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Pittsfield Police Investigating Armed Home Invasion

This is not believed to be a random incident. At this time, those involved remain at large. Area video surveillance is being collected and reviewed.

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Suspect in White Terrace Arson Held Without Bail

Stone, 43, is being held on dangerousness after he was arrested in relation to a fire Thursday at 8 White Terrace, a vacant multi-building apartment complex that suffered a three-alarm blaze the week before.

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Pittsfield Man Arrested After Stabbing Incident

Thursday, Sept. 17 at approximately 10:30 PM, Police received the report of a disturbance involving a motor vehicle crash and multiple stabbing victims in the 700 block of Tyler Street.

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Pittsfield Man Charged in Second Fire at White Terrace Building

Police say Joseph Stone, 43 was taken into custody on Thursday and will be arraigned on Friday in District Court on a single charge of arson.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Rescue Dog from Linden Street Fire

There were no injuries and damage was focused in the back half of the second-floor apartment. The value of the loss is approximately $30,000.

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Update: MCLA Campus Police Arrest Student After Active Shooter Threat Alert Issued

A few hours later the shelter in place notice was lifted. Campus police reported that there was no active threat on campus.

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Two Men Charged in Fire at St. Joseph's Church

Michael Innis, 53, and Brock Randolph, 34, were each charged with one count of burning a building. They were arraigned Friday in Central Berkshire District Court.

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Pittsfield Structure Fire Causes Severe Damage, Firefighter Injury

A vacant four-story brick building at 2-4 White Terrace endured major fire, heat, and smoke damage throughout the first and fourth floors and smoke damage throughout the second and third floors.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Battling 3-Alarm Blaze on North Street

Smoke could be seen billowing from the upper floors of the four-story building that fronts on North Street not far from Berkshire Medical Center.

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FBI Investigating Allegations Vt. State Troopers Create Fake Vaccination Cards

Three state troopers connected to the Shaftsbury barracks have resigned following allegations related to fraudulent COVID-19 vaccination cards.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Unarmed Robbery

No weapons were displayed, and no one was injured during the commission of either crime.

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Adams Firefighters Extinguish Summer Street Stove Fire

Firefighters on Monday night were able to quickly douse a stove fire in a Summer Street apartment, preventing the blaze from spreading through the building.

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Two Pittsfield Fires in One Night Cause Damage, No Injuries

The Fire Department's investigative unit is trying to pinpoint the cause of two fires that caused damage but resulted in no injuries.

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Hilltown Firefighters Battling Blandford Blaze

The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. on Monday in a house that had reportedly been vacant for many months.

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Pittsfield Police Investigating Attempted Arson at St. Joe

Over half of one of the southern rear doors is charred from top to bottom and part of the window is melted. There are also signs of char on the ground beneath.

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Adams Man Killed in Pownal Motor Vehicle Accident

Todd L. Rhinemiller, 48, of Adams, Mass., was pronounced dead at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center after his Harley-Davidson struck a utility terrain vehicle that turned into his travel lane.

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Pittsfield Police Arrest Two Believed To Be Involved In Home Invasion

On July 28, 2021, Pittsfield Police Department patrol officers responded to a residence in Pittsfield for a reported home invasion. A subsequent investigation revealed that two men forced their way into a home with a firearm.

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Dog Perishes in Pittsfield Structure Fire

A midday fire on South Atlantic Avenue killed a pet and left a family homeless.

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Building Owner Charged with Arson in Great Barrington Fire

The arrest came as part of a joint investigation by the Great Barrington Police Department, Great Barrington Fire Department, and members of the State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit assigned to the State Fire Marshal's office.

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Pittsfield Police Respond to Home Invasion, Possible Hostage Situation

Police report that this was not a random incident and there is no threat to the public. The Detective Bureau continues to speak with witnesses and review area video surveillance.

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Fire at Former Great Barrington Gift Shop Under Investigation

The fire was reported just before 8 p.m. as near the Goodwill, which is next to the building at 232 Stockbridge Road.

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Williamstown Select Board Member Involved in Crash

State Police say Wade Hasty, 35, was privately taken for treatment for minor ankle and shoulder injuries. Hasty was elected to complete the last year of a three-year term in May.

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Clarksburg House Damaged by Electrical Fire

An early Sunday morning electrical fire on Walker Street was quickly doused by firefighters. Fire Chief Carlyle "Chip" Chesbro said the fire started in the kitchen of the small single-family home at 512 Walker St.

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Pittsfield Juvenile Held on Firearms Charges

A noise complaint at the McKay Street Parking Garage early Tuesday morning ended with one boy arrested on firearms charges and two others returned to the parents when drug charges couldn't be pressed against them.

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