem in Pittsfield and beyond. Ghost guns are privately manufactured firearms that do not possess a serial number. The weapons are partially manufactured and can be assembled at home by a person with minimal knowledge and skill.

image description

North Adams Police Arrest Two After Shooting Incident

Through information provided from witnesses on scene, along with surveillance video, a man was taken into custody without incident.

image description

Pittsfield Police Warn of Social Media Hoax

The message, which threatens violence, has not been accompanied by any corroborating information and is not believed to be credible. It is consistent with a nationwide hoax.

image description

Search Continues for Missing Cheshire Woman

Paula Kelsey, 77, reportedly went for a walk on Friday morning about 7:25 in the area of Richmond Hill and Windsor Road and has not returned home. It's believed she may have become disoriented and lost her way.

image description

Pittsfield Police Arrest Minor Believed To Be Involved In Armed Robbery

The delivery driver did not suffer any serious injury during this incident.

image description

Reward Offered for Information on North Adams Foundry Fire

The North Adams Fire Department was notified of the fire shortly after 5:15 Sunday evening and responded to find the doors locked on the century-old building and an interior storage room fully engulfed in flames.

MORE STORIES
Archives